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Offline TwoWheeledExplorer

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High Compression Sleeping Bag in XL?
« on: June 20, 2011, 11:42:21 am »
I'm about 6'3", and 255 pounds. (Down from 280 and still loosing!) and a year or so ago bought a Eureka Summit Large for a summer sleeping bag. So far it has tried to kill me twice by suffocation, :o and otherwise does not allow a good night's sleep. It is just too tight across the chest for me to zip all the way shut, and if I leave it open, as I did last Saturday, I can breathe and get cold all at the same time! Plus side; I love it's compressibility. In a compression sack, it squeezes down to just larger than a (American) football. That was why I bought it.

Can anyone suggest a +20F (or warmer) Primaloft (preferably) sleeping bag that will fit a broad-shouldered, big chested, not-as-fat-as-I-used-to-be,  ;D  guy like me, that will compress into a small bundle?

Thanks in advance for your suggestions!

Ride safe,
Hans
« Last Edit: June 20, 2011, 11:45:13 am by TwoWheeledExplorer »
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Offline rlc5925

Re: High Compression Sleeping Bag in XL?
« Reply #1 on: June 22, 2011, 08:10:00 pm »
Take a look at the Big Agnes park line. I have the buffalo park and the deer park and love both. Both are extremly compressable.

Offline tanslacks

Re: High Compression Sleeping Bag in XL?
« Reply #2 on: June 23, 2011, 08:56:20 pm »
LOOK NO FURTHER!!!!

http://www.mountainhardwear.com/ExtraLamina™-20-%28Long%29/OU8453_L,default,pd.html

I am 6'3" 250 lbs with a pretty large chest 50 or 51 ... i think. I bought this bag last year and love it. You will not believe that anything that packs so small can keep you warm. It's freaky. Seriously.. check this one out
« Last Edit: June 23, 2011, 08:58:40 pm by Fred Hiltz »

Offline gpshay

Re: High Compression Sleeping Bag in XL?
« Reply #3 on: June 25, 2011, 12:14:00 am »
Here is the bag I'm looking at buying... look at the specs.
http://www.montbell.us/products/disp.php?cat_id=796&p_id=2321110

Offline cgarch

Re: High Compression Sleeping Bag in XL?
« Reply #4 on: June 25, 2011, 12:21:31 pm »
We recently purchased the #3 version (reg and long). We're quite happy with them and especially like that they take a lot less space than some of our older fluffy down bags. In general, we've become fond of MontBell - they've got good stuff that packs small.