Gear Reviews

Helsport Rago Lady sleeping bag

Photo by Linda Balode Back in the fall of 2017 Helsport came out with the Rago line, their lightest line of sleeping bags yet. At the time I was still using my Cumulus sleeping bag but looking for a replacement as it was worn out after lots of use both on long-distance trails and during… Continue reading Helsport Rago Lady sleeping bag

Gear Reviews, Norge på Langs

Helsport Kongsfjorden X-Trem sleeping bag

In the dead of  Norwegian winter the temperatures drop far below freezing during the day and when the sun sets they continue to drop, especially high above the arctic circle. A good nights sleep is key in these harsh and at times hostile environments in order to properly recuperate and regain strength. In order to… Continue reading Helsport Kongsfjorden X-Trem sleeping bag

Gear Reviews, Great Himalaya Trail

Mountain Equipment Kryos sleeping bag

Traversing the Nepali Himalayas in winter meant we were in for some really rough stretches where we would be at the end of our wits as fatigue struck us hard. In an expedition such as this it becomes imperative that we get a decent nights sleep to regain some strength. We would also encounter some… Continue reading Mountain Equipment Kryos sleeping bag