Rated5out of5byDorian87fromProvides a better night sleep.Purchased this bag because of my hatred of mummy bags and feeling so constricted while sleeping. The bag is awesome because of the space it gives you to move your arms and legs instead of having to sleep straight as a board in mummy type sleeping bags. I am a 5'8" male, 165 lbs. with a muscular build and the regular size bag gives me enough room to get inside fully clothed with a fleece jacket and pants and begin gradually striping down with the bag fully zipped. It also allows you ample room to store clothing in the foot of the bag and have it pre-warmed for the next morning.
Other nice features are the blanket fold and the pillow pocket. The blanket fold allows you to seal the bag from the the outside air while still keeping your head exposed outside of the hood. This was a major selling point for me because you avoid the claustrophobic feeling sleeping bag hoods can cause while trying to sleep. In my recent trip to the Sierras, I slept with my head exposed wearing only a Russian style beanie and felt fine even when the temperature got down into the low twenties. The pillow pocket is really nice too because you can stuff a jacket inside and you have a nice pillow that will stay in place through out the night.
Some drawbacks of the bag are it does leak a few feathers (found 2-3 a day) over the course of a three night trip. The bag is also a little slippery on my sleeping pad (Exped SynMat 7, 26" wide version) and can be a little noisy when shifting to find a comfortable position to fall asleep.
Overall, I would recommend the bag despite the drawbacks and the price.
Date published: 2014-03-28
Rated4out of5byRoad Trip GalfromThe Best Sleeping Bag on the MarketThis sleeping bag is cozy and roomy enough to sit in lotus position. I took it on a camping trip and it was just perfect for me. I even slept in it one night in a motel room. Put it on top of the bedding. I tried many styles of sleeping bags before I settled on this one. It's good for turning around in, sleeping on your side, much better than the traditional mummy bag. And it's down.
Date published: 2014-03-17
Rated5out of5byAndersenTravelsfromGreatThe first night I used it was in a pretty severe rainstorm. I was in an eno and had a rainfly and bug net, but still got a little wet. I slept through most of the storm fortunately, but was a little exposed to the elements, which caused the bag to get a little wet. It did dry out and I haven't had any other problems with it yet.
It does leak a few feathers, but not a large number by any means, I found maybe 2-4 on me on the morning.
I love the roomy quality and the fact that it's warm and has a hood. I didn't realize how much I'd love it till I used it!
Date published: 2013-08-22
Rated5out of5byYellowstoneARNPfromAwesomeI can't say enough good things about this sleeping bag. I'm not a huge fan of the mummy style of bag which really limits the amount of sleep I get in the backcountry. I looked at this sleeping bag for months. I searched and searched for a store that had it in stock so I could check it out before spending so much money. Unfortunately my search was in vain. I finally decided to just go for it and it's been the best equipment purchase I've ever made. It's very comfortable, warm to the point I'm only sleeping in shorts and a t-shirt and easy to move around in. I will never camp without it.
Date published: 2013-08-12
Rated4out of5byJ-RemyfromMy Sleep System is CompleteThis is my third and absolute favorite sleeping bag. I love almost everything about this bag. My only concerns are that the zipper is difficult to reattach once fully unzipped. The 15 denier nylon shell is slippy on my sleeping pad. The bag is expensive, and the stuff sack is rather shoddy. However, everything else is topnotch. In the mountains of Washington State this bag has held true to its temperature rating while backpacking late in the autumn season. I have not, and don't plan on testing the waterproofness of this bag, so only time will tell. It's truly an all around great bag. Nemo has completed my sleep system.
Date published: 2013-02-02
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