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Sierra Designs Backcountry Bed 600

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Specs

Season 2014 men's
Weight 2lb 7oz / 1106g (regular)
Temperature rating 15 F / -9 C
Fill 800 fill DriDown
Shape Hybrid

Reviews

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This bag is the perfect combination between a sleeping…

Rating: rated 5 of 5 stars
Source: bought it new
Price Paid: $199

Summary

This bag is the perfect combination between a sleeping bag and a backpacking quilt. It allows you to sleep on your back, side, or stomach with ease. If you are a hot sleeper you can simply pull the attached top quilt away from your body allowing your top half to be exposed while your lower extremities are inside the bag.

The Dridown fill makes worrying about the elements a no nevermind and its construction seems to be durable and will last me for years to come.

Pros

  • Adaptability to numerous sleeping styles
  • Weight
  • Filler material
  • Cost
  • Sleeping pad sleeve integrated

Cons

  • None

I took this out for an overnighter in the Appalachian Mountains this past summer. The temperature dropped to sub 40˚ F and this bag did not fail to perform. My wife woke me up in the middle of the night shivering cold, so I told her to get in my bag and I would take hers, which was rated around 45˚ F. Within a few minutes she was snoring so loud I was unable to sleep.

I will look into purchasing another of these bags for my wife as she explained to me in the morning that this was one of the best night’s sleep she has had in the backcountry. I told her "Yeah, my sleep was pretty good too until someone stole my sleeping bag."

The bag stuffed right into the bottom of my pack with no issues and within 5 minutes we were packed up and ready to roll out. Sierra Designs hit the nail on the head with this design and I will definitely be getting one of these for my wife.

Alicia TRAILSPACE STAFF

You are a good man for sharing that bag with your wife.


9 days ago

Manufacturer's Description refers to the men's version

This 3-season (15⁰; 2lbs, 7oz;) bag features 800-fill DriDown hydrophobic down insulation and offers a more comfortable alternative to the standard mummy-style sleeping bag with zipperless access through a large, oval opening in the top. An oversized, integrated comforter replaces zip closures . The comforter can either be tucked in on cold nights or untucked when the weather is warmer for customizable comfort in a variety of environments.

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Retailers' Descriptions

Here's what other sites are saying:

Free Shipping. Sierra Designs Backcountry Bed 600 2-Season Sleeping Bag FEATURES of the Sierra Designs Backcountry Bed 600 2-Season Sleeping Bag Wraps naturally to your preferred sleeping position allowing easy adjustment to varying temperatures Insulated hand/arm pockets provide insulation under arms when comforter is used outside of the bag Sleeping pad sleeve secures the sleeping pad to create the experience of a fully integrated bed Zipperless design Opening is smaller than bag width so when you push out, the walls push in to seal out drafts SPECIFICATIONS of the Sierra Designs Backcountry Bed 600 2-Season Sleeping Bag FILL: 600 Fill Duck DriDown SHELL: 30D Polyester Ripstop LINER: 30D Polyester Taffeta SPECS for Regular TRAIL WEIGHT: 2lb 7oz FITS UP TO: 6'0in. FILL WEIGHT: 15.5oz STUFF SIZE (WxL): 7.5in. x 15in. SPECS for Long TRAIL WEIGHT: 2lb 11oz FITS UP TO: 6'6in. FILL WEIGHT: 17.2oz STUFF SIZE (WxL): 7.5in. x 15in.

- Moosejaw refers to the men's version

Sierra Designs Backcountry Bed. Recipient of 2014 Backpacker Magazine Editor's Choice Award |Sleep in the wild like you do at home with a comforter. The Backcountry Bed is a zipperless sleeping bag that you enter via a large opening in the top. With an oversized, integrated comforter sealing the opening, you can sleep comfortably and naturally on your back, side, or stomach. Zipperless Design: No additional hardware, cords or Velcro to get in the way of a comfortable night's sleep. Catenary Shaped Opening: Opening is smaller than bag width so when you push out, the walls push in to seal out drafts. Versatile Integrated Comforter: Wraps naturally to your preferred sleeping position and allows you to easily adjust to varying temperatures. Self-Sealing Foot Vent: Stays draft-free when not being used and allows for intuitive, hands-free exterior access without the need for toggles or zippers. Insulated Hand/Arm Pockets: Provides insulation under your arms when comforter is used outside of the bag. Sleeping Pad Sleeve: Secures your sleeping pad to create the experience of a fully integrated bed. Don't Fear The Wet: Backcountry Bed 600 Fill DriDown stays drier, keeps warmer, and dries faster. EN Comfort Limit: 37 degrees F / 3 degrees C. EN Lower Limit: 27 degrees F / -3 degrees C. Fits To: 6 ft / 182 cm. Fill Weight: 15.5 oz. / 0.44 kg. Trail Weight: 2 lbs 8 oz. / 1.13 kg. Length: 80 in. / 203 cm. Shoulder: 61 in. / 155 cm. Hip: 60 in. / 152 cm. Foot: 42 in. / 107 cm. Stuff Sack Length: 15 in. / 38 cm. Stuff Sack Width: 7.5 in. / 19 cm. Shell Material: 30D Polyester Ripstop. Liner Material: 30D Polyester Taffetta. Insulation: 600 Fill Duck DriDown. Color: Red Clay/Smoked Pearl

- Tahoe Mountain Sports refers to the men's version

Sleep in the wild like you do at home, with this outdoor comforter. With the Sierra Designs Backcountry Bed, you can sleep comfortably and naturally on your back, side, or stomach. The attached integrated comforter wraps naturally to your preferred sleeping position and allows you to easily adjust to varying temperatures. PRODUCT FEATURES: EN Comfort Limit: 32F EN Lower Limit: 22F Fits To: 5 ft 8 in Fill Weight: 19.5 oz Trail Weight: 2 lbs 10 oz Length: 76 in Shoulder: 58 in Hip: 58 in Foot: 40 in Sleeping Pad Sleeve Width: 20 in Shell Material: 30D Polyester Ripstop Liner Material: 30D Polyester Taffetta Insulation: 600 Fill Duck DriDown

- Appalachian Outdoors refers to the men's version

Introducing the most versatile and intuitive sleeping bag design on the market: the Sierra Designs Backcountry Bed 600F 2 Season Sleeping Bag. Free of extraneous hardware, the versatile oversized comforter is free to be tucked into or pulled out of the bag opening to be tucked into or pulled out of the bag opening - adapting to any of the sleeping positions you're used to at home - back, stomach or side. Adjusting to variable temperatures throughout the nigh is equally intuitive. Tuck the sides of the comforter snugly around and beneath you when the temperature drops, or pull out and tuck back the comforter during warmer nights. It's the ultimate in flexibility and comfort. Designed to eliminate the headaches of the traditional mummy-style sleeping bag, the Backcountry Bed performs more like your bed at home to provide you with the best night's sleep you've ever had at camp.

- CampSaver.com refers to the men's version