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A Thru-Hiker’s Ode to the Closed Cell Sleeping Pad

In the world of thru-hiking, the lightweight, ultra-reliable and indestructible closed-cell camping sleeping pad is hard to beat. We caught up with three thru-hikers that swear by the Therm-a-Rest Z Lite SOL and Z Seat to learn more about their…

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3-Season Sleeping Bags vs. Winter Sleeping Bags

Perhaps you’re thinking about getting into some winter camping. Maybe you’re looking to venture out later in the fall—or earlier in the spring—and happen to be a cold sleeper. The question will eventually arise: What do I need, a 3-season…

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