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Testing the Static V2 in the Sierra Nevada.
Credit: Jenna Ammerman
Nothing ruins camping like a poor night’s sleep. Keeping comfy and getting good rest is the key to enjoying the adventures that await. Our camping experts tested all the gear to keep you snoozing, such as sleep pads, casual camp blankets, and sleeping bags to determine which are the best for peaceful rest. Our unbiased reports focus on comfort, not manufacturer loyalty. So, find the right kit for your camping sleep, and don’t forget your pillow!

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10 Best Sleeping Bags of 2022

10 Best Sleeping Bags of 2022

Our never-ending hunt continues for the perfect sleeping bag in this 2022 update. Within this review, we highlight our favorite models from 7 sleeping bag categories. Whether you're...
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.
Best Sleeping Bags for Women of 2022

Best Sleeping Bags for Women of 2022

With so many great products to choose from it's hard to decide what to buy. We help you choose by testing and assessing the top women's sleeping bags on the market
Best Ultralight Sleeping Bag of 2022

Best Ultralight Sleeping Bag of 2022

We tested 15 of the top models available today to help you find the best bag for your lifestyle. Ultralight sleeping bags use top of the line materials and construction to keep you warm on...
Best Winter Down Sleeping Bags of 2022

Best Winter Down Sleeping Bags of 2022

With a plethora of sleeping bags to choose from, it can be hard to know how best to turn your hard-earned dollars into comfortable winter warmth. Fear not, we've researched over 55 of the...
Best Budget Sleeping Bag for Adults of 2022

Best Budget Sleeping Bag for Adults of 2022

Trying to make sense of all the different sleeping bags available today is a tall order. It doesn't have to be. We bought and tested 9 of the most popular sleeping bags priced low
Best Sleeping Pad For Women

Best Sleeping Pad For Women

Who makes the best sleeping pad for a woman? We spent dozens of nights in the backcountry testing out these 11 top pads to see which one gave us the coziest night's sleep...
Best Camping Mattress of 2022

Best Camping Mattress of 2022

Our search for the best camping mattress starts with sifting through over 40 models and choosing the top 14 from the bunch, then putting them head-to-head rigorous (not for our testers)...
Best Camping Cot of 2022

Best Camping Cot of 2022

Searching for a comfortable way to sleep in the great outdoors? We bought the 10 best camping cots currently available and comprehensively tested them head-to-head all to help you find the...
Best Camping Blanket of 2022

Best Camping Blanket of 2022

Hoping to stay cozy by the campfire? We are too, and we've selected 10 of the best camping blankets available to test for months of bundling and snuggling...
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.




Recent Gear Reviews in Sleeping Bags & Pads

NEMO Fillo Review
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NEMO Fillo Review

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...
Mountain Hardwear Bishop Pass 0 Review
Best Buy

Mountain Hardwear Bishop Pass 0 Review

This bag is perfect for the weekend warrior, car camper, or aspiring mountaineer who wants to explore the winter wonderland, but is not ready to throw down the cash for a more expensive bag.
Exped MegaMat 10 Review
Editors' Choice

Exped MegaMat 10 Review

If you want to ensure warmth and comfort at the campsite, this mat will do the trick. It's a model that sets the bar high for camping mattresses, though it is quite large to store.



Sleeping Bags & Pads Learning Center

How to Choose a Car Camping Mattress

How to Choose a Car Camping Mattress

Looking for the best, most comfy car camping mattress out there? Don't worry, we've got your back. We tested some of the best mattresses available...
How to Choose an Ultralight Sleeping Bag

How to Choose an Ultralight Sleeping Bag

Choosing an ultralight sleeping bag that best suits your needs means considering a myriad of things, such as the activity you will be using it for, the climate where you are going, and how...

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