The Down Sleeping Bag Revolution by Mountain Equipment Product News

We have built the pyramids, split the atom and been to the moon, yet the humble down cluster from geese and ducks remains the best insulating material we have. Down has evolved to insulate birds that must be unhindered by weight, unyielding to cold, and free to climb as high as they can; down is ideal for mountaineers who want the same.

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For Spring 2017 Mountain Equipment’s entire down sleeping bag collection has been re-developed using cutting-edge scientific research, lab testing and computer models together with established field testing and extensive experience. We have painstakingly optimised the amazing capabilities of down to produce the greatest bags in our 56 year history.

Delivering weight savings of up to 30% and thermal performance improvements of up to 5 degrees, our all-new sleeping bags have been comprehensively developed to be even better than their predecessors.

Advanced technical innovations have created 6 ranges that are more user and environment focussed than ever. Designs have been improved, insulation has been refined, fabric and construction technology has advanced. Nothing has stood still.

Our Extreme Light range represents the lightest, most efficient bags we have ever developed, the pinnacle of reliable warmth with the minimum of weight. Their advanced design and cutting edge Plasma™ 10D fabric technology has opened up a new standard in superlight bag construction. Developed for alpinists, ultra-distance backpackers and mountain athletes these bags will help you reach your destination faster, more efficiently and more comfortably than ever before.

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