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...
How to Rewild Your Outdoor Sleeping

How to Rewild Your Outdoor Sleeping

Open air sleeping under a tarp. Fresh air blows through freely allowing the full experience of Forest Bathing. Weighs 2 lbs. and fits two people and gear.   A few years ago I had a strange fascination with sleeping outside. I wanted to find a way to make my camping...

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...
The Art of Organic Camping Intro

The Art of Organic Camping Intro

Summer is the perfect time for getting into the wilderness. However most people don’t know how to do it. And others know how but could up their game by learning and applying the principles of Rewilding. This is the first of a series of posts laying out the Art...

10 Tips to Stay Warm on a Cold Day

This weekend I showed Lucky Sheep Sleeping Bags at the Outdoor Gear Builders of Western North Carolina’s annual Get in Gear Fest. This was a collaboration of diverse outdoor gear builders showing their wares. It was 38 Degrees and sometimes drizzly and that was...

Why Wool?

The Lucky Sheep™ sleeping bag is unlike anything from the past. It is light, fluffy, retains it’s loft, and is so soft you would think it is silk. Why wool instead of down or synthetic fill? Wool has an amazing ability to breathe, wicking the moisture (insensible...