Camping gear

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  1. fraggler

    fraggler The Cable Guy - Friend

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    Ok, so we've got bags and poles covered for hiking. Time for some camping gear recommendations! I used to do a lot more when I was younger, but got away from it. I want to start doing some more and want to hear about the gear you guys use. I like lightweight gear for packing and carrying purposes, but I don't have the money or nervosa for ultralight. I used to carry around a 4 pound sleeping bag and a 9 pound tent in a 6 pound frame pack when thise actually were reasonable.

    So far, all I have is a Klymit insulated inflatable pad from Massdrop. Looking at 3 season tents and lightweight sleeping bags for shoulder season camping.
     
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    Have you though about a quilt? They can be a awesome option for saving weight, and might be more comfortable too. I’m a very warm side sleeper, so they are pretty much ideal of me.
     
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    Quilts are definitely something I should look at, as I am a dynamic sleeper who can feel claustrophobic in a sleeping bag. I dont think I can actually handle a mummy bag.
     
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    I’m the same with mummy bags. I can barely tolerate rectanglar bags.

    I have an Enlightened Equipment Revelation. I really like it, but I haven’t had it long enough to give a recommendation. I also considered a Katabatic quilt, but the EE was already more than I wanted to spend. They look awesome though. Might also want to check out UGQ.
     
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