NEMO Hornet Elite 1 Ultralight Tent Review

NEMO Hornet Elite Tent Review

The NEMO Hornet Elite 1 Tent is an ultralight double-wall tent that only weighs 1 lb 7 oz. It’s ideal for solo backpacking or bikepacking trips when you need a shelter that packs up small, but provides better wind and weather protection than a bivy sack. Made with thin and lightweight …

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NEMO Sonic 0 Down Sleeping Bag Review

The NEMO Sonic 0 Down Sleeping Bag has Thermo-Gills that let you vent the warmth of the bag up to 20 degrees without introducing drafts, so you can use it in warmer temperatures.

The NEMO Sonic 0 is a 850 down fill power winter sleeping bag that is cut wide around the knees and torso making it comfortable for back or side sleepers, much like NEMO’s spoon-shaped three-season sleeping bags (like the Nocturne 30.) The Sonic 0 also features zippered vents down the front, …

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NEMO Tetrapod Hammock Review

The NEMO Tetrapod is a fully featured, gathered-end backpacking hammock with a diagonal lay

The NEMO Tetrapod Hammock (MSRP $249.95) is a full-featured, gathered-end backpacking hammock with a diagonal lay that weighs 33.5 ounces, not including stakes (on the SectionHiker scale) and comes complete with integrated mosquito netting, a tarp and webbing straps. Originally designed for Special Operations Forces but now commercially available, it’s …

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NEMO Siren Down Ultralight Quilt Review

The Nemo Siren is a 30 degrees bed-style backacking quilt insulated with 850 fill power down that only weighs 19 ounces

If you find a mummy sleeping bag too constricting to sleep with on backpacking or camping trips, a hoodless quilt can be a more comfortable and lighter weight sleep insulation option. Quilts insulate the top of your body at night, while your sleeping pad insulates the bottom. They’re very similar to …

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Nemo Equipment Obi 1-Person Tent

Stealthy Nemo Obi 1P Tent

The Nemo Obi 1P single person, double-walled tent is spacious, simple, and quite lightweight, weighing just under 3 pounds. With a built-in vestibule, it is suitable for 3+ season camping and backpacking in good weather and bad, with ample external tie-downs to improve its stability in high winds and foul …

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NEMO Nocturne 30 Sleeping Bag Review

Mummy shape vs NEMO Spoon shape

As a side sleeper, I’ve struggled to sleep comfortably in mummy shaped sleeping bags for years. They’re usually too tight around the shoulders and legs for me to roll onto my side. So I was intrigued when I learned about NEMO’s new spoon-shaped sleeping bags which are wide in the shoulders and …

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