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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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5 Myths About Sleeping Under the Stars

Sleeping under the stars is a rewarding experience for all, but can also be an intimidating one. Here are five myths we can debunk to help you rest easy while sleeping outside.

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Anatomy of a Basecamp

Here are our suggestions for buffering your basecamp life; careful though, you don’t want to get too comfortable. There are mountains to be climbed, rivers to be run, and trails to be explored!

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Gear

Lighten Up

Ultralight backpacking and camping mean it’s time to lighten up. Whether you’re thru-hiking, alpine climbing or bike camping, we have some of the lightest featherweight camp gear that is among the best in their class.

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