Rab Sleeping Bag Guide

May 08, 2024

Sleeping bags are where it all began for Rab, and they remain a core part of our range to this day. From ultralight sleeping bags designed for hut-to-hut trekking, to high fill power Down Bags for arctic sleeping with a limit rating of -40°C (-40°F), our collection strategically balances warmth, weight, and pack size for a range of activities.Choose from Synthetic Insulation, which offers dur …
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About Gruezi Bag and DownWool® Sleeping Bags

Apr 02, 2024

The natural high-end DownWool Insulation is a blend of 70% high-quality RDS-certified down, which provides high insulation, and 30% wool from the Alpine region, which acts like a lightweight natural air conditioner. The combination is perfect. Nothing insulates as well as high-quality down. The 30% wool content absorbs any moisture that arises and thus keeps the down naturally drier. Down has a ve …
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Big Agnes Sleeping Bag Buying Guide

Posted by Mark Richardson on Mar 18, 2024

On this post we look at the Big Agnes sleeping bags that we stock and tell you a bit about them so you can choose the best one for you.

The Ultimate Guide to Lightweight Sleeping Bags

Posted by Andy Neil on Jul 24, 2023

Choosing a sleeping bag can be a daunting task. Getting started with so many different options and variations can be difficult. This will be one of the biggest investments, along with your tent, for backpacking, so it's important that you make the right choice for what you need. We want you to pick the best sleeping bag for your adventures, so we've compiled this guide to help you narrow your …
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Anatomy of a Quilt - by Enlightened Equipment

Posted by Mark Richardson on Feb 02, 2023

Enlightened Equipment are experts in camping quilts; there's quite a lot to these alternatives to sleeping bags and we've reproduced their views and advice on this page to help you decide if a quilt could be for you.

Thermarest Sleeping Bags Explained

Posted by Mark Richardson on Jul 06, 2022

In this post we look at the various Thermarest Sleeping Bags and explain the differences and best use.

Sleeping Bag Size and Shape

May 24, 2022

What Size and Shape Sleeping Bag?The sleeping bag is a vital piece of kit in any camping set up but choosing one can be difficult. After you've decided on how much you want to spend, how cold you need it to be able to go down to and how much weight you're happy to carry there are still a lot of aspects to consider. Here we have tried to show some of the things you might want to consider in terms o …
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Knowledgebase Page - Sleeping Bag Features Page 2

May 24, 2022

Rectangular versus Mummy shapes - Most sleeping bags you will see on our website are Mummy shaped, this is because a close-fitting bag will be warmer for a given weight because there is less volume of air to move around carrying heat away with it, and a close-fitting bag weighs less than other shapes because there is no waste of material.Some people feel too restricted by a mummy bag and would r …
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Sleeping Bag Features and Construction - Page 1

May 24, 2022

Zips - Most sleeping bags are fitted with a full-length zip that runs the length of the bag almost to the foot. These zips usually have a slider at each end, allowing you to ventilate the bag from the foot end if it's too warm for the conditions. Some manufacturers make bags with zips on either the left or the right-hand side. A left-hand zip is by your left hand as you lie in the bag on your ba …
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