Anaconda's sleeping bag range comes in a range of colours, sizes and styles with the ultimate comfort. Find the perfect camping and hiking sleeping bag!
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There is plenty to consider prior to purchasing asleeping bag. Are you ahikerwith adaypackplanning to carry everything on your back, or are you hitting the highway on anAustralia-wide road trip? Do you enjoy the tropics, or prefer the snow? Do you rest peacefully in a snugdownsleeping bag, or prefer to spread like a starfish under spacious bedding with a qualitysleeping bagliner? To optimise yoursleeping bagpurchase, you need to investigate outdoor andtrekkingoptions available from camping and hiking specialists.
The best outdoor retailers understand that Australians require wide-rangingsleeping bagoptions. Ours is a huge country with incredibly diverse climates, geography and experiences on offer, and the rightsleeping bag,hiking tent,tarps, andultralightequipment purchase will make a huge difference to your level of camping comfort. Hiking and camping isn't always easy, but the rewards are great, and when your trip is supported by quality Anaconda products, you are in step with modern style and luxury. When investigatingsleeping bagoptions, take the time to discover more Anaconda camping ideas such asdome tents,hydration packs,first aidkits,duffel bags,gaiters,hoodies,scarvesand a whole lot more.
WHICHSLEEPING BAGTO BUY?
The first consideration is to understand the differences between camping,backpackingand hiking. If you are travelling in a 4WD orcampervan you can carry a tent, adults andkid'ssleeping bags,hammocks,sleeping mats,airbedsandsleeping baglinerson board without taking up too much space.Hikers, on the other hand, need to travel light and are rewarded by carrying purpose-designed backpacks,swags, tents,cookware,water bottlesandlightweightsleeping bags.
Backpackers are the third category, where backpacks are generally slung over the shoulder during the short journey from the shuttle bus to the backpacker reception desk. Don't be deceived however, as many backpackers are ready for action and carry a compact andlightweightsleeping bag,water bottles,scarves,toiletries,water sportsgear and innovative camping and hiking accessories with them at all times. Outdoor specialists at Anaconda make it possible to enjoy the best Australiantrekkingand camping during every season.
It's worth understanding there is no one-size-fits-all solution forsleeping bags. That's why Anaconda offersAustralia's widest range of outdoor gear includingdownsleeping bags,kidssleeping bags,doublesleeping bags,syntheticsleeping bags,lightweightsleeping bags,sleeping bagliners,sleeping matsand other comfy camp solutions. They come in different shapes and configurations, and you will also need to investigatesleeping bagtemperature ratingsdepending on your camping destination. You may prefer to own severalsleeping bagsplus innovative sleeping liner inserts designed to improve warming and cooling while you sleep.
You should also consider outdoor factors while selecting asleeping bag.Temperature ratings, for example, are based on the average sleeper only, while other factors will also affect sleep, such as your mattress/pad, humidity, wind and your sleepwear. Most importantly, yoursleeping bagshould feel comfortable and induce a good night's sleep.Sleeping bagsare available in many shapes and sizes, with superior options available at Anaconda from manufacturers that includeSea To Summit,Black Wolf,Caribee,Oztrail,MarmotandDarche.
Rectangular.Once you have decided on your destination you are ready to choose an appropriatesleeping bag, and options abound at Anaconda.
Burke & Wills RangerSleeping Bag: Resembling the classic Aussie outbackswag, thissleeping bagis perfect for the ruggedcamper. Consisting of a cotton canvas shell, flannel lined inner and hollow fibre filling, this versatile bag is the right fit for comfort in warm and temperate outdoorAustralia.
Dune 4WD FlindersJumboII HoodSleeping Bag: If you require cold climate comfort plus extra room to move, thissleeping bagis worth considering. With a comfort rating of -5C and a 70 Denier polyester cover lining, you can hit the high country in style. Check out Anaconda's amazing range of snow gear for more inspiration.
Semi-Rectangular.This is a smart shape for use in shared spaces. Semi-rectangularsleeping bagsare the right compromise between warmth and roominess for many people. Options include:
Spinifex Peak HoodedSleeping Bag: Another big name in the camping and hiking world, Spinifex are among the most popularsleeping bagsinAustralia. Designed for local conditions and at a price regular Australians can afford, the Spinifex Peak HoodedSleeping Baghas impressive warming capacity and is an ideal travelling companion for camping adventures.
BlackwolfComet 500Sleeping Bag: A backpacker's favourite, theBlackwolfComet has style appeal for travellers to most Australian destinations. Whether you require bedding for a hostel stay, a lightweight bag for sleeping on the beach, campsite comfort, or a snoozy escape while waiting at a busy transit stop, thissleeping bagticks all the right boxes.
Mummy.This style is specifically designed for lightweight hiking. The shape facilitates a close fit that encourages extra warmth, perfect for the high country. When using a mummy-shapedsleeping bag, you roll over with the bag when sleeping, rather than turning inside it.
Mountain Designs Travelite 500Sleeping Bag: If your aim is to keep your pack lightweight without sacrificing comfort, the Travelite 500 is a top choice. Warmth to weight ratios are enhanced with soft down filling, ripstop nylon, curved baffles and many other innovations for thermal efficiency. Weighing only 920g, thissleeping bagis ideal for camping, hiking and long-distancetrekking.
MarmotTrestles 30Sleeping Bag: A favourite fortrekkingand mountaineering, this slimlinesleeping bagis adaptable. Innovations include better insulation around your feet, Spirafil High Loft Insulation, a full lengthzipperand stash pocket, all while ensuring a comfortable night's sleep in temperatures reaching -1 C.
Double Bag.There are times when toughing it out is the preferred hiking option, but other occasions can be tailored for luxury camping where comforts are prioritised. If you are travelling with a special someone and accessing the camp site by 4WD or other vehicle, adoublesleeping bagis a no-brainer for the perfect romantic getaway.
Spinifex Moondance QueenSleeping Bag: This opulent bag is tough, comfortable and warming even in frosty conditions. The silktek liner and fleece around the feet area add a touch of class that is sure to impress your companion. Versatility includes the option to use thesleeping bagas a fitted cover over a queen-sizeairbedor mattress. The unit includes two pillows for additional camping decadence.
Mountain Designs Outdoor Quilt: There are times in tropicalAustraliawhen anysleeping bagis too warm, and alternatives are required. Anaconda is up to the task with the Mountain Designs Outdoor Quilt, perfect for comfort at a campsite, on the beach, or just relaxing on the couch. The great scenery looks even better when cosying up under a special outdoor quilt with your special someone.
HOW DOES ASLEEPING BAGKEEP YOU WARM?
Modern varieties ofsleeping baginsulation are specially formulated for maintaining constant and comfortable temperature.Sleeping baginsulation includesultralightnatural and synthetic materials, and the bestlightweightsleeping bagsare all available at Anaconda in store or online.
Synthetic Insulation:Usually the more affordable option for general camping conditions and mild temperatures.Syntheticsleeping bagmaterials continue to insulate even when damp, plus they dry fast and are non-allergenic, making them a family-friendly hiking and camping solution.
Down Insulation:This soft, luxuriant material is incredibly lightweight and performs well in cold weather. Superiordownsleeping bagsincorporate water-resistant treatments for additional protection. Down compresses easily yet remains soft and durable for many years oftrekkingadventures.
HOW TO WASH ASLEEPING BAG?
If yourdownsleeping bagorsyntheticsleeping bagis starting to lose its plumpness and warmth it could be due for a wash. It's important to refresh yoursleeping bagfrom time to time as body oils and dirt can migrate into the fill or down, compromising its warming andwaterproofability. Yoursleeping bagcan be washed in a large washer and dryer, and here are the basic steps.
1: Check the manufacturer's instructions on the down orsyntheticsleeping baglabel.
2: Use the appropriate cleaning product for yoursleeping bag,swag,sleeping baglineretc.
3: Wash thesleeping bagusing a gentle cycle and warm (not hot) water.
4: Run a second rinse cycle to remove any remaining residue.
5: Remove thesleeping bagcarefully so it doesn't snag or rip.
6: Squeeze out excess water from thesleeping bagand place it in the dryer. Run on a low heat.
7: Run until thesleeping bagis dry. Hang the bag out in the fresh air and sun if possible.
WHERE TO BUY CHEAPSLEEPING BAGS?
It's one thing to purchase a cheapsleeping bag, but another thing entirely to purchase a qualityultralightsleeping bagat a bargain price. Quality really does matter, and it's simply not worth compromisingsleeping bagcomfort on your next hiking, camping or 4WD adventure. Anaconda stocks a massive range ofsleeping bagsand accessories designed for comfortable camping in all conditions. Make a check list to ensure you have everything you need for your next camping orbackpackingtrip. Important items includespare parts,toiletries,thongs,tarps,BBQequipment,cookware,headlampsand more. Anaconda has everything you need at prices that can't be matched.
Special products and innovations include kid's animal and aquatic-shapedsleeping bags, Slumbertrek adult and children'ssleeping bagsuits andSea to SummitThermo and Coolmax liners. Family-friendlykid'ssleeping bags, babysleeping bagsand even petsleeping bagsfor showing a little puppy love are available at Anaconda.
HOW TO ROLL ASLEEPING BAG?
Compact and lightweight camping solutions are an Anaconda speciality. Our qualitysleeping bagsare designed for convenient compression and packing in their dedicated carry bag. Our lightweight options are ideal for serious trekkers and mountaineers, and we don't skimp on the extras for holidaymakers who lean more toward glamping options. If you are hitting the open road, heading for the high country, or simply require adaptable sleeping solutions while touringAustralia, Anaconda should be your first port of call.
Check out the full range of Anaconda products designed to enhance your camping experience. Purchase online or visit us instore for more advice and inspiration.