User Review: Mountain Hardwear Lamina 0°
Source: bought it new
Price Paid: $155
Great and affordable 0 degree bag.
Comes with a built in hood to keep your noggin warm.
- Wicks water very efficiently
- Foot box feels small to me
I am a hammock camper. I use a Clark NX-250.
My mindset for gear when I pack is more packability and versatility than being one of these ultra light campers. I like to camp in early spring, fall, winter.
I had been researching numerous cold weather bags when I stumbled upon this bad boy.
From reading the reviews most stated what I was looking for... PACKABILITY! Most cold weather bags are so big when stuff sacked that you cannot fit them into most packs. I did not want my bag being strapped to the back of my pack in wintery conditions so looked long and hard for one that might meet my criteria that was WARM , PACKABLE, and if able to be fairly light.
This bag fits the bill on everything.
I just used it up in the Sawtooth Mountain range in central Idaho back in the bush country. What a great bag!
First night temps got down to about 28-32 degrees. This bag kept my core body very warm. I did not utilize the hood system on the first night but oh boy what a difference it made on the second night.
One great thing I discovered also about this bag is its ability to wick moisture away.
I am one of those cocoon sleepers. I like to put the bag over my head a bit when I sleep. In the past in cold conditions I would wake up with a soaked bag like I pee'd myself or something! In cold temps when you breathe inside your bag it builds condensation constantly. I did not notice this drawback hardly at all with this bag.
So in summary
- Great packability - Fits into my Kelty Coyote no problem.
- Very warm!
- Wicks moisture well
- Hoodie system helps keep your head warm if you decide to utilize it
- Not too heavy at all
- Footbox felt very small to me and I am only 5'9".
Where to buy?
I picked mine up on Sunnysports for $155 I think? You can get the 2011 model on clearance there for 115 or so if they still have them in stock. 2012 versions dimensions were a bit bigger so took that model.
Very satisfied with my purchase.