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Big Agnes Skeeter SL 20 Sleeping Bag Review

The Skeeter SL 20 is a super light sleeping bag, designed to provide exceptional warmth at the lowest weight and smallest pack size possible, while still tossing in a few interesting features. This is my review: The Skeeter SL 20 is a mummy style sleeping bag with a full length, left hand zipper. The bag…

Thermarest Questar HD 20 Sleeping Bag Review

The Thermarest Questar HD 20 attempts to bridge performance and affordablity. It’s a three season, mummy style sleeping bag featuring hydrophobic down, sleeping pad connectors, zoned insulation and a high quality water resistant shell. This is my full review. The Questar HD 20 is fairly traditional in shape, with a sleek and efficient mummy style…

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Sierra Designs Zissou Plus 700 2-Season Sleeping Bag Review

Sometimes small changes are all that’s required for a classic design to excel above the competition. The redesigned 2016 Zissou Plus 700 sleeping bag targets a more comfortable sleep system by tweaking the tried and true mummy build by adding a quilt style closure and a second zipper. This is my review. The Zissou Plus 700 2-season…

Thermarest Centari Sleeping Bag

Thermarest Centari Sleeping Bag Review

Thermarest understands that a good night’s sleep is key to an enjoyable backpacking experience. This is all the more challenging when the earth below is a frozen lump of soil and stone. The Centari is a winter grade synthetic sleeping bag that’s designed to provide year round protection in a wide range of conditions, including…

Thermarest Auriga Down Blanket Review

Ultralight doesn’t always have to result in the sacrifice of comfort. Sometimes, ultralight equipment can both improve comfort and reduce pack weight. The Auriga from Thermarest is one such example. How does it make it happen? The magic here is in the simplicity of it’s design, paired with the elimination of unnecessary materials (material and insulation…

Thermarest Antares HD Three Season Sleeping Bag Review

Mummy bags have been around for a long time, and for great reason. They’re light weight, efficient, comfortable, and warm. The Antares HD from Thermarest is certainly no exception. The Three Season Antares HD is built from a high quality, light weight 20d Polyester with a long side left zip access complete with a draft tube…

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Big Agnes Lost Ranger 15 Sleeping Bag Review

Updated for 2015, the Lost Ranger from Big Agnes is a classic sleeping bag that has been redesigned with the hopes of improving on the already highly regarded original. With roomier contours, and a tighter sleeping pad sleeve, the LR 15 manages to achieve this goal. Further improvements come in the form of a more…

Sierra Designs Mobile Mummy Review

So so warm. That’s the thought that kept rolling through my head as I drifted off to sleep on a brisk 20 degree night under high winds on an exposed peak. About the Mobile Mummy The Sierra Designs Mobile Mummy is designed to be more of a garment than a body sack. A full frontal…

Nemo Nocturne 15 Down Sleeping Bag Review

Mummy bags have one big problem for me, they’re restrictive. They hold my arms down, and prevent me from moving around naturally when I’m inside. The Nemo Nocturne sleeping bag was designed to give you that freedom back. About the sleeping bag The Nocturne 15 has a new “spoon” design that flares out at the…

Nemo Nocturne 15 Sleeping Bag, Initial Impressions

The new Nemo Nocturne sleeping bags just showed up, and they’re looking great. Normally I just wait until I do my vigorous testing to post a review, but I’ll have to wait a while to properly test the sleeping bag in the appropriate temperatures (15 degrees) here in Tennessee. That being said, I’m pretty excited about…