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Oberon 0 Degree Sleeping Bag in the snowy Washington backcountry

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The Better Sleep Guarantee

At Therm-a-Rest our opinion is that nobody works harder than us to help you sleep better when you head outdoors.  When you climb into one of our sleeping bags we think you will agree. We know that our line of…

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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 and Z Seat to learn more about their…

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washed sleeping bag

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How To Wash a Sleeping Bag

Dirt, grime and oils on the surface of your bag will slowly work into the fill of your bag causing it to lose loft and warmth. In order to keep your bag performing at it’s best, we’ve laid out how to wash a sleeping bag and quilt.

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sleeping in sleeping bag and camping quilt

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Choosing the Right Fit for Sleeping Bags

Along with your sleeping bag’s EN Temperature Ratings, how it fits is critical to warmth, comfort and overall performance. You could even say that the temperature ratings are most accurate if your sleeping bag fits properly. Most models will be…

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Thermarest self inflating sleeping pad on backpacking trip

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How Do Self-Inflating Sleeping Pads Work?

These days, air pads may steal much of the spotlight as the new cutting-edge technology, but self-inflating pads are still a big part of our product line, with good reason. Given its heritage and popularity, we decided to answer some common questions about the technology that made us who we are today.

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