Is a 15-degree sleeping bag good?
With individual fill power (FP) of 650 or 800, a 15-degree backpacking sleeping bag will keep your body warm enough to thrive at temperatures around 15°F. If you are not a fan of winter backpacking and camping, then a 15-degree bag should be sufficient to keep you warm and protected during the autumn and spring nights.
Does Marmot make good sleeping bags?
The Marmot Sawtooth is a very warm 15-degree sleeping bag. It is a decent quality bag with a relatively low price tag. Testers found it to be comfortable to sleep in but heavy to carry. We recommend it to those people who are seeking a warm 3 season bag and want to save money doing so.
Should I get a 15 or 30 degree sleeping bag?
What Temperature Rating to Choose – When deciding how warm of a sleeping bag is needed, a good “rule of thumb” is to take the bags advertised temperature rating and then add 10-15 degrees to it. Thus, a bag rated to 20° degrees will keep you warm in temperatures of 30-35° degrees.
Is it okay to leave down sleeping bag compressed?
Why Too Much Compression is Bad for Your Bag Both down and synthetic fills need to fluff up (loft) to create small air spaces within the insulation. If you leave your bag in a compressed state (inside its stuff sack) for several months, it will lose resiliency and lofting ability.
Can I use a 15 degree sleeping bag in the summer?
Up here, the weather can change quickly, and get cold even in the summer, so that’s why I use a bag with the 15 degree rating. With layering I’ve even been able to use it down to -25C. Whatever rating you decide is best for you, I highly encourage you to take a look at the Phantom Series bags from Mountain Hardwear.
How do I choose a sleeping bag degree?
For starters, you want to select a sleeping bag with a temperature rating that’s lower than the lowest temperature you expect to encounter. When in doubt, choosing a bag with a lower temperature rating is wise because you can always open up a bag to cool down when conditions are warmer.
Can you compress down too much?
There is no limitation to compressing down, as long as the down is not being stored compressed for an extended period of time, It will not be damaged. if you are taking it out and using it everyday.
Can I use a zero degree sleeping bag in the summer?
In short, yes you certainly can use a winter sleeping bag in the summer but if you only plan to camp during Spring/Summer then you may find a winter sleeping bag too heavy and too thick. Whereas if you are camping year-round you can heavily benefit from using a winter sleeping bag all year round.
Is a degree sleeping bag too warm?
It most certainly will be too warm. My first sleeping bag was a 0 degree quallofill bag, which was originally bought for shoulder season camping where min temps would be ~15-20C. I also used it when car camping on kayak trips during the spring/summer.
Is the marmot sawtooth a good sleeping bag?
The Marmot Sawtooth is a 15 degree down sleeping bag with winter temperature ratings that packs a lot of warmth for its weight. The 600fill duck down keeps weight down while keeping affordability in mind.
Is the marmot Sawtooth 15 out of stock?
This product is currently out of stock , but we can notify you as soon as it’s back. The Marmot Sawtooth 15 sleeping bag blends the just-right warmth of water-resistant 650-fill-power down with a just-right weight and a healthy measure of durability for 3+ seasons of outdoor sleeping.
Is the Sawtooth bag too heavy for my Trip?
The Sawtooth is heavy for extended trips and is too warm for summer trips anywhere but at mid to high elevations. We would prefer to carry smaller, lighter bags that adapt to a wider range of temperatures, such as the Western Mountaineering Ultralite.
How comfortable is the Sawtooth?
The Sawtooth has a really comfortable hood that is soft, well-shaped, and features a visor-like protrusion of down that keeps rubbing down on the edge of the hood. The foot-box of the Sawtooth is anatomically correct, allowing your feet to move easily without compromising any of the loft/insulation.