Forclaz 0° Helium Bivouacking/Hiking/Trekking Sleeping Bag - Red
0°C. Feathers (down): high-end. 1.2 Kg in L size: warm, lightweight and very compact! Compression cover. 5 year guarantee.
Comfort temperature 0°C/Limit temperature -5°C
Size L: weight 1,200g/volume 6.1 L. 2 covers: compression and storage
Dimensions: 220 x 79 cm (size L). Sarcophagus shape. 3/4 2-way zip.
Feathers require particular care. Follow care advice.
Life cycle comparison: sustainability.decathlon.com
M, L and XL.
M210x72 L220x79 XL235x85
MØ17x23 L17x27 XL17x31 cm
0°C and above
Padding : 85.0% Grey duck down, 15.0% Grey duck feather Inner fabric : 100.0% Polyamide (PA) Outer fabric : 100.0% Polyamide (PA) Carry bag : 88.0% Polyester (PES), 12.0% Polyurethane (PU)
This sleeping bag is guaranteed for a duration of 5 years from the date of purchase shown on the sales receipt. The product covered by the guarantee will be repaired free of charge, or exchanged. The guarantee covers any defects to your sleeping bag, excluding those caused by normal wear and tear or improper use. This special 5-year guarantee will only be granted upon presentation of the product and sales receipt.
sleeping at temperatures above or around 0°C when bivouacking, trekking or on a hiking trip.
You can easily store your bag by stuffing it loosely into its cover, feet section first. To keep it fluffed up, to ensure good thermal performance, remove from cover and store somewhere dry.
Size and Build: M < 1.7m. 1.7m < L < 1.85m. 1.85m < XL < 2m.
We label all of our sleeping bags with a "comfort temperature" which is tested by an independent laboratory (AITEX) in accordance with European standard EN 13537 of 11/04/2002. The "comfort temperature" is the lower temperature limit at which the user feels comfortable overall - neither hot nor cold - while lying in a relaxed position (temperature based on an average woman under normal conditions of use). Choose your sleeping bag accordingly.
What are the temperature "limits" at which it can be used?
Comfort limit temperature: the minimum temperature at which a user feels comfortable - neither hot nor cold - while huddled up in the sleeping bag (based on an average male under normal conditions of use).
However, here's what you need to know about these temperatures:
A sleeping bag does not produce any heat. Rather, it retains the heat produced by the body. If you are tired and cold and you slip inside a cold, damp sleeping bag, you are likely to feel cold no matter how good your bag! These temperatures depend on a person's ability to withstand cold (build, fatigue, etc.), his equipment (insulating mattress, etc.), the way he is dressed (if he is naked, wearing underwear, etc.), and weather conditions (damp, wind, etc.).
Tips to ensure greater comfort, before getting into your bag:
Don't overdress (1 layer of clothes is enough). Keep your extremities warm: hats, gloves, socks, bed warmers, rubbing, etc. A flask filled with hot water can be used as a hot water bottle (as long as there's no chance of it opening accidentally!) Contract your muscles (70% of the energy you consume is converted to heat) but avoid moving in a way that could cause a draught. Use a sleeping bag liner, ideally in silk.
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