gear care

Thermarest camp quilt and sleeping bag and sleeping pads

Gear

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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Common Backpacking Gear

Gear

Pros and Cons of Common Backpacking Gear

Pros and cons of common gear dichotomies like tents vs. tarps, air mattress vs. closed cell foam, cooking stoves vs. cold soaking, and suspension framed packs vs. going frameless.

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Gear

Winterizing Your Gear

As summer waves at us in the rear view mirror, we begin to look ahead and prepare for the long-haul winter. The space in our drawers where shorts and t-shirts live for a precious few months of the year yields…

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