The Kelty Cosmic Down 20 is a budget sleeping bag loaded with convenient features for the average backpacker. Down doesn’t come at a better price unless you’re plucking the bird yourself.
The Therm-a-Rest Z Lite Sol’s accordion folds are classic, but the cost and weight make it an easy choice for the thrifty, gram-counting backpacker.
The Kelty Callisto 30 is a classic car camping sleeping bag with a modern touch. Think luxurious comfort plus a couples blanket. Snuggle-bots, roll out!
Laying on a cloud may seem like a luxury, but with Klymit Insulated Static V sleeping pad, even a basic backpacker on a budget can experience such comfort.
The Sawyer Squeeze takes the chore of filtering water and turns it into a quick and easy process. Fill the bag, screw it on, and squeeze.
New to the outdoors? Experienced adventurer? Anyone can sleep easy on the REI Trekker 1.75 Self-Inflating sleeping pad without breaking your back or the bank.
The Outdoor Research Cathode is my set it and forget it jacket. It’s a comfortable, warm, breathable insulated puffy that’s ready for any adventure. And yes, it’s available in “so bright you can see it from space” pink!
The Columbia Arcadia II is an ideal, affordable rain jacket for stormy adventures in and around urban areas. Just remember to zip up and strap down!
The Katadyn BeFree water bottle filter is for those who have frequent access to water, love a fast filter rate, and value simplicity above all else.
The Marmot PreCip rain jacket offers a super lightweight, packable shell that fends off any rain thrown your way, just as long as you’re not climbing Everest.