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Old 12-29-2014, 12:31 PM
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Sleeping bag advice. Currently looking at Kelty Cosmic Down 20°

I'm looking for some advice on sleeping bags. I currently have a few generic square sleeping bags from my youth and I also have the Marine Patrol bag that I got with a Marine ruck sack I picked up. I'm just getting into hiking and backpacking and am going to go with hammock sleeping. Since I have the patrol sack for a summer bag, I'm thinking of a 0-20° bag to add to my gear. The guys I am camping with do a couple trips in January and such and not much in the heat of the summer. I'm a pretty warm sleeper. The price on the Cosmic Down 20 is so nice compared to other 20° bags I see. I'm trying to get an idea on what temps I could expect to be comfortable down to and up to using this bag? I am not against a bag liner for colder temps.
Basically, is the Cosmic 20 worth trying out or are their other comparably priced options out there? I know you get what you pay for, but being new, I've a lot of gear to buy! It can always be upgraded and passed on to my kids later as they get into it.
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Old 02-17-2015, 08:30 PM
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I'm looking for some advice on sleeping bags. I currently have a few generic square sleeping bags from my youth and I also have the Marine Patrol bag that I got with a Marine ruck sack I picked up. I'm just getting into hiking and backpacking and am going to go with hammock sleeping. Since I have the patrol sack for a summer bag, I'm thinking of a 0-20° bag to add to my gear. The guys I am camping with do a couple trips in January and such and not much in the heat of the summer. I'm a pretty warm sleeper. The price on the Cosmic Down 20 is so nice compared to other 20° bags I see. I'm trying to get an idea on what temps I could expect to be comfortable down to and up to using this bag? I am not against a bag liner for colder temps.
Basically, is the Cosmic 20 worth trying out or are their other comparably priced options out there? I know you get what you pay for, but being new, I've a lot of gear to buy! It can always be upgraded and passed on to my kids later as they get into it.

This should be a good bag as long as you get the current model that is filled with DriDown
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Old 02-23-2015, 04:33 PM
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I went with with the non dri one. Only used it once, but it did a nice job into the high 30s.
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