The North Face Dolomite
Design: Mummy Hybrid (Semi-Rectang) Long
Fill: H.O.T. SL Hollowfill
Temperature Rating: 20F
Weight: 3 lbs, 11 oz, 8x17 stuffsack
Price Paid: About $80
I'd give it 4.5/5 stars. This seems to me a true 20-degree bag. I have the men's mummy version. It is plenty warm in the cold; in fact, I usually need to unzip the bottom to vent my feet a bit, and I'm not a warm sleeper. I've slept to about 35 degrees and have been extremely comfortable.
I held back on the 5th star because the head area could be better designed (alas, you can't have it ALL for only $80!); I find myself trying to wrap the top around my head in the cold morning when I should be able to simply pull a built-in hood over my head. The fix for that is to simply wear a hat.
Inside liner is nylon and in slightly warmer temps (50s) can be a little sticky vs. a polyester "cotton-like" blend. But that's when you conveniently unzip the footbox. And the Dolomite dries quickly if wet. Shoulder room is not bad; I wear a 42" jacket. Zipper action is just "okay," but, again, this bag is still a GREAT value for the money. I'd probably buy it again.
Price Paid: $88.95
Stuff sack not even close to fitting. Somebody from North Face should have actually tried out before selling. And I can see a future problem with zipper.
Fill: H.O.T.™ SL Fill
Temperature Rating: 20°F/-7°C
Weight: 3 lbs 14 oz (1770 g)
Price Paid: 109.99 CAD
I am a beefy guy, 181cm and around 110kg. I am a truck driver (Volvo VN 670). I changed my Ozark sleeping bag (-4° C) from Walmart.
The North Face forgot to write : extrem: -7° C , comfort: +11° C , limit: +7° C. You can sleep with your boxers, t-shirt and socks to +9° C, but you must dress your jeans and fleece jacket to +4° C. I have not had a chance to test this bag at -7° C yet.
The bag is surprisingly durable. I toss and turn during sleep. Not too roomy. Silky polyester taffeta shell and liner fabric feel smooth and comfortable.
Full-length overstuffed draft tube helps retain body heat by insulating the zipper.
Easy to pack, it compresses very well, it comes with a compression carrying bag.
Awesome heatshield optimal technology™ (H.O.T. SL) synthetic insulation allows for extremely air flow venting. No condensation at all.
I bought yam orange lng rht Dolomite at La Boutique The North Face in Montreal, Canada for 109.99 CAD + tax. For my daughter I bought red-blue black lng rht Dolomite. It's strange! I cannot find on www.thenorthface.com this variant.
On www.altitude-sports.com The North Face Dolomite has temp rating : 40°F/+4°C.
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Carrying a lightweight pack keeps your load light, but it usually means that you'll get a lousy night's sleep because you'll have to fight feeling claustrophobic inside a restrictive bag. The North Face Dolomite 2S 40-Degree Down Sleeping Bag gives you room to move and, since it's made with ultralight materials, it won't weigh you down.
Free Shipping. The North Face Dolomite 2S 40 Degree Sleeping Bag DECENT FEATURES of The North Face Dolomite 2S 40 Degree Sleeping Bag Heatseeker synthetic insulation Soft ripstop polyester shell Internal watch pocket Screen-printed stuffsack The SPECS of The North Face Dolomite 2S 40 Degree Sleeping Bag Temperature Rating: 40deg F / 4deg C Stuffsack Dimension: 9 x 16in. / 23 x 41 cm Fill: Heatseeker Shape: Rectangular The SPECS for Regular Total Weight: 2 lbs 11 oz / 1205 g Fill Weight: 1 lb 2 oz / 520 g Compressed Size: 892 cubic inches / 14.6 liter The SPECS for Long Total Weight: 2 lbs 13 oz / 1285 g Fill Weight: 1 lb 4 oz / 560 g Compressed Size: 953 cubic inches / 15.6 liter This product can only be shipped within the United States. Please don't hate us.
Description of The North Face Dolomite 20F Sleeping BagSlip into this classic rectangular sleeping bag and stay warm in temperatures down to 20F, or unzip it to create an extra blanket to share with a friend. A campground favorite for years, the Dolomites versatility makes this one stand out among other cold-weather sleeping bags, and blankets.FeaturesLH Left Hand Zipper RH Right Hand Zipper Heatshield Optimal Technology H.O.T. SL synthetic insulation Overlapping shingle construction Silky polyester taffeta fabric Easy-grab zipper pull tabs Adjustable drawcord top opening Lined zipper column External zippered chest pocket Two bags can zip together to form a double bag or zip open to form a blanket Full-length draft tube Hood and chest adjustable drawcord Temp Rating 40F4C Stuffsack Size 8 in. x 17 in. 20 cm x 43 cm Shoulder Circ Regular 65 in. 165 cm Long 65 in. 165 cm Shell Fabric 100 polyester Enduralite Max User Height Regular 60 in. 183 cm Long 66 in. 198 cm Hip Circ Regular 65 in. 165 cm Long 65 in. 165 cm Foot Circ Regular 65 in. 165 cm Long 65 in. 165 cm Avg Total Weight Regular 3 lbs 10 oz 1640 g Long 3 lbs 14 oz 1770 g Fill Weight Regular 2 lbs 3 oz 980 g Long 2 lbs 6 oz 1065 g External Length Regular 84 in. 213 cm Long 90 in. 228 cm
- US Outdoor Store
This rectangular, 40 F, 600+ fill down bag unzips flat for campground versatility. It also gives you the freedom to move and discover just the right sleeping position.
- The North Face