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Backpacker Magazine – April 2009

Gear Guide 2009: Summer Sleeping Bags

Your sleep is important to us. That's why we logged 250 nights under the stars, from Alaska to Wales, to bring you the 30 best bags of the year.

by: Steve Howe

Sierra Designs Nitro 30 (www.sethhughes.com)
Sierra Designs Nitro 30 (www.sethhughes.com)

SUMMER

Best All-Around
Sierra Designs Nitro 30

Top Ultralight
Big Agnes Pitchpine SL 40

Bargain!
Kelty Coromell  

Killer Deal
Exped Swift 250g

Extreme Weight-Saver
GoLite Ultra 20

Green and Warm
Marmot EcoPro 30

Minimalist Bargain
The North Face Elephant's Foot

Warmest
Valandre Mirage 3/4



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