From thru-hikes to winter camping, a full test of sleeping bags and sleeping pads.
Tested: Sierra Designs Backcountry Quilt With ‘Hideaway Hood’
Quilts are lighter, cheaper, and nearly fail-safe. The zipperless down throws have become synonymous with fast-and-light endeavors. And now, Sierra Designs offers a hooded quilt.
Gear Overhaul: Mountain Hardwear Doubles Down on Climbing for 2019
Mountain Hardwear hits the reset button for 2019, harking back to its alpine roots. Nothing on its equipment line goes untouched for the reboot. We joined the brand on the Grand Teton to get the story first.
Why Enlightened Equipment Quilts Are All the Rage
Go to a thru-hike campsite, and chances are you’ll see an Enlightened Equipment quilt. This is why long distance hikers love the lightweight sleeping quilt.
Outdoor Office: Big Agnes to Thru-Hike Colorado
Sleeping-bag maker Big Agnes will send more than 70 employees on an awareness-raising thru-hike of Colorado’s Continental Divide Trail.
Therm-a-Rest Calls the Parsec Its Most Balanced Sleeping Bag Yet: Here’s Why
Therm-a-Rest says this versatile 20-degree-rated bag might be its most effective and well-rounded sleep system to date.
Free Gear Fridays: Therm-a-Rest Parsec Sleeping Bag Giveaway
Win a Therm-a-Rest Parsec Sleeping Bag in this week’s Free Gear Friday giveaway! Click to enter now.
L.L. Bean Introduces Aerogel-Insulated Sleeping Bag
The new-to-market L.L.Bean Ultralight Sleeping Bag is the first to use an innovative insulation by PrimaLoft that blends aerogel with traditional fibers.
Crazy Russian Hacker Opens Canned Sleeping Bag From 1952
YouTube’s Crazy Russian Hacker peels open a giant sardine can from 1952. But inside is no snack; it’s a U.S. military-issue sleeping bag.
Sleep in the Elements: ‘Space Cowboy’ Sleeping Bag Review
Cowboy campers rejoice, Therm-a-rest’s upcoming sleeping bag is light enough for a nap sack and built to shed morning dew—perfect for sleeping outside.
I Need To Wash My Sleeping Bag (You Probably Do Too)
‘How long have you had this sleeping bag.’ My wife’s query was innocent enough. But I should have seen where it was going. Follow these tips to wash your down sleeping bag.
Review: A Serious Sleeping Bag For Kid Backpackers
The Feathered Friends Flicker Nano sleeping bag gives kids a high-end option on a level similar to top down adult offerings.
Zipper Free: Sierra Designs Cloud Sleeping Bag Review
Without any zipper to close off the 40-degree, rain-soaked chill outside, I slept comfortably, nestled cocoon-like in Sierra Designs’ cleverly tricked out mummy sleeping bag.
Custom Sleeping Bag: Big Agnes ‘Hazel’ Review
Big Agnes introduces its newest women’s sleeping bag, the Hazel SL 15. It stands apart due to its unique “customizable” fit. We tested it in Northern Minnesota for this review.
Mega Size, Warmth, & Comfort: Exped ‘MegaMat’
Designed for car campers, Exped made a sleeping pad you will dream about while fast asleep on it.
‘Ghost Whisperer’ Puffy Inspires Sleeping Bag Of Same Name
Airy down insulation and uber-thin face fabric made the Ghost Whisperer among the most popular of all ‘puffy’ jackets in recent years. For 2018 Mountain Hardwear will add that same design and tech to its sleeping bags.
Cooler Feet, Better Sleep: Kelty Sine Sleeping Bag Review
Zippered vents are the name of the game in the Kelty Sine, a 35 degree down sleeping bag, great for those with sweaty toes.
Sleeping Bag Review: Nemo ‘Thermal Gills’ Vent Heat
A built-for-women sleeping bag has innovations to increase comfort, breathability, and water resistance.
First Look: Zenbivy Sleeping System For ‘Side Sleepers’
The Zenbivy is a new take on the traditional sleeping bag intended to enhance comfort for side sleepers. We put it to the test for this review.