Sage’s Summer Gear

Sage’s Summer Gear

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How to make a wool sleeping bag

How to make a wool sleeping bag

I’ve always wanted a woollen sleeping bag liner but after searching online I decided I would have to make it myself I bought this queen size blanket at a second hand shop for only $8 I use a thermorest and later a down sleeping bag to help measure out the dimensions. Here you’ll see I’m […]

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Marmot Plasma Series of Sleeping Bags

Marmot Plasma Series of Sleeping Bags

We are taking a look at the Marmot Plasma series of sleeping bags. This series covers all seasons and all temperature ratings and they are ultra light bags made with very high quality materials built for the ultra light fast backpacker in mind. All of the Plasma bags are filled with high quality 875 fill […]

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Marmot Sawtooth 15 Degree Sleeping Bag

Marmot Sawtooth 15 Degree Sleeping Bag

We are taking a closer look at the Marmot Sawtooth sleeping bag. This is a mummy bag that is filled with 650 fill down. So you are getting a really good quality sleeping bag for the value. It is filled with Marmot’s Down Defender which is a treatment that is applied to each plume of […]

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Mountainsmith Mystic 65 Backpack

Mountainsmith Mystic 65 Backpack

This is the Mountainsmith Mystic 65 internal frame backpack. Despite the lightweight construction for a pack of this size, it is capable of carrying a lot of gear, heavy loads and doing so comfortably. Let’s take the Mystic 65 off and take a look at its suspension system. It seems like the right starting point […]

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Spring Backpacking the Ganaraska Hiking Trail, part 2

Spring Backpacking the Ganaraska Hiking Trail, part 2

I just made it to victoria lake, its pretty windy and wavy as you can see. So supposedly this section of the trail is called, well… they say its extremely rugged and non-maintained. Definitely not maintained as well as the rest of it and uh its pretty rugged compared to the rest of the trail […]

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Marmot Stormlight 2P Backpacking Tent

Marmot Stormlight 2P Backpacking Tent

I am standing next to the Marmot, Stormlight two person tent. The standout feature of this tent is definitely its waterproof protection. So you have got excellent waterproof protection in the rain fly and in the floor of the tent. The rain fly is actually most of the seams are welded instead of your traditionally […]

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Hiking Food ideas for Long Distance Backpacking

Hiking Food ideas for Long Distance Backpacking

(gun shots echoing) – [Voiceover] The three main things I like to focus on when planning such a food stash is carbohydrates, fat, and protein, so they’re the three things you really need to make sure you have enough of because I don’t like to come out of the wilderness after a few days out […]

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Outdoor Research Men’s Equinox Convertible Pants

Outdoor Research Men’s Equinox Convertible Pants

I am wearing the Outdoor Research men’s Equinox convertible pants. These are a lightweight, quick drying option with a UPF 50 plus sun protecting fabric. They are a great option for anyone hiking, backpacking or traveling in hot and humid conditions. Let’s take a closer look at the features. So starting at the top these […]

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Marmot Stormlight 3P Backpacking Tent

Marmot Stormlight 3P Backpacking Tent

The Marmot Stormlight 3P tent is an excellent tent for three season camping and backpacking. It offers excellent protection in the elements. The unique pole structure offers a lot of livable space inside the tent for three backpackers or two people that want more space. A unique feature about this Stormlight series of tents is […]

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