Sierra Designs Van Winkle  -  Sleeping Bags: Reveiws
(Clay Ellis)

Sierra Designs Van Winkle – Sleeping Bags: Reviews

Sierra Designs Van Winkle  -  Sleeping Bags: Reveiws

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Why It’s CoolI know campers who bed down with a Nalgene full of hot water for extra warmth; my wife prefers our 20-pound pug. Seeing the two of them in the Van Winkle—with its stretchy bands on the baffles for an extra-snug fit—reminded me of a snake that had swallowed a mouse. Not that this bag needs auxiliary heat on cold nights; the 600-fill down does the trick. » For extra thermostat control, work the eight-inch zip on the side of the hood. » Nylon strips sewn to the lining along the full-length zip ensure there’s never a snag—a thoughtful touch.

Hmmm . . .The hood is a little too spacious.

From Outside Magazine, April/May 2021 Lead Photo: Clay Ellis
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