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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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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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Caring for Your Sleeping Bag

The perfect sleeping bag or camping quilt won’t stay perfect without the proper care. Here are a few tips for how to take care of sleeping bags or camp quilts so you can keep your fluffy companion in tip-top shape…

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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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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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The Astrology Guide to Therm-a-Rest Gear

The Winter Solstice is upon us and that means that the shortest day of a famously hard year has already occurred; there’s nowhere else to go but up! To celebrate we put together this astrology guide to Therm-a-Rest gear to…

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