What size stuff sack for a sleeping bag?

What size stuff sack for a sleeping bag?

June 14, 2018 1 min read 0 Comments

Stuff sacks vary from bag to bag, depending on the size and shape of the sleeping bag, as well as on the fill. Sleeping bags filled with down are more compressible than synthetic filled ones, and need lesser volume stuff sacks. You can use a regular dry sack for a down sleeping bag, except for winter weather sleeping bags where a more complex compression sack is needed to reduce volume that the sleeping bag takes up in your backpack. Here are the following size recommendations:
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What is a compression sack for a sleeping bag?

What is a compression sack for a sleeping bag?

June 14, 2018 1 min read 0 Comments

Compression sacks are one of the camping gears that could make your packing either a breeze or a challenge. These sacks compress and reduce the volume of your sleeping bag, so you could easily stuff it in your backpack without eating up too much space.
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How do you wash a backpack?

How do you wash a backpack?

June 14, 2018 2 min read 0 Comments

Backpacks, no matter how they are advertised as super durable; the daily wear and tear would eventually take a toll on them. Regularly wiping them down with a non-abrasive cleaning cloth could minimize dirt accumulation, and add up to its longevity, but if your backpack starts to smell or appear really dirty, it’s time to give them a good old spin in the washer or wash them by hand.
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What is down soap?

What is down soap?

June 14, 2018 1 min read 0 Comments

Down soaps are cleaning agents specifically manufactured for items with down filling. These specially formulated cleaning chemicals will help to preserve and maintain the natural oils and fiber in the down while still getting your item clean and restoring the loft of your sleeping bag.

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How do you wash a tent?

How do you wash a tent?

June 14, 2018 1 min read 0 Comments

It is advisable to wash and clean your tent after a long backpacking trip, especially if it has been exposed to sand, dirt, tree saps, and/or bird droppings. However, if you only use it for short trips, it could go on with a cleaning once every season.
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Can you put a sleeping bag in the dryer?

Can you put a sleeping bag in the dryer?

June 13, 2018 1 min read 0 Comments

After washing the bag, yes, you could put it through a dryer; most sleeping bags are designed to withstand industrial dryers. Dry in a front load industrial dryer at the Laundromat, since a lot of home dryers are too small for your sleeping bag.
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Can I put a sleeping bag in the washing machine?

Can I put a sleeping bag in the washing machine?

June 13, 2018 1 min read 0 Comments

Yes, fortunately, a lot of sleeping bags in the market could take a few spins in the washing machine.  However, it is best to use a front-loading washer (or top-loading machine without an agitator) instead of a regular top-loading washing machine. Please be advised, though, that some home front-loader machines are usually small and would not give your sleeping bag enough space to tumble and clean properly.
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How do you stay warm in a sleeping bag?

How do you stay warm in a sleeping bag?

June 13, 2018 2 min read 0 Comments

Whether you have a new spanking sleeping bag, or you rely on an old trusty bag to keep you warm on your backpacking trips, we have some tips on how to help your sleeping bag keep you warm and toasty:

  1. Avoid Major Causes of Heat Loss – You can add to the warmth and defend against heat loss by using a sleeping liner, an insulating pad, a good tent, and finding the right campsite.
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What does comfort temperature mean in sleeping bags?

What does comfort temperature mean in sleeping bags?

June 13, 2018 1 min read 0 Comments

Comfort temperature in sleeping bags refers to the lowest temperature a bag is intended to keep the user warm and comfortable, without the need for any additional blankets.

 

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Stress Free Travel Tips

Stress Free Travel Tips

June 03, 2017 2 min read 0 Comments

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