Rectangular Down Sleeping Bags

8:43 a.m. on September 17, 2006 (EDT)
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I am looking for a 3 season down bag. 15 to 25 degree rating and some good fill power. It needs to be rectangular, I'll be using it with my fiancee as a "quilt." We want to sew zippers and nylon on it for a floor.We are trying to go lighter overall. Do you all have any suggestions as to manufacturers/models?

1:24 p.m. on September 17, 2006 (EDT)

a.k.a. stevet

Check out the Western Mountaineering Alder. Semi-rectangular, zipper around the foot so you can open it flat, hoodless. Rated at 25 degrees. Steve

8:29 p.m. on September 17, 2006 (EDT)
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I second that motion. I have the hooded version, formerly known as The Hooded Aspen before the recent name changes. My wife and I use it as a quilt when we camp; love it!

12:06 a.m. on September 18, 2006 (EDT)
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If value is your thing then a look at L.L.Bean's down bags could be worthwhile. Though if you do have the money, I would again second the Alder bag

3:40 a.m. on September 21, 2006 (EDT)
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I picked up a 20 degree down bag at REI. It has no hood and makes a comfy blanket.

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