Big Agnes, Camping, Icebreaker, Marmot, Mountain Hardwear, NEMO Equipment, Rab, Sea to Summit, Sleeping Bags, Therm-a-Rest. How to Choose a Sleeping Bag for Camping. Posted on Categories Buying Guides·EquipmentTags , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment on How to Choose a Sleeping Bag for Camping

How to Choose a Sleeping Bag for Camping

No matter what you think, a good night’s sleep out in the wilderness starts with the right sleeping bag. If you insist on using your old-school sleeping bag from your boy-scout days, you’re going to figure out real quick it is a bad choice. Like most activities, there’s proper gear for every situation. Bubba Watson … Read more ›

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How to Store Your Sleeping Bag

After a long weekend of sleeping out under the stars, it’s easy to simply tuck away all your camping gear out of sight until the next weekend of adventure. The truth is, this could be slowly decreasing the loft of your sleeping bag and shortening its lifetime. Whether you’ve got a down sleeping bag or … Read more ›

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How to Pick the Right Tent

Camping; the action of escaping civilization to spend a night (or more) in the wilderness sleeping under the stars with just a tent and the basics; a time to relax and refuel the mind. This is a favourite pastime that has been enjoyed by many for centuries and continues to evolve year-after-year with new technologies … Read more ›

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Top Lightly Insulated Jackets For Women

Lightly insulated jackets are perfect pieces for seasonal transitions and mid layers for outdoor activities in colder weather. They’re lightweight, warm and usually packable so they make convenient, versatile pieces that can easily be taken anywhere and even be tossed into a purse or backpack. Everyone needs at least one lightly insulated jacket in their … Read more ›

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How to Pick a Hiking Backpack

Knowing how to pick a hiking backpack that properly suits your needs is essential to a comfortable journey and many more to follow. A backpack that is too small risks not being able to carry all your gear. A backpack that is too large risks causing shoulder, back or even knee problems. You can mistakenly … Read more ›

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Mountain Hardwear Men’s Thermist Jacket Reviewed

Warmth, Comfort and Durability. The Mountain Hardware Thermist Coat brings all 3 of these things together to keep you toasty all winter. This Casual and stylish Insulated Down Jacket is coupled with Thermic Aero(tm) Synthetic Down and RDS Certified Down. It has been so nice to have for the long winters in Interior B.C. Especially … Read more ›

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How to Find the Perfect Raincoat

  Whether you’re an outdoor enthusiast or simply looking to stay dry while you’re out and about, an effective raincoat will be your best friend on those somber, wet days or during those spontaneous, mountain-top weather changes. With so many products to choose from it’s hard to know where to start and what to look … Read more ›

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The Ultimate Guide to Your Favourite Winter Activities

For some winter is a dreaded season filled with frigid temperatures, grey skies and lack of colour but for others, this is a season of fun and excitement! If you are a winter lover, you already know what greatness the season has to offer and most likely spend your days enjoying all of the following … Read more ›

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Are You Ready for the Bomb Cyclone?

Winter is here and has been leaving its mark on the east coast with continuous snowfall, extreme weather warnings and a “bomb Cyclone” on the horizon. If you’re not a fan of the frigid temperatures and sharp winds of winter, now may be the time to book a tropical vacation somewhere warm because for the east … Read more ›

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The 6 Best Sleeping Bags for Winter Camping Adventures

A cozy sleeping bag is crucial for a good night’s sleep while camping no matter what season it is. The warmer months usually call for a lighter sleeping bag whereas the winter months call for something with slightly more insulation. You want to ensure that you choose one that will be suitable for the types … Read more ›

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The Ultimate Dry.Q™ Guide

When it comes to staying dry while enjoying your favourite activities in the outdoors no matter what the weather is, Mountain Hardwear has found the secret. While GORE-TEX® is one of the most common and renowned waterproof membranes found within the outdoor industry, there are many others that although often lost in the shuffle, perform remarkably. … Read more ›

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Winter Camping Survival Guide

Camping is a simple hobby loved by families, weekend-warriors, outdoor enthusiasts and adrenaline junkies. I mean, who doesn’t love sleeping out under the peaceful, starry, night sky staring at the star constellations? The possibilities are endless and you can camp nearly wherever and whenever you wish, even in the winter. That’s right, camping isn’t just … Read more ›