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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

Multi-Winner, the Lightning XT4!

Not only was the Sierra Designs XT4 picked for a Backpacker Editor’s Choice award, it was also chosen as an MPGear Friday photo winner. Bill sent this photo of his Lightning XT4, pictured here on Mt. Diablo, just outside of Clayton CA, and boy what a scenic view. Bill is this weeks Photo Friday Winner and … Continue reading

Expresso, Espresso, Australia!

Hey, mates! Heading down under this week to Australia.  Should be a fantastic trip.  There is one thing I worry about when heading overseas, and that is the coffee.  So to ensure that I get me fix of the black gold, cupped lightning, liquid energy, morning thunder, I’ll bring my, never go anywhere without it, GSI … Continue reading

Volunteer Vacations!

Spend a week in the backcountry this summer lending a hand to re-build a trail.  Several clubs and associations across the nation organize weeklong volunteer work parties connecting you with a much needed trail maintenance project. These Volunteer Vacations help rebuild trails and structures in typically more difficult to access trail sections, which typically means, … Continue reading