Yes, there's ample justification for the shockingly high price tag.
For starters: stretch stitching in the legs, a DWR-treated shell, and water-resistant 850-fill goose down. Meaty internal draft collars and an overstuffed hood add to the zero-degree Coda's cold-weather chops.
But the bag's versatility impressed us most. Testers were comfortable from a chilly five degrees to a breezy 55, thanks to the Coda's "gills," a pair of slits down the torso. Unzip them to vent, or leave them closed to lock in the heat.
Bottom line: This could be your year-round sleeping bag. 0˚; 2.9 lbs