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Kelty Light Year XP 20

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

This bag is a good deal for the budget conscious.

Rating: rated 3.5 of 5 stars
Source: bought it new
Price Paid: $65

Summary

This bag is a good deal for the budget conscious. It's a bit bulky for a backpack, but if you're concerned about staying warm and cozy, it'll do the job. I'm an adventure cyclist and I love this bag, however, I had to buy a different compression sack to get the bag down to a more manageable size. I would recommend it for backpackers/cyclists/day hikers who want a good bag for a good deal.

Pros

  • Warm
  • Good padding underneath
  • Long enough for a tall guy
  • Synthetic, so it dries quickly if it gets wet
  • Relatively light
  • Good deal

Cons

  • Bulky

Coming from a very old and cold sleeping bag, this bag exceeds my expectations. I've slept in the low 30's, in a tent, with no sleeping pad or any clothes (except underwear and socks) and stayed very warm.  

It's pretty bulky for an adventure cyclist/backpacker but it can be compressed far more than the compression sack (that comes with it) can get it. I would suggest using a different compression sack for this bag if you're concerned about space.

I also bought the long, since I'm 6'4" and it's plenty of room!

0

Great bag, warm and comfortable. Used it many times…

Rating: rated 5 of 5 stars
Source: bought it new
Price Paid: $140

Summary

Great bag, warm and comfortable. Used it many times with no issues.

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Small
  • Warm

Cons

  • Expensive

Very warm bag that compresses into a nice lightweight package. Stuff sack included and gear pack included.

rated 4.50 of 5 stars All Light Year XP 20 versions

In addition to the 2 men's reviews above, there is 1 review for another version of the Light Year XP 20. Read all reviews »

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Kelty Men's Light Year XP 20

currently retails for:
$99.95 - $119.95
MSRP: $129.95

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Specs

Short Regular Long
Total Weight 3 lb 0 oz / 1.34 kg 3 lb 5 oz / 1.48 kg 3 lb 7 oz / 1.54 kg
Fill Weight 29 oz / .81 kg 36 oz / 1.01 kg 36 oz / 1.01 kg
Length 72 in / 183 cm 78 in / 198 cm 84 in / 213 cm
Fits to 5 ft 6 in / 168 cm 6 ft / 183 cm 6 ft 6 in / 198 cm
Shoulder Girth 58 in / 147 cm 62 in / 157 cm 64 in / 163 cm
Stuffed Diameter 10 in / 25 cm 10 in / 25 cm 10 in / 25 cm
Stuffed Length 15 in / 38 cm 15 in / 38 cm 16 in / 41 cm
Shape Mummy Mummy Mummy
Temp Rating 20° / - 7° C 20° / - 7° C 20° / - 7° C
EN Comfort Limit 36° F / 2° C 36° F / 2° C 36° F / 2° C
EN Lower Limit 25° F / -4° C 25° F / -4° C 25° F / -4° C
EN Extreme Limit -4° F / -20° C -4° F / -20° C -4° F / -20° C
Insulation Ecopet™ Soft Ecopet™ Soft Ecopet™ Soft
Shell Material 40D Nylon Ripstop 40D Nylon Ripstop 40D Nylon Ripstop
Liner Material 50D Polyester Micro Pongee 50D Polyester Micro Pongee 50D Polyester Micro Pongee
Price $129.95 USd $139.95 USD $149.95 USD