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Best Backpacking Hammocks in 2019

Here we selected and reviewed the best backpacking hammocks. A backpacking hammock is a great alternative to a tent in warm and relatively dry weather because hammocks are typically lighter and pack smaller than tents.  Furthermore, they also provide a very comfortable sleeping position and are not prone to condensation issues like completely sealed shelters… Read More »

Therm-a-Rest Slacker

Best Backpacking Quilts of 2019

Quilts are becoming increasingly popular among hikers, backpackers and mountaineers because they are lighter, less bulky and more adaptable than mummy sleeping bags. Unlike a sleeping bag, a quilt leaves your back in direct contact with the sleeping pad (the bottom of the quilt is open) and doesn’t have any zipper. However, it is typically… Read More »

Sea to Summit Ember Quilt

The Best Sleeping Pads for Backpacking in 2019

Multi-day backpacking requires good sleeping equipment which keeps you warm and comfortable during the nights. A sleeping bag is the most important item of sleeping equipment because it reduces the convective heat loss by trapping the body-warmed air. However, the convective heat loss can be reduced further with a high-quality backpacking sleeping pad. A sleeping… Read More »

Klymit Insulated Static V Sleeping Pad