A warm, affordable, and water-repellent synthetic bag, with unique Lamina construction for ultimate warmth -15 F/-26 C. A warm synthetic bag with Thermal.Q insulation is both compressible and durable. Welded Lamina construction enhances loft and eliminates cold spots. Soft polyester lining wicks away moisture and lightweight nylon shell repels water. Full-length durable #8 zipper has double sliders for ventilation.
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Lamina -15 bag in MHW SuperMega UL2 tent on canoe camp trip
I recently took this furnace out on a winter canoe camping trip to an island on a big lake in SC. It dropped to an unusual ambient temperature of 9 degrees with the real feel of exactly 1 degree...and that wasn't counting for any lake affect wind, there were 10-15 MPH winds that night. Bottom line: I was toasty! I ended up stripping down like I dress for bed at home; wore nothing but boxers and I was very comfortable with this bag in virtually 0 degree weather. I'm usually skeptical about manufacturers' claims about sleeping bag ratings, but this one's just about spot on.
Size: I'm 6'2", stocky, 220 lbs. and has plenty of room to move around. I also had my phone, Kindle, and two fuel canisters in the bag with me and never felt cramped.
Packability: MHW is known for having below standard compression/pack sacks and the one that came with this was the same. I purchased an aftermarket sil-nylon compression sack and it got this huge bag down pretty small for what it is.
I'd highly recommend this bag for anyone looking for a high quality, affordable VERY COLD weather synthetic.
I would recommend this product.
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