Sleeping Bags–Rectangular–Comparison Review

The Coleman Big Game -5 Degree Sleeping Bag

Features:

  • 40″ X 85″–good for people up to 6′ 5″
  • 6 lbs. ColeTherm insulation for -5° and up
  • 100% cotton, including fill

Pros:

  • Comes with attached carrier, just roll bag up and into carrier
  • Zippers are two-way; two bags can be zipped together to make one big bag
  • Zippers constructed so that they plow away from edges, reducing or eliminating zipper snag

Cons:

  • Lining can’t be removed for laundering
  • Pillow is not comfortable
  • Difficult to stuff back into attached bag

TETON Sports Celsius XXL -18 Degree C / 0 Degree F Flannel Lined Sleeping Bag

Features:

  • Oversized, 90″ X 39″ fits 6’5″ people comfortably
  • 7 lb. pack weight
  • 100% polyester with flannel lining

Pros:

  • Nice and roomy
  • Internal storage pocket for keys, wallet, what have you
  • Snag-free zippers

Cons:

  • Need to make sure one sleeping bag is a left-side zipper and the other is a right-side zipper if you want to zip two together
  • Lining not sewn in throughout bag so can feel loose when you turn in it
  • Length includes hood top, so actual length for body is more like 85″

Coleman Dunnock Large Cold-Weather Sleeping Bag

Features:

  • 100% cotton, including fill
  • Roomier than standard; 81″ X 39″
  • 5 lbs. ColeTherm insulation 20° F and up

Pros:

  • Fibrelock prevents insulation from shifting
  • Thermolock reduces heat loss through zipper
  • Roll control locks bag in place for easier rolling

Cons:

  • Too bulky for backpacking
  • Outside can feel damp to touch
  • Zipper is not two-way

TETON Sports Fahrenheit Mammoth Queen Size COTTON Flannel Lined Sleeping Bag

Features:

  • Cotton flannel lining, 4-channel hollow fiber insulation
  • Roomy for two adults, 92″ X 62″
  • Warmth for 0° and up

Pros:

  • Don’t need to zip two together, but you still can!
  • Baffles behind zipper eliminates zipper draft
  • Includes a limited lifetime manufacturers’ warranty

Cons:

  • Huge
  • Flannel lining not removeable
  • Can be awkward rolling into stuff sack

 

 


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