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Looking for a sleeping bag [Oct. 21st, 2008|02:31 pm]


I am looking for a new sleeping bag.
Would anyone have good recommendations for me?
I need a 3 season bag, weight is an issue, and I am a rather short female :)

Thank you in advance!

[User Picture]From: woobeans
2008-10-22 12:10 am (UTC)
down is sometimes lighter than synthetic, and with proper care it can last you more than 20 years. with heavy use the warmth of a synthetic bag can break down after 5 or 6 years.

i would also get a silk sleeping bag liner which will add breathable warmth and also help keep the inside of your bag clean, especially after a few days of backpacking. :D

and if you are REALLY cold (or if you are using a down sleeping bag in freezing and wet conditions) you should get an overbag to add warmth and draw the condensation layer away from the down. is this why you want a synthetic bag?
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