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MPGear Labor Day Sale Preview

MPGear Labor Day Sale Preview

MPGear is here to give you a reason to be happy about the fact that the summer is coming to a close. Today kicks off our Big Labor Day Sale where you can find savings up to 60% OFF on backpacks, apparel, sleeping bags & pads, tents and bikes for you and your little one. … Continue reading

The Big Agnes Q-Core Sleeping Pad in Action

The Big Agnes Q-Core Sleeping Pad in Action

This past weekend one of our MPGear crew members, Devin, went on a camping trip and he was looking for the perfect sleeping pad to take with him. After considering several different sleeping pads like self inflating pads, lightweight pads and some accordion style pads, he decided on the Big Agnes Q-Core Sleeping Pad. I … Continue reading

We’re Not The Only Ones Who Love Nemo’s Gear

We’re Not The Only Ones Who Love Nemo’s Gear

One of our top selling brands, Nemo, has received a lot of press recently and for good reason as there’s plenty to love about Nemo’s gear. Their products include tents ranging from featherweight to extreme condition mountaineering tents, sleeping pads and pillows, tent accessories, green gear and they also just recently introduced a new series … Continue reading

Sleeping Bags, Essential Backpacking Gear!

Whether you are using it to survive a cold stormy night on the mountain or a warm balmy night in the woods, your sleeping bag can either make or break your camping trip. Backpacker has spent countless nights sleeping in them and testing them so that you can sleep with ease. Here is their ‘A’ … Continue reading

How to choose the perfect sleeping bag

Living in Seattle, there’s no shortage of outdoors enthusiasts; they’re everywhere. So it always amazes me when I run into someone claiming to be an avid backpacker who’s never moved beyond his $20 Walmart bag. While that type of “value bag” may work for someone who does the bulk of his camping in his backyard, … Continue reading

This Man May Already Be Sleeping In Your Bag!

Europe has created a sleeping bag test criterion that is slowing making its way across the Atlantic. Taking effect in several European countries, this criterion provides four temperature results: Upper Limit: the temperature at which a standard man can sleep without excessive perspiration. Comfort: the temperature at which a standard woman can expect to sleep … Continue reading

Nemo Cosmo Air – Stylish and Comfortable

Remember the show Seinfeld? Of course you do. Surely, then, you’ll remember a wacky, yet lovable character on the show named Cosmo Kramer. Nemo’s Cosmo Air has nothing in common with Cosmo Kramer, but it was fun to think about Kramer for a moment, wasn’t it? Oh, that crazy guy… You know what the Cosmo … Continue reading

Nemo Fillo – Backpacking Pillow Extraordinaire!

Fill the Nemo Fillo with air and then add extra clothing using the underside elastic cords to create additional height.  The Fillo, from Nemo, made of velvety-soft washable microfiber fabric and engineered with 1” memory foam help provide you with a good night’s sleep while you are in the backcountry.  This 10.8 ounce package stuffs … Continue reading