Gear & Technology

Why Down isn’t a Good Bedding or Clothing Choice

Besides the problem that most down is cruelly live-plucked from birds who live in inhumane conditions…down has problems of it’s own as a bedding and clothing insulator. For decades, down bedding has traditionally been thought to provide superior comfort and health benefits. And, whereas, there are real benefits to using down over certain synthetics, there …

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Healing Qualities of Wool

The Facts About Wool Breathability Most people are unaware of the fact that our skin needs to breathe. Because wool breathes and can hold 30-40% of its weight in moisture, it helps prevent the ability of bacteria to be able to grow and thrive and can help promote the healing time of those who are …

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Sleeping Bag Temp. Rating Explained

How to shop for a sleeping bag. Here are two great articles which gives an overview of the options and how to choose the perfect bag for your needs. Temperature rating is an attempt to describe what to expect and how to prepare for the weather and season. But in considering temperature rating one needs …

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Why Wool is Better

As the body’s metabolism works throughout the night, perspiration is released as water vapor also called insensible perspiration. Synthetic fabrics trap and hold this moisture because air can’t circulate. As body heat and moisture build up, your heart rate increases, which elevates blood pressure and causes shallower sleep. At a time when you should be resting, …

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