There’s something elemental to getting dirty when you get out into the backcountry; a feeling of being liberated from the conventions of civilization, of living life the way you did as a child playing in the sandbox. But – it’s not fun to be grubby all the time, which is why Sea to Summit has […]


If you’ve tried one of our new Aeros pillows, you’ll know that they are unquestionably the most comfortable, quietest, easiest to use, lightest, and most packable pillows on the market. In fact, you may only have one question, and that is how to wash your Aeros Pillow. The answer is very simple: Hand wash, air […]

We’re often asked if you can use a sleeping bag liner instead of a sleeping bag in warmer temperatures. Broadly, the questions fall into two categories: those end-users who are intending to sleep outdoors, either in a tent/shelter or under the stars and those end-users who are intending to sleep in a hostel. For ‘outdoors’ […]


(why you should use a liner, and how to care for them) Sea to Summit markets a wide range of liners: this updated blog post will show you which one you should use and why, and how to get the best from them. Why use a liner? Basically, liners are used in two applications – […]


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 […]

with spork as strainer

Here’s an updated version of a post we ran before with some new tips and suggestions. As before, Baz is not about to inflict his limited culinary abilities on you in the form of recipes for backcountry meals. Instead, here are some suggestions for how to use the bowls, plates, cutlery and other kitchen supplies […]

Traveller_Compressed in hand

(This is a follow-on from the post where we introduced the Traveller Sleeping Bag – you can read the original post ‘Game Changers’ here) We’ve pointed out in a number of editions of the Ask Baz blog the secret to successful travel: only carry what you need, and pack in a modular way so you […]