What to write?
Here are some things to consider when reviewing a sleeping bag:
Warmth: Does the bag keep you warm within its temperature rating? Any cold spots? Drafts?
Fit & Comfort: How is the length, hood, foot room, overall fit and comfort?
Entry & Exit: How easy is it to get in and out of the bag?
Moisture: Does the bag's shell or insulation offer any moisture resistance?
Packability: How well does the bag compress and store on trips?
Loft: How well does the bag puff-up after unpacking?
Ease of Use: Do parts and features work as expected? Consistently?
Features: Any noteworthy features, designs, or technology? Do they live up to expectations?
Construction & Durability: Is it well made? How has it held up over time?
Conditions: Where, when, and how long have you used this gear?
Make it a Killer Review
Find the positive, find the negative Acknowledge the pros and cons. Even a disappointing product probably has something positive going for it. Likewise, your favorite five-star product probably has some limitations worth mentioning. You don’t have to give equal weight to both sides, but you need to acknowledge positives and negatives for other potential users. More tips for a killer review »