[at-l] Summer Bag

Daniel Steil dsteil19 at gmail.com
Fri May 25 10:17:46 CDT 2012


I use a Sea To Summit Reactor sleeping bag liner that adds 25 degrees to a
sleeping bag and weighs 14oz.  It's mainly for summer though.  I've seen
the Marmot Cloudbreak 35 at REI on sale for $120 weighing in at 2lbs.
Compresses nice and small almost as small as a down bag.

-Dan -Sharky

On Fri, May 25, 2012 at 10:58 AM, tech.mann at verizon.net <
tech.mann at verizon.net> wrote:

> Last year, I bought an REI Travel down bag.  It is rated as +45.  It
> weighs 27 ounces and compresses to about 6x12 inches.  I paid $109.00 for
> it.  I hiked in VA during June, July, & Aug. including many nights above
> 4,000 feet.  What I like about this bag the most is the double zipper.  I
> can zip up the bag then indoor the bottom so during a cold morning I can
> walk around while wearing the bag.  I used this bag in a hammock, if that
> makes any difference.  Hope that helps.
>
> Craig. -Old Crow-
>
>
> Sent from my HTC Inspire™ 4G on AT&T
>
>
> ----- Reply message -----
> From: "Felix J" <AThiker at smithville.net>
> To: "giniajim" <jplynch at crosslink.net>
> Cc: <at-l at backcountry.net>
> Subject: [at-l] Summer Bag
> Date: Fri, May 25, 2012 6:14 am
>
>
> On 5/25/2012 12:34 AM, giniajim wrote:
> > I'm needing a summer bag.  Light weight.  Compressible.  35-40 degrees.
>  Use
> > primarily in the Virginia mountains.  I'd like to get a nice down bag,
> but
> > probably beyond my price range right now.  Anyone have any favorites
> they'd
> > like to suggest?
>
> I got a Western Mountaineering "Highlight" a few years ago
> and have been happy with it. Compresses to the size of a
> football. Weighs nothing. Not a lot of cushioning (of
> course) and I don't care for the 1/2 zipper. but, I love the
> bag.
>
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