Reviewed by dachswan from North Dakota on Thursday, November 14, 2013
My husband and I ordered the men's and women's Flathead bags for cooler-weather camping. It is an awesome bag for the colder temps. We have used them twice--both times the nighttime temp was in the 20s (F) with freezing rain and we were both plenty warm. I am typically a very "warm" sleeper, so this bag will be way too hot for Summer and warmer Fall and Spring weather (anything above 40 degrees for me).
As far as specifics, I'm about 5' 2", and I have tons of room length and width-wise. The two-way zipper is great for extra foot ventilation. The zipper seems to get caught somewhat easily in the surrounding fabric, which is the only reason I didn't give it 5 stars.
Reviewed by MTHiker from Montana on Monday, September 16, 2013
I tried this out on the Beaverhead Mountains on a night that was incredibly windy with temps in the high 30s or very low 40s. I had a Term-A-Rest 5.1 R-rated pad under it. I was so warm by the middle of the night that I shed all my warm sleeping clothes. I think this will be a true 20 degree bag, and I normally sleep cold. At 5'2" and 115 pounds, I had room for clothes at my feet to warm for the morning, although very little room to do anything but sleep straight on my back or straight sideways with a slight Knee bend.
Reviewed by Esther family camper/backpacker from New Mexico on Wednesday, August 14, 2013
These kept us warm in 40 degree nights, high altitude in August. Not sure they would get us down to 20 degrees however. Nice bag for the price, but the women's normal is very small, only 5' 6". I'm keeping these for my kids,but I would order a women's long for myself if I had it to do over again. I'm 5'5" and the normal seemed small/tight.
Reviewed by Orcacorn from Oregon on Tuesday, July 02, 2013
I haven't tried this in the woods yet but I like the fit and size (I'm short 4'11" and so this bag feels roomy enough but not excessive. I think it should be warm enough for the conditions I hope to camp in but we'll see!
They will not zip together.|In order to be able to zip two mummy bags together you need one bag to be a right rip and the other to be a left zip. Currently we do not have any bags available in both zips. So at this time we have no bags that can be zipped together.
Answered on 1/31/2013 12:00:00 AM by Prod Spec Kevin from Sierra Trading Post
The 79" is the exterior length of the bag laying flat. The 13' allows for the thickness of the insulation at the top and bottom of the bag, and for a little head and foot room. Marmot regular women's bags are designed for women up to 5' 6".
Answered on 10/20/2011 12:00:00 AM by Prod. Spec. Kevin from Sierra Trading Post