All about DOWN

There’s a lot of confusion around the topic of down insulation. Here we attempt to offer some clarification. An average outdoor store will have a significant number of down products: sleeping bags, jackets and vests, even down booties for cold-weather hut trips. But –  you can’t see any of it: the down itself is packed … Continue reading All about DOWN


Or – how Australian Product Developers and Swiss Laboratory Technicians are likely to put you to sleep. A sleeping pad or sleeping mat has two primary functions: to provide a comfortable layer for you to sleep on, and to insulate you from the ground. In summer, the differential between your temperature and the ground temperature … Continue reading R-Value