Marmot Trestles 0

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


Regular Long
Weight 5 lb 4 oz / 2401 g 5 lb 14 oz / 2664 g
Fill Weight 3 lb 15 oz / 1786 g 4 lb 4 oz / 1927 g
Temperature Rating 0 F / -17.8 C 0 F / -17.8 C
EN Comfort 11.5 F / -11.4 C 11.5 F / -11.4 C
EN Lower Limit -2.4 F / -19.1 C -2.4 F / -19.1 C
EN Extreme -41.3 F / -40.7 C -41.3 F / -40.7 C
Fill SpiraFil High Loft Synthetic SpiraFil High Loft Synthetic
Shape Mummy Mummy
Max User Height 6 ft 0 in / 180 cm 6 ft 6 in / 200 cm
Hip Girth 58 in / 147 cm 58 in / 147 cm
Foot Girth 40 in / 101 cm 40 in / 101 cm
Price $119.00 USD $229.00 USD



After doing extensive research on sleeping bag I decided…

Rating: rated 3 of 5 stars
Design: mummy
Fill: synthetic
Temperature Rating: 0 degree
Price Paid: $116

After doing extensive research on sleeping bag I decided Marmot was the way to go. Their bags are roomy, constructed with care, and attention to detail are in my opinion the best I've seen in my quest for sleeping bags.

This bag is rated for 0 degrees and let me tell you it is one hot bag. I knew I needed a sleeping bag that could keep me warm in colder temps because my boyfriend wants to do winter camping this year plus being a female we tend to get on the chillier side of things. I read on the label the bag will keep you alive to extreme temperatures of -41, now I wouldn't suggest anyone go field test this but from what I could tell this had a lot of insulation to support that claim (more on this later).

A word about sizing, I am a rather tall woman (just under 6 feet) of average build so finding a sleeping bag to fit me was hell. If a man or woman is anywhere close to 6 feet get the tall size!!! I would guess someone who is 5'10 or shorter would be more than happy with a regular sized bag but if you are taller than that opt for a long especially if you like to stuff your clothes in the feet of your bag. I ordered a long and had enough room to feel comfortable but not enough that I was drowning in the bag.

While this sleeping bag was great I did end up returning it due to its LACK OF COMPRESSIBILITY. If you are a backpacker this is a vital piece of information. I have a large pack and this bag no matter how hard we tried would not fit. The bag does come with its own compression sack from Marmot which was well constructed. The bag did not fit in the compression sack and would not even cinch down to a managable size in a Sea to Summit compression sack (an XL size if that gives you any idea how big this bag really is).

Since this bag is rated for 0 degrees you have extra filling on your hands which means added weight. It weighed in at about 5 pounds, if you are concerned with weight and compressibility get the Never Summer by Marmot. My boyfriend has that bag and has nothing but praise for it. It is a down bag so the price tag is a bit higher.

If you are someone who is not overly concerned about the size and weight of your sleeping bag then get this bag, it is great and full of great features (like the double zip on both sides, stash pocket, comfy foot box, etc.). If you are a backpacker who needs to keep weight and size in mind go for a down bag like the Never Summer.

After I returned this bag I wrestled with the idea of buying a Never Summer for myself though decided against it because I wasn't sure I would like backpacking that much to justify the $278 of the cost of just the sleeping bag.

I did end up finding another 0 degree synthetic bag, the Elkhorn made by The North Face. It weighs less and is able to be easily compressed to fit into the bottom compartment of my pack. It still is bulky and a bit heavy at a little over 4 pounds but for the price ($119) it can't be beat.

Overall if you're not worried about the price or damp conditions get the Never Summer, though if you are a car camper or trying to save money go for the Trestles it really cannot be beat.


Comment on compressability - if you were rolling it, maybe that was the issue. I got the 6'6" (thanks for the tip, I bundle stuff into the bottom when I sleep too) and had no trouble at all with stuffing it into the compression sack (nicely included) and packing ... even on a super cold morning at the Guyot shelter a couple weekends below - with cold hands and a brittle-cold Osprey pack.

1 year ago

Definitely warm, roomy. Like everything Marmot makes…

Rating: rated 4.5 of 5 stars
Source: bought it new
Price Paid: $140


Definitely warm, roomy.


  • Warm!!!
  • Roomy
  • Gear pouch inside
  • Includes compression bag
  • Great when damp


  • Weighty
  • Slip-slidey

Like everything Marmot makes ... it WORKS as described. It also packs a few extra pounds (see my review on my Marmot Swallow tent elsewhere ... totally worth the extra pounds) — each ounce of which is worth it.  

Interior is roomy though, as noted, a little slip-slidey due to the fabric but this is a minor point. Nice zippered gear pouch inside. Dual side zippers are helpful for in/out without full unzipping. And zippers work pretty snag free, no real problems — even fumbling in the dark with cold hands. 

Used it in the mostly-outdoor Guyot shelter in the Whites a couple weekends ago. 8 degree or less outside, without windchill and I was plenty warm ... even after an unfortunate accident with an unclosed water bottle I'd put inside it to keep the water from freezing, the synthetic is worth the weight and loft for that quality — no loss of heat I could see, and I spilled a good pint or so inside.

See my comment on compression — works fine.  Just don't roll it ... wad it. I'm right at 6', and the 6'6" is essential, even without stuffing some clothes overnight in the toes, I think I'd have been cramped in the 6'.


This bag is one of the "fairly compressible". It isn't…

Rating: rated 4 of 5 stars
Design: mummy
Temperature Rating: 0
Price Paid: 100$

This bag is one of the "fairly compressible". It isn't the lightest bag either; however, I recieved a great deal on it and after scrunching it up and successfully fitting it into the bottom compartment of my pack I decided to give it a try. I practice minimalist mountaineering and this bag has kept me comfortable in -5 degree weather for a month in the Cordillera Blancas among many other sojourns. It is also a good survival bag in being just roomy enough to squeeze in an extra albeit small person in an emergency situation.

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Marmot Trestles 0F Synthetic Sleeping Bag - Regular SizeMake camping nights unforgettable with the Marmot Trestles 0F Synthetic Sleeping Bag. Incorporating the SpiraFil High Loft Insulation with the Wave construction, this fully-featured sleeping bag is designed to keep you warm, dry, and comfortable even in cold and damp conditions. Additionally, the Trestles 0 features an insulated collar with easy-access cord that traps heated air inside, as well as a classic trapezoidal foot box that provides extra room for your feet. No more tossing and turning as the consistent warmth and superb comfort this sleeping bag provides will surely have you falling into a blissful sleep in no time. Also equipped with equally great features such as dual zippers, a hood draw cord, a snagless draft tube, a stash pocket, two hang loops, and a velco-free face muff, the Marmot Trestles 0F Synthetic Sleeping Bag makes a great addition to your camping staples. Grab it right away!

- SunnySports

The full-featured Marmot Trestles 0 Degree Sleeping Bag is a reliable, all-purpose synthetic bag that insulates even in sustained cold and damp conditions. Updated style lines and fabric liner keep you comfortable on backpacking, trekking and mountaineering trips. SpiraFil 120 high loft insulation, EN tested.100% polyester DWR, 100% polyester embossed DWR shell.100% polyester embossed DWR lining.Dual zippers with twoway zipper sliders and zipper guards.Insulated collar with easyaccess cord.Wave construction offers the advantages of both traditional blanket and shingle construction with no significant weight increase.Classic trapezoidal foot box.Compression stuff sack included."Feely" draw cords.Hood draw cord.Second side zip.Snagless draft tube.Stash pocket.Two hang loops.Velcrofree face muff.Regular or long length, left or right zipper.

- Campmor

Free Shipping. Marmot Trestles 0F Sleeping Bag FEATURES of the Marmot Trestles 0 F Sleeping Bag EN Tested SpiraFil High Loft Insulation Dual Zippers Insulated Collar with easy Access Cord Wave Construction Classic trapezoidal Foot Box Compression Stuff Sack in.Feelyin. Drawcords Hood Drawcord Second Side Zip Snagless Draft tube Stash Pocket Two Hang Loops Two way Zipper Sliders Velcro-free Face Muff Zipper Guards SPECIFICATIONS of the Marmot Trestles 0 F Sleeping Bag Temperature Rating: 0deg F / -18deg C EN Tested: Comfort: 11.5deg F / -11.4deg C EN Tested: Lower Limit: -2.4deg F / -19.1deg C EN Tested: Extreme: -41.3deg F / -40.7deg C Loft: 6 Stuff Sack: 10.5 x 19in. / 26.7 x 48 cm Zip Option: LZ, RZ Insulation: SpiraFil 120 Materials: 100% Polyester DWR 2.2 oz/yd 100% Polyester embossed DWR 2.2 oz/yd Lining: 100% Polyester tafffeta DWR 2.2 oz/yd Fill: SpiraFil 120 SPECIFICATIONS for Regular Bag Weight: 5 lbs 4.7 oz / 2401 g Fill Weight: 63 oz / 1786 g Interior Weight: 85in. / 216 cm Shoulder: 62in. / 157.5 cm Hip: 58in. / 147.3 cm Foot: 40in. / 101.6 cm SPECIFICATIONS for Long Bag Weight: 5 lbs 8 oz / 2495 g Fill Weight: 68 oz / 1928 g Interior Weight: 91in. / 231 cm Shoulder: 64in. / 162.6 cm Hip: 60in. / 152.4 cm Foot: 42in. / 106.7 cm

- Moosejaw

The Marmot Trestles 0 is a reliable, all-purpose synthetic bag that insulates even in sustained cold and damp conditions. Updated style lines and fabric liner keep you comfortable on backpacking, trekking and mountaineering trips.

- RockCreek