There is perhaps nothing better when camping in cold weather than the feeling of wrapping yourself up in a nice, warm, plush sleeping bag. Sometimes it’s even better when you get to share it with someone else, or even just your dog if it made the trip.
This isn’t very likely if you’re using a single sleeping bag, but doubles offer an expanded amount of room that can do just that. You don’t have to necessarily share, but the option is there.
Sleeping bags play a big role in the quality of sleep you get each night, and can also help keep you safe from the elements. Choose the right sleeping bag, and you’ll be sure to arise each morning with plenty of energy, refreshed and ready to go. Choose a poor quality bag, or the wrong sleeping bag for the season, and you’re in for some long nights.
The TETON Sports Mammoth Queen Size Sleeping Bag is made for colder weather, and it can certainly provide you and any other occupants with plenty of warmth and cushioning. It’s not the slightest or most convenient sleeping bag available, but if comfort is all you’re seeking, you’ll find it here.
The TETON Sports Mammoth Queen Size Sleeping Bag is heavy on warmth and feel, and light on convenience.
If you’re tired of zipping sleeping bags together, and just want one that’s big enough on its own, the TETON Sports Mammoth Queen Size Sleeping Bag is your perfect solution. Measuring 94” x 62”, this sleeping bag is every bit of a queen size, and provide a more luxurious and homey appeal when slept in. The comfort level here is very high.
This is definitely not a summer sleeping bag. Rated at 0 degrees, the TETON Sports Mammoth Queen Size Sleeping Bag is perfect for colder trips, or for anyone that can appreciate a little extra warmth when the North Pole temperatures hit the campsite.
The outer part of this sleeping bag is made with taffeta, giving it plenty of heat retention, while also ensuring a soft, almost duvet-like feel when covered up.
If you’re looking for a queen size sleeping bag for a backpacking trip, you’re going to want to look elsewhere. The plush comfort and heat retention of the Mammoth comes at the expense of its weight, which comes in at over 16 pounds.
The stuff sack of the Mammoth can be a bit troublesome, as plenty of users have complained about the difficulty of getting it back into the sack. It may take some trial and error, so don’t be surprised.
The liner of the TETON Sports Mammoth Queen Size Sleeping Bag is what gives it is’t soft, smooth, warm feel once inside. The flannel is designed to take plenty of wear and tear, without wavering on its softness. You might end up liking the inside of the bag more than your own bed at times.
TETON was wise to include offset seams on the Mammoth, as it helps to ensure that the insulation is always spread evenly, eliminating any cold spots. The sleeping bag’s zippers have a baffle on the inside, helping to trap in heat better as well.
As long as you’re using the TETON Sports Mammoth Queen Size Sleeping Bag as a car camping sleeping bag, you won’t have any real issues. The thickness, plush comfort, and impressive heat retention all combine to make this one of the better cold weather sleeping bags around -- just don’t plan on bringing it into the backcountry.