The Latok was the first non-quilted Gore-Tex sleeping bag ever made. I designed it for Jim Donini's expedition to Latok 1 in Pakistan in the late '70s. WE didn't make very many, so enjoy your Latok as much as I have, cheers Greg Thomsen co-Founder Wilderness Experience. The Latok is a very warm sleeping bag because the outer shell is a non-quilted layer of Gore-Tex fabric—so no heat loss through the quilt lines. There is also a layer of aluminized foil sandwiched between the Polarguard insulation… Full review
Used this bag for two weeks in Alaska caribou hunting and several trips to Colorado elk hunting and it worked great. Had a storm in Alaska, temp dropped to 15 and had 60 MPH winds so strong they collapsed a dome tent with fiber glass poles to the floor. Curled up in bag and slept all night while partner laid awake all night cold and uncomfortable. I bought the long one even though I am short, 5'6". It gives me room for clothes in the bottom without interfering with sleeping room. Very warm and comfortable,… Full review
Purchased my Wilderness Experience Klettersack in 1975-1977? in Chico, California, where they had a cottage industry. I took this-below-picture this morning 6-26-2013: 35 plus years later and it is still going. It is used regularly still, and it has carried books through 9 college campuses over all those years. It was and still is a great product. It could use new shoulder straps but it still is functional the way it is! Michael Cudak Full review
Very good bag. Zipper, loft, and Velcro all are in excellent shape. I just spent three days in the Ozarks, temp in the low 30s, and all was good. The bag was bought at a garage sale by my wife. Any additional info about "Wilderness Experience" I would like to hear from you. Full review
GREAT PACK. I got mine off of ebay from a fabric outlet that got a bunch when Dana Design packed up and moved out of the country. This pack got an editors choice award from Backpacker magazine in '97. It is a top loader with a single long side access zipper, two aluminum stays that can be shaped to your back, an HDPE framesheet and a delrin hoop that transfers weight from the pack to the waistbelt. This is simply the most comfortable pack midsize pack I have ever owned. Over the years I have owned… Full review
Wilderness Experience became part of Dana Design in the late 1980s.