ZPacks LLC was founded by Joe Valesko 2005. He personally designs and tests all the gear. Joe has thru-hiked over 9,400 miles including the Appalachian Trail, Pacific Crest Trail, Continental Divide Trail, and Te Araroa Trail.


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Zpacks Sleeping Bags

ZPacks offers solo & a twin sized quilts with 900 fill power down in their lineup of ultralight sleeping bags.


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Welcome to UGQ Outdoor Equipment, where we make back packing gear for your style. Whether, back packing, kayaking, canoeing, bike touring, or just about any other outdoor adventure activity that requires light weight small pack size equipment we can help you out. We manufacture high quality back packing quilts, tarps and accessories from our shop located in Jackson, Michigan. Feel free to look around and see what we have to offer, if you have any questions please see our policies page or contact us directly.


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Jacks R Better, LLC is a cottage gear maker, supported by a U.S. outdoor gear manufacturer.


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Co-op Vendors: Dutchware Gear / Elemental Horizons Backpacks / Goose Feet Gear / HammockGear / Jacks R better / Lukes Ultralite /Molly Mac Gear / Mountain Goat Hats & Goods / Underground Quilts/ Zpacks LLC
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