Eureka! Silver City Sleeping Bag – lightweight, 30-degree, synthetic sleeping bag
Simply like Travel Gear Blog and Eureka! on Facebook and enter a comment below telling us where your favorite hiking destination is to win! Sorry, but only US residents are eligible for the giveaway. Enter by 11:59pm EST, April 30, 2011 for your chance to win. Don’t forget to enter to win the Eureka! Apex 2 Tent too.
Eureka’s Silver City +30 Degree Sleeping Bag is super light and compressible and a good value for the money. Weighing in at just over 2 pounds, the Silver City is a good backpacking sleeping bag. The classic mummy shape offers a fully adjustable hood and a trapezoidal foot box for greater foot room plus it is available in long for taller peeps or if you just like a roomier bag.
The bag is rated to +30 degrees and you should be comfortable down to that temp as long as you sleep in a good base layer. Our tester found the bag to be perfect in the 45 to 50-degree range. The shell is made from a durable 210T polyester diamond ripstop material so it should hold up to a fair amount of use.
Best thing about the bag is that it packs down super small in its included compression sack. Simply stuff the sleeping bag into the stuff sack and yank down on the compression straps and you could easily fit two of these babies into your pack’s sleeping bag compartment. Our tester also liked the internal pocket – it’s a great place to stash your iPod so you can listen to some tunes while you drift off without having to worry about rolling over it in the middle of the night.
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Why they rock:
- Lightweight, mummy-style sleeping bag rated to 30 degrees F
- Trapezoid-contoured foot box that won’t constrict your feet
- Filled with 1.2 pounds of Rteq fiber fill; 2.4-pound carry weight
- Inside stash pocket, exterior pillow pocket; includes compression stuff sack
- Long measures 87 x 34 x 22 inches, regular measures 82 x 32 x 21 inches
How to Win One:
Eureka! has nicely teamed up with Travel Gear Blog to give away a Eureka! Silver City Sleeping Bag and the Eureka! Apex 2 Tent to lucky readers of TGB. Simply like Travel Gear Blog and Eureka! on Facebook and enter a comment below telling us where your favorite hiking destination is. Sorry, but only US residents are eligible for the giveaway. Enter by 11:59pm EST, April 30, 2011 for your chance to win.
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