The most essential part of any camping equipment is your sleep system. Your whole game is thrown off if you’re not well rested. I used to sing the praises of the Teton Sports ComfortLite. Now that I’ve upgraded my tent to a 2013 Subaru Outback, the ComfortLites just aren’t cutting it. I decided to go all out and invested in the Exped MegaMat Duo 10 as my car camping mattress of choice.
Fall is here, which means it’s car camping season! It’s the season of more. More layers, more things in the car, and most importantly, more comfort. A pair of cozy camp shoes for crisp mornings and evenings is a must. I’ve been rocking the Teva Ember Moc shoes (slippers?) for the last two and a half years. Here’s how they’ve fared.
For the longest time, I never had my own real camp stove. I’d cook things over my little Snow Peak Litemax, praying that the wind wouldn’t blow the stove over. When Primus introduced the Tupike stove at Outdoor Retailer several years ago, I wanted one. Stoves could be aesthetic, and functional? I couldn’t believe it. After lugging the Primus Tupike Stove around for the last few years, here’s how it’s been faring.
This post is sponsored by Tentrr. All opinions are my own.
Over the Fourth of July this year, I had the chance to stay at one of Tentrr’s Sierra Foothill locations. I picked the Falling Waters Oasis due to its proximity to North Lake Tahoe. My plan was to use our Tentrr as basecamp to escape the madness of Fourth of July at the lake while we bouldered our little hearts out over the holiday.
This post is sponsored by Jackery. All opinions are my own.
I’m the person who always manages to kill someone’s car battery, especially bouldering in Bishop in the winter. Now that I have my own car (Opal!), I’m trying to take extra good care of her. My day job as a software engineer allows me to be remote. More often than not, I am (trying to be) on the road. Toss in my side gig as a blogger and photographer, and I need to power my electronics at all times. Jackery sent over the Explorer 240 for me to play with while on the road. Here’s how it fared.