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Enigma

rated 4.5 of 5 stars This is a high quality piece of backpacking gear. Enlightened Equipment makes very high quality backpacking quilts. However I'm not sure I'm totally sold on the vertical baffle design. It's been said, vertical baffles help with down shift inside the baffling. My experience with vertical baffles is that down shift happens, regardless of which way the baffles run. I also think having longer baffles gives the down more volume to migrate. The best way to keep down from migrating is to have small, well… Full review

Prodigy 20°

rated 5 of 5 stars Using Climashield APEX insulation this quilt is made for cold, wet conditions that make down quilts nervous. Made to order in ten degree increments across the 20-50°F range with an attention to detail that long time quilt users will appreciate. Enlightened Equipment is well known for their down quilts, but they also offer the Prodigy which uses Climashield APEX insulation. For those who deal with very wet conditions or as is my case, extended cold weather trips, using down can be a bit nerve wracking. Full review

Revelation

rated 5 of 5 stars This product is great for ultralight backpacking. It weighs nothing, packs down to nothing, and is a true three-season quilt. I find that the quilt is true to its temperature rating if you are out of the wind. Because it is a quilt, it tends to be a little drafty if you move around a lot in it. It's warmest if you sleep on your back, but I can sleep on my side and still be fully enclosed. Just be aware that if you toss and turn, you will likely expose the open underside and let in some cold air. … Full review

Revelation

rated 2 of 5 stars I have an issue with the Revelation quilt down moving in the baffles and creating cold spots. If I hang the quilt to air out on a windy day the down will shift to the bottom of the quilt and it will need to be redistributed, a real pain to deal with. Full review

Enigma

rated 5 of 5 stars I couldn't be happier. Custom made to order, value priced, as light as you want them to make it. Temp rating is accurate to a bit conservative. Having seen the "light" in ultralight backpacking, I made a 30-degree(ish) synthetic quilt, which I love but it's a bit much for late spring/summer/early fall camping and backpacking.  I wanted a lightweight summer quilt and I'm happy I found Enlightened Equipment.   I ordered my quilt in May of 2015 and received it about eight weeks later as promised… Full review

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