Makalu1 Down Sleeping Bag - L

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8249506
Key feature
The lightest highly compressible sleeping bag in the SIMOND range, easy to transport and use with its mummy shaped bag, hood with good coverage, 3D assembly to prevent thermal bridges
Users reviews
4.3 / 5 20 ratings
£124.99*

2 AVAILABLE MODEL(S)

Products benefits

Optimum temperature
Temperatures: Comfort temperature -4°C; Limit temperature -11°C; Extreme -30°C
Lightweight
Lightweight product thanks to down, with fill power = 660 CUIN (EU standard)
Compact design
Stuff sack volume: size L = 10 L / size XL = 11.7 L
User comfort
Silky fabric; 100% polyamide; hood; two-way zip, downy draft flap.
Environmental impact
C Rating - Comparison: sleeping bag - technical details

Features

Total weight
= 1.280 kg / Duvet 660 g
Size
available in size L & XL
Composition
Padding : 85.0% Grey duck down, Padding : 15.0% Grey duck feather Inner fabric : 100.0% Polyamide (PA) Outer fabric : 100.0% Polyamide (PA) Carry bag : 88.0% Polyester (PES), Carry bag : 12.0% Polyurethane (PU)
Approved by
Team Simond mountaineers and climbers
Designed to :
mountaineers or walkers looking for a lightweight and warm down sleeping bag for temperatures close to -5°C
Guarantee
2 years

Advice

CARE INSTRUCTIONS
Machine wash at 30°C max. Add tennis balls to prevent the down from balling. - Rinse thoroughly. - Drying: the quality of our feathers and down has been rigorously checked; since these are natural materials, stains or odours can appear when damp. => The bag must be totally dry before storing. Tumble dry or leave to air dry flat, shaking and tapping it from time to time. - Dry cleaning not recommended
Storage Tips
Store your sleeping bag in its storage cover in a dry place because there is the risk of the down deteriorating if it is compressed for a long period of time in its compression sack

Additional information

Filling
85% grey duck down,15% feathers; fill weight; 660 g; in size L and 750 g in size XL; Fill Power: 660 Cuin (CE Standard) (Down only comes from dead birds)
Shape and Dimensions
Mummy shaped; 210 cm in length in size L for person 1.85 meters tall, 2.20 m long in size XL for person 2.00 meters tall) with anatomically shaped hood with drawcord, broad width at shoulder height (80 cm in size L and 82 cm in size XL) that tapers down to feet enabling freedom of movement, whilst preventing heat loss at feet (20 cm in size L and 22 cm in size XL). Two-way front zip with downy draft flap
Composition
100% Polyamide silky inner fabric 100% Polyamide Ripstop outer fabric (55 deniers)
Accessories
Mesh net stuff sack Stuff sack with 4 compression straps Size L: packed diameter = 20 cm / length 32 cm Size XL: packed diameter = 21 cm / length 34 cm
A rating for comparing products environmental impact
Product's environmental impacts are calculated throughout its life cycle and with different indicators.An overall ABCDE rating is performed to help you easily identify the products with the best environmental performance by comparing the same type of products with each other (t-shirts, trousers, backpacks).Decathlon is a committed stakeholder in this environmental labelling approach. video: https://youtu.be/8t63KkRwn_8 sustainability.decathlon.com

Users reviews

4.3 / 5 20 ratings
14 users recommended this product
Distribution of ratings
  • Man
    50-59 years old
    08 December 2016
    Use since 2 to 8 weeks
    That review has been deposited on this product version
    awesome
    roomy, light and super warm none

    exactly what i was after at a 1/3 of top brand prices. does exactly what its supposed to do. well chuffed with mine i wouldnt hesitate to recommend yo a friend

  • Man
    +60 years old
    17 October 2016
    Use since 2 to 8 weeks
    That review has been deposited on this product version
    purchase confirmed
    A Great Down Bag
    XLsize.Temp ratings.Price.Light weight.Packability Knee area could be wider

    My primary criteria for purchasing this bag was that I wanted a centre located access zip on whatever I finally purchased. There is nothing worse than struggling with your arm across the body trying to do up or open a side zip bag.

    My secondary criteria was that the bag had to be down-filled so as to pack down small and be lightweight. Lastly, the bag had to have a competitive price point against the other contenders on the market.

    This bag met all those criterion exactly. I am a large man at 6ft 2in and 17 stone and I hate feeling claustrophobic when in the clasp of a sleeping bag that is too small for me. This is overcome in this XL bag from Simond, a celebrated French producer of items for the climbing fraternity. This bag easily allows me to roll over in my sleep, it is wonderfully warm as it is rated to -4C with a comfort rating of -11C and is very light compared to my synthetic bag with similar temperature ratings. Moreover, the central zip allows me to pop my arms and shoulders out of the bag if I get too hot.

    At £99 there were absolutely no challengers on the market to beat the price point of this bag for the specifications it provides. I know I bought this bag in a sale but I am so glad that I did stumble upon it whilst product surfing. It is an absolute bargain and a joy to use. I am surprised not more people purchase down products from Simond.They are great value for money.

  • Man
    30-39 years old
    19 August 2016
    Use since 2 to 8 weeks
    That review has been deposited on this product version
    purchase confirmed
    Super Produkt
    Gute Verarbeitung, hält was er verspricht

    Gute Qualität und super Komfort bei 0-5 Grad.

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