Camping Sleeping Bags & Pads : Rectangular Sleeping Bags

Camping Sleeping Bags & Pads : Rectangular Sleeping Bags

I am going to talk about rectangular bags now. The great thing about rectangular bags is there is lots of room. Everybody knows from a kid having a rectangular bag going to summer camp. But there?s some down sides going to rectangular bags. There usually heaver. There bulkier. Why are they bulkier? Because they got […]

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Camping Sleeping Bags & Pads : Choosing a Pillow for Camping

Camping Sleeping Bags & Pads : Choosing a Pillow for Camping

Now you get into your sleeping bag and where are you going to put your head? Well if you forgot your pillow you going to have to take your fleece jacket and pop it up underneath your head. Some people will bring a pillow though. Here?s one that is made specifically for camp use its […]

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Camping Sleeping Bags & Pads : Synthetic Sleeping Bags

Camping Sleeping Bags & Pads : Synthetic Sleeping Bags

This is a synthetic sleeping bag. It’s a very popular type of bag for a number of reasons. One, it’s less expensive than a down bag. Two, it’s a little more forgiving. When it gets wet it still retains some of its insulating properties. What synthetic is, it’s basically a hollow, well usually a hollow […]

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Camping Sleeping Bags & Pads : Caring for Sleeping Bags

Camping Sleeping Bags & Pads : Caring for Sleeping Bags

We’ll talk a little about taking care of your sleeping bag because if you are going to be comfortable you want to take care of your bed. And pretty much all that can be said is that you’ve got to look on your bag and find the label that tells you how to take care […]

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Camping Sleeping Bags & Pads : Choosing Sleeping Bags

Camping Sleeping Bags & Pads : Choosing Sleeping Bags

I am going to talk a little bit about selecting your sleeping bag. I get customers that come in all the time and the go. Ah I don’t want to be confined I want to have you know a big bag. Here?s a rectangular bag and here is a mummy bag. The key difference between […]

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Camping Sleeping Bags & Pads : Trapezoidal Sleeping Bags

Camping Sleeping Bags & Pads : Trapezoidal Sleeping Bags

This is a trapezoidal sleeping bag. It’s kind of like a rectangular one, but it’s tapered at the foot making the shape of it more like a trapezoid. The nice thing about this is you’re cutting down on space inside the bag. In order for the bag to do what it needs to do your […]

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Camping Sleeping Bags & Pads : Down Sleeping Bags

Camping Sleeping Bags & Pads : Down Sleeping Bags

This is a down bag. It’s a great choice for someone who wants to keep the pack weight down because they tend to be lighter and more compressible than synthetics, but they have some things that you need to know about. When these get wet they’re useless. If you think about it, you have a […]

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Packing Essentials & Hacks

Packing Essentials & Hacks

Honestly the thing that’s saving me the most is my lash perm. No mascara. I do it every time before I travel. Buenos dias! I am in Spain right now specifically Sevilla. So traveling to Europe has been an experience. It’s our first time in Europe. There’s a lot of things that I definitely came […]

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Camping Sleeping Bags & Pads : Mummy Sleeping Bags

Camping Sleeping Bags & Pads : Mummy Sleeping Bags

Here’s a mummy bag. This is probably the most common backpacking bag. It’s thermally efficient, often they’re light. You can get all different weights in this so of course the more you pay the lighter it will be, but this one you’ll notice is tapered at the foot so there is not a lot of […]

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Camping Sleeping Bags & Pads : Types of Self-Inflating Mattresses

Camping Sleeping Bags & Pads : Types of Self-Inflating Mattresses

Now I’m going to talk a little bit about choosing self inflating mattresses. So you’ve got to look at the specs on the packaging and the outfitter will help you with this. Looking at these two pads, they look different but they are actually kind of the same pad. They are both twenty inches by […]

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