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Sleep

October 3, 2014

When it comes to backpacking pillows, I have tried out quite a few, too many actually. I know what you’re thinking, “Pillows? Who needs a pillow? Just fashion your shoes and dirty underwear into a hump and sleep on it, sissy!” Ok, true! But that’s not only uncomfortable, it’s possibly the only way to smell your feet and butt at…

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September 24, 2014

Western Mountaineering is a US based gear manufacturer who focuses on premium-down products. I’ve owned their Aplinlite sleeping bag for a number of years so this article is a long time coming… Specs “Long” size (6′-6) 20* F Rating Extremelite 12D shell, 15D nylon tafetta liner, 850 fill down Full length YKK zipper, draft collar, hood with cinch adjustment Total…

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August 20, 2012

EnLIGHTened Equipment is a small manufacturer of quilts based in the US. Over the summer I used used their Revelation quilt for several trips. Here’s the deal… Specs 6′-6 with Wide Cut 40* F Approx Rating 15 DWR shell, 10D liner, 850 fill down Zippered foot box, full length snap closures Total weight is just over 17 ounces on my…

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