Three practical Sea to Summit backpacking items
Last week, my 16-year-old son and I section-hiked through two Oregon wilderness areas of the PCT. Three Sea to Summit products definitely pulled their weight on the trip, and made our job as hikers easier. Pack Tap water container: My dad has an age-old water storage bladder with a... Read more
Sea to Summit Comfort Light Sleeping Mat
It’s becoming easier and easier to be a backpacker these days. With packs, tents, and mattresses becoming more technical, lighter, and more effective every year, backpacking enthusiasts no longer have to choose between comfort and weight (for a price). Case in point: the Sea to Summit Comfort Light sleeping... Read more
Natural Wilderness Wipes From Sea to Summit
Grab a pack of these Wilderness Wipes from great travel and camping gear outfitter Sea to Summit and you’ll be ready to clean your dirty hands or get presentable anywhere. Sometimes when you’re in the backcountry or just stuck on a dusty Indian bus, it’s hard to find a... Read more
Sea to Summit Travel Towel With Case
Sea to Summit has taken its popular line of travel towels and put them into a breathable but rugged carrying case. This way they pack down small and are easy to find in a suitcase or at the bottom of your stuffed backcountry hiking pack. A towel is a... Read more
Tiny Travel Umbrella from Sea to Summit
Packing an umbrella is a real pain, but there are plenty of times a traveler wishes there was one in their daypack. Sudden drizzles or downright downpours don’t hold off just because you’re on vacation or a business trip. I found this out last week when a deluge hit... Read more
Sea to Summit Aeros Premium Pillow
Plenty of elements of travel are uncomfortable, especially bus, train, airplane and airport seats. Considering the amount of time you send in each of them, perhaps a little more luxe treatment is in order, like the Sea to Summit Aeros Premium Pillow. This inflatable pillow comes in two sizes:... Read more
5 Things I Always Pack – David Lee of GoBackpacking
David Lee is a the founder of two popular travel blogs, Go Backpacking and Medellin Living. He considers himself a minimalist, and when not on the move is based in Medellin, Colombia. So Dave, what do you always pack? In 2013, I challenged myself to begin traveling ultralight, with... Read more
The Best Travel Gear We Reviewed This Year (2013)
We review a whole lot of travel gear on this blog every week, some of it good, some of it so great we can’t stop talking about it. Out of the 250+ travel and outdoor adventure items we used and abused this year, here’s what the four of us... Read more
Sea to Summit eVAC Dry Sack
When it comes to protecting your important gear from the water, dry sacks have long been go-to tools. But traditional dry sacks can be bulky and not very fun to tote around. The slimmed-down Sea to Summit eVAC Dry Sack is my recent favorite way to safeguard my gear.... Read more
Sea to Summit Waterproof Packable Daypack
I’m always happy to take something that can pack away into its own little pouch, but this Ultra-Sil Dry Daypack from Sea to Summit really takes things up a notch. It’s ultralight, strong, and packable, yes, but the thing also keeps everything inside dry when you get caught in... Read more