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...]

The Badass Day Hiker’s Gear List

Share this Infographic on your site: Who doesn't love a great gear list!  Well this one is designed specifically for day hikers and includes not only the gear you should consider but also spaces to add … [Read more...]

Our plan to make 2013 awesome

No doubt, we want to make 2013 awesome.  And 2012 was a great year for our fledgling company. Trail Sherpa is starting to hit a stride and we are thankful for all the readers that visit every day as well as the outdoor bloggers we … [Read more...]

Winter Gear Giveaway: Week 3

Winter Gear Giveaway is almost over! It's been a great two weeks of giveaways and we're going to finish this out with style.  Starting Thanksgiving Day, you can win some fantastic outdoor gear from Trail Sherpa and our friends including these … [Read more...]

Winter Outdoor Giveaway: Week 2

Week 2 of the Winter Outdoor Giveaway is here so you get a second chance at some awesome winter gear. We've added a new entry option called Refer-A-Friend.  Use this entry option to score up to 10 bonus entries!  Here's how it works: After you … [Read more...]

Winter Outdoor Giveaway: Week 1

Let's get this winter outdoor giveaway started! Entering is easy, just click on the entry options below to secure your chances.  The more you enter the better chance you'll have to win this fantastic gear: Backpackers Pantry Freeze Dried … [Read more...]

Winter Gear Giveaway Starts Thursday

Winter Gear Giveaway is about to kick off We're at it again!  Get ready for 3 weeks of killer winter gear giveaways starting this Thursday from Trail Sherpa and our friends including these fine bloggers: Hiking the Trail Wilderness Dave A … [Read more...]

Gear List for Hiking the Narrows in Zion

The Narrows in Zion National Park offer a supreme challenge to both the day hiker and overnight backpacker. Day hikers that wish to tackle the Narrows in Zion from the bottom up must walk upstream against the current.  The current of the Virgin … [Read more...]