The Science of Sleeping Bag Design

The science behind sleeping bag design is at once simple, and yet very complicated.  For many years sleeping bag designs have changed and evolved to incorporate the latest technological breakthroughs and use the latest innovative fabrics and … [Read more...]

Interview with TETON Sports designer Shawn Parry

The new Teton Sports Mammoth Sleeping Bag My first sleeping bag was a substantial puffy cocoon lined in soft cotton, nothing like the gossamer light, synthetic-lined bags I carry backpacking today. In a less tangible way, my first bag made me feel … [Read more...]

Winter activities in Utah and Idaho

This year's Outdoor Retailer Winter Market was all about fun winter activities in Utah and Idaho for me. Everyone thinks that the OR Show is just a grind of work meetings, gear demos, and long conversations about technical specs for the newest … [Read more...]