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Sleeping Bags for Hiking: How to choose

Sleeping bags are expensive, and the right one could be with you for 20 years or more. Choosing the right sleeping bag is therefore quite an important decision. Sleeping bags are also one of the big 3 items backpackers need: backpack, shelter, and sleeping bag (and pad.) They’re called the big three because they weigh a lot and their quality and performance can impact your experiences in a big way. While shopping around for a sleeping bag, you will find…

Hiking Backpacks: How to choose

Choosing a backpack for hiking or backpacking can be super tough. This guide will help demystify the different aspects you should look at when picking a hiking backpack. I’ve also included a few tips that can be the difference between a comfortable and uncomfortable days carry. While this how to guide is geared towards backpacking and hiking you might just find it useful for picking out a backpack for travel or even day to day commuting. Choosing a backpack is…