updated: 2019-9-21

index

The following is a list of the current sleeping bags we have.

  1. Jacks’R’Better Sierra Stealth 40 F quilt
  2. Kelty Cosmic Down 20
  3. Sierra Designs Zissou 6
  4. Therm-A-Rest 0F Adara Down Sleeping Bag
  5. Marmot 15F Wizard Sleeping Bag Synthetic2

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Jacks’R’Better Sierra Stealth 40 F quilt (jacksrbetter.com non-affiliate link)

  • owned since: 2019-7
  • current status: summer sleeping quilt
  • acquired: jacksrbetter.com in-stock quilt
  • condition when acquired: new
  • paid: $179.95 + $11.59 shipping = $191.54
  • type: top quilt – wearable
  • unsewn toe box
  • gender: unisex
  • fill: 900 fill-power goose down
  • weight: 17.5 oz (0.47 kg)
  • size: regular
  • length: 78 inches (1.98m)
  • width: shoulder – 48 inches (1.22 m); foot – 42 inches
  • temperature rating: 40°F
    • I decided to give a hiking quilt a try for summer and warmer weather hiking since I was always opening up my mummy bags. It served fine here in Virginia in the middle of summer, but it might have been too light for our Canadian Rockies trip in August. I had to make it as close to a mummy bag as possible to stay warm at night. In that regards, I wish I had gotten the long version so I could pull it over my head without my foot going through the bottom. I also felt like the down would clump on the sides of the begs leaving the top less insulated. I wore my fleece or down jacket as an extra layer on a couple of nights. Despite all that, I did stay warm enough so I don’t have much to complain about. I’ve only used it for about a month, so I’ll update as I use this more in the future as this will be my default bag for a while.
    • backpackgeartest.org review vy Raymond Estrella

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Kelty Cosmic Down 20 – 2014 version (backcountry edge non-affiliate link)

  • owned since: 2015
  • current status: summer sleeping bag
  • acquired: REI garage sale
  • condition when acquired: used and returned
  • paid: $40
  • type: mummy
  • gender: unisex
  • fill: 550 power-fill down
  • lining: 50D Polyester Taffeta
  • weight: 2 lbs. 11 oz.
  • fill weight: –
  • girth (shoulder/hip/foot): 62/-/-“
  • fits to: 6′ 0″
  • compressed volume: 14×8″
  • temperature rating: 20°F
  • EN temp rating: 32°F / 21°F
    • This was a cheap sleeping bag that works well in warmer, typical conditions.

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Sierra Designs Zissou 6 (REI non-affiliate Link)

  • owned since: 2014
  • current status: John’s winter bag
  • acquired: steepandcheap.com
  • condition when acquired: new
  • paid: $209.99
  • type: mummy
  • gender: unisex
  • fill: 700-fill duck down – water resistant
  • lining: polyester
  • weight: 3 lbs. 1 oz.
  • fill weight: 30.5 ounces
  • girth (shoulder/hip/foot): 62/58/-“
  • fits to: 6′
  • compressed volume: 13.6 liters
  • temperature rating: 6°F
  • EN temp rating: 19°F comfort/ 6°F lower limit
    • This is my default sleeping bag for backpacking and camping involving wintery conditions or snow.
    • I haven’t had any issues with this sleeping bag, keeps me pretty warm in general.

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Therm-A-Rest 0F Adara Down Sleeping Bag (sierratradingpost.com non-affiliate link)

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  • owned since: 2014
  • current status: Meg’s winter bag
  • acquired: sierratradingpost.com
  • condition when acquired: new
  • paid: $239.97 + $12.72 state tax + $2.95 shipping
  • type: mummy
  • gender: women
  • fill: 750-fill down
  • lining: polyester
  • weight: 2 lb. 6 oz.
  • fill weight: 21 ounces
  • girth (shoulder/hip/foot): 60/56/30″
  • fits to: 5’6″
  • compressed volume: 16×8″
  • temperature rating: 0°F
  • EN temp rating: 22°F /10°F /-26°F
    • Meg typically sleeps cold, so she tends to take this for any places that might be a little bit cold like the Canadian Rockies in August.
    • She hasn’t any issues with the sleeping bag

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Marmot 15F Wizard Sleeping Bag Synthetic (sierratradingpost.com non-affiliate link)

  • owned since: 2011
  • current status: backup summer sleeping bag
  • acquired: sierratradingpost.com
  • condition when acquired: new
  • paid: $95.62 + $8.08 tax
  • type: mummy
  • gender: unisex
  • fill: Climashield® HL, 100% Polyester
  • lining: Nylon or polyester
  • weight: 3 lb. 14 oz.
  • fill weight: 30 ounces
  • girth (shoulder/hip/foot): 62/58/40″
  • fits to: 6′
  • compressed volume:
  • temperature rating: 15°F
  • EN temp rating:
    • This was my first synthetic sleeping bag. We use it as second summer sleeping bag.

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