Verified Buyer Reviewed by ridgerunner from Baja Arizona on Saturday, October 1, 2011
I've no opinion of warmth, having only slept in it on warm nights - which is what I got it for - and delivery time was expedient... but:Overall, it is a Chinese bag, worth the sale price paid, but not what you'd expect from Mountainsmith. If MS continues to sell this sort of product, their good rep will surely suffer. That said, I got it for river tripping in moderate weather - it's plenty good enough for that.There were a couple of loose threads - I needed to put in a few hand stitches to make sure it didn't unravel at two places on seams. No biggie, a 10-minute task, but you could see where it would have begun to come apart.The synthetic fill was not uniform, probably as a result of having been stored a long time while tightly compressed? I rehab'd it somewhat with a gentle washing, cool tumble drying half-way, then laying it out to dry over a rack on a breezy porch, turning and "fluffing" it every half hour or so. The fill now seems reasonably well- distributed, fewer voids.Again, I attribute this condition to long compressed storage (Its a STP closeout, after all). I do not feel ripped off - it's a fair bag for [$] bucks.
  • Best Uses: 2 Season Camping, Car Camping
  • Cons: Not the highest quality
  • Describe Yourself: Casual/ Recreational
  • Pros: Packs Small
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