Reviewed by Rocket from Boise, ID on Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Great bag for cold weather conditions. Very comfortable; easy to slide in and out of. Temperature rating was accurate. Kept me very warm on a clear and cold 14 degree night. Keep the good deals coming STP.
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Reviewed by ipartner48 from Alberta on Monday, July 25, 2016
I own this bag and have used it several nights. The stuffed dimensions are shown right on the STP website so i have done my due diligence and i know that this heavy burly bag is mainly car/horse/cottage camping. To ALPS credit, this is a very well built sleeping bag with a decent amount of loft to it. I know never to trust a manufacturer's temperature rating so to me, a 0F bag is more like a comfortable 10F sleeping bag so this bag does not disappoint. Very pleased with this purchase.
Reviewed by guerillajib from Colorado on Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Bag is super nice but should not be categorized as a backpacking bag it is like one reviewer stated "the size of a baby rhinoceros" but if you want a warm car camping bag this is the one for you....I give it five stars cause it is a nice bag just not made for backpacking
Reviewed by Barry from Southeast PA near Philly on Saturday, September 19, 2015
I am returning this, as it is not big enough in girth for me at 325# and 6'1, and not as long as needed either. No doubt if you are thinner, it might also be a little longer, but still seems it might be a bit short for taller people over 6'2".
One positive note, it seemed quite warm, just trying it on for size. I did like the color, and feel if the material, but the other cons outweigh those minor details.
Also, one or two of the threads in the outside of the bag were loose, so I don't know how it would hold up over time.
Also, unless you are very strong, don't try to stuff it back in it's cover-it's not suitable, and my wife and I had to do it as a team, on the bed, to make it happen, after 2 tries. I don't know how anyone could do it while camping. Besides that, I think I strained my arm and hands in the process (I have arthritis and am prone to tendonitis), so beware if you are not in prime condition to attempt getting it back in the provided cover.
Next time I may spend a little more to get a better bag, and one that will surely fit me better. Lesson learned.
Reviewed by Nurt from Colorado on Saturday, August 15, 2015
I decided to take a chance on this bag based on other reviews. It will be my bag for all car camping and Elk camp. I'm 6'3" 275 with broad shoulders, and while I wouldn't call this bag "roomy" I do fit in it comfortably. It is a very bulky bag, which is understandable being I bought it for $50.00. It has a good amount of insulation and a nice foot box area. I liked the way the hood fit my head and when cinched left me a decent breathing hole. If you're looking for a backpacking sleeping bag, look elsewhere. But for all other uses, I think it will be great. I can't attest to the 0 degree rating yet, but I will say I couldn't stay in it more than a few minutes in my house:) I'll try to remember to update after Elk camp in a couple of months. The zipper did want to snag in a few places, but when I slowed down a bit and used a little care, it worked fine. Again, $50!!
Yes it can, we have washed ours in cold water and air dried it for about a half hour, don't used fabric softener at all, but you can use a dryer sheet to make it smell nice and fresh, our at least that is what the wife say's!! :-)
Answered on 5/24/2014 5:59:27 PM by Curt and Latasha the everyday campers. from Bay Area-Sierra Nevada-California