Rated5out of5byjamisonsummitsfromBAG boy amazingly greatThis is a great bag! I stay super cozy while camping with this Marmot makes amazing products so it was no surprise to be impressed! I couple this bad boy with an ENO hammock and a sleeping pad and go naked!
Date published: 2014-04-13
Rated5out of5bygirl and boy and dogfromWorth the extra ozI've had this sleeping bag for 2 years and have used it on multiple (15+) backpacking trips (including thru hikes), in the snow as well as humid summer in the upper Midwest.
Paired with a sleeping pad and appropriate gear, I have slept warm and comfortably at overnight temps down to 5 degrees F, even when it has gotten wet from tent condensation. On hot nights, I have unzipped both sides and stayed comfy. It packs snugly into the bottom sleeping bag compartment of my 40-L pack. The material has held up well to a lot of use by multiple people (loaning it out to friends).
The only downside, in my opinion, is the weight. It's a little bit hefty. But for the price and performance, the weight is easily overlooked for me. In fact, we've decided to have my husband start using this one instead of an old over-sized bag and I just bought the women's version of the Trestles 15 for myself.
Date published: 2014-04-07
Rated2out of5bythewindnrainfromMediocre Budget BagI have had this bag for a little over a year and the insulation is coming apart. The fibers are short staple and were never particularly lofty to begin with. Marmot uses a generic budget-level synthetic fill in this bag. It would be alright if it were quilted tighter, but the loose shingle construction allows the insulation to fold around itself and break apart after some use. For me it has become all but unuseable outside of a casual late spring/summer bag.
If you are looking for similar quality to this, you can find it in a cheaper bag from Eureka. If you want to get something that is going to last longer and maintain more loft than this I recommend the North Face Snow Leopard/Cat's Meow bags or something from Big Agnes.
Date published: 2014-03-19
Rated2out of5byBluegrass HIkerfromCOLDI purchased this bag years ago and spent many cold nights with it. I can testify that this bag will not keep you warm below 35-40F degrees. I ended up buying a warm bag liner and sleeping in my clothes last time out just to avoid having to buy another bag. No go. It was in the 20's that night and still froze my buns off. Why pack around a large bag if it won't even keep you warm.
There are some pros though. The bag has held up to lots of abuse. In cool, not cold, environments it's a nice bag. It even kept me comfortable after it got wet during a 8 mile hike in a terrible downpour. I hate to be wet, but it's worse being cold and that night I slept well.
I'm 6'3" and have the regular sized bag and I fit although barely. Once zipped in there is little wiggle room, but this probably has to do with my length. Most likely it's a decently comfortable bag for anyone who purchases the proper size.
It also comes with a nice stuff sack that really lets you cinch down on it.
In the end don't purchase this for winter backpacking.
Date published: 2014-03-16
Rated4out of5byAMF74fromMarmot Trestles +15I purchased the Trestles mainly because of the dual zippers. This feature makes the sleeping back feel more like a comforter when both sides are partially unzipped. I toss and turn a lot while sleeping and this is the first bag I've had that stays in place, and the zippers hold. Usually when I wake up in other bags the zipper is completely unzipped, and the bag is all twisted around. The only thing I could think of that would make the bag better is if it could pack smaller.
Date published: 2014-01-18
Rated4out of5byDoug loves rocksfrommaybe im strangeperhaps im a little strange but i dont see a problem with the heat rating, i have experienced very many cold nights with no bag period so i may be bias...however, ive been on many sub freezing trips with this bag and am very very happy with it. also, in the 2 years ive owned this bag ive never had a problem packing it to size. im not normally an advocate of stuff sacks for sleeping bags but i cant comfortly fit this bad boy in the bottom compartment of my gregory z40 or my ocp med rucksack. for price and performance I would recomend this bag to anyone!
Date published: 2013-11-28
Rated4out of5byRock SehrfromGreat sleeping Bag & local serviceMarmot Sleeping bag is great. Thanks to Matin Mortimer, Manager Chicago-Lincoln Park and his efforts to recruit African-American and Latino employees. Thanks also to Joshue and Isabel. GREAT SERVICE!
Date published: 2013-11-07
Rated4out of5byPhilipPfromGreat bag for the priceThis is a great sleeping bag for the price. I have used it a lot and haven't had any problems with it. Took it on a backpacking trip in the mountains for three nights when it was just above freezing, kept me warm even though it got a little wet. Took it snow camping and had to have the zipper open because I got to warm. If you have a good pad to go along with it you will stay warm enough at 15 degrees.
Date published: 2013-10-08
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