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The Healing Powers of Shungite

The Healing Powers of Shungite

Lucky Sheep™ is here to help people get closer to the earth, downscale and rewild their lives. Our products are made of natural materials to help us get closer to nature. We have the ONLY lightweight sleeping bag on the market made of non-synthetic...

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Announcing Full Zipper Bag

Announcing Full Zipper Bag

We have the only lightweight, backpackable wool sleeping bag on the market. This video explains how it works and why it is a better choice than down.Down is light but it doesn't work when wet. And that causes people to be afraid of moisture, rain, fog,...

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Lucky Sheep Sleeping Bag Demo Video

Lucky Sheep Sleeping Bag Demo Video

In this video I explain: Difference between the Rewilder modal and the Tree Hugger modal How it packs into the pack Dimensions and weight Handling Tips Strap Attachment System (how to use it to pin down to your sleeping pad so it doesn't move around) How...

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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...

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Lucky Sheep Sleeping Bag User’s Manual

Lucky Sheep Sleeping Bag User’s Manual

Lucky Sheep Sleeping Bag User’s Manual Congratulations and welcome to your Lucky Sheep™ Sleeping Bag! You are about to discover a new sleeping experience. This bag is a game changer and will extend your sleep and adventure limits in several ways. This bag should last...

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Q. and A.

Q. How does your Wool Sleeping Bag compare with down and synthetic fill bags? For weight and volume during dry weather, wool is about the same as synthetic and heavier than down. During damp weather, wool wins out. We believe there is more to sleeping outdoors than...

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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...

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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...

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The Healing Power of Moving Water

The Healing Power of Moving Water

I’ve had the good fortune to be friends with two women who are EHS or Electro Hypersensitive. Over the past year or so I have learned so much about Electromagnetic Fields and how they affect us in ways that we don’t normally know. The reason why is because...

Paleo Backpacking Foods

Paleo Backpacking Foods

When backpacking the best foods are nutrient dense and easy to prepare. Easy means ideally either1—Just getting the food out and eating without cooking, or2—Boiling water and adding it to an instant mix.The idea is to carry two pounds of food per day. This...

Mocha Raw Egg Latte

Mocha Raw Egg Latte

Here's an easy recipe for Raw Egg Mocha Latte which became my go-to dessert for living in cold weather. Some people have told me the idea of eating raw eggs is not appatizing. However, I have introduced this recipe to many people who have agreed, you don't...

Adapting to the Cold: Two Secrets Revealed

Adapting to the Cold: Two Secrets Revealed

I spent a total of three years from 2011-2014 on and off living in a tipi starting in summer and acclimatizing myself to winter by dipping in the cold mountain streams every day in incrementally longer times. When true winter hit it was still a shock....

Why Paleo/Ancestral Health/Diet

Why Paleo/Ancestral Health/Diet

My own story on how I discovered paleo…I got sick from not following Paleo/Ancestral. I was vegan for 20 years with constantly declining health thinking I had the right diet, tried every diet/modality I could find, spent thousands of dollars and lived a...

How Nature Speaks and Why We Need Rewilding

How Nature Speaks and Why We Need Rewilding

I believe Rewilding is essential fo individual and group survival. In a nutshell, overdomestication is stifling to the soul. And why am I so crazy about camping an backpacking?  Because this is a convenient way to experience raw nature without exiting our...

Downscale or Die: 9 Steps to Clutter Free

Downscale or Die: 9 Steps to Clutter Free

 People often ask me how I got myself to fit into a 184 square foot tiny house (8’ x 23’). The answer is, by changing my paradigm about how I think about space, stuff and redefining what quality of life means to me. It didn’t happen overnight. It has taken...

Linville Gorge Backpacking Part Two

Linville Gorge Backpacking Part Two

We made camp and gathered firewood, had dinner and chatted into the night. We woke up to temps around 50 degrees F, and the dreaded rain pounding on our tents. I was somewhat elated because I really wanted to test my gear to the max. Would my wool and...

Trans Zion Trail Trek Part Two

Trans Zion Trail Trek Part Two

See Part One Here: Planning and Gear BreakdownJoin 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...