Slumberjack Talon +40°F
Price Paid: @ $70
I got one of these last summer and used it for about 6 weeks in late summer an early fall canoeing in Minnesota and Ontario. I had no problems with the bag at all, it worked well with temps getting into the low 40's...I have a silk liner as well and was very comfortable.
It packs small, and while not the lightest out there, it is much lighter than most. Build quality is nice, with a quality zipper, full length baffle, and velcro tab and drawstring at the neck.
I got the tall model as I am 6'2 and 240# and there was plenty of room to get comfy. It was a good buy, has performed well and fits my needs for solo canoeing.
If you are looking for a light weight summer bag that offers some room to move around in, I recommend the Talon. It's a good bag and a great value.
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Perfect for backpacking, the Slumberjack Talon 40 Rectangular Sleeping Bag Long incorporates a proprietary G3 Fiber insulation that compacts down while offering superior warmth to weight.G3 Fiber insulationPolyester Diamond Ripstop shellPolyester Taffeta linerSingle layer construction for warmer conditionsAnti-snag zipper protectionDraft tube along zipper keeps out cold air and prevents heat loss along the zipperZip Together feature allows two samesize rectangular bags to be zipped together for a double-wide
Slumberjack Talon 40F Synthetic Sleeping Bag - Long Size - Left Zipper - 2010 Model
Perfect for all expeditioners who want to travel light--from kayakers and fast packers to motor and pedal cyclists--the ultralight Talon 40 Degree Sleeping Bag from Slumberjack has a carry weight of under 2.75 pounds. This rectangular, two-season bag is temperature rated to 40 degrees Fahrenheit, and it has a single layer of insulation that is sewn through from the outer to the liner. The half-length insulated draft tube keeps cold air from penetrating through the anti-snag zipper. It also provides easy-grab pull tabs and a stuff sack. The regular bag has a maximum user height of 5 feet, 11 inches; the long and magnum bags have a maximum height of 6 feet, 5 inches. It's filled with Thermolite Extreme insulation, which features a blend of three synthetic fibers (thin threads, hollow spiral fibers, and thermally bonded fibers) to optimize both loft and compressibility. It provides maximum warmth and lightweight comfort, and maintains much of its insulation value even when wet.
- Altrec Outdoors
Roomy rectangular bag for family campers and backpackers with all the features of ultra light bags. nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; Slumberjack Talon +40 Sleeping Bag Use for Summer temperatures nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; Featuring Thermolite Extreme insulation nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; 227T Nylon Diamond ripstop outer shell nbsp; nbsp; Polyester Taffeta liner nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; Single layer construction with loose outer shell Insulated draft tube w/ anti-snag zipper protection Easy-grab pull tabs nbsp; nbsp; nbsp; Two bags can zip together
- Teton Village Sports