Sleeping Bags, Quilts, and Pads

Sleeping bag reviews and backpacking quilts, mainly of bags that are lightweight and packable enough to pack in a backpack. This includes mummy sleeping bags, spoon-shaped sleeping bags, woman’s sleeping bags, hoodless rectangular sleeping bags, and ultralight backpacking quilts. We also cover foam sleeping pads, air mattresses, and self-inflating sleeping pads since they go hand-in-hand with a sleeping bag or quilt to form a complete backpacking sleep system.

Therm-a-Rest NeoAir UberLite Sleeping Pad Review

Therm-a-Rest NeoAir UberLite Air Mattress Review

The Therm-a-Rest NeoAir UberLite Sleeping Pad is an updated version of the original stem-valve NeoAir UberLite pad, featuring Therm-a-Rest’s new Winglock Valve, which can be used as a one-way (non-leaking) valve during inflation and a two-way valve during deflation. The NeoAir UberLite is the lightest and most compact pad Therm-a-Rest …

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Nunatak Arc UL 20 Three-Season Quilt Review

Nunatak Arc UL 20 Quilt Review

The Nunatak Arc UL 20 Quilt is a thoughtfully-designed, lightweight three-season quilt. While fairly expensive at $425, its features and execution make it worth every penny. There are a number of quilts out there that cost a good $150 less than this one, but many of them lack premium features …

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Exped FlexMat Plus Foam Sleeping Pad Review

Exped FlexMat Plus Review

The Exped FlexMat Plus is a folding accordion-style closed-cell foam sleeping pad with an R-Value of 2.2 (using the new sleeping pad R-value standard). While it is heavier than the comparable NEMO Switchback and Therm-a-Rest ZLite foam sleeping pads, it’s also about 10% more insulating based on the new R-value …

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NEMO Tensor Insulated Sleeping Pad Review

NEMO Tensor UL Insulated Sleeping Pad Review

The NEMO Tensor Insulated Sleeping Pad is a lightweight insulated air mat that’s available in a wide variety of lengths and widths. It’s undergone substantial improvement since we last reviewed it a few years ago including a new flat 2-way valve, new insulation, reduced weight, and inclusion of an inflation …

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Feathered Friends Murre EX 0 Review

Feathered Friends Murre EX 0 Sleeping Bag Review

The Feathered Friends Murre EX 0 Sleeping Bag is a mummy-style down bag specifically designed for women. Weighing 2 lbs 13 oz, it has 25.5 oz of 900+ fill power goose down with cold-weather features that include a draft collar, continuous baffles, hood, zipper draft tube, and a stiff zipper …

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NEMO Disco 15 Sleeping Bag Review

NEMO Disco 15 Sleeping Bag Review

The NEMO Disco 15 is a spoon-shaped three-season down sleeping bag for camping and backpacking that has more elbow and knee room than a traditional mummy bag.  Its thermal retention and draft management features add to its versatility, and several well-designed small features make for a bag that contributes to restful …

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