Sleeping bag or quilt with tiny pack size

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Re: Sleeping bag or quilt with tiny pack size

Post by mattpage » Wed Jul 29, 2020 4:06 pm

slarge wrote:
Wed Jul 29, 2020 3:32 pm
Oex Xenon Ultra is a 217 gram down jacket. I love mine!!

(it's the one in MattPages video of his around Wales trip)

And a lot cheaper than £200, if you can find one - I think they may have stopped making them now
Think it was £80!
Absolute bargain. Really light and packable. Goes into its own pocket, although still has a bit of loft even then, so for a short trip it will stuff down much smaller. Plus it has pockets! The lighter PHD ones I don't think they do, nor a full zip.

Not sure if its made any more. I know stock was low when I got mine at the start of the year.

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Re: Sleeping bag or quilt with tiny pack size

Post by Cheeky Monkey » Wed Jul 29, 2020 4:50 pm

I think I have been under-matted at times which hasn't helped. On my Neoair xlite I'm much warmer than on the Klymit X frame. I also don't take a ferret
No-one takes a ferret, but sometimes you get lucky and one decides to keep you company :wink:

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Re: Sleeping bag or quilt with tiny pack size

Post by stevewaters » Wed Jul 29, 2020 7:39 pm

sean_iow wrote:
Wed Jul 29, 2020 3:29 pm
And a 250 with hooded jacket will be warmer still :smile:
RIP wrote:
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Nah, £125 for a hooded MH Ghost Whisperer Mk2 at 219g!
Thanks. Yep - I've gone for one of those Ghost Whisperer jackets :grin:

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Re: Sleeping bag or quilt with tiny pack size

Post by ChrisS » Thu Jul 30, 2020 9:02 am

I do tend to have at least a gilet with me or a hooded synthetic jacket for cooler trips. I like a down bag but prefer synthetic for jackets as it means you can wear it when riding when it's cold and wet. Doing that has saved me a couple of times so I don't mind the bigger packs size. I've had an Arcteryx Nuclei for about six years now which is a brilliant jacket.

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Re: Sleeping bag or quilt with tiny pack size

Post by robbie » Thu Jul 30, 2020 9:35 am

What are you guys using for your legs when sleeping. I'm fed up sleeping in bibs and leg warmers.
Merino tights? If so any recomendations?

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Re: Sleeping bag or quilt with tiny pack size

Post by benp1 » Thu Jul 30, 2020 9:39 am

Pair of baselayer tights for me. I use under armour ones, very light and comfy but also stretchy so they fit my legs (34" inside leg)

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Re: Sleeping bag or quilt with tiny pack size

Post by ScotRoutes » Thu Jul 30, 2020 9:57 am

I use Montane Featherlite pants. Teamed up with some silk boxer shorts.

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Re: Sleeping bag or quilt with tiny pack size

Post by UnderTheRadars » Thu Jul 30, 2020 10:04 am

*swoons*
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Re: Sleeping bag or quilt with tiny pack size

Post by Cheeky Monkey » Thu Jul 30, 2020 10:13 am

Any old base layer leggings or tights. I find cold feet really affect how well I sleep so often have a spare pair of socks. HYOH :cool:

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Re: Sleeping bag or quilt with tiny pack size

Post by Bearbonesnorm » Thu Jul 30, 2020 10:15 am

I got some of these for when I'm in delicate company. Uhm, an additional 30% off too.

https://www.planetx.co.uk/i/q/CLOOSBP/o ... -base-pant
#corporate shill for hire

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Re: Sleeping bag or quilt with tiny pack size

Post by RIP » Thu Jul 30, 2020 10:47 am

Bearbonesnorm wrote:
Thu Jul 30, 2020 10:15 am
for when I'm in delicate company.
I'm just trying to envisage what that situation would be :grin: .
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Re: Sleeping bag or quilt with tiny pack size

Post by Cheeky Monkey » Thu Jul 30, 2020 11:07 am

Bearbonesnorm wrote:
Thu Jul 30, 2020 10:15 am
I got some of these for when I'm in delicate company. Uhm, an additional 30% off too.

https://www.planetx.co.uk/i/q/CLOOSBP/o ... -base-pant
Tempted to ask for photographic proof as they look very "fetching" but we've seen some of your pics Stu and, well, y'know :wink:

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Re: Sleeping bag or quilt with tiny pack size

Post by RIP » Thu Jul 30, 2020 11:12 am

We're going to be sent to sit in the corner in a minute :lol: .
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Re: Sleeping bag or quilt with tiny pack size

Post by Cheeky Monkey » Thu Jul 30, 2020 11:17 am

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Re: Sleeping bag or quilt with tiny pack size

Post by stevewaters » Thu Jul 30, 2020 1:04 pm

I don't seem to suffer from cold legs so 68g Rab Forge boxers for me:

https://www.ultralightoutdoorgear.co.uk ... ers-p12218

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Re: Sleeping bag or quilt with tiny pack size

Post by ChrisS » Thu Jul 30, 2020 3:38 pm

Cheeky Monkey wrote:
Thu Jul 30, 2020 11:07 am
Bearbonesnorm wrote:
Thu Jul 30, 2020 10:15 am
I got some of these for when I'm in delicate company. Uhm, an additional 30% off too.

https://www.planetx.co.uk/i/q/CLOOSBP/o ... -base-pant
Tempted to ask for photographic proof as they look very "fetching" but we've seen some of your pics Stu and, well, y'know :wink:
what has happened to my innocent little quilt thread?? :lol: :lol:

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Re: Sleeping bag or quilt with tiny pack size

Post by RIP » Thu Jul 30, 2020 4:18 pm

Surely you know after 3 years Here that EVERY thread degenerates (well I would say 'advances' personally :wink:) into either a/ comments about Stu's cheery disposition, or b/ how rubbish Se@lskins are, or c/ the bizarre things that come through Stu's letterbox, or d/ how fetching Mike looks in 'his' underwear. Long may it continue. :grin:
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