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
Account for fit When reviewing gear where a proper fit is essential, describe your relevant body parts and whether or not the gear fit properly. A poor fit should be noted, but fit alone isn’t reason enough to give a bad rating. Look beyond fit and discuss features, performance, construction, durability, etc. More tips for a killer review »