We caught up with Sea to Summit ambassador Terry Bomkamp to ask him a few questions about his love of backcountry cooking… Terry, over the years you have been the designated backcountry chef for many outdoor adventures. You’ve also done a fair bit of cooking demos at various retail events. How did your passion for … Continue reading Camp Cooking with: Terry Bomkamp
‘I did not have a gear low enough.’ -Rebecca Rusch Imagine pedaling uphill for days. This February, two adventurers traded hiking boots for bike tires to pedal up (and down) Africa’s highest peak. Mountain biking is usually singletrack and dirt berms. But earlier this year Rebecca Rusch and Patrick Sweeney took the sport quite literally, … Continue reading Interview: Rebecca Rusch Bikes Kilimanjaro
Here’s an observation from someone who has spent a lot of time in outdoor stores recently, mainly in support of our sleeping mats: The most common question asked of a customer regarding the purchase of a sleeping bag is “What is the coldest temperature in which you anticipate using the bag?” This is, of course, … Continue reading Changes in Latitudes, changes in attitudes…
Car camping, that often derisive phrase, conjures up all sorts of nightmarish images: bulky low-quality gear, humming gas generators and midnight raccoon raids to name a few. Oh but there is so much more to the world of car camping and we are here to tell you that quality, purpose built gear is not absent … Continue reading Car Camping – is it the end of the road for quality outdoor gear?
We caught up with Lani and Jordan, IMBA’s Trail Crew to see what life is like living out of a Subaru Outback! We have to admit, we are a little jealous of their amazing life and adventures. Lani and Jordan, tell us about your job with IMBA. We signed on as the “Subaru/ IMBA Trail … Continue reading On the Road with IMBA’s Trail Crew
Most backpackers and campers are familiar with Sea to Summit’s Reactor range of thermal sleeping bag liners: they have become incredibly popular over the past few years for adding warmth to sleeping bags. Just how much warmth requires some explanation – you may care to start by reading about the thermal performance of liners and … Continue reading Warm, light, compact and versatile – the new Thermolite® Reactor Fleece Liner