Top 10 Sleeping Bags Backpacking Camping Hiking

Sleeping bags are portable bedding designed for person using outdoor in temperate conditions. It ensure that you can get a good and relaxing night’s sleep after a tiring day of trekking, hiking, travel or any other exploration. Besides it gives you similar comfortable feeling of sleeping on a mattress. Also as it is lightweight and portable, you don’t have to worry about bulk and heavy weight.

What are the types of shape of sleeping bags?

shapes of sleeping bagsshapes of sleeping bags

Above picture shows 4 popular shapes of sleeping bags, semi-rectangular, rectangular and double wide, mummy. Normally, rectangular shape is the most used sleeping bag. And we should mention that double wide style is great for lovers or couples to enjoying a romantic journey.

What is the Temperature Rating?

temperature rating of sleeping bag

Different sleeping bags come in different temperature ratings to suit for different seasons or outdoor conditions.

For example, a 35F bag means you will only feel comfortable when outdoor temperature is higher than 35F, or you will feel cold. So learn the temperature in advance where you gonna to be is very important before you choose a sleeping bag.

What is the material of  sleeping bags for insulation?

Natural and synthetic material of sleeping bags

There are 2 types of insulation material, one is natural type such as goose down or duck down, another is synthetic like polyester.

Natural material has better warmth and comfort than synthetic polyester, also it is more durable. However, it is usually more expensive, dries up a bit slower, and doesn’t perform well when in the wet condition..

The synthetic type like polyester and will offer better insulation in wet condition, also dries faster than natural material. However, it’s not as long-lasting and doesn’t compress down as well as natural insulation.

Is the shell is water resistant?

water resistant sleeping bag

To ensure a certain better sleep outdoor, the shell of the sleeping bag should be water proof. It is very important in wet weathers or conditions.

Top 10 Sleeping Bags in 2018

We have selected 5 most popular styles of semi-rectangular, rectangular, double wide, and mummy. These styles offer you a range of protection options. Whether you’re hiking or camping with your family in a yurt, there’s sure to be a model that suits your needs.

10,  Teton Sports double wide sleeping bags

Double sleeping bags

When you want to cuddle while you camp, the TETON Sports double wide sleeping bag will be perfect for you needs.

It improves the sleeping quality with zipper draft tubes, in addition, it adopts double-layer construction with offset stitching to eliminate cold spots.

  • Material: 100% Brushed Poly Flannel (synthetic )
    Product Dimensions: 94″ x 62″
    Item Weight: 14 pounds
    Temperature Rating: +20°F/-7°C
    Shape: Double Wide

9, Ohuhu Double Sleeping Bag with 2 Pillows A Carrying Bag

Double sleeping bags

Similarly, Ohuhu double wide sleeping bags is for 2 person adult too. It provides your very own personal space to have a sweet night outdoors with your love.

In contrast, the weight of Ohuhu(around 6 lbs) is less than half of  Teton Sports(about 14 lbs). Because it uses Cotton Filling
rather than Brushed Poly Flannel.

Besides, except the carrying bag, the package includes two small pillows that gives your neck some good, solid support.

  • Material: 300G /M2 3D Cotton
    Product Dimensions: 88.6″ x 59″
    Item Weight: 6.17 pounds
    Temperature Rating: +23°F/-5°C
    Shape: Double Wide

8, Teton Sports XXL Large Sleeping Bag

Large sleeping bag

This is a oversize XXL sleeping bag to fit one person, measures 39(width) by 90 inches (length).

Particularly, it is a survival grade sleeping bag, comfort rated 10-20 degrees higher than others.

  • Material: Super Loft Elite fiber fill (synthetic )
    Product Dimensions: 90″ x 39″
    Item Weight: 5 pounds
    Temperature Rating: +0°F/-18°C
    Shape: Rectangular

7, REDCAMP Cotton Adult Flannel Sleeping Bag 

adult sleeping bag

This sleeping bag is 95″ x 35″,  5 inches wider than most sleeping bags. The 2-way zipper with zipper guard of it allows you to connect two sleeping bags together.

  • Material: Flannel
    Product Dimensions: 95″ x 35″
    Item Weight: 5.5 pounds
    Temperature Rating: 32-59°F/0 – 15°C
    Shape: Rectangular

6, Kelty 22F Degree Mummy Sleeping Bag

Mummy sleeping bags

Kelty 22°F mummy sleeping bag is perfect for spring summer and autumn 3 seasons. Total 3.3 lbs light makes it 100% portable for traveling.

  • Material: Fiber blend
    Product Dimensions: Long Size up to 6’6 Feet
    Item Weight: 3.3 pounds
    Temperature Rating: 22°F
    Shape: Mummy


sleeping bag

This sleeping bag is envelope portable and lightweight  for 3-4 seasons.

It uses top grade waterproof 210 T Polyester for shell, soft polyester pongee for liner and hollow fiber filling to keep warm.

By the way, the price is cheap, in other words, it is cost effective.

  • Material: Fiber blend
    Product Dimensions: 29.5″ x 87″
    Item Weight: 3.2 lbs
    Temperature Rating: 35 °F -40 °F
    Shape: Rectangular

4, WINNER OUTFITTERS Mummy Sleeping Bag 

mummy sleeping bags

At present, after we checked 6 sleeping bags, this is the lightest(about 2.8 lbs) one comes to us.

Thanks for mummy design that helps to reduce the weight, it is best suit for people who need lightweight prefer than other features.

  • Material: 200g/㎡ Hollow Fiber
    Product Dimensions: 32″ x 87″
    Item Weight: 2.8 lbs
    Temperature Rating: 35 °F -40 °F
    Shape: Mummy

3, Abco Tech Sleeping Bag 

sleeping bags

The temperature rating is 20°, it is ideal for any extreme conditions. Also it has the waterproof design that prevents moisture ingress and keeps you warm.

Compression sack with straps compresses sleeping bag to just 9 x 16 inches, making convenient to carry and store. Weight is about 4.2 lbs, envelope portable for outdoors.

  • Material: Polyester
    Product Dimensions: 30″ x 87″
    Item Weight: 4.2 lbs
    Temperature Rating: 20°F
    Shape: Rectangular

2, Coleman Adult Sleeping Bag

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The filling material is 210T polyester. The double-filled technology design makes the sleeping bag a water-resistant and prevents from moisture.

However, the weight is about 4.9 lbs, that is much heavier that most sleeping bags around 3~4 lbs. But the quality control of Coleman is great, and the price of it is much cheaper. Anyway, it is a great choice to consider.

  • Material: Polyester
    Product Dimensions: 30″ x 87″
    Item Weight: 4.9 lbs
    Temperature Rating: 40~60°F
    Shape: Rectangular

1, Hyke & Byke Down Sleeping Bag

down sleeping bag

It uses ultralight premium quality duck down filling, the nature’s best light insulator with the highest warmth-to-weight ratio material.

The weight is only about 3 lbs, easy to store and carry out. In addition, the temperature rate is extreme limited to 15 Degrees F, beats the cold outdoor winter weather effectively.

Although  the price is higher than regular synthetic filling sleeping bags, when backpacking, camping or hiking in cold winter weather, it is a great choose to buy.

  • Material: Duck down
    Product Dimensions: Short: 72″ long, 26″/Regular: 78″ long, 28″/Long: 87″ long, 32″
    Item Weight: 2.89 lbs/ 3.06 lbs/3.24 lbs
    Temperature Rating: 15 °F
    Shape: Mummy