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Western Mountaineering Badger

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Price Reviewers Paid: $150.00-$290.00


3 reviews
5-star:   3
4-star:   0
3-star:   0
2-star:   0
1-star:   0

Okay, I love nice bags and would not have bought a Badger except the price was sooo great. I thought I would be swimming in it, but it's not all that big. I am five nine and one fifty five and feel comfortable in it. I can fit in much smaller bags, and do. I have an UltraLite and Iroquois, but the Badger fit pretty much like any Marmot bag.

So, besides fit, the bag is simply amazing. Zipper, perfect, hood, perfect, microfiber is great. I have used in on my Meltdown Jacket for a while and I love it.

I have not used it to its intended 15 degrees but having slept in both a Mountainsmith Vision and Marmot Helium, this bag is way way warmer. I only took those bags into the high 20s however. I can't say enough about it.

Design: mummy
Fill: 850+
Temperature Rating: 15
Weight: 2lb 12 oz
Price Paid: $150!

This is an excellent bag. It is oversized in the shoulder and chest areas, so it is a good choice for bigger guys. The shell fabric has done a great job of keeping in the down fill. I carry it in a granite gear size small compression bag and it packs to approximately 1/2 of a loaf of bread. This bag is expensive, but considering the quality of workmanship, the small compressed size, and the comfort level it is worth every penny. The badger is highly reccomended, especially if you are a bigger guy or like more room to flop around at night than the average mummy bag gives.

Design: Mummy
Fill: 775 fill down
Temperature Rating: 25 F
Weight: 2 lbs 7 oz (long version)
Price Paid: Paid $275 (at 25% off)

An excellent bag. Stuffs down extremely well and weighs almost nothing. It was extremely warm during a camping trip in Maine in October. Condensation inside the tent that got on the bag dried out quickly. Mine is slightly wider in the shoulder area which allows considerable movement. With draft collar closed and hood tightened, not a single bit of cold air can get in.

Design: Mummy
Fill: 650 fill down
Temperature Rating: 20 F
Weight: 2.5 lbs
Price Paid: $290

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