Tag Archives: Therm-A-Rest

What if I Had to Buy All New Gear!

“Every sunset brings the promise of a new dawn.” Rather than do an end of year gear review, what if I were to completely start all over! “What if…” I started 2017 off with absolutely no backpacking gear or clothing, only the … Continue reading

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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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Therm-A-Rest ProLite 3 Small Sleeping Pad

I got to thinking again… This time about air pads. My Therm-A-Rest ProLite 4 was my first air pad. I actually bought it used (in “like-new” condition) about 4 years ago now, and I gotta say, it is a good … Continue reading

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Fare-The-Well, Original NeoAir…

Out with the old, and in with the new… This is what Therm-A-Rest has recently done with the popular NeoAir series of pads. A few years ago it started with the original NeoAir (as seen in the picture above) and … Continue reading

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Some More Backyard Camping Gear Reviews

Last night the temperatures were forecast to reach freezing and the winds were to be mild and gentle. So, this was the perfect opportunity for me to get out there and try out some more of my gear. Since I … Continue reading

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Backyard Camping: Gear Reviews

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