Do you have a backpack that has accompanied you for years and has almost become your best friend? Then you should like this story from EXPED client Julie. For once, backpack TORRENT gets a voice here and tells what it has already experienced. Lean back and enjoy the long and beautiful story of Torrent the backpack. 

EXPED tents can be set up in many different ways for optimal comfort in changing conditions. But one specific environmental condition, known as CAVU in aviation circles, might be our favorite. CAVU stands for "ceiling and visibility unlimited" and many of our tents have a set-up mode that takes full advantage it. We call it Optimist Mode™, and it allows views of the stars while keeping crawly things and insects out. 

Even on a small scale, or in this case on small wheels, you can experience beautiful things. Especially now, when the possibilities are limited, one wants to get out there and explore the visinity. Microadventures are the order of the day. Heading out spontaneously with limited luggage and preparation. And when it's time to sleep or a nice place to stay turns up, just set up your bivouac. Photographer Norbert Blank and his partner spent five days on the road with the perfect lightweight gear ...

05/13/2020

EXPED USA's very own Nick Swan talks with the hunting podcast, Backcountry Rookies, about sleep systems. 

 

New for 2020, the DeepSleep family of sleeping mats. Designed to deliver the very best sleep per dollar. 

 

The new FlexMat Plus has been awarded the coveted Backpacker Magazine Editor's Choice award!

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