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The North Face Squall

4 reviews
5-star:   0
4-star:   2
3-star:   1
2-star:   0
1-star:   1
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Actually, I wanted to rate it 3 and a half stars,…

Rating: rated 4 of 5 stars
Design: mummy
Fill: synthetic polarguard
Temperature Rating: 20 Farenheit
Weight: 3lbs.
Price Paid: $79 (closeout)

Actually, I wanted to rate it 3 and a half stars, but it wasn't an option -- hey Trailspace?? I bought this bag for the price and temp. rating; and it hasn't dissapointed, especially for the price.

The pros: CHEAP!, is rather lightweight, stuffs up rather nicely, insulates well when wet, and keeps me warm down to freezing.

The cons: below freezing you need fleece, a little tight around the midsection, limited loft.

Overall an extremely cheap, 3-season (early-mid spring and fall) backpacking bag that will keep you happy; but don't forget your fleece layers or liner when the temp. dips below freezing or you'll end up dissing this bag like others have. It's not a serious mountain bag; it is what it is, if you push it, be prepared and you'll like it! Also, it's so CHEAP you can buy some Arc'teryx with the $$ you saved.

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I've used a pair of these bags for around two years.

Rating: rated 4 of 5 stars
Design: Mummy
Fill: Polarguard Synthetic
Temperature Rating: 20
Price Paid: cant remember, but it was good

I've used a pair of these bags for around two years. I absolutely love them! While they aren't the highest tech bag, and they don't pack down to a bread loaf, they are comfy, quick to dry, and have kept me warm, even in temps under the recommended value. The build quality is good, standard North Face quality. I wouldn't hesitate to buy another one of these if mine ever died. I have a right and a left, and they are easily mated. I do wish there was a tad more fill, but for the price, you can't beat this bag. Great for budget minded hikers & campers!

Jim Jamesson
groovyadventures.com

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As a cold sleeper, I can only use this bag on nights…

Rating: rated 3 of 5 stars
Design: mummy
Temperature Rating: 20 degree
Price Paid: $100

As a cold sleeper, I can only use this bag on nights 40 degrees and above. For that purpose it is great. I tried this bag during one below freezing night and I thought I might lose a few toes. Other 20 degree bags insulate better, but for the price it's a nice bag and holds up well against wear and tear.

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This bag is terrible. In 50F temps, I need a blanket…

Rating: rated 1 of 5 stars
Fill: polarguard
Temperature Rating: 20F
Price Paid: $95

This bag is terrible. In 50F temps, I need a blanket liner. In 30F temps, I need to put another bag inside it. Forget this one -- I'm moving on to down and staying away from TNF.

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The North Face Squall

Discontinued

The Squall has been discontinued.

previously retailed for:
$79.95 - $111.20

The North Face Squall is not available from the stores we monitor. It was last seen sometime before 2006 at Sierra Trading Post.

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