Why Damp Weather Makes Us Feel Colder

Why Damp Weather Makes Us Feel Colder

Why Damp Weather Makes Us Feel Colder  Our clothing keeps us warm on cool days by trapping air between our bodies and clothing. The clothing, and layer of trapped air, prevents our bodies from losing heat by convection currents, which transfer heat by circulating air...
The Low Down on Down

The Low Down on Down

Down has come to be considered the highest choice for sleeping bags. Down bags are certainly light and pack really small, but the benefits stop there.    When you get the real lowdown on down, you’ll begin to see it’s not always what it seems.   Down doesn’t breath so...
10 Tips for Blissful Outdoor Sleeping

10 Tips for Blissful Outdoor Sleeping

When I take my friends camping they are amazed at how easy I make it look. I just whip out my gear, have the tarp up and everything organized no matter the weather, and usually fall asleep about as soon as I hit the sleeping bag. I have spent many years trying to find...
The Lucky Sheep Daypack Review

The Lucky Sheep Daypack Review

I have designed the perfect daypack. If you love to walk and travel freely, and stay organized, and wear natural fibers…this backpack is for you. Here’s the story of how it developed… It’s all about Body Mechanics and Ergonomics I live a very active...
Rewilding Your Outdoor Clothing Part Three

Rewilding Your Outdoor Clothing Part Three

I have created a set of outdoor clothing utilizing wool and waxed cotton primarily. This gear packs into a 20 lb. base weight backpack for all year hiking and camping. I show how my natural fiber outdoor wardrobe fits into my backpack and how each article coordinates...