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  Mountain Hardwear, Ghost SL Review By the Everest GearGal


The Ghost SL is Mountain Hardwear’s coldest rated down bag ever. This 800-fill insulated sleeping bag provides warmth in temperatures as cold as -40°.  Constructed with box baffles, this bag achieves maximum loft (10in) with minimal weight. So what are you waiting for! It is time for a sub-zero, epic expedition that will push you to the limit, because this bag isn’t afraid of the elements. Are you? 

Fear not, it’s all in the bag. Tight 5” baffle spacing in the body and hood will keep the down from shifting throughout the night and over the years’, making cold spots in your bag a distant bad memory. A face gasket seals in heat around the face, while an overfilled, ergonomic draft collar keeps the warm air secure below the shoulders. Double draft tubes also help to lock the bodies heat in the bag and are assisted by an insulated draft tube that extends to the bottom of the bag. Feet will stay toasty in the multi-baffle foot box, as well as enjoy improved fit made to accommodate a more natural foot position. And if you find yourself restless after a strenuous day the Ghost has locking zipper sliders that will keep warm air from escaping or allow you to vent the bag as needed.  

The Ghost SL is as durable as it is warm. The interior baffles are tuck-stitched to prevent threads from breaking and snagging and the zippers are equipped with snag guards. The exterior of the bag uses welded, watertight baffle construction, coupled with a Conduit SL waterproof breathable shell, and completed with double storm flaps over the zippers. This mountaineering bag is ready for anything. 

So leave the excuses behind, pack your bag and head out for a journey that will test the outer limits of the Ghost SL.

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Millet One Sport Everest Boot Expedition and mountaineering boot for high altitude and extremely cold conditions. The Everest has conquered all 14 mountains over 8,000m and also the Seven Summits- and has now had a makeover to ensure continued peak preformance. With a newer sung, Alpine Fit, and even lighter Expedition footwear for mountaineering in conditions of extreme cold.  NOTE US SIZES LISTED. See more here.

 

A cold weather, high altitude double boot for extreme conditions The Olympus Mons is the perfect choice for 8000-meter peaks. This super lightweight double boot has a PE thermal insulating inner boot that is coupled with a thermo-reflective outer boot with an integrated gaiter. We used a super insulating lightweight PE outsole to keep the weight down and the TPU midsole is excellent for crampon compatibility and stability on steep terrain. WEIGHT: 39.86 oz • 1130 g LAST: Olympus Mons CONSTRUCTION: Inner: Slip lasted Outer: Board Lasted OUTER BOOT: Cordura® upper lined with dual-density PE micro-cellular thermal insulating closed cell foam and thermo-reflective aluminium facing/ Insulated removable footbed/ Vibram® rubber rand See more here.

 






 

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