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Big Agnes Gunn Creek Sleeping Bag: 30 Degree Synthetic
Despite warmer weather during the day, mountains and deserts will cool off at night, leaving you shivering if you're not prepared. The Big Agnes Gunn Creek 30 Degree Synthetic Sleeping Bag surrounds you with heat-trapping Integrity synthetic insulation (kept in place by the vertical baffles) so you can snooze comfortably through the night, and has a roomy rectangular shape that lets you move around a little bit, too. The innovative Big Agnes Insoctect Tubic system optimizes the efficiency of the eco-friendly Integrity insulation by structuring it to create vertical thermal channels running the length of the bag that trap air to add comfort and warmth. To reduce weight as much as possible, the Gunn Creek forgoes insulation on the bottom of the bag, opting instead for an integrated sleeve that uses a sleeping pad as insulation, letting the bag pack down smaller than it otherwise would while the pad keeps you warmer than traditional insulation, which would only compress under your weight. A pillow pocket is also included so you don't wake up with your head mashed into the cold, hard ground. The no-draft collar, wedge, and zipper keep cold air out and insulate you against the ground, and you can even mate left- and right-zip bags together, because, after all, the best way to stay warm is to sleep with a partner.
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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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