Ready for some Down sleeping bags?
Okay, we have established that Down Sleeping Bags are warm, lightweight, retain their loft, and usually cost more.
The down used is usually from Geese. But there are other birds used as well.
So, how does a person find one without spending a fortune for one that is not what it is cracked up to be? Shop and compare.
One thing to remember is that some of the dealer brands are less expensive and of very good quality.
Down bags come in a variety of temperature ratings. From as warm as +45F all the way down to below 0 F. They can also come designed for a man or a woman.
We list some from each temp range and sources for them. Starting with warmer temperature ratings going down to the lunatic extreme or (hardcore adventurists).
Here are some of the better Down bags ones we found. Below we will provide some links to some other suppliers to help you shop and compare.
Now for the sleeping bags:
Sierra Designs Wicked Light 45-Degree 800 Fill Down Ultralight Sleeping Bag Is a quality bag with nice features. One of these features is that you can zip two of them together. Priced from $110 to $220.
Curious Fox and snuggly warm camper!
Moving to one rated for a little cooler weather.
The Big Agnes Horse Thief SL 35-Degree Sleeping Bags (800 Down fill) is rated for warmer weather and has some great features. The reviews give it high praise as well. There is a pocket built in for a sleeping pad and it is designed to allow your feet room to move around. Price varies from $150 up to $300.
Then colder yet is the Rab Ascent 500 Sleeping Bag: 23 Degree Down Which is a very high quality sleeping bag. The European down ratings sell it short. The equivalent in the US would be much higher. For a price of around $200 it seems like a great deal with some very good reviews.
And even colder is the sleeping bag which is for the off season camper. It has the Kelty quality and gets good reviews. Priced at just under $200.
This might be for everyone and there are some rated for even colder temeratures.For the adventure minded that may want to pitch a tent during a raging blizzard in the Arctic. This -40 Degree F bag might be just the ticket.