A whimsical, innovative idea that falls short of its claims. Best suited for car camping and mild conditions, as the 5lb synthetic bag is quite heavy and does not perform to its stated temperature rating. Created a sense of claustrophobia/panic in this tester whenever he tried to sleep with his hands tucked in the sleeves. There is a lot I have to say about this bag. Much of it is subjective. So I'll start with some of the concrete facts about this “bag.” FACTS: Weight: Selk' Bag's website lists… Full review
Lightweight, packable comfort. The Selk bag offers comfort and warmth while maintaining mobility. I'd like to believe that I spent a good amount of the last 22 years camping or dreaming in some form or another, about camping. In those years, only at one point was I ever required to sleep at the "position of attention" and that was as a young recruit at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island. Those days are long gone and so should be the un-comfort of a standard sleeping bag. Be it canvas and… Full review
Just received my Selk Bag 1 today. Bought it online in a special promotion. Selk Bag 2 is now out - hence the promotion to sell last year's model. I took a chance buying this online as it was non returnable and I could not try it on. It's a great product and idea that could be made even better. Better materials, better fit and better sizing. I'm 5 feet 4 ins, medium size and build. My bag was to fit someone between 5 feet 1 ins and 5 feet 7 ins tall. My bag pulls slightly in the back when in a seated… Full review
Originally developed in 2006, the Selk'bag Sleepwear System was created by Rodrigo Alonso of Musuchouse in Santiago, Chile. It previously has been sold under the Lippi Outdoors and Musuc brands.
Selk'bag Coverage in the Trailspace Blog
Outdoor Retailer: Lippi Primaloft and Down Selk'Bags
Lippi Outdoor, the Chilean company that created the Selk’bag, has introduced two updated versions of its wearable sleeping bag and a new kids bag. Read more
January 25, 2009