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LightWeight double sleeping bag ??
by loriwatson1 » Thu Jul 02, 2020 10:08 am
I am wondering if you would be kind enough to share some double sleeping bags that are light weight??
i have been have a wee nose online and came across the Vango infinity double sleeping bag but cant seem to find any relatable reviews on it . i have seen a few videos of similar vango ones and the bag looks slightly large .
i know a double sleeping bag is going to be a much larger bag than a single that's just facts but i'm here for some suggestions on others.
by Hike Man » Thu Jul 02, 2020 10:25 am
by davekeiller » Sat Jul 04, 2020 11:56 am
by Ian Johnston » Sun Jul 05, 2020 9:49 am
Have you used a double sleeping bag previously? If so, apologies - you'll already know this, but... the downside is that it's difficult to keep your shoulders and neck warm when things are a bit chilly, when one person turns over the other will be dragged around, you'll probably need a double mat or mattress - and they're a big old thing to pack.
That's pretty much why all the double bags are aimed at static (campsite) camping rather than backpacking. a good sleeping bag and mat are worth their weight in gold - you can do anything on a good night's sleep, but it's all a bit of a struggle after little or no sleep!
by LeithySuburbs » Sun Jul 05, 2020 11:33 am
by Marty_JG » Sun Jul 05, 2020 3:44 pm
by WalkWithWallace » Mon Jul 06, 2020 10:43 am
by Themasterpiece » Wed Jul 22, 2020 6:33 pm
For an air bed we have an exped synmat HL duo LW, which is 130cm wide and is amazing. No stopping between mats. Only 1240g which is light for two, and R3.3. The pump sack is great.
Looked at double quits but the foot area looks small unless you get a custom quilt made.
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by weaselmaster » Wed Jul 29, 2020 11:42 pm
the penguin and condor styles have a separate groundsheet that takes 2 standard size air mattresses and zips to the sides of the sleeping bag, so you are essentially having a one person sleeping bag that does two persons, zipped up on either side (or left unzipped as a quilt in hotter times) Much less weight to carry that 2 bags, much less bulk too. They also have detachable hoods. Not cheap, but quality +++
by SMRussell » Fri Jul 31, 2020 7:50 am
Th lightest double sleeping bag they have seems to be the NEMO Down Comforter Double Sleeping Bag
-1°C Comfort Limit; Nikwax Hydrophobic Down; 1220g (excluding stuff sack); £374.99
They've got a few others. The lightest Big Agnes double sleeping bag on the site is the Sentinel 30 Double Wide Down Sleeping Bag
-1°C Comfort Limit; 1550g (excluding stuff sack); £329.99.
They also have the Thermarest 2020 Vela 20 Double Down Quilt
-6°C Comfort Limit; Nikwax Hydrophobic Down; 1342g (excluding stuff sack); £269.99
I've never used a quilt instead of a sleeping bag so I can't recommend it from experience. The weight to warmth and price point seem good though.