How To Store A Sleeping Bag

 
Sleeping Bag Storage

How To Store A Sleeping Bag

Properly storing your sleeping bag between uses will greatly extend the life of your bag and ensure it maintains its warmth rating for many years to come.

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Sleeping bags stored in compression sacks will lose their "loft" - the space between the fill fibers which gives a sleeping bag its warmth.

To get the most out of your sleeping bag, it should be stored in one of the following ways.

  • Store the bag lying unrolled and flat on a shelf
  • Store the bag by hanging it from the foot loops sewn into the end of most bags
  • Store the bag by stuffing it loosely into a large stuff sack
  • The bag should only be rolled tightly into its compression sack when you are on a trip. Following these tips will greatly increase the life expectancy of your bag, and keep you warm for years to come!

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Jack Stowage

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Sleeping Bag Storage

Sleeping Bag Storage Don't store a rolled up sleeping bag. It will lose its loft over time and not be able to hold warmth.

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