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Backpacker Magazine – April 2009

Gear Guide 2009: Kelty Coromell Sleeping Bag Review

This summer bag had one tester wondering if it really was a summer bag– it was just that warm.

by: Steve Howe

Kelty Coromell (www.sethhughes.com)
Kelty Coromell (www.sethhughes.com)

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Bargain! You won't find a better deal on a down-filled bag that's as roomy and warm as this one. It's on the heavy side for the category, but it's also warmer than average–as you'll want on some alpine trips. "I slept comfortably on freezing nights in Utah's Wasatch Range, in temps that usually make me chilled in a 30°F bag," wrote one female tester.

The Coromell lacks a hood, but warm sleepers could easily press it into moderate three-season use. Big boys and midnight Maytaggers appreciated the relaxed semi-rectangular cut (it zips open to form a blanket that's wide enough for two sleepers), and the 650-fill down packs to a respectably small size, thanks to the included compression sack. $150; 2 lbs. 13 oz.; 25°F

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Andrew Glass
May 05, 2011

I,too, found this bag on sale for around a hundred smackers, and I find this bag INCREDIBLY WARM! Very excited to see how it works in Yellowstone! Way warm for Cali!

Kurt Smith
Jun 22, 2010

Just bought one at campmor.com for $100.00 so shop around. Used it 2 weeks ago and it was almost too warm. I like it. Packs to the size of a bowling ball. I like that it comes with a compression bag as well as a large storage bag.

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