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!

COVID-19 is spreading rapidly, not only in Switzerland. This is why we at EXPED have also taken measures to protect our employees and customers. Although it is difficult to classify this situation, which is new to us all, it is important to us that we do our part to ensure the health of our families, the community and ourselves. Most of our employees now work from home. Yet we can still be reached by e-mail, phone and our social media channels.

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