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Best Sleeping Bags for Tent Camping

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Product Review: Best Sleeping Bag for Tent Camping Picking the right sleeping bag that will work for all four seasons is important. I used to get talked into buying lighter weight sleeping bags when I would see a good sale. I have learned my lesson, even camping in early or late summer, that the nights can get much colder than the sleeping bags were rated for, waking up in the middle of the night freezing. Now I only buy heavy weight sleeping bags that are rated for all four seasons, just to make sure I always have the right bag. It’s easier to unzip my bag if I get too warm, but it’s no fun waking up in the middle of the night freezing. It’s always great to be prepared with the right gear no matter what happens with the weather. If you want to own multiple bags, so that you can have lighter weight bags in the summer, then it’s easy to identify what you will need by looking at the rating of the bag on the packaging. Typically bags rated for summer would be rated at thirty degrees or higher, bags rated for three season (summer, fall, and spring) would be rated at fifteen to thirty degrees, and sleeping bags rated for winter would be rated at fifteen degrees or lower. There are several shapes for sleeping bags, and it all depends on you feel is comfortable for you. There are rectangular bags, which are my favorite, there are mummy bags, there is a mixture of the two that is referred to as semi- rectangular or the modified mummy bag, double bags, and kids sized bags. I prefer an over sized rectangular, and the double bags because they give me the most room to stretch out and feel comfortable and not feel tight and restricted. The mummy bags are tighter and restricted, but for extreme cold they are the preferred type of bag, and they are also smaller and easier to carry backpacking. I do not buy the kid sized bags for my kids unless it’s a bag to use at home as they are not typically the heavy weight warm sleeping bags. Kids grow so fast, and a good bag can last ten years or more, so I buy them the regular adult sized bags. A few of my kids prefer the adult sized mummy bags or modified mummy bags because they like the tighter snug as a bug feeling, and the extra warmth. I always buy the over sized rectangular sleeping bags that can zip together because sometimes my wife and I will zip them together for the extra warmth and closeness because it  is cozier on a cold night. The outer fabric of a sleeping bag is typically cotton, polyester or nylon. I prefer the cotton type with a cotton or flannel interior because I like the quieter and warmer to the touch material. The other materials are noisier and freezing to the touch until you warm them up. But they do add the extra benefit of moisture protection. It’s good to have a layer of protection between your sleeping bag and the tent floor. You can use an air mattress or a camping cot, and I like both. I have a large family so I don’t always have extra room in the truck for the cots, so some times I bring a roll of carpet that I bought that is just the right size for my tent, and sometimes I use blankets or extra sleeping bags to put below us which keeps us warmer and is a much more comfortable night’s sleep. One thing to not be cheap on is a sleeping bag. Your life can depend on it, your comfort and a good night’s sleep will depend on it. Some things I have noticed with the cheaper bags is that the zippers always got stuck in the material causing the material to rip. They are also hard to roll up and stay together. I always buy the higher end Coleman sleeping bag such as the big game series.   Coleman Big Game Big & Tall Sleeping Bag Red Plaid Coleman Big Game Big and Tall Adult Sleeping Bag  Product Description: Sleep comfortably, even when it’s 0⁰ F outside, in the Coleman Big Game Big and Tall Sleeping Bag with cotton canvas cover and cozy cotton flannel liner. The full- cover construction locks in the heat by eliminating quilting cold spots, making it perfect for extreme weather sleeping. The bag’s roomier design keeps campers up to 6 ft. 5 in. warm from top to bottom. The specially-designed, patented zipper system plows fabric away from the zipper every time to avoid snags. The Comfort Cuff feature surrounds your face with softness when you sleep and the Thermolock System reduces heat loss through the zipper. Fiberlock construction prevents insulation from shifting, extending the life of your sleeping bag. When you’re ready to pack up, our patented Roll Control System keep the bag in place for easier rolling and the Wrap ‘N Roll integrated packing system makes storage a cinch. The bag is machine washable and comes with a matching flannel pillow. Product Details: • For temperatures 0⁰ F to 5⁰ F • Big and tall design for heights up to 6 ft. 5 in. • Cotton canvas cover and cozy cotton flannel liner • Full-cover construction locks in heat by eliminating quilting cold spots • Thermolock System prevents heat loss through the zipper • ZIP-PLOW two-way oversized zipper plows fabric away to prevent snags • Unzip the bottom for extra ventilation on warmer nights • Roll Control Design makes folding quick and easy • Convenient Wrap ‘N’ Roll integrated packing system makes storage a cinch • Zip two together for double the room • Machine washable for easy cleaning at home • 5-year limited warranty Coleman Big & Tall Sleeping Bag  0°F Heritage Cold Weather Camping Sleeping Bag  Product Description: Sleep comfortably even when it’s 10° F outside in the Coleman Heritage Big and Tall Sleeping Bag. The full-cover construction locks in the heat by eliminating quilting cold spots, making it perfect for extreme weather sleeping. The bag’s roomier design keeps campers up to 6’7” warm from top to bottom. The specially-designed, patented zipper system plows fabric away from the zipper to avoid snags. The Comfort Cuff feature surrounds your face with softness when you sleep and the Thermolock system reduces heat loss though the zipper. Fiberlock construction prevents insulation from shifting, extending the life of your sleeping bag. When you’re ready to pack up, our patented Roll Control system keep the bag in place for easier rolling and the no tie patented packing system makes storage a cinch. The bag is machine washable with a cotton cover and cotton flannel lining. Product Details: • Stay comfortable when it’s 10 °F outside • No tie patented closure for easy, one-person packing • Zip two together for double the room • Dimensions: 40 in. x 84 in. (101 cm x 213 cm) • Machine washable for easy cleaning at home • 5-year limited warranty Coleman Autumn Trails 30 Degree Sleeping Bag Product Description: Sleep comfortably under the stars in the Coleman® Autumn Trails 30 Big & Tall Sleeping Bag, even when the temperature drops to 30 °F outside. You'll stay comfy with lightweight Coletherm hollow polyester insulation and the Thermolock draft tube helping to keep your body heat in the bag. The soft flannel lining gives you extra warmth and comfort, while the Comfort Cuff design makes sure you only have soft fabric around your face while you sleep. Thanks to the ZipPlow zipper, you'll get snag-free opening and closing every time. Stash a few small things, such as gloves or a flashlight, in the exterior tuck pocket. Packing up is made easy with the Wrap 'N' Roll system, which lets you roll your bag right up into an attached cover. Product Details: • Stay comfortable when it's 30 °F outside • Big & tall design for people up to 6 ft. 4 in. tall • Roll Control™ system keeps your bag straight while rolling it up • Wrap 'N' Roll™ system makes it easy to pack up, store and transport your bag • Comfort Cuff™ design surrounds your face in softness • ZipPlow™ zipper for snag-free opening and closing • Thermolock™ draft tube prevents heat loss through the zipper • Coletherm® hollow polyester insulation provides better heat retention with less weight • Cozy cotton flannel lining • Exterior tuck pocket to conveniently store small items • Machine washable for easy cleaning • Zip two together for double the room • Rectangular sleeping bag, 81 x 39 in. • 5-year limited warranty
Coleman Big Game Big and Tall Adult Sleeping Bag
Best Sleeping Bags for Tent Camping of 2020
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