Therm-a-Rest wasn’t founded on the ambition to define the cutting edge of outdoor sleep equipment—our founders simply wanted to be more comfortable on their excursions. Yet, on the cutting edge is exactly where they found themselves when they invented the…
Experienced backpackers know that weight matters. Trimming down your backpacking gear checklist to the ultralight necessities takes some ingenuity. You can get crazy counting grams and shave the plastic off of your toothbrush, or you can make smart upgrades to your…
March 9, 2023
I was bright-eyed and under informed. Somehow, “planning” on the internet didn’t quite ready me for some of the struggles I faced. As it turns out, long days putting one foot in front of the other is a great opportunity for reflection.