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Hyke & Byke Antero 15 Sleeping Bag and Hammock Peapod Review

Peapod Hammock Quilt

The Hyke & Byke Antero 15 is a hybrid ground sleeping bag and hammock peapod insulation system meant to lower the cost of entry into outdoor recreation. I recently reviewed another hammock peapod system, the Outdoor Vitals MummyPod. The Hyke and Byke Antero 15 is a similar concept but it …

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NEMO Siren 45 Quilt Review

NEMO Siren 45 Ultralight Quilt Review

The NEMO Siren 45 is a bed-style lightweight quit that weighs 21 oz and is insulated with 850 fill power RDS down. It’s an updated and redesigned version of the NEMO’s 30 degree Siren Ultralight Down Quilt (still available on Amazon), which has horizontal baffles instead of the new vertical …

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Gossamer Gear Mariposa 60 Backpack Review

Backpack Review

The Gossamer Gear Mariposa 60 is a lightweight backpack that weighs 30.7 oz. It’s ideal for weekend backpacking and long distance trips, particularly if you prefer a backpack that has lots of pockets and a frame, like a more conventional backpack, but weighing half as much. The Mariposa is also …

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Sierra Designs Nitro Quilt 800 / 35 degree Review

Sierra Designs Nitro Quilt 800 Review

The Sierra Designs Nitro Quilt 800 (35 degree) is a down quilt with a unique hideaway hood system that you can use to insulate your head in cooler weather if you’re sleeping on the ground on a sleeping pad or in a hammock. It’s the most compelling feature of the …

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