Sleeping on a Firm Surface How and Why

Sleeping on a Firm Surface How and Why

Q.   It seems so counterintuitive. How can a big soft bed be uncomfortable and a board be comfortable?   A.The soft modern bed is like a wheelchair for an ailing society. It is only comfortable is your definition of comfortable is NUMBING, where you do no work and it...
The Tipi Experiment Series

The Tipi Experiment Series

During a two year span I spent six months on and six months off living in a tipi as I was exploring how to merge with nature, sleep on the earth, and all this without leaving my job and society. I started in the summer of 2012 and practiced Cold Thermogenesis in the...
Trans Zion Trail Trek Part Two

Trans Zion Trail Trek Part Two

See Part One Here: Planning and Gear Breakdown Join Kevin Anderson as he tests out his all wool clothing set and Lucky Sheep Sleeping Bag on the Trans Zion Trail in early April with his buddies who have mostly synthetic gear. Day 1: After our flights into Vegas,...
Rewilding Your Outdoor Clothing–Part One

Rewilding Your Outdoor Clothing–Part One

  A few years ago I wanted to go all natural with my outdoor wardrobe. My quest started with my indoor environment getting rid of everything plastic and synthetic in my house  including clothing, bedding and furniture to create a clean healthy living space. It seemed...
The Early Origins of Sleeping Bags

The Early Origins of Sleeping Bags

Before I started Lucky Sheep I did some research on the early evolution of sleeping bags. I found this amazing article from Field and Stream published in 1917 explaining the Eskimo version which used animal fur insulation and seal skin for fabric. Completely natural,...
Outdoor Biz Pitch Competition

Outdoor Biz Pitch Competition

Lucky Sheep was selected as one of the top five finalists at the North Carolina Outdoor Biz Pitch competition on September 18 in Asheville, North Carolina. I didn’t take home the prize but my buddy and fellow Outdoor Gear Builder Adam Masters at Bellyak got it...
Seven Most Important Things to Optimize Sleep

Seven Most Important Things to Optimize Sleep

We often say jokingly, “I need to recharge my battery”. This is not a joke. Our body is actually IS a battery. It is called the mammalian battery and it works by capturing electrons from our environment and storing them. Our net charge can even be measured...