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post #11 of (permalink) Old 01-14-2018, 10:22 AM
kellymcdonald78
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Kokanee75: Thank your for your reply! Sleeping bags seem to be a little bit cheaper here. IŽve heard a long time ago that down is less effactive if it gets wet. Mountain hardwear sounds good. And IŽll buy hers in a larger size so it would fit me in case sheŽll freeze.
I've been happy with my Mountain Hardware bag over the past few years. It's a good 3 season bag. A lot of down these days is treated with a hydrophobic coating so getting wet is not as big of an issue as it once was (just make sure it is treated, otherwise, wet down sucks)
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