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The North Face Cat's Meow Sleeping Bag: 20 Degree Synthetic
There's a reason The North Face's Cat's Meow 20-Degree Synthetic Sleeping Bag has been a classic for years: it boasts an unbeatable combination of warmth, durability, light weight, and compressibility, at a price that seems like it should get you maybe two of those things. No wonder it's a favorite of three-season backpackers, campers, and mountaineers. Synthetic insulation will never be as light or as packable as down, but what it sacrifices in weight, it more than makes up for in durability and wet-weather performance. The North Face used two different kinds of Heatseeker Pro synthetic in the Cat's Meow to achieve the ideal blend of warmth and compressibility, and the bag's mummy design increases warmth while decreasing weight and size. You'll stay comfortable down to 20 degrees even if your bag gets soggy, and a shaped hood, collar, and no-snag draft tube seal in warm air while keeping drafts at bay. There are pad loops, too, so you can make sure you don't slip off your sleeping pad in the middle of the night and wake up with a root sticking up your nose, and even an internal pocket to hold stuff (or things, if you prefer).
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||Down vs. Synthetic. The
age-old question. Down bags pack down tighter and are a few ounces
lighter. On the negative side, they are useless when wet, often take
forever to dry (and many can't be tossed into a dryer), and tend
to be more expensive.
||Heading Out in Wet Weather? Then
get a synthetic sleeping bag...period. This way, if your bag gets
wet, you won't have a useless sleeping bag for the rest of your trip.
||Float Camping? Again...get
a synthetic bag. Be a bummer to have your bag end up in the water
and become useless for the rest of your float trip.
||Where Ounces and Packability Matter. Then
go with a goose down bag. This is especially true if you are a bike
camper, climber or camp in the desert.
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