There are few things as pleasurable in the wilderness as a fresh brewed pot of coffee and a comfortable good night’s sleep. When it comes to comfort, a quality sleeping pad makes all the difference in the world. With that said, today we will be doing a first impression overview of the Therm-a-Rest Z Lite Sol. […]
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Sleeping on the unforgiving ground in a tent doesn’t always lend itself to a good nights rest. Finding a way to get comfortable on the ground has always been a challenge for me. As much as I love hiking and camping, a solution had to be found in order for me to continue enjoying an […]
If you are looking for 4-season mat, the Klymit Insulated Static V comes at a great price-point and will keep you comfortable in a variety conditions.
The Nemo Cosmo Insulated Lite Sleeping Pad covers all the basic sleeping needs a backpacker could have.
Having the best sleeping bag is key to a comfortable hiking and camping trip. That’s why we’ve put together a list of our favorite best sleeping bags.
I might have mentioned this before here on SOFREP… for those who haven’t heard it, I’ll be sure to say it again: camping in South Florida can really suck. This part of the country is like the Amazon, Africa, or Australia. A good part of South Florida is double canopy jungle and is the only […]
If you’re an avid hiker or backpacker, you probably know a thing or two about the ultralight community. The ultralight concept is simple; the basic idea is to keep everything lightweight, use multifunctional gear, and limit what you don’t need. In other words, you keep your gear as absolutely minimal as possible without endangering yourself. […]
Winter is coming… so it’s time to start thinking about winter camping gear. Sleeping bags are part of the “big three” (tent, sleeping bag, and backpack) for any backpacker or survivalist. Whether you’re car camping with your family or backpacking in the Brooks Range, a great sleeping bag is vital which is why, in this […]
As a dog owner I try to take Loki (meet him here) on all my outdoor activities. Eventually I hope to use him as a bird dog (maybe even this year). However, for now I am just happy to give him as much exposure to as many outdoor activities as possible. Awhile ago I wrote […]
Norway and Spain are among the few countries that have flown below the radar with their support to Ukraine. Without any drama and unnecessary bureaucracy, Norway has donated some M109A3GN 155mm tracked self-propelled howitzers and is currently used by the Ukrainian forces. Spain is also doing its part by stating that it is ready to […]