Here’s a quiz for you… Which product keeps your gear dry, sorted by type and color-coded inside (and even outside) your backpack? What holds your muddy/snowy touring ski boots and prevents them distributing slush and grit all over the back of your station wagon? What squishes down into small or odd-shaped spaces in your sea … Continue reading The argument for good quality storage sacks is cut and dry
The Maroon Bells of Colorado are home to one of the world’s classic backpacking trips, the 28 mile/45 kilometer Four Pass Loop. Baz shares his thoughts from the trail… Up around twelve thousand feet, the air is getting thin – it contains only 65% of the oxygen which you would find at sea level. … Continue reading Notes from the Four Pass Loop
Here’s a thought which occurred to me a couple of times in the past week (once while I was speaking with a consumer about older gear in his possession, once while I was writing a draft of a blog post on sustainability). Here it is: good gear lasts. OK, not much of a revelation, … Continue reading Gear of the year… How about gear made for decades?
I’d hang it in the morning I’d hang it in the evening All over this land… It’s entirely possible that Pete Seeger was inspired by the thought of the uncomplicated joys and freedoms of hammock camping when he wrote his iconic lyrics. If this was the case, clearly he dreamed that he would be able … Continue reading If I had a Hammock
Brand Ambassador, Becca Foss of RoamWildandFree.com shares her first impressions about our new Women’s Latitude LtII sleeping bag. “As soon as I unboxed my WLt II sleeping bag, I knew my backcountry nights were never going to be the same. Upon first glance, it was immediately apparent that this sleeping bag (like many others from … Continue reading Women’s Latitude – Sweet Dreams are Made of This
Each year we receive countless inquiries from folks all around the globe, wondering if they have what it takes to be a Brand Ambassador for Sea to Summit. To do this “job” well and to represent a brand like Sea to Summit takes a lot of work and commitment. A great Brand Ambassador isn’t just someone … Continue reading Introducing Sea to Summit Brand Ambassadors
Sea to Summit Interview with X-Pot Designer Why did you think a pot like this was needed? A cooking pot is an essential item for outdoor trips but it’s also awkward and bulky to pack. With the X-Pots you no longer have to play rock, paper, scissors to decide who has to carry the cook-set. … Continue reading From Paper to Production: An Insider’s Look at the X-Pot