What if the comfort rating for a sleeping bag?

paul says:

Considering your in tent, 6'5"X5'5". The sleeping bag rating say 20 degrees F. What would it be good for. I had one that was good below what it said. And not good for what it said. Anyway to tell the difference. I'm currently looking at a Suisse...

casey says: There isn't any standardization of sleeping bag ratings. Each company makes whatever claim it wants and there are different ways to rate a bag. The first is called the comfort rating, the temp....

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National Security Shakeup: Reuters : "President Barack Obama chose close confidante Susan Rice as his new national security adviser on Wednesday, increasing White House control over foreign policy and defying Republican critics of her handling of last year's deadly attack on a U.S. compound in Libya. The hard-charging Rice, selected to replace low-key Tom Donilon in the...

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Backpacker brings the outdoors straight to the reader's doorstep, inspiring and enabling them to go more places and enjoy nature more often. The authority on active adventure, Backpacker is the world's first GPS-enabled magazine, and the only magazine whose editors personally test the hiking trails, camping gear, and survival tips they publish. Backpacker's Editors' Choice Awards, an industry honor recognizing design, feature and product innovation, has become the gold standard against which...

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Backpacker brings the outdoors straight to the reader's doorstep, inspiring and enabling them to go more places and enjoy nature more often. The authority on active adventure, Backpacker is the world's first GPS-enabled magazine, and the only magazine whose editors personally test the hiking trails, camping gear, and survival tips they publish. Backpacker's Editors' Choice Awards, an industry honor recognizing design, feature and product innovation, has become the gold standard against which...

Backpacker

Backpacker brings the outdoors straight to the reader's doorstep, inspiring and enabling them to go more places and enjoy nature more often. The authority on active adventure, Backpacker is the world's first GPS-enabled magazine, and the only magazine whose editors personally test the hiking trails, camping gear, and survival tips they publish. Backpacker's Editors' Choice Awards, an industry honor recognizing design, feature and product innovation, has become the gold standard against which...

Backpacker

Backpacker brings the outdoors straight to the reader's doorstep, inspiring and enabling them to go more places and enjoy nature more often. The authority on active adventure, Backpacker is the world's first GPS-enabled magazine, and the only magazine whose editors personally test the hiking trails, camping gear, and survival tips they publish. Backpacker's Editors' Choice Awards, an industry honor recognizing design, feature and product innovation, has become the gold standard against which...

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Won: Catholic Memorial girls soccer coach John Burke won his 400th game in a 6-0 victory over Milwaukee Lutheran in a regional semifinal May 30. That game and a 6-0 victory over Sheboygan Falls in the regional final Saturday leave the Crusaders ...

John Daly's new golf bag has a television screen

Well, spend more time with John Daly, because he could just flip on his TV screen on his golf bag and BOOM, you're informed. Yep, Daly's new Big Red golf bag has a television screen and it fits snug atop the belly of the staff bag. First thoughts -- man ...

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Duffel Bag: Notes and announcements from around the area Bosley runs well: Homestead junior Drew Bosley finished seventh Saturday at the Foot Locker Nationals in San Diego. He completed the 5,000-meter course at Balboa Park in 15 minutes 41.9 seconds, which was about 22 second behind the winner, Dylan Jacobs

Area hunters bag a record number of deer in 2017 Rifle: (A number of Vermont Field Sports reporters were accidentally omitted from our rifle season report last month) John Mlcuch, New Haven, 115-3; Charles Morris, Salisbury, 114-3; David De Vries, Middlebury, 109-7; Timothy Whitney, Middlebury 117-6

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Duffel Bag: Notes and announcement from around the area Athletes: Key; Tim Bruett, a 1960 graduate who played football, basketball and baseball; Jeff Cavanaugh (1972, football, baseball);Tom Warda ('76, basketball);John Tomasovic ('77, baseball, basketball);Pat Foley ('84, basketball);Dan Quesnell ('93

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