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Synthetic Insulation Explained

Posted by Mark Richardson on Jan 31, 2022

There are three main types of synthetic insulation and we discuss them here and give other advbice on choosing sythetic garments.

Knowledgebase page - When pegs go bad

Jan 31, 2022

My tent pegs went from new to mangled in ten days, so some thoughts are in order, and if you've ever wondered which pegs and how many to take on your trip then read on.In the beginning...Most people start with the pegs they are given when they buy a tent, invariably though they err on the heavy side and there aren’t enough. Manufacturers typically supply the minimum number of pegs to pitch the ten …
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Thermarest Mat Range - Summary

Jan 31, 2022

Thermarest MatsWith so many Thermarest mats to choose from we've written this summary page to help you make sense of the range. There are some key features and things to look out for:Closed Cell Foam Mats ; are the least comfortable as they are the thinnest, but they do provide insulation and can be cut to size to save weight. Thermarest mats have different designs cut into them to increase comfor …
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Exped Mat Range - Summary

Jan 31, 2022

How to choose an Exped MatWith so many Exped mats to choose from we've written this summary page to help you make sense of the range. In addition, for Spring 2017 Exped have renamed and re-packaged most of their mats so will also indicate the old name where this is applicable. The new versions also come with an inflation device such as the Schnozzel Pumpbag and the Fast+Lite series mats have a new …
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Rab Sleeping Bag Guide

Jan 31, 2022

Rab Sleeping BagsCombining the latest technolgoy with years of experience, Rab have worked hard to develop some of the ebst sleeping bags in the world.Made in the UKDriven by a pursuit of excellence, Rab believe the best way to ensure the quality of their sleeping bags is to fill them in their own factory in Derbyshire.This allows them to strictly control the amount and wuality of the down going i …
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Knowledgebase Page - Our 'Big 4' gear choices for winter camping

Jan 31, 2022

TentsIt almost goes without saying you need a four season tent, but which one to choose? The ability to cope with high winds, rain and potentially snow mean that strength has to be a major consideration.Hilleberg make a range of tents that are certainly capable of withstanding the worst winter conditions you can expect to encounter in the UK. Their Red Label range of tents offer a balance of weigh …
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Mountain Equipment - Sleeping Bag Range Explained

Jan 31, 2022

Delivering weight savings of up to 30% and thermal performance improvements of up to 5 degrees, our range of Mountain Equipment down sleeping bags have been comprehensively developed to be better than their predecessors.Find out more about the different ranges of Mountain Equipment bags at below.Advanced technical innovations have created a range that is more user and environment focussed than eve …
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Montbell Sleeping Bag Guide

Jan 31, 2022

Here at Montbell we want to match you with outdoor gear and apparel that will allow you to make adventure memories to last a lifetime! To help make that happen we’ve put together this guide to walk you through our diverse sleeping bag offerings and arm you with the knowledge necessary to pick a bag that’s going to meet your needs right off the bat. So…STEP 1: SELECT YOUR TEMPERATURE RANGEMontbell …
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