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Typical cowboy camp in upper Conness Creek on the Yosemite High Route in August, when nighttime temps were normally in the high-30's/low-40's. This year I slept on the Insulated AXL for about 30 nights.

Review: Big Agnes Insulated AXL Pad || Very light & comfy, not very warm

Until last spring, Big Agnes had no sleeping pads in its line that interested me. The pads looked comfortable, but they were considerably heavier than my time-tested Therm-A-Rest NeoAir XLite ($170, 12 oz). But with the AXL sleeping pad, Big Agnes caught my attention — its weight and thickness looked promising. The AXL comes in two […]

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In spring 2018 Big Agnes will release five shelters made of Dyneema Composite Fabric, making it the first wholesaler to offer DCF tents and the only source for semi-freestanding DCF models.

Preview: Big Agnes Carbon Tents || Dyneema for the (rich) masses

Originally published July 30. Revised November 10. My coverage of Outdoor Retailer Summer Market 2018 begins with Big Agnes, which revealed new editions of three existing tent geometries: Fly Creek 1 Carbon ($800, 1 lb) and Fly Creek 2 Carbon ($850, 1 lb 2 oz) Tiger Wall 2 Carbon ($1000, 1 lb 9 oz)and Tiger […]

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The AXL Air Pad and Insulated AXL Air Pad (photo) are new for Spring 2018 from Big Agnes. They are the first pads to rival and even surpass the specs of the NeoAir.

Preview: Big Agnes AXL Air Pads || Finally, competition for the NeoAir

In addition to the new Tiger Wall UL tent, the other Big Agnes product that caught my attention at Outdoor Retailer was the AXL Air Pad. It’s new for spring 2018, and like the Tiger Wall is available exclusively from REI through May 31. It comes in two versions: AXL Air ($140, 9.6 oz), for […]

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