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Backpacking, Sleeping bags, Ultra Bivy, Valley And Peak, Wild Camping, Winter camping, Winter camping tip and tricks, Winter wild camping -

  Some people will never go wild camping outside of spring and summer, others are unsure of how to go about camping in the depths of winter and others absolutely love winter camping and say they prefer it to all other times of the year. For me, I love spring and summer camps, but winter in the right conditions, can be equally wonderful as the long days of summer. I do admit that I’m rather adverse to those dreadful dreary wet days that we can get and much prefer the cold crisp mornings and with a bit of luck a...

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Backpacking, Ultra Bivy, Valley And Peak, Wild Camping -

This article mainly talks about the Valley and Peak Ultra Bivy but if the dimensions of other bivy’s are right they could work with what I discuss in this article. Here I discuss the idea of using the Ultra Bivy instead of the inner provided with your tent or with a single skin shelter where you may use just a groundsheet. In doing so you can save weight, increase space inside the tent and with the enclosed nature of a Bivy it’s generally warmer than using the tent's inner, especially in winter. How you can put the Ultra Bivy to...

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Backpacking, Backpacking Quilts, EN13537, Sleeping bags, Temperature Rating, Valley And Peak, Wild Camping, Zipperless Sleeping Bags -

One of the most important pieces of kit when camping is a Sleeping bag and more recently Quilts are proving popular, particularly with the wild camper and backpacker, but how can we ensure that we get the right temperature rating and what do we need to look out for to ensure we have a comfortable night's sleep. At Valley and Peak we stock both, but specialise in Quilts, particularly Synthetic Quilts and Over quilts, which we manufacture ourselves as a standard or made to measure product. We stock the range of Sierra Designs Zipper-less Sleeping bags, which are a hybrid in...

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Today we launch our new company - Valley and Peak. Its been a long year, developing and testing our designs, along with a 'few gear testers', putting the website together and generally getting our company up and running. Valley and Peak is a small cottage manufacturer.  Mary a life long sewer makes all our in house products on a full time basis and Mark when not doing his day job helps out on the product design, testing and input on our website.  Valley and Peak was born out of our passion for the outdoors and our life long interest in...

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