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Zpacks 20-Degree Solo Quilt Review

Zpacks 20-Degree Solo Quilt Review

Over the last 5 years, I have spent over 500 nights camping in the backcountry during all four seasons. Yet before any of that, Zpacks was one of the first...

Dec 8, 2023 : Carl Stanfield
Three Things I Did Right

Three Things I Did Right

I did a lot of things wrong on my PCT thru-hike, but at least three I got right. One I knew would be important from the start, one quickly became...

Feb 11, 2023 : Todd Wellnitz
How I got my Trail Name….Sofa Queen

How I got my Trail Name….Sofa Queen

  “And when you’re in a Slump you’re not in for much fun. Un-slumping yourself is not easily done“ There were a couple things I knew I needed to have...

Aug 3, 2021 : Janine
Therm-a-Rest Corus 20 Quilt Review

Therm-a-Rest Corus 20 Quilt Review

As the trend toward quilts among backpackers continues, the number of options has grown. Despite not having customization options, the Therm-a-Rest Corus 20 Quilt strikes the balance between comfort,

Aug 17, 2020 : Effie Drew
Gear Review: Sierra Designs Nightwatch 2 FL

Gear Review: Sierra Designs Nightwatch 2 FL

The length of this tent makes for the perfect Long Person Haven. The spine of the tent is tall, allowing my 6'3 partner to sit comfortably inside. Goliath was impressed...

Jun 25, 2016 : Mary Beth Skylis