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Down or Synthetic Insulation for sleeping bags?

The insulation or "fill" inside a sleeping bag largely determines a sleeping bag's: Weight (and thus its "warmth-for-weight" ratio) Compressibility Durability   DownDown is the wispy, fluffy undercoating found just beneath the outer feathers of geese and ducks. This natural fiber is an extraordinary insulator. Goose down is preferred to down from ducks, prized because it is believed its plumes offer a higher "fillpower" (explained below). Down's positives include:   It offers tremendous warmth for...
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Strawberry Sensation while camping? It's possible!

Yes it is possible to have amazing food while backpacking or camping. Just try out this amazing breakfast recipe!Strawberry Sensation1 cup Strawberry Frosted Mini-Wheats1/2 cup dried strawberries1/4 cup yogurt covered raisins1/4 cup chocolate chips, milk or darkAt home: Combine all ingredients into zip-lock bag.On the trail: Can be eaten as breakfast or a snack. Serves: 1This and more can be found at
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