Here in most latitudes of the Northern Hemisphere, Autumn has well and truly arrived. Depending on where you live, and the type of outdoor activities you pursue, this probably means that you will be packing away much of your gear until next Spring. Those of you in the Southern Hemisphere can bookmark this article and … Continue reading How to store your gear for the Winter
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 … Continue reading A Brief History of Sea to Summit Dry Bags
With the range of Sea to Summit’s dry storage options spanning from the ultra-light 15 Denier Ultra-Sil® Nano to the new super burly 600 Denier Hydraulics, it’s important to know which dry sack is the right choice for your intended use and activity. For instance, feather-weight fabrics are ideal for use inside a pack, but … Continue reading Choosing the Correct Dry Bag
Certain Sea to Summit products are made of waterproof materials, and those designed for exposure to really wet environments have seams which are seam-taped or welded. But – just how waterproof are our dry sacks, or Tarp Ponchos or the floor of our Escapist Bug Shelter? Occasionally, you’ll hear someone make a comment that they … Continue reading Just how waterproof is waterproof?
Picture this: you’re at a produce market in Denia, Spain. Beautiful warm temperatures; shorts-and-T-shirt weather. On all sides, fruit and vegetables are piled high in colorful profusion – ideal ingredients for a dinner on the patio back at the condo you’ve rented. If only you could carry them home… From out of the pocket of … Continue reading Ultra-Sil™ on the Go – a fabric story