So…you’re new to bikepacking eh? Or perhaps you’ve ventured out into the wilds a few times only to come back battered, bruised, and dismayed? Have no fear, give this a quick read and we’ll have you out bikepacking with the best of ’em in no time! Let’s first start out with a frank discussion about what … Continue reading Bikepacking: A Beginner’s Guide
Bikepacking is on the rise! This fall is the perfect time to get out and give it a shot. Need some inspiration? Our Marketing Manager Ian McWilliams shares a recent bikepacking experience in the deserts of western Utah to get your wheels turning. Be sure to check out his Sea to Summit gear list below. … Continue reading Bikepacking Moab
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?