Let's face it, the versatility of a backpacking quilt is hard to beat! From hammocks to hostels, campfires to sunset spots, quilts provide easy, portable, lightweight warmth. Here are 4 ways to use your Zenbivy Quilt this fall... outside the tent!
1. In case of emergency
Keep your Zenbivy quilt in your car, especially if you live in a place where the weather is unpredictable. As we get further into the season, you never know when you might need it. If you're keeping it in your car long-term over the colder months, it's best to store in loose in the large mesh bag it came in. But if you're bringing it along on a shorter road trip, it's okay to temporarily compress it in a dry sack to save on space. Either way, just toss it in your trunk and if you ever do end up needing it, you'll be so glad you have it!
2. Around the House
Whether you're curling up on the couch with a book or building a good ol' fashioned blanket fort in the living room, your backpacking quilt is just as useful around the house as it is on adventures. Throw your sleeping bags out on the floor for movie night or wrap your camp quilt around you while you work from home for a little reminder of the great outdoors.
3. Outdoor Sports
If you're heading out to watch the big game or just taking it to little league soccer practice, a little extra warmth this fall can go a long way. Bring your quilt along and stay toasty warm while you cheer on your team.
4. A Guest Blanket
Having an extra warm, cozy blanket to offer to a guest is arguably the best way to make someone feel comfortable and welcome in your home. Speaking of which, we've got a couple fun new products coming in 2022 that will transform your current quilt, letting you use it in even more ways than before. Want to be notified when those new products arrive? Sign up to our email list and we'll keep you in the know!
To compress or not to compress? That’s the question. Compression caps (and compression in general…) are hotly debated within the backpacking community. Even the Zenbivy Team has opposing opinions on the use of compression caps.
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