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  Mountain Hardwear’s Universe SL Sleeping Bag Review By the Everest GearGal


The Universe SL sleeping bag is part of Mountain Hardwear’s Quantum collection. The Quantum series means there is seasonal and temperature versatility in this mountaineering bag not found in its competitors. The Universe SL is a 600-fill down bag with a 0 degree comfort rating. However, by including an expandable and insulated 8-inch draft tube this bag can be just as comfortable during a glacier whiteout as it can be on a summer mountain side. The hot air comes out of the bag by unzipping the tube in warmer temperatures and with the pull of a zipper can eliminate dead air space in colder conditions.

Claustrophobia doesn’t stand a chance in this adaptable mummy. In addition to the possible 8 inches of elbow or layering room provided by the draft tube, the Universe SL sleeping bag also has a multi-baffled footbox. The comfort footbox has improved fit by allowing for natural foot position while the multi-baffle increases warmth. Meanwhile, the eight-baffle tailored hood keeps the most important extremity (the one that dreams of future summits) warm and comfortable throughout the night.

This waterproof and breathable sleeping bag is as functional as it is durable. The tucked-stitched baffles work to prevent threads from snagging and breaking while being packed, unpacked or pulled out and under the stars. And one need not worry about fabric catching during late night temperature regulating episodes or cold hand camp set up, as the zipper snag guards keep your bag safe and snag free.

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Millet One Sport Everest Boot  has made some minor changes by adding more Kevlar. USES Expeditions / High altitude / Mountaineering in extremely cold conditions / Isothermal to -75°F Gore-Tex® Top dry / Evazote Reinforcements with aramid threads. Avg. Weight: 5 lbs 13 oz Sizes: 5 - 14 DESCRIPTION Boot with semi-rigid shell and built-in Gore-Tex® gaiter reinforced by aramid threads, and removable inner slipper Automatic crampon attachment Non-compressive fastening Double zip, so easier to put on Microcellular midsole to increase insulation Removable inner slipper in aluminized alveolate Fiberglass and carbon footbed Cordura + Evazote upper Elasticated collar.

Expedition footwear for mountaineering in conditions of extreme cold.  NOTE US SIZES LISTED. See more here.






 

 

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