Sleeping Bag Ratings

Sleeping bag ratings can be a bit confusing. So, If you don’t mind, I’d like to share with you what I have learned about them. When we talk about sleeping bag ratings we are talking about an industry standard that does not apply equally to everyone. A sleeping bag with an advertised rating of 30°F…

The Melted Sole

If you’ve ever been on a winter camp with the Boy Scouts, or are the parent of a Boy Scout that has gone on winter camp outs, you’ve probably witnessed the phenomenon of “The Melted Shoe Soles”. This happens when the person wearing them has wet shoes/boots and cold feet and puts them close to…