Big Agnes Zirkel SL 20°
|Weight||2 lb 6 oz / 1100 g||2 lb 11 oz / 1200 g|
|Fill weight||15.5 oz / 439 g||1 lb 0.5 oz / 468 g|
20 F / -6.7 C
800 fill down
|Max user height||5 ft 10 in / 180 cm||6 ft 6 in / 200 cm|
|Shoulder girth||67.5 in / 171 cm||72.5 in / 184 cm|
|Hip girth||64 in / 160 cm||69 in / 180 cm|
|Foot girth||43 in / 110 cm||44 in / 110 cm|
Ok, I've only used the bag for two nights. I used…
Fill: 750 down
Temperature Rating: 20 F
Weight: 2 lbs
Price Paid: $165
Ok, I've only used the bag for two nights. I used the bag in conjunction with the Big Agnes Wedgie bag expander. The Zirkel has a little more room than other mummy bags, but because the pad is attached, it limits movement a bit (e.g. the bag won't move with you if you try to bring your legs up, it's stuck to the pad beneath). That's why I added the Wedgie.
The Wedige did what it was supposed to do--I didn't feel constricted and I could move around comfortably in the bag. But it may have let some cold air in at the top- and I don't know what the temp rating for the expander itself is. Temps dropped to around 25 F and I was a little chilly, despite the bag's 20 degree rating-and I'm not exactly a cold sleeper.
Without the Wedgie, I would have felt constricted (I move around a LOT while sleeping), but I may not have been cold. Hard to tell. Hence, the 3.5 rating. The bag itself appears well constructed, it's relatively lightweight, and the pad, while heavier than the Therm-a-rest I had been using, is much more comfortable.