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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
Our 2015 Fall Backpacker’s Gear Guide

Our 2015 Fall Backpacker’s Gear Guide

Stepping outside during autumn is a symphony for all the senses.  Finding time to get into the mountains and/or woods during this time of year to soak up nature's splendor is borderline mandatory...

Oct 16, 2015 : Zach