Sleeping Bag Recomendations

Discussion in 'Sleeping Bags & Quilts' started by Ray Smith, Oct 25, 2015.

  1. Whiteburn

    Whiteburn Thru Hiker

    I've never found the compression sacks to be of any use; you either end up with a rock hard ball (or sausage) that's hard to pack. I use an Exped 'Compression' sack ~15L (with all the straps cut off, to reduce the weight by half). It'll take the Cumulus Panyam 600 + sleeping/ spare clothes; roll the top, pull the valve/ plug, kneel on it & put the plug back in; a nice small package that's mouldable. The dry bag also doubles as an inflator for the Neoair & Exped using a bit of tube.
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  2. Lady Grey

    Lady Grey Thru Hiker

    Same as Bumbly.:thumbsup:
    Hate compression bags; they are cruel monstrosities.:arghh:
    I could never live with the guilt of subjecting my lovely PHD bag to such a thing.:oops:
  3. EM - Ross

    EM - Ross Thru Hiker

    Agree. Compression sacks are for bulky synthetic bags so they take up less room in the car.
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  4. edh

    edh Thru Hiker

    I keep dribbling (age) over a PHD bag rated to minus silly....but then I already own a Western Mountaineering Lynx GWS ....not quite sure the 500g weight saving is a good investment...

    ...as I am always fat anyway over winter :redface:
  5. lentenrose

    lentenrose Trail Blazer

    i have got a phd bag rated rated minus silly but as you grow older---you sleep colder---so its getting more sensible every year
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