Campmor 20 Degree Down

6 reviews
5-star:   1
4-star:   4
3-star:   0
2-star:   1
1-star:   0

Reviews

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This is my first down bag. It is rather small. I'm…

Rating: rated 4 of 5 stars
Design: Mummy
Fill: 550 goose down
Temperature Rating: 20 degrees
Weight: 2 lbs, 4 oz
Price Paid: $119

This is my first down bag. It is rather small. I'm 5'10" on a good day and the standard model said it was good for someone up to 6'. If you are anything over 5'9" I recommend getting the tall version. My shoulders are average width but I think I could do with an inch or so more shoulder room as well.

It is as warm as any other twenty degree bag I have owned. The purple color isn't cool like the more expensive bags but I sleep with my eyes closed. Workmanship is average. I liked the cotton storage bag that it came with so I didn't have to keep it wadded up in the stuff sack.

I'd buy it again but I'd get the long version. A thinner person under 5' 10" might love this bag. I certianly love the price.

Update: July 25, 2011

Now that I have used this two years I will add a few thoughts.

I like it more than I did at first.

My inflatable pad went flat on Mt. Adams a couple weeks ago and I was still warm in this bag, sleeping on sand not snow. It was about 30°F at night and I slept in a hat, socks, and base layers. I sleep warm-ish but I don't think that 20°F would be too comfy.

The no-snag tape inside the zipper is fantastic, no snags yet.

The shell material is pretty much down-proof, no leaks yet, unlike my OR down sweater. 

The tightness issue I think is a non-issue, it's snug so my body will have to heat up less air but I still think anyone over 5' 10" wants the longer bag. 

If it's really cold, I'll need to wear more clothes inside, get a good pad to sleep on and a bivy sack.

I still like it.

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This bag won't keep you warm in weather cooler than…

Rating: rated 2 of 5 stars

This bag won't keep you warm in weather cooler than 40, ESPECIALLY if you mate it w/another...for warm weather only. I've had mine for 5 years.

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Wow! I figured I was taking a real risk by ordering…

Rating: rated 4 of 5 stars
Design: Mummy
Fill: 550 fill down
Temperature Rating: 20 F
Weight: 2lbs 6oz
Price Paid: $119.99

Wow! I figured I was taking a real risk by ordering such a cheap down bag. This bag is really well made! Not a feather flew as I shook it to test the construction. Usually cheap down bags leak feathers like a sieve (my girlfriend is usually covered in feathers after a night in her LL Bean 550 down bag that cost $170) I am truley impressed with this bag, especially considering you can't get a good synthetic bag for this price. Only have one complaint, the draft tube is skimpy and it is sewn to the bottom of the bag instead of the top. Great anti-snag tape though that keeps the zipper running smooth. If you are short on $ (I'm a college student) or just cheap (no shame, some of us are cheap) this bag is worth considering.

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I've used this bag on several trips to the Sierras…

Rating: rated 4 of 5 stars
Design: Mummy
Fill: 550 fill down
Temperature Rating: 20 F
Weight: 2.6
Price Paid: $124.99

I've used this bag on several trips to the Sierras and it has kept me comfortable to tempuratures in the 20's. I wouldn't use it for lower temps, though. The long bag was perfect for my 6'4" frame. I found it to be a little cramped in the shoulder area, but its extremely light and packs down very small. Its a great value for the price.

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A really nice bag for the price that stuffs to the…

Rating: rated 5 of 5 stars
Design: mummy
Fill: 550 fill down
Temperature Rating: 20F
Weight: 2lbs.4oz.
Price Paid: $119

A really nice bag for the price that stuffs to the size of a large loaf of bread. Featherlight, too. People over 5'10" should buy a long, however.

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I just finished my first year of ownership of my Campmor…

Rating: rated 4 of 5 stars
Design: mummy
Fill: 550 fill down
Temperature Rating: 20
Weight: 2.6
Price Paid: $119

I just finished my first year of ownership of my Campmor bag, and so far it has exceeded my expectations. I used it regularly during early winter and spring trips, and I felt its rating was right on. It stuffs into a small sack, and the shell repelled average condensation well. It will NOT keep more than average wetness away, though, so extra care needs to be taken during rainy or snowy trips. Overall, it's hard to beat for a bag so cheap.

Campmor 20 Degree Down

Discontinued

The 20 Degree Down has been discontinued.

previously retailed for:
$109.98 - $139.99

The Campmor 20 Degree Down is not available from the stores we monitor. It was last seen July 11, 2011 at Campmor.

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