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Gossamer Gear Sleeplight

in Sleeping Bags - Quilts & Top Bags

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5.00 / 5 (1 reviews)

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Roger B
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Gossamer Gear Sleeplight on 11/25/2006 19:12:41 MST Report Post Print

Rating: 5 / 5

I own and used for several years a Macpac Neve, one of the original "top bags" it had a sleeve for the sleeping mat and was a vast improvement on other sleeping bags in my view, its disadvantage was its weight.

Along came the Sleeplight a top bag made by Nunatak for GG. I used this sleeping bag on several trips and with temperatures dipping into the 20’s and I always felt comfortable. The benefit of such a sleeping bag IMHO is that it emulates the properties of a quilt whilst having a single layer of silnylon underneath thereby eliminating drafts.
When using the bag I was initially worried about staying on the “no down section” it was never a problem. As well the hood of the bag was easily cinched up and enabled me to keep my head warm without the need for a hat.

At 18 oz I find it to be my preferred sleeping bag.

Edited by rogerb on 11/25/2006 19:13:38 MST.

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