Cascade Designs Inc.


Cascade Designs' high-performing products (from such trusted brands as MSR, Therm-a-Rest, Platypus, and SealLine) assure outstanding reliability trip after trip--in even the toughest conditions. Experienced outdoor enthusiasts learn to minimize their risk and maximize comfort by selecting equipment that won't let them down. Why should you settle for anything less?


Therm-a-Rest founders Jim Lean and John Burroughs with the original mattress at the Seattle factory in 1972.

Cascade Designs: All in the family

Forty-six years ago, a passionate hiker, climber and camper named John Burroughs had a groundbreaking idea: Sleeping on the solid earth, surrounded by the wilderness that he loved, shouldn’t need to be miserable. Burroughs had a PhD in electrical engineering from Stanford and, at more