Is Polyester Warm Enough For Blizzard Camping? Clothes Debate.

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Is Polyester Warm Enough For You To Discard All Your Other Beloved Winter Clothes? The inclusion of synthetic Polyester in camping gear is very much the industry standard since the 1950’s outdoor gear has moved toward the use of robust, lightweight, and affordable materials. A trend that has been historically associated with the fashion industry. […]

What Colors Attracts Mosquitoes? Sciences Answers.

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A Colour a Day Keeps the Mosquito Away Have you ever wondered why mosquitoes seem to avoid a select few of your friends? Meanwhile, you’ve resigned to get bitten and always carrying your trusty lemon-scented roll-on repellent. Today there are so many home remedies out there that it’s confusing to know what works and what […]

The North Face Logo – Meaning And Origins

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The North Face Logo – Americana It was not until I moved to the colder state of Victoria did I notice the premium apparel brand of The North Face. Sure the company existed online and in select stores in and around Sydney. But growing up with consistent beach weather was the perfect environment never to […]

Constructing An Insulated Tent That Shames A Log Cabin Home

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How to Insulate a Tent; How insulation Works? Insulation works in two ways. You can either trap heat or cold, depending on the situation. When tent camping, most experts use insulation to stay warm. Most campers also rely solely on the heat their bodies produce to fight the cold. The notion sounds ridiculous, but things […]

How to Wash a Down Jacket And How To Wash Patagonia Nano Puff

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How to Wash a Down Jacket And How To Wash Patagonia Nano Puff Years ago, I found myself in a Kathmandu retail store, talking to one of their salespersons. I came to the store not to buy anything in particular. But instead for advice on How to Wash a Down Jacket. The sales rep I […]