Sierra Designs

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Light Year 1

rated 5 of 5 stars This tent is bomb proof and lightweight! I think the only drawback is the smaller vestibule, that being said it is still all you will need in most cases. I would highly recommend this tent to anyone looking for a great 3.5 season tent that works good for backpacking, bike packing, motorcycle camping and yes even a backup for when there's not enough room in the RTT! First of all let me say I have the previous model of this tent. Now, here's what I have to say: I have taken it on… Full review

Backcountry Bivy

rated 3.5 of 5 stars Great shape and design with functioning waterproof breathable (WPB) material, but just not enough of it. I bought the blue-yellow-black 2017 long sized model online, on sale for 35% off normal retail price. Overall, at that price point, I give this bivy a grade “good”, but NOT “very good”. Had I paid full retail price, I’d give it a lower grade due to top yellow patch not being breathable. The wet spot the yellow patch created on my bag was more noticeable, and took longer to dry than… Full review

Convert 2

rated 5 of 5 stars Amazing all-around tent for three-season and four-season backpacking. I love this tent! I was in the market for a four-season tent, but I do a lot of backpacking and wanted something of a decent weight. Any four-season tent that is light, is single-walled and has poor ventilation (what I found in my research). The Convert allows me to have a four-season tent, light enough for packing, and still usable during the summer too. I've used this tent around the world in different rainstorms, snowstorms,… Full review

Meteor 2

rated 3 of 5 stars A two-person tent best suited for those that value livability a little more than shaving ounces. Sierra Designs touts it as good for car camping or backpacking and I agree; this really is that rare 'tweener design. This is a great couples tent for those milder weather trips. Though marketed as a three-season tent, I would avoid using it  during  the edges of shoulder seasons or winter for reasons listed below. The manufactures page can be found at this link. But here are the primary specs:… Full review

DriDown Pillow

rated 4.5 of 5 stars Seeking a little more luxury and comfort in the backcountry? At around USD $25, the Sierra Designs DriDown pillow is a comfortable, reasonably priced, well-designed, and responsibly sourced down pillow for backcountry use. The flexible design of this pillow system allows one to shed weight or add luxury as desired. The Sierra Designs DriDown Pillow is actually a pillow "system" consisting of a DriDown-filled, quilted pillow top, a synthetic pillow, and a lightweight stuff sack. I use the term system… Full review

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Sierra Designs is owned by Exxel Outdoors, which also owns Kelty, Mountain Trails, Ultimate Direction, and Wenzel.

Sierra Designs Coverage in the Trailspace Blog

Paddler Sharon and Climber Brian Win Sierra Designs DriDown Bags
Congratulations to Sharon Miller and Brian McLaughlin. Both Trailspace members won new DriDown sleeping bags from Sierra Designs for reviewing their outdoor gear in June. Read more
July 2, 2016

Last Day, Enter to Win a Sierra Designs DriDown Bag
Today's the last day to enter to win one of two Sierra Designs DriDown sleeping bags. On Thursday we'll draw two Trailspace members to win a sleeping bag each. Read more
June 29, 2016

Review Your Gear to Win a Sierra Designs Sleeping Bag
We're giving two lucky Trailspace members DriDown sleeping bags next week, thanks to Sierra Designs. Whether it's your pack, puffy, or paddle, review your outdoor gear now through Wednesday, June 29. Read more
June 22, 2016

Win Your Own Sierra Designs Summer Sleeping Bag
Two lucky Trailspace members are going to win his and her own DriDown sleeping bags in June, thanks to Sierra Designs. To enter, review your outdoor gear, apparel, or footwear. Read more
June 14, 2016

Win 1 of 2 DriDown Sleeping Bags from Sierra Designs
We're giving away Sierra Designs DriDown sleeping bags to two lucky Trailspace gear reviewers. After all, every outdoor enthusiast needs a warm, dry place to rest up between adventures. Read more
June 7, 2016

Review Your Gear, Win a Sierra Designs Sleeping Bag
We're giving away two Sierra Designs DriDown sleeping bags in June. Review your outdoor gear and you're entered to win a women's Eleanor Plus ($250 value) or a men's Zissou Plus ($220 value). Read more
June 1, 2016


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6235 Lookout Road, Suite C
Boulder, CO 80301

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