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…
Learn about the new ASTM testing standards for sleeping pads and what it means for your current and future Therm-a-Rest pad’s R-value.
Whether it’s a jacket, sleeping bag or a duvet, all down products make use of baffles. Learn why box baffles are the clear choice for your premium down products.
Keith Erps |
September 25, 2018
Our zoned insulation is, more or less, being selective and intentional of where and how much fill we place in our sleeping bags.
September 20, 2018
Spending 100 days and nights in National Parks gives you a pretty good idea about how comfy your cot and camp might be.
After a hard day of cragging, trail running or paddling, your base camp should be an oasis that promises comfort, relaxation, and tranquility.
Eric Hanson |
July 5, 2018
Spending a month thru-hiking in the high desert means your gear will see a myriad of conditions, ranging from freezing desert nights to furious rains and inescapable heat. Eric knows the importance of a quality sleep system.
Dan Hilden |
May 17, 2018
There is a fine line between bringing too much and not bringing enough when going into the backcountry. Learn how to pack light without sacrificing comfort.
Alisa Geiser |
May 3, 2018
Packing for a self-supported adventure is part puzzle, part math equation, and part self-reflection. Alisa Geiser shares her adventure bikepacking in China and the versatile gear she depended on.
Martina Brimmer |
April 12, 2018
A guide through the essentials of bike-camping, from selecting your adventure wagon, route-finding, and packing principles in order to prime you for your next adventure.
Perhaps the mother of all campfire arguments is the synthetic vs down sleeping bag talk. Learn more about the differences between these types of insulation.
Courtney Blake |
March 15, 2018
After each adventure, we return home with newfound wisdom. Sometimes this takes the form of a new skill or items to add or subtract from our packing list. Sometimes, it’s a realization that changes your outdoor experiences forever. In this…