From thru-hikes to winter camping, a full test of sleeping bags and sleeping pads.
Free Gear Fridays: Backcountry Sleep System With Kelty
This week, one lucky winner will receive a complete backcountry sleep system from Kelty!
Pedal, Rest, Repeat: Rapha Launches Sleep System for Bikepackers
From bike bibs to sleeping bags, Rapha expands to keep cyclists comfortable from the starting line to the campsite.
Kammok Bobcat Trail Quilt Review: Blanket Transforms for Hammock Camping
A minimalist sleeping bag, a blanket, a top quilt, and an underquilt all in one cozy package, Kammok’s new Bobcat Trail Quilt packs a soft, feathery punch!
Big Agnes Double Sleeping Pad, Bag Review: Cuddling in the Backcountry
We’re always up for a review that involves some cuddling. In this gear test, we took Big Agnes’ Sentinel 30 double sleeping bag and Q-Core SLX insulated double sleeping pad into the backcountry. Spoiler: We’re never going back to separate mummy bags.
I Tried the Camp Sleep System Made for the Restless
Zenbivy builds on a revolutionary design with its zipperless, hooded quilt. I took one of its latest prototypes, the Zenbivy Light, high in the Rocky Mountains for this review.
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.