Western Mountaineering Apache GWS

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Western Mountaineering Backpacking Sleeping Bags Apache GWS 15 Sleeping Bag (850 Down)-Regular-Left. Featuring a full 3-Dimensionally sewn down filled collar to seal in heat when the weather takes a turn for the worse The efficient cut lets you heat the bag quickly and gives you a lighter parcel to carry about. 19 oz. of high lofting down pumps up a durable 6 of loft. The Gore Windstopper shell is very weather resistant while remaining extremely breathable. The Apache in Gore Windstopper fabric is a very efficient package that is built like a pint sized winter bag. It's full down collar and draft tube are capped with Gore Windstopper fabric. At a total weight of 2 lbs. 6 oz. you'll be amazed just how much cold these bags will tame.

- CampSaver.com

As tough as its name suggests, the Western Mountaineering Apache Gore Windstopper Sleeping Bag doesn't take any guff from wayward pine needles or grueling conditions alike. Built with a protective, Gore WindStopper fabric, this bag shields you from cold, howling winds, while a lightweight, 850-fill down insulation wraps you in toasty goodness to stamp out the bone-chillingly low temps that often creep up come night time. Not to mention, your protection is further strengthened by the down-filled, draft collar that seals in precious heat. And, the Apache's overall lightweight design and included stuff sack makes it easy to haul around when you're counting ounces on the trail.

- Backcountry.com

The Western Mountaineering Apache Gore Windstopper Sleeping Bag is a cold weather sleeping bag rated to 15&degF for two-season exploration. The Gore Windstopper(TM) shell fabric is breathable, yet very protective when it comes to moisture. The bag stays drier, the down stays drier, and you stay warm and happy through the night. When it comes to weight, it reigns in at 2lbs, 6oz, keeping things fairly light for such a warm and lofty bag. The 850+ fill power down does amazing things. Down has also been stuffed inside the full collar and down through the draft tube to prevent chilling leaks through the zipper. With the Slimmer cut, it will be much faster to heat up on cold nights in the backcountry. Features of the Western Mountaineering Apache Gore Windstopper Sleeping Bag Full down collar and draft tube Are capped with Gore Windstopper? fabric to prevent cold drafts from ruining your night 5 1/4in. spacing of continuous baffles that stretch from zipper to zipper 850 down fill power provides an excellent warmth to weight ratio Slimmer cut lets your body heat warm the bag quicker and cuts down on weight 19 oz Down Fill gives this bag a 6in. loft 2 lbs 6 oz Total Weight

- Moosejaw

3 season warmth, bomber weatherproofing Sleeping bags are a big investment, but a comfortable night's sleep can really make or break a trip. For an impressive mix of comfort, low weight, and weatherproofing in a 3 season bag, look no further than the Western Mountaineering Apache GWS. The WM Apache features a trim cut: 59" shoulder girth and 38" foot girth allow the Apache to loft 6" with only 19 oz. of 850+ fill premium down. Not only does the cut allow the bag to warm very quickly, but it keeps weight down to a shockingly light 2 lbs 6 oz. A full down collar cuddles the neck and keeps heat from escaping. On warmer nights, continuous baffles allow the down insulation to be pushed towards the bottom of the bag which makes the bag feel cooler. When weather takes a turn for the worst, the Apache GWS is prepared thanks to a Gore Windstopper construction. Western Mountaineering uses the lightest and most compressible Gore Windstopper fabric available and the one with the softest hand. The face fabric is a 273 thread count 30 denier fabric that weighs only 1.1 ounces per square yard. The breathability of the Gore Windstopper membrane reduces the threat of condensation while remaining more than water resistant enough for the needs of a sleeping bag. The Apache GWS is ready for wind, snow, frost and condensation. Features and Benefits a Breathable yet weather resistant Gore Windstopper shell offers protection from condensation and frost. a 5 1/4" Spacing/Continuous baffles keeps insulation where you want it. a 59"/38" Shoulder/Foot Girth. a Full Down Collar ensures that there are no cold spots. a 6" Loft, 15Adeg F rating a 19 oz. Down Fill. a Just 2 lbs. 6 oz. total weight.

- Bentgate.com


short regular long
Weight 2 lb 4 oz / 1020 g 2 lb 6 oz / 1075 g 2 lb 8 oz / 1135 g
Fill weight 1 lb 1 oz / 480 g 1 lb 3 oz / 535 g 1 lb 5 oz / 595 g
Loft 15 cm 6 in / 15 cm 6 in / 15 cm
Temperature rating 15 F / -10 C 15 F / -10 C 15 F / -10 C
Fill 850 fill-power down 850 fill-power down 850 fill-power down
Shape Mummy Mummy Mummy
Max user height 5 ft 6 in / 165 cm 6 ft 0 in / 180 cm 6 ft 6 in / 200 cm
Shoulder girth 59 in / 150 cm 59 in / 150 cm 60 in / 152 cm
Hip girth 51 in / 130 cm 51 in / 130 cm 52 in / 132 cm
Foot girth 38 in / 97 cm 38 in / 97 cm 38 in / 97 cm

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