sleeping pads

The Top Sleeping Pads on the Appalachian Trail: 2016 Thru-Hiker Survey

The Top Sleeping Pads on the Appalachian Trail: 2016 Thru-Hiker Survey

For the third year in a row, we asked Appalachian Trail thru-hikers and long-distance section hikers about the sleeping pads they used. Many of the trends continued from last year, but we...

Jan 31, 2017 : Mariposa
By the Numbers: Sleeping Pads on the Appalachian Trail

By the Numbers: Sleeping Pads on the Appalachian Trail

Also, check out the previous post covering breakdown of sleeping pads). Almost one third of hikers (30.7%) changed sleeping pad models at some point during their trek, but generally types of pads

Jan 22, 2016 : Mariposa
NEMO Headquarters Tour

NEMO Headquarters Tour

camPrior to the new Nemo gear and my testing of the Blaze 2P ultralight tent, I was given a tour of Nemo’s headquarters by Donald Stickney, director of e-commerce and...

Jan 7, 2016 : Maggie Wallace
By the Numbers: Sleeping Bags and Pads on the Appalachian Trail

By the Numbers: Sleeping Bags and Pads on the Appalachian Trail

"Should I switch sleeping bags in the summer?" "How warm of a sleeping bag do I need?" "What kind of sleeping pad should I use?" Before I thru-hiked the AT,...

Apr 26, 2015 : Mariposa
A Southerner’s Guide to Cold… Winter Is Coming

A Southerner’s Guide to Cold… Winter Is Coming

My parents did what they could to make cold a part of my life. -- conceived and born in the midwest with occasional skiing trips throughout my childhood and keeping...

Jan 12, 2015 : Courtney