The Best Sleeping Bags

There’s nothing better than a warm, cozy night’s sleeping under the stars, and nothing worse than shivering through a sleepless night because you're cold. The right three-season sleeping bag can help ensure you have more warm and restful nights outside—and fewer of those frigid ones. Finding the right bag for you will depend on your needs and preferences when it comes to cost, warmth, weight, size, and comfort. Whether you’re looking for a quilt or mummy bag, down or synthetic, there’s a bag here for you.
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Best Quilt

Sierra Designs Nitro Quilt 20 & 35 Degree

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Roomy and Comfortable. As the only quilt on our list, the Sierra Designs Nitro Quilt offers warmth and freedom of movement while remaining extremely lightweight at just 1 pound 9 ounces for the 20-degree option.

What We Liked: 

The Sierra Designs Nitro Quilt is a great backpacking option for sleepers who like to move around. The down-filled quilt design makes it lightweight and packable—stuffing down to 13 by 7 inches—without sacrificing warmth or comfort. Offering 20 and 35 degree options, the Nitro Quilt is the roomiest choice here. It's available here.

Best Value

Mountain Hardwear Lamina 15F/-9C Sleeping Bag

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Warm and Affordable. With synthetic fill and mummy shape, the Mountain Hardwear Lamina boasts warmth and solid performance in wet conditions at an affordable price. 

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The Mountain Hardwear Lamina is a great option for those eager to find a warm, reliable bag that can withstand wet weather. Weighing around 3 pounds, this synthetic-fill, mummy-shaped bag is heavier and less packable than the other options here, but its impressive warmth and reasonable price tag make it a great choice if you're not set on an ultralight bag. Get it here.

Lightest

Therm-a-Rest Hyperion 20F/-6C Sleeping Bag

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Ultralight and Packable. Weighing just 1 pound 4 ounces and packing down to 6 x 8 inches, the Therm-a-Rest Hyperion sets the bar for packability. Premium down and a mummy cut make it the lightest three-season option here. 

What We Liked: 

For those who care most about minimizing bag size and weight while maintaining warmth and durability, the Therm-a-Rest Hyperion is the ideal choice. As the most packable option on our list, this mummy-shaped down-filled bag is worth the investment for weight-conscious backpackers. Buy it now.