Sleeping Bags, Quilts, and Pads

Sleeping Pad R-Values of 2021

Sleeping Pad R-Values of 2021

A backpacking or camping sleeping pad’s R-value measures its resistance to heat loss to the ground when you lie on it at night. Pads with higher R-values do this more effectively than pads with lower R-values. R-value isn’t a measure of warmth per se, but of a pad’s ability to …

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Warbonnet Diamondback Quilt Review

Warbonnet Diamondback Quilt Review

The Warbonnet Diamondback Quilt (stock model, sewn footbox, 0 degree model) is a very lofty quilt for use either in hammocks or on the ground. It has a 15D shell and liner, comes in a number of sizes, and several color configurations. With 19.36 oz of 850-fill down inside, it …

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Enlightened Equipment Revelation 20 Stock Quilt Review

Enlightened Equipment Revelation Quilt Review

The Enlightened Equipment Revelation Quilt is one of the lightest weight backpacking sleep system options available. Quality construction and wise choice of both fill and shell fabrics, combined with its superior sleeping pad attachment system, comfort, and warmth, make for an excellent backpacking quilt that excels in above-freezing temperatures.  The …

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NEMO Forte 35 Synthetic Sleeping Bag Review

NEMO Forte 35 Sleeping Bag Review

The NEMO Forte 35 is an affordable, lightweight, Primaloft synthetic-fill sleeping bag with a “spoon” shape for people who don’t like the draftiness of a quilt nor the confined feeling of a mummy bag. The NEMO Forte has lots of unique features and interesting design elements. Ultimately, we believe the …

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