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ALPS Mountaineering Blue Springs Sleeping Bag: 35 Degree Synthetic


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Forget about dropping half your paycheck on a sleeping bag. The ALPS Mountaineering 35-Degree Blue Springs Sleeping Bag is a true 3-season bag with offset baffles, double-sided closure, and an included compression sack. Best of all, the Blue Springs won't gobble your food budget for the week, so you can stay out of the ramen noodle aisle and head straight for the steaks.

Price : $ 89.98999999999999


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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 weather.
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 pad. So, 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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