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Sleeping Better with Big Agnes

By Eric Miller - September 19th, 2013 - No Comments
Sleeping Better with Big Agnes
I’ll admit, it feels a little weird to say “sleeping with Big Agnes” but you know what? I don’t care. I’ve enjoyed some of the best nights’ sleep that I’ve ever had camping thanks to the Big Agnes Fish Hawk Down Sleeping Bag and the Big Agnes Q Core Insulated Sleeping Pad. Big Agnes Fish Hawk Down Sleeping Bag & Big Agnes Q Core Sleeping Pad Reviews I’m not kidding when I say I had some of my best nights’ sleep with the Big Agnes Fish Hawk Down Sleeping Bag and the Big Agnes Q Core Insulated Sleeping Pad. I’m a terrible sleeper when camping or backpacking. I roll off the pad, I feel every rock, I twist the sleeping bag around, and a host of other issues. It’s like a soap opera‚Ķ The Q Core is just about the next best thing to actually taking your bed with you. It a solid 3.5″ thick of comfy, air-filled, goodness. It’s more than thick enough to give coverage over rocky ground and I still didn’t feel a thing. The Q Core is insulated, a definitely requirement or those 3.5″ would be sucking all of your body heat away. It’s rated to keep you warm down to 15 degrees F. It features a “quilted” pattern which helps to displace your bodyweight, even when rolling around. The welded seams are strong and meant to last a very long-time. You better pack your big lungs though. Those 3.5″ aren’t going to fill themselves with air. That is the one big downfal...Read more...


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By Eric Miller - Friday, July 12th, 2013 - 1 Comment

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By Eric Miller - Tuesday, February 19th, 2013 - No Comments

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By Eric Miller - Monday, December 3rd, 2012 - 1 Comment

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By Eric Miller - Thursday, November 15th, 2012 - No Comments

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