• Black Instagram Icon

Disclaimers & Terms of Services    |   Privacy Policy

© 2018-2023 by Kyle & Tressa. Contact: kyleandtressa@gmail.com

Proudly created by Kyle Lewis & Tressa Mattioli Lewis with Wix.com

Our Gear


Whether you are new to outdoor adventures or an expert, choosing the right gear can be difficult.   We have used and tested many pieces of equipment over the years, and here is a list of some of favorites.

Hopefully, this will make your selection process easier!

And enjoy your adventures! 


Backpacking Gear Recommendations

Backpacking Gear Recommendations

Sleeping Bags

Nemo Disco 15 Sleeping Bag - Men's

Nemo Rave 15 Sleeping Bag - Women's

Sleeping Bag Liner

Sea to Summit Thermolite Reactor Extreme Liner

Sea to Summit Thermolite Reactor Compact Plus Sleeping Bag Liner

Sleeping Pad

Sea to Summit Comfort Light Insulated Sleeping Pad


Cocoon Ultralight Air-Core Pillow


MSR Hubba Hubba NX 2 Tent

*Don't forget to get the tent footprint too!

Cooking System

Jetboil Flash Cooking System (We also have an MSR WindBurner Stove System - but have found to enjoy the Jetboil more.)

Water Filter

MSR MiniWorks EX Water Filter

Bear Bins

BearVault BV500 Food Container (We also have the Garcia Bear resistant container, however, we have enjoyed the larger opening and transparent nature of the BearVault.)


Petzl Tikka Headlamp 


Osprey Ariel AG 65 Pack - Women's

Gregory Zulu 40 Pack - Men's

(You should be fitted with a backpack by an REI associate since every body is different, and you will want to ensure your pack fits correctly!)


Sea to Summit Pocket Shower

follow US

Let's Go Explore

Hello There!  We're Kyle and Tressa from Seattle!  We love all things about the PNW - the evergreens, ragged peaks, alpine meadows, remote ocean shores... you name it!  When we aren't at our 9-5s, you can find us exploring the nooks, crannies, and trails this region has to offer as well as beyond. 

Search for adventure

Car Camping Gear Recommendations

Have any gear suggestions for us? 

Let us know!