Mountain Hardwear Pinole 20°
Source: bought it used
Price Paid: $70
Budget friendly, well-proportioned, warm bag.
- cut of the bag
- zipper can snag
- no footbox vent
I've used my Pinole (long) for about 4 outings now. I have never tested it in cold weather.
The things I like about it are the cut of the bag, the price, the feel and appearance, and the warmth. It has a slightly more generous mummy shape and I have never had a mummy bag before. I thought it was quite comfortable. The footbox is trapezoidal in shape and allowed my feet to rest naturally. I like the colors and the textures of this bag. It's got a fairly tough outer shell and a silky smooth lining on the inside.
The price is what really drew me in. Other sites tend to rate this as a good budget friendly bag.
I think I paid 70 bucks for mine on geartrade.com.
It is a bulky bag and you would want to spend money on a compression sack for this beast. It is also in the 2-3 lbs range, sorry I know that is vague. The zipper does snag fairly easily. I haven't been frustrated by this. I just take my time and it seems okay.
Source: bought it new
Price Paid: $80
Pretty good entry level sleeping bag. If you can get it on sale it's a great deal.
- Great price for the quality
- Quite warm, even when damp
- Awful cheap zipper
- A little bulky
Actual bag is quite nice, hood fits well around my face. I purchased the Long version. No cold spots or drafts.
The bag is slightly bulky if packed into the stuff sack it's shipped with. Consider putting it in a smaller compression sack.
Again, the zipper is awfully cheap. I don't anticipate it breaking, but it catches on the fabric a lot.
Price Paid: $90
This bag is very comfortable it is a mummy style bag that lets you move around and the footbox lets you lay naturally. It has a drawstring at the head that tightens closer to your head and keeps your head warmer. It is a synthetic bag and was in Backpacker magazine in 2010.
|Weight||3 lb 3 oz / 1430 g||3 lb 8 oz / 1580 g|
|Fill Weight||1 lb 15 oz / 880 g||2 lb 2 oz / 970 g|
|Loft||5 in / 13 cm||5 in / 13 cm|
|Temperature Rating||20 F / -7 C||20 F / -7 C|
|EN Comfort||35 F / 2 C||35 F / 2 C|
|EN Lower Limit||26 F / -3 C||26 F / -3 C|
|Fill||Thermic MX synthetic||Thermic MX synthetic|
|Max User Height||6 ft 0 in / 180 cm||6 ft 6 in / 200 cm|
|Shoulder Girth||62 in / 157 cm||64 in / 163 cm|
|Hip Girth||58 in / 147 cm||60 in / 152 cm|
|Foot Girth||38 in / 97 cm||40 in / 102 cm|
|Price||$85.00 USD||$95.00 USD|
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