Choosing the right gear requires more than a little knowledge about the raw materials and techniques used in their manufacture. In this section you can find out some of the trade secrets.
We've started with down - a remarkable and often misunderstood material.
- Sleeping bag construction
- One-piece suits -Toilet Access
- Vapour Barrier Liners
- Windchill—recently revised and extended.
- Temperature ratings
- Down vs synthetic insulation
- Options Explained
Read our recent article, The Truth About Sleeping Bags.
Read our recent article on washing and cleaning down clothing and sleeping bags.
New article: on Getting the Most from Your Sleeping Bag