How to choose the right sleeping bag

by Cape Union Mart team | 23 March 2017 Which sleeping bag is the right one for me? A question that that has the most hardened of explorers quivering in their boots. The right sleeping bag can make all the difference to a restful night’s sleep whether you are caravan camping or taking part in an…
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Down Jackets – What You Need to Know

by Tudor Caradoc-Davies | 10 May 2017 Baffles and coatings, wax and warmth; we dive deep into choosing the best down jacket for you It’s easy to get caught up in the new-fangled tech talk associated with cutting edge outdoor clothing, but when it comes to down - one of the most essential warmth-providing materials…
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Choosing the perfect rain jacket for your next adventure

by Nick Dall | 25 May 2017 The whole of Cape Town is praying for rain, so you’d best prepare yourself for when it finally arrives. Fortunately the technology used in rain jackets has come a long way since the days of greasy oilskins and crinkly anoraks. Allow us to elaborate… For the city slicker…
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