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Tarp + Bivvy Bag (1. Tarp): Best Deluxe Solo / 2 Person UL Tarp

Tarp + Bivvy Bag (1. Tarp): Best Deluxe Solo / 2 Person UL Tarp

Scramble's G-Mod 55 Deluxe Solo / 2-Person UL Tarp Preface To understand how we arrived at the tarp + bivvy bag setup for long duration treks in warmer conditions, please read our companion post [...] Read more

Tarp + Bivvy Bag (2. Bivi): Best Bivy Sack

Tarp + Bivvy Bag (2. Bivi): Best Bivy Sack

Alpkit's Hunka Bivvy Bag Preface To understand how we arrived at the tarp + bivvy bag setup for long duration treks in warmer conditions, please read our companion post "Reasons To Go Modular". As [...] Read more

Best 3 Season Sleeping Mat

Best 3 Season Sleeping Mat

Nordisk's Ven 2.5 Self-Inflating Sleeping Mat Preface As always, we're looking at the Nordisk Ven 2.5 from the point of view of long distance trekking over tough terrain. Test subject: Chest 42", [...] Read more

Best Tent Pegs (For Various Conditions)

Best Tent Pegs (For Various Conditions)

A Tent Peg Arsenal for Almost All Conditions Preface As always, we're looking at this collection of tent pegs (stakes) from the point of view of long distance solo trekking over challenging terrain. [...] Read more

Modular Tent (2. Porch, Quick Shelter): Best UL Solo Tarp

Modular Tent (2. Porch, Quick Shelter): Best UL Solo Tarp

Scramble's G-Mod 35 & 38 Ultralight Solo Tarps Preface To understand how we arrived at the (hooped) bivvy + tarp setup, please read our companion post "Reasons To Go Modular". As always, we're [...] Read more

Modular Tent (1. Body): Best Hooped Bivvy (Bivi, Bivvi, Bivy, etc)

Modular Tent (1. Body): Best Hooped Bivvy (Bivi, Bivvi, Bivy, etc)

Macpac's Bush Cocoon Preface Firstly, if you spend a good deal of time sitting in and around your tent admiring the view or waiting for the sun to shine (i.e. camping), then this review may not be [...] Read more

Why A Modular Tent?

Why A Modular Tent?

Gimme Shelter: Reasons To Go Modular, Parts 1, 2, 3 This is a companion post to all of our shelter reviews, which follow the rationale outlined below. Products Covered Product (Type) Review Macpac [...] Read more

Modular Sleeping Bag 1: Best ~450g 1 Season and Inner

Modular Sleeping Bag 1: Best ~450g 1 Season and Inner

Alpkit's Cloud Cover Preface The following assumes the use of a tent / hooped bivvy or a tarp and bivvy in warmer conditions (hammock users will need to decide whether such a system may benefit [...] Read more

Modular Sleeping Bag 2: Best 1 Season and 3 Season Outer

Modular Sleeping Bag 2: Best 1 Season and 3 Season Outer

Nordisk's Abel +10 Sleeping Bag Preface The following assumes the use of a tent / hooped bivvy or a tarp and bivvy in warmer conditions (hammock users will need to decide whether such a system may [...] Read more

Modular Sleeping Bag 3: Best 4 Season (Sub Zero) Bag and Extreme Outer

Modular Sleeping Bag 3: Best 4 Season (Sub Zero) Bag and Extreme Outer

Carinthia's Defence 4 Sleeping Bag Preface The following assumes the use of a tent / hooped bivvy or a tarp and bivvy in warmer conditions (hammock users will need to decide whether such a system may [...] Read more


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