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Looking After and Cleaning Your Down Sleeping Bag

We started selling our Glow Worm sleeping bags back in August 2016 and I feel now is perhaps a good time to try to tackle the subject of washing your down sleeping bag. Now there are quite a few pieces online about washing a down sleeping bag. The majority of them fail to mention the most important thing about cleaning a down sleeping bag - avoid cleaning your down sleeping bag! I'm not trying to say you need to man up and just put up with a dirt stained, smelly bag. Far from it. What I mean by this is, try your absolute...

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Ethan Thomas

Manufacturing in China, Ethics of Down and everything else....

Manufacturing in China, Ethics of Down and everything else....

I must confess when I started out on this venture I knew very little about outdoor equipment. I knew what 'I' wanted from my outdoor kit and I knew what price I could afford to pay for it - I then set up 'Summiteer' around that philosophy.  When looking for a first product to get us up and running I knew what I needed. It had to be a product that was instantly comparable to other companies. And that's how the Glow Worm's started. The idea that most wild campers, climbers and mountaineers knew what price a goose down sleeping bag...

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