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Sleeping Pad Guide

This sleeping pad guide helps you choose the best pad for you. Learn about different types of sleeping pads, R-Value and insulation, and how to patch a pad.

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Sleeping Bags and Backpacking Quilt Guide

The guide goes deep on camping sleeping bags, backpacking sleeping bags, and backpacking quilts. Learn about temperature rating, insulation, features, and more.

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Backpackers Guide to Synthetic Insulated Jackets

Ultimate guide to synthetic insulated jackets, the other puffy. Cheaper, more breathable, and better when wet than down, these jackets are pretty awesome.

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Backpackers.com June 2017 Highlights — Sleeping Bags, Sleeping Pads, Headlamps, and More!

Your Backpackers.com highlights for June 2017. See the new gear we recommended and the outdoor guides we penned for your reading pleasure.

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Backpackers.com May 2017 Highlights — Synthetic Jackets, Rain Jackets, New Outdoor Guide

Your Backpackers.com highlights for May 2017. See the new gear we recommended and the outdoor guides we penned for your reading pleasure.

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Backpackers.com April 2017 Highlights – Rain Jackets and Synthetic Insulated Jackets

Your Backpackers.com highlights. See the new gear we recommended and the outdoor guides we penned for your reading pleasure.

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