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Best Backpacking Hammocks in 2017

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

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Best Backpacking Quilts for 2017

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 2017

Overnight hiking and mountaineering trips require high-quality sleeping equipment so that you can stay warm and comfortable during the night. A sleeping bag is the most important piece of sleeping equipment as it reduces the convective heat loss by trapping the body-warmed air. However, the convective heat loss can be reduced further by using a… Read More »

Klymit Insulated Static V Sleeping Pad