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
Include yourself Backcountry enthusiasts come in a range of sizes, styles, and experiences. Readers want to know who you are and how you use your gear. Is this your first backpacking tent, or are you a veteran AT thru-hiker? Do you tend toward ultralight trekking, or do you happily hump 50-pound loads of creature comforts? More tips for a killer review »