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. »
On a budget but still want to be comfortable and safe on your outdoors adventures? Here's a guide to what you need to spend money on, what you don't and how to find effective clothing, tools, boots, bags and whatnot on a budget.
By integrating the sleeping bag and sleeping pad into a single, cohesive unit, Big Agnes is able to offer a more spacious, more stable, more comfortable sleep in a smaller, lighter package. We tested it on a five-day backpacking trip to the Lost Coast over Christmas. »
Don't be this guy. Carrying a backpack so large that it extends over your head and outside the width of your back makes for a long, arduous day on the trail. Instead, choose what you need wisely, then pack the bag efficiently for a lighter, more comfortable load. Here's how.
Need to sleep outside somewhere that you could literally freeze to death in under an hour? Turns out they make sleeping bags designed to make that not just possible, but even comfortable. Here's what they feel like. »
A two-person sleeping bag that packs down no heavier or larger than a single one-person bag? The Nemo Tango Duo Slim 30's innovative backless design enables it to achieve that. Here's how. http://indefinitelywild.gizmodo.com/so-you-want-to... »
Taking weight off your back is a good thing, but not at the expense of comfort, capability or preparedness. Here's how to ultralight backpack in style. »
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. »
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. »
Why carry a jack, tent and sleeping bag on your back when all these items can fold into one, wearble 3lb bundle? »
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. »