What to consider - Sleeping Bags for Camping

Most of us have possessed a sleeping bag at some time in our lives and it is easy to think of them as an everyday commodity.

However, a good sleeping bag can make all the difference between a blissful sleep and a night of cold discomfort - so it's worthwhile looking at all the options before choosing one.

The basic function of a sleeping bag is to keep you warm and its effectiveness in this is determined by a number of factors:

This guide will focus on the sleeping bag design and how this relates to the temperature/ humidity (ie the prevailing conditions) - but it is useful to be aware of the other factors.

This way you can choose a sleeping bag that's right for you rather than necessarily being guided only by the manufacturers' specification.



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