Mountain Hardwear Wraith Sleeping Bag: -20 Degree Down
So, you've decided to tackle a multi-day backcountry expedition in the dead of winter. Nobody in their right mind would do such a thing. We're proud of you. You'll need a little extra insulation to keep you from freezing to death, though. The Mountain Hardwear Wraith Goose Down Sleeping Bag is designed for just such an outrageous undertaking. This waterproof breathable down bag is rated to -20 degrees and features Mountain Hardwear's Q. Shield Technology, which allows the down to maintain its insulating properties even if it gets wet.
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Winter Sleeping Bags Checklist
||Insulation Type? For winter
camping, nothing is better than high-quality goose down. It's warmer
and less bulky. Yes, synthetic bags are ok (and less expensive),
but for wintner camping...goose down rules.
||Temperature Rating? Get
a bag rated to -40 degrees. Remember, just because a bag is rated
to -40, doesn't mean it will keep you warm at that temperature. Always
be safe and "add 10 to 20" degrees onto the temperature rating of
a sleeping bag.
||Don't Forget the Sleeping Pad! A
winter sleeping bag is useless without a thick sleeping
if you don't already have a sleeping pad designed for winter, be
sure to get one. Remember, sleeping pads are designed for BOTH warmth
||Don't Jerry-Rig a Three Season Bag
for Winter Use. It's not really possible to "jerry rig"
a three season bag to make it suitable for winter use. Many good
three-season bags keep you warmer when you sleep without clothing.
About the best you can do to "winterize" a three-season bag is
to insert a sleeping bag liner. But it's still a sorry substitute
for a quality four-season bag.
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