Backpacker Magazine – April 2009
Gear School 2009: Sleeping Bags
WHEN TO CALL AN EXPERT
For extensive tears, broken zippers or drawstrings, or to restuff a down bag with more feathers, consult the manufacturer or Rainy Pass Repair (rainypass.com
WHEN TO CALL IT QUITS
Replace your synthetic bag if it is considerably flattened (lost loft). Down bags are toast if the baffles blow out and feathers migrate throughout the chambers.
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