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Sleeping bag?

Post by jasonpeach » Thu May 24, 2018 10:13 pm

Not much of a topic really but can anyone recommend a half decent 2/3 season sleeping bag that zips together that isn't to bulky and will fit in hatch of sea boat . Wife and I are planning a two or three day trip (possibly some of great Glen)this summer and there doesn't seem to be much between mega expensive and naff. Any advice appreciated. JP

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Re: Sleeping bag?

Post by mcgruff » Fri May 25, 2018 12:15 am

Maybe the Alpkit Mountain Ghost 200?

https://www.alpkit.com/products/mountain-ghost-200

Down does pack much smaller and last longer but decent quality down (800cu+) is expensive.

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Re: Sleeping bag?

Post by MartinG » Fri May 25, 2018 9:58 am

Not sure any of the Alpkit ones zip together. Have a look at Vango sleeping bags, we have some for family camping. I'm sure they zip together, they might even do double sleeping bags. I bet they won't be light or small though.

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Re: Sleeping bag?

Post by MikeB » Fri May 25, 2018 1:02 pm

RAB bags certainly come with left / right hand zips, so can be joined.

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Re: Sleeping bag?

Post by CharlieS » Mon Jun 04, 2018 11:14 am

The other good thing about (?some?) RAB bags is the 'compression stuff sack'. It's like a dry bag (though I wouldn't trust it for immersion) but it has an internal draw-string-sealed section that makes it very easy to squash the thing down small. I've been meaning to try and persuade RAB to sell them separately (maybe someone knows of an alternative source.)

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Re: Sleeping bag?

Post by seawolf856 » Mon Jun 04, 2018 1:54 pm

Vango ultralite 3 season has a good weight of filling 600gms and a great compression sack so packs into a kayak friendly size BUT it is a single mummy style so maybe you should think about putting the matrimonial duties on hold and buy two.

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Re: Sleeping bag?

Post by jasonpeach » Mon Jun 04, 2018 6:52 pm

Oh no the whole point of the enquiry was to keep matrimonial duties on the table!

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Re: Sleeping bag?

Post by pathbrae » Mon Jun 04, 2018 7:23 pm

"Matrimonial duties on the table" Have I missed something??
So much sea - so little time to see it.

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Re: Sleeping bag?

Post by Billy g » Mon Jun 04, 2018 10:41 pm

If budget is not too tight I'd go for PHD down quilt, hard to beat and excellent quality

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Re: Sleeping bag?

Post by Llhado » Tue Jun 05, 2018 2:01 pm

I have the Kelty Cosmic 20. I like it a lot. I went camping in 30 degree weather and slept with only shorts and tshirt and woke up at 4am cold, but I put more outer layers the next night and was fine.
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Re: Sleeping bag?

Post by Llhado » Mon Aug 13, 2018 8:40 am

mcgruff wrote:
Fri May 25, 2018 12:15 am
Maybe the Alpkit Mountain Ghost 200?

https://www.alpkit.com/products/mountaincodes-ghost-200

Down does pack much smaller and last longer but decent quality down (800cu+) is expensive.
not bad option...
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