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NEMO Coda 0

NEMO Coda 0

There’s good reason for the shocking $700 price tag: comfortable in temps from 55 degrees down to 5 degrees and able to fend off moisture, it’s the only bag you’ll need year-round.

The 7 Best Sleeping Bags of Summer 2012

The 7 Best Sleeping Bags of Summer 2012

Sleeping bags keep getting lighter thanks to thinner fabrics and ever finer and fluffier grades of down. Which is a good thing, except when it isn’t. A couple of the bags we tested didn’t make the cut because, though the bags met their rating in the European Norm lab tests, those tests don’t account for air movement in real-life conditions.

Sierra Designs DriDown Technology

Sierra Designs DriDown Technology

Sierra Designs DriDown technology, unveiled at Outdoor Retailer, allows down to retain its insulating properties even while wet.

Big Agnes Mystic SL 15

Big Agnes Mystic SL 15

Outside reviews the best gear in the 2011 Summer Buyers Guide, including the Big Agnes Mystic SL 15.

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