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Pillow talk – Choosing the right Aeros pillow

How many can say they truly have the perfect portable pillow? Dirty clothes, jackets, dogs or nothing at all: These are all common pillow substitutes that are not exactly conducive to a good night’s sleep. Enter our new line of thoughtfully designed, light and compact inflatable pillows. A good pillow to help you sleep off …

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The Physics of Insulation in Sleeping Bags
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The Physics of Insulation in Sleeping Bags

Some lofty ideas to help you understand how warmth is retained. I remember once reading a comment which suggested that a certain number of inches (or centimeters) of loft in a sleeping bag was equal to a certain number of degrees (Fahrenheit or Celsius) of thermal performance. If only it were that simple. Obviously, loft …

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How to choose the right sleeping bag
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How to choose the right sleeping bag

A sleeping bag is one of the most elemental pieces of gear needed for outdoor pursuits. If your adventure includes staying out overnight, chances are you’ll be using one.  But how do you choose the right sleeping bag? Here are a few points to consider: Is synthetic a real choice? We’re going to concentrate on down …

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All about DOWN
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All about DOWN

There’s a lot of confusion around the topic of down insulation. Here we attempt to offer some clarification. An average outdoor store will have a significant number of down products: sleeping bags, jackets and vests, even down booties for cold-weather hut trips. But –  you can’t see any of it: the down itself is packed …

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How to sleep in the backcountry
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How to sleep in the backcountry

We recently published a blog post with tips on how to choose and use a backcountry campsite. Once you’ve found where to camp, here’s how to get the best night’s sleep possible. Spoiler alert – we do mention Sea to Summit sleeping bags, sleeping mats and liners later in this post. However, important as the …

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