Paddington Station, actually. It’s one of the main London rail stations, a hub for travelers of all kinds. Some of those who pass through its labyrinth of platforms and causeways are clearly ‘inter-railing’ – enjoying the freedom of a pass which gives them access to train and ferry travel all over the European continent. They’re … Continue reading I’m sitting in a railway station…
Despite what you may hear from clerks in outdoor stores, most backpacks will not keep water out. This is because most backpacks are made of polyurethane coated nylon in one form or another: the coating prevents water from making its way through the fabric (at least, it does when the coating is still relatively new). … Continue reading We’ve got you covered – keeping your pack (and its contents) dry
Sea to Summit’s kayak and canoe carts are designed to help you move your watercraft overland easily and reliably. They feature wide pneumatic tires to help them roll over uneven or soft surfaces, rugged aluminum tube frames for durability, and high quality straps to stabilize your boat. We’ve prepared 4 short videos with the help … Continue reading Just the way we roll – how to use our Kayak/Canoe Carts with your boat
If you’ve checked out Sea to Summit’s range of Trek and Travel pocket soaps and cleaning products, you’re probably as big a fan of them as we are. If you haven’t seen them, you might wonder what makes them so popular among travelers. Well, each matchbook-sized package contains 50 dry leaves of hand wash, body … Continue reading Getting Fresh – Sea to Summit Pocket Trek and Travel Soaps
The ‘Ask Baz’ blog endeavors to provide honest, in-depth answers to questions about Sea to Summit products. One question which we’re asked occasionally is not about our products per se; it’s about our packaging. Specifically, some consumers wonder if it wouldn’t be more environmentally friendly to use paperboard rather than polypropylene. Well, packaging is something … Continue reading Paper or Plastic? (the facts behind our packaging)
(and – why you should think of a liner, a sleeping bag and a sleeping mat as components in a ‘sleep system’) We get quite a few questions via ‘Ask Baz’ regarding how many degrees a thermal liner will add to a sleeping bag. On the face of it, a fairly straightforward question; but the … Continue reading Adding warmth with a liner
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?