Feathered Friends Snowbunting
|Weight||2 lb 13 oz / 1280 g||2 lb 15 oz / 1330 g|
|Fill weight||1 lb 9.3 oz / 717 g||1 lb 10.6 oz / 754 g|
7 in / 20 cm
0 F / -20 C
|Max user height||6 ft 0 in / 180 cm||6 ft 6 in / 200 cm|
|Shoulder girth||61 in / 150 cm||61 in / 150 cm|
|Hip girth||56 in / 140 cm||56 in / 140 cm|
|Foot girth||38 in / 97 cm||38 in / 97 cm|
Feathered Friends is arguably the finest sleeping…
Fill: 700+ Fill Down
Price Paid: $425
Feathered Friends is arguably the finest sleeping bag manufacturer out there. I have owned and spent many nights sleeping in Western Mountaineering, Marmot, TNF, Snowlion (any one remember them!?) and Mountain Hardwear bags and IMHO Feathered Friends is either no. 1 or tied for no. 1 with Western Mountaineering. WM makes a slightly lighter more compact bag for the temp rating but FF construction details are superb...well almost. The only flaw that I have experienced on the four FF bags I have owned is the infamous zipper snagging. I have modified my technique over the years to limit the occurance but it does happen from time to time.
The temp rating was a little on the low side for me but not by much and realistically your comfort level can vary throughout the night based on many factors. With a down jacket and fleece pants I slept in relative comfort at an unexpected -20. The fit is about spot on for me (5'9" 160) and even allowed my usual "fetal" position.
The only downside to a FF bag is that with care you will never wear it out so make sure you get what you need and want or you will end up with multiple bags. Not a bad way to go but it can get expensive. I still have a FF bag from 1973 that is still serviceable and has had a through hike of the PCT and hundred of other nights outdoors in addition to being my bedding for college.
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This is an amazing bag! Comfortable, warm, completely…
Fill: 700+ fill down
Temperature Rating: -18 degrees C
Weight: 2.4 lbs
Price Paid: $445 American
This is an amazing bag! Comfortable, warm, completely wind and waterproof with the dryloft shell. It is a little pricey though. If you have the money, take a good long look at the Feathered Friends line of products, they have the best bags on the market.