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Shoulder Season Questing with the Questar

It’s finally time. A harsh and wet winter has left you with cabin fever. After constantly checking the weather, you finally see the perfect window for your next adventure.  In this edition of Therm-a-Rest Gearshed, contributor Jenny Abegg takes the…

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Thermarest sleeping bag sleeping pad and pillow

Gear

100 Nights On A Cot

Spending 100 days and nights in National Parks gives you a pretty good idea about how comfy your cot and camp might be.

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backpacking trip across river

Tips

Five Reasons to Plan a Sufferfest

A sufferfest allows you to access seldom seen places, view more abundant wildlife, and cast for fish that’ve never seen a hook. But there are other motives that operate from a deeper place within us. Here are five reasons to plan one of your own.

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tent setup with Thermarest Space Cowboy sleeping bags

Stories

Trail Home: Creating Home on a Thru Hike

While thru-hiking a trail your home becomes transient. Learn how to find stability in returning to it each night. We found our speck of familiarity along a vast, unfamiliar trail. So, go out and explore. Wander freely.

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Polar Expeditions with Eric Larson

Stories

Happy Time on Polar Expeditions

On big polar and mountaineering expeditions, getting eight hours of sleep each night is so important that we base our whole travel schedule around it. Arctic explorer, Eric Larson shares travel stories and how he keeps warm on polar expeditions on the Arctic Ocean.

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