Gear Guide 2011: Sleeping Bags & Pads

Enjoy sweet dreams in nasty conditions with these sacks and pads.

Summer

Multitasker: Exped Dreamwalker 250 Sleeping Bag

Ultralight: Terra Nova Laser 300 Elite Sleeping Bag

Most Versatile: Therm-a-Rest Alpine Down Blanket

Killer Deal: Mountainsmith Poncha 35 Bag

Warmest: Stoic Somnus 30 Sleeping Bag

Best for Couples: Big Agnes Big Creek



Three-Season


Killer Deal: L.L. Bean Katahdin 20 Sleeping Bag

Most Innovative: Sea To Summit Traverse Xt1 Sleeping Bag

Killer Deal: Sierra Designs Pyro 15 Sleeping Bag

Killer Deal: Kelty Light Year Down 20 Sleeping Bag

Editors' Choice 2011: Marmot Plasma 15


Winter

Big Guy Bargain: Mountain Hardwear ExtraLamina 0 Sleeping Bag

Killer Deal: REI Radiant 0 Sleeping Bag

Warmest: Feathered Friends Peregrine eVent Sleeping Bag

Full-Featured: Mammut Altitude Winter Sleeping Bag


Sleeping Pads

Light: Therm-a-Rest NeoAir Trekker Pad

Lighter: Exped SynMat UL 7

Lightest: Pacific Outdoors Peak Elite AC

Editors' Choice 2011: NEMO Insulated Astro with Pillowtop