Sierra Designs Backcountry Bed 600 Sleeping Bag: 30 Degree Down - Women's
Ever wanted to bring your mattress and comforter with you into the backcountry' Well, with the Sierra Designs Women's 30 Degree Down Backcountry Bed 600 Sleeping Bag, now you can! Ok not literally. But this bag really is the next best thing. Sierra Designs' new Backcountry Bed line utilizes what is essentially a sewn-on comforter inside of a permanent opening on the front. As you get cold, you tuck it around yourself. As your body heats up, you can either untuck it or, if things are heating up, just push it outside of the bag entirely. The best part is that your body is used to doing this naturally, provided you sleep with a blanket of some sort at home. This means that you won't be waking up in the middle of the night in order to zip and unzip your sleeping bag. To round things out, and add to the "bedlike" experience, Sierra Designs gave this bag an integrated sleeping pad sleeve so it truly feels like you're sleeping on your mattress at home.
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Lightweight Sleeping Bags Checklist
||Sure It's Warm Enough? Lightweight
bags are meant for use in weather between 30-50 degrees. But, remember,
it's always prudent to add on at least 10 degrees to the bags rating.
Thus, a bag rated to 40 degrees might only keep you warm in 50 degree
||Down or Synthetic? Each
have their advantages. Down is less bulky and weighs a few ounces
less. Synthetic costs less (usually) and is easier to dry - you can
just toss it in the dryer.
||Don't Forget the Sleeping Pad! A
sleeping bag is useless without a sleeping
if you don't already have a sleeping pad, get one. For lightweight
sleeping bags (thus used in warm weather), you don't need a super
thick or winter-style one.
||Ideal Uses for a Lightweight Bag. Where
you know...for sure...that the temperature will stay at least 10-15
degrees above the sleeping bags rating. And, where every ounce and
cubic inch of space is at a premium. Lightweight bags are often
used by climbers and bike campers/travelers. For backpacking in the
mountains, a lightweight bag is NOT recommended!
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