Thanks to its shoe-style, zipper-free design, this new Backcountry Bed Duo from Sierra Designs packs bed-level comfort for two into a bag that's small and light enough to actually fit in a backpack. If you want to cuddle outside, this is the bag for you. Sadly, it's not as good as it could be.
Inspired by the sad story of Bruno the Bear, artist Eiko Ishizawa created this "Great Sleeping Bear" sculpture/sleeping bear. It's stunning — and now it can be yours, because the artist is selling a limited amount of her handmade work.
Backpacking gear was my original obsession with technology. For even the most minor update to my kit, I read dozens of reviews, talk to my expert comrades, and then finally try it out myself.
Hammocks aren't designed with cold weather camping in mind. Even sleeping bags are helpless against the slightest chill. Grand Trunk's hammock compatible sleeping bag solves this by turning your hammock into a toasty insulated cocoon.
For some people, weather means nothing; they have to get outside and into nature no matter what. Here's the thing, though: without the right gear, they will die out there. Here's some of the sweetest cold-weather camp gear around.
In the single greatest sleeping-bag achievement since the Tauntaun Initiative, Patch Together has unleashed the ChumBuddy — a nighttime rig fit to give would-be Quints a pain in the wallet.
Why carry a jack, tent and sleeping bag on your back when all these items can fold into one, wearble 3lb bundle?
Thanks to Lucasfilm's nod of approval, ThinkGeek's got a treat for every Jedi's snuggly-wuggly-cuddly-just-ten-more-minutes-please-mom side. I wanna throw a sleepover to have an excuse to roll out lotsa these Tauntaun sleeping bags which "simulate the warmth of a Tauntaun carcass."
Sensing a cash money opportunity, the folks at ThinkGeek are going to take a shot at actually producing their April Fool's Star Wars Tauntaun Sleeping bag. Lucasfilm is the only thing standing in their way.
A bear-shaped sleeping bag might protect you from being mauled, but you have to ask yourself: would I rather be mauled by a bear or violated by one? Think about it.