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Silk Traveller With Pillow Liner

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SKU: asilkcsyhanb

$115.00

Description

Made in Australia, the classic backpackers and ‘rough travel’ sleep liner. Versatile pillow insert for improvised head support wherever you doss down for the night.

Made from 100% silk these luxurious sleepers are compact, light and comfortable to use. A silk sleeper can be used on its own as an ultralight travel sleeping bag in warm climates or as a liner to a sleeping bag to increase the bags temp range. The added benefit of silk is that it will be warm on cooler evenings and keep you cool when the temperature is higher.

Specifications

  • Premium grade silk
  • Maximum comfort / durability
  • Features pillow insert
  • 225cm x 92 cm
  • 165gm / 6oz
  • Packed size 10cm x 6cm
  • Ideal for use on their own or as a sleeping bag liner
    Supplied with a ripstop stuff sack for easy storage
  • Machine washable and colourfast
  • Hygenic bedding
  • Double and Reinforced Seams

Features

  • Comes in a compact ripstop stuff sack.
  • Polyester/Lycra stretch gussets increase life of liner and improve’s comfort
  • Machine washable Stretch panel improves stength of liner

In 1984 a small group of climbers from the world’s flattest continent pulled off an audacious ascent of Mount Everest – they put a new route up the north face in lightweight style with no oxygen or sherpa support. Six years later, one of the summiteers, Tim Macartney-Snape decided to return to Everest after he realized neither he nor any other person who had climbed the mountain had truly climbed the entire 8,848 meters, as that would have meant starting from sea level. That is, no one had yet climbed it from “sea to summit”.

In the spring of 1990 Tim had a swim in the tepid waters of India’s Bay of Bengal then set off on foot across the Gangetic plain toward the distant Himalayan foothills. Four months later, after climbing alone from Base Camp and without the assistance of oxygen, he set foot once again on the highest point on earth. Tim’s solo ascent of Mt. Everest was named the “Sea to Summit” expedition.

Back in Australia, Tim joined forces with climbing friend, sewing enthusiast and design guru Roland Tyson to build a business that could make use of their knowledge of the outdoors to create truly ingenious, well-made but affordable outdoor equipment. They named their company Sea to Summit after Tim’s expedition and the business prospered.

Today the Sea to Summit brand continues to provide innovative gear and serves a growing band of outdoor enthusiasts all over the world.

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