A Brief History of Sea to Summit Dry Bags
Behind the Brand

A Brief History of Sea to Summit Dry Bags

This post comes from Sea to Summit founder and accomplished mountaineer Tim Macartney-Snape. How best to keep gear dry is an age old conundrum of adventure seekers and backcountry travelers worldwide.  Not far gone are the days when wax impregnated canvas bags and metal tins were considered state of the art dry storage solutions. With …

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Sea to Summit – the Beginning

While thinking about the new year and new beginnings, it occurred to me that many of our gear users might not know the story of how Sea to Summit began. It’s really quite an incredible story . . . In February of 1990, Australian mountaineer Tim Macartney-Snape swam in India’s Bay of Bengal then set …

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Paper or Plastic? (the facts behind our packaging)

The ‘Ask Baz’ blog endeavors to provide honest, in-depth answers to questions about Sea to Summit products. One question which we’re asked occasionally is not about our products per se; it’s about our packaging. Specifically, some consumers wonder if it wouldn’t be more environmentally friendly to use paperboard rather than polypropylene. Well, packaging is something …

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