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Jason Wanlass

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A native of Utah, Jason heads to the mountains and enjoys Mother Nature's playground as often as he possibly can. He's an avid backpacker and hiker and wishes he had the time and money to place his feet on every hiking path in the world. To date, he’s hiked and backpacked hundreds of miles of routes in Iceland, Nepal, and the Patagonia Regions of Argentina and Chile. He’s also spent countless hours wandering most of the great mountain ranges and wildernesses of the Western United States, including the Tetons, Yellowstone, Sierra Nevadas, Wind Rivers, Uintas, Sawthooths, Cascades, and the Grand Canyon. Jason plans to hike and backpack until his body simply can no longer.

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Best Camping Sleeping Bags of 2022

Best Camping Sleeping Bags of 2022

A good sleeping bag can be essential to an enjoyable camping trip. We covered a lot of campgrounds to find the best bags for every camping challenge.
Kelty Galactic 30
Top Pick

Kelty Galactic 30

Finally, a well-constructed down bag that is made for the campground, but has the heart of a backcountry bag. This bag is one of the very few down-insulated, traditional camping bags on...
Best Camping Pillows of 2022

Best Camping Pillows of 2022

After side-by-side testing of 17 of the industry's top models, we feel confident that we've found some of the best camping pillow options for you. True, we did sleep on the job a lot.
NEMO Fillo
Editors' Choice

NEMO Fillo

This hybrid pillow brings together the best of both worlds. It's comfortable like a compressible and adjustable and compact like an inflatable. We loved it for the majority of our camping...
Sea to Summit Aeros
Top Pick

Sea to Summit Aeros

Our Top Pick for Backpacking is a lightweight inflatable pillow that packs down to a tiny size. With more comfort than most models of its kind, we loved having this one around on extended...
HEST Pillow
Top Pick

HEST Pillow

We rarely give a perfect 10, but we were completely won over by this pillow's insane ability to feel like our own pillow at home.
Best Camping Tables of 2022

Best Camping Tables of 2022

A good camp table can make all the difference in a camper's kitchen set-up, and we're here to help you figure out which one will get the job done for you...
Nemo Fillo Elite
Top Pick

Nemo Fillo Elite

Comfort versus size and weight is an on-going battle when it comes to inflatable camping pillows. We feel this one does a great job at balancing both objectives.
Trekology Aluft 2.0
Top Pick

Trekology Aluft 2.0

We love innovation, especially when it works. This pillow combines standard fabrics and shapes with new features that caught our eye and made us want to take a closer look.
How to Choose a Camping Table

How to Choose a Camping Table

Getting out into nature gives us a chance to get away from the hustle and bustle of life, and now more than ever, we have the ability to combine our favorite modern conveniences with our...
REI Co-op Trailbreak Foam
Best Buy

REI Co-op Trailbreak Foam

A simple design and materials make this over-stuffed pillow soft, supportive, eco-friendly and inexpensive. Hit the campground with comfort overflowing
Camp Time Roll-A-Table
Editors' Choice

Camp Time Roll-A-Table

This table rolls up to a small packed size, making it one of the more portable camp tables of its size. This table has a wide following, used on family camp trips for decades...
Kelty Callisto 30
Best Buy

Kelty Callisto 30

Don't waste your time saving a few bucks on cheaper bags. This bag perfectly balances quality and price. It's a perfect sleeping bag for a cool mountain night. Grab it for an impromptu car...
How to Choose a Camping Sleeping Bag

How to Choose a Camping Sleeping Bag

Okay, let's level with each other: If you're reading this, you're not in the market for a bag to keep you warm while you spend your final night on the side of Everest before pushing your...
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