Category Archives: Quilts

Olympic National Park Post Hike Gear Talk

My recent hike in the Olympic National Park has now been my longest single backpacking trip. We were out 7 days and 6 nights; the temperatures ranged from around the high 30’s (F) to likely mid 60’s (F), and we … Continue reading

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enLIGHTened equipment quilts

Up to this point, I have owned 2 quilts. The first, a GoLite RS 1+ Season quilt and the second a Hammock Gear 50 F Summer quilt. As a “first time” user, each of these quilts has taught me something … Continue reading

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First Look: Hammock Gear Custom 50 F Burrow (Top Quilt)

My last post was my first look at the Hammock Gear 20 F Cuben Fiber Phoenix UQ, however, the UQ wasn’t the only item that showed up on my doorstep that day. I also received a (slightly custom) top quilt … Continue reading

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The Long Wait…

So, in continuing my quest to go lighter (I mean, finding my sweet spot with comfort, safety and light-weight) I decided to replace my current “warm weather” quilt. The quilt I currently have is a recycled synthetic-filled GoLite RS 1+ … Continue reading

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