This Versalite sleeping bag is rated to keep you comfy down to 10 degrees.
- Full-length zipper
- Stuffed with down including the collar
- Multiple sizes
It's filled with 850+ down. This sleeping bag has the traditional mummy shape that has been around for a long time and works very well. You can get this in 3 different sizes, long, regular and short. It has a wide shoulder girth that makes this an ideal bag for harsh winters because it allows you to add an extra layer of clothing without stretching out the bag too much. This would be a little too warm for camping in summer climates.
What Reviewers Say:
- This is one of the best pieces of gear one could own in the lower 48. Its temp rating is honest and was well planned in its design. I tested this during a polar vortex. It was 12F with a wind chill that made it down to negative 22 and woke up warm. Granted, my girlfriend does call me her little heater and it is true, I can handle cold temps better than most (part Norwegian) but this sleeping bag comes highly recommended to any outdoor enthusiast.
- I went back and forth trying to decide between the Alpinlite, Ultralite, and Versalite. When it came down to it, I decided based on the girth dimensions. I was afraid I'd be too cramped (can't roll inside the bag) in the Ultralite. I also tried the Alpinlite on a few trips and there was way too much open space (I'm 6'1", 170, slim build) and thus cold spots. Versalite was just the right width in the shoulders and torso. This bag has kept me warm in temps down to about 20 degrees, but I'm a cold sleeper. I paired it with an REI camp sack (55 degree blanket basically) in -6 degree weather last winter and I survived the night, though not particularly warm (I should have had more layers on and a warmer bag probably). Honestly though, highest quality materials and craftsmanship and the down is so light there is no pressure on you when you are sleeping. The collar and hood are top notch and this thing has incredible loft. This bag is light! 2 lbs is great for a bag that can take you through three seasons comfortably. Only downside is that it's more bag than I need in the summer. I think I'll get a 20-30 degree EE revelation quilt for the summer backpacking season.
- I just received it but my impressions are that it is an Alpinlite without the cold spots and the down on me instead of on the side.