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M Ultralight Three-Season Down Mummy-Style Sleeping Bags: State of the Market Report 2010

by Will Rietveld and Janet Reichl

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Article Summary:

An ultralight sleeping system is a core component of an ultralight backpacking gear kit, and it requires careful planning so the components are coordinated with each other and appropriate for the expected conditions. This article is the first of three coordinated articles covering the insulated components of an ultralight three-season sleeping system capable of handling colder temperatures. Such a system - consisting of an ultralight down mummy-style sleeping bag, down jacket, and down pants - minimizes weight while providing maximum warmth and versatility without compromising safety or comfort.

Part 1: Ultralight Down Mummy Sleeping Bag

Part 2: Ultralight Down Jacket (not yet published)

Part 3: Ultralight Down Pants (not yet published)


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