Overnight camping and hiking are perhaps the best ways to enjoy the outdoors, but they demand gear like tents, sleeping bags, waterproof jackets, camp furniture and more to make your venture into the wilderness comfortable. If you are more of a pureist, hiking packs are the best way to keep everything with you on the trail. If your backpacking plans include hitting the hiking trails, you need convertible hiking pants, trekking poles, and a backpack or hydration packs from brands like Gregory or Camelbak, and Sierra Trading Post is happy to help you find just what you need for the right price. And never forget safety: in your tent you should always have a flashlight or headlamp, first aid kit and fire starter. Whatever your backpacking, hiking, or camping plans, we have your name-brand gear at discount prices.
Sleeping bags work to regulate body temperature in the frigid cold on a mountainside, or help you sleep comfortably in a house with no power. Mummy sleeping bags, noted for a tapered shape that restricts movement, are popular within the backpacking community for their incredible lightweight and considerable warmth. Mummy sleeping bags are ideal at high altitudes and in extreme cold situations. Sleeping bags are heavier than mummy sleeping bags and may not be as good to use as backpacking sleeping bags but are ideal for warmer temperatures. Sleeping bags from Marmot, ALPS, Sierra Designs offer quality builds and rated insulation for a great night's sleep and plenty of warmth.
Fitted backpacks are important to have on long hikes and overnight stays in the outdoors. Packs with ample space and a light weight make a challenging treks much more comfortable. Backpacks provide performance and enhanced features that help secure necessary gear without slowing you down. Packs with multiple sleeves, straps and panels accommodate all technological devices as well as provide compartments for other items.Gregory, JanSport, Vaude and Camelbak backpacks incorporate progressive features, practicality and ingenuity to complement any occasion.
From camping one night in the backyard to a week in a national park, tents for camping, like dome tents, accommodate all your mobile shelter needs. When camping, tents provide an extra sense of security and comfort each time you sleep outdoors. Tents protect you from unpredictable weather, insects and animals. Dome is a popular design for tents that prevents moisture buildup and resists high winds, which makes them ideal in cold weather. Tents for camping offer maximum protection without weighing you down or monopolizing precious space on the trail. ALPS, Marmot, The North Face are a few notable brands that appreciate the need for rugged and lightweight tents.