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Lightweight Dry Sack

Sturdy enough for water sports, light enough for backpacking

$12.95 – $26.95

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2 liter2 liter
4 liter4 liter
8 liter8 liter
13 liter13 liter
20 liter20 liter
35 liter35 liter
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Sleeping Bag Temperature Ratings Explained

The EN Rating scale is a scientific test to determine the warmth of a sleeping bag. Unisex sleeping bags list the Lower Limit which is the lowest temperature rating that an average male sleeper would be comfortable in. Our women’s sleeping bags list the Comfort Limit, which is the lowest temperature rating at which an average female sleeper should be comfortable. The comfort and lower limit temperature ratings are listed in the features table on the product page.

For example, a unisex sleeping bag that shows a Lower limit of 23ºF means a man should be comfortable down to air temperatures of 23ºF. The same bag will also have a Comfort limit, in the realm of 32°F, so a woman would be comfortable down to an air temperature of 32ºF. Men and women should always sleep in a layer of long underwear and use a sleeping mat with an R-Value appropriate for expected ground temperatures – without this, the sleeping bag itself is unlikely to keep the sleeper warm enough.


Here’s a basic categorization of appropriate use, based on rated temperatures:
Summer:   >+35ºF / +3°C
3-Season:   +10 to +35ºF / -15° to 0°C
Winter:   <10ºF / -15°C


A huge variety of factors can impact sleeping bag warmth - the above temperatures are merely guidelines, not guarantees. It’s important to think of a sleeping bag as one element in a sleep system which also includes an appropriately insulating sleeping pad and a liner. For instance - if you plan on sleeping in nighttime air temperatures of 27ºF / -3°C, choose a bag with a gender-appropriate rating of 23°F / -5°C nights, plus a sleeping mat with an R-Value of 2.5 to 3, and consider a Reactor thermal liner. If you have any questions about which temperature sleeping bag / R-Value sleeping mat you should select, or how to improve your warmth in a sleep system, reach out to us via our contact page any time.

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Description

The Lightweight Dry Sack is jack of all trades, and master of all - a rare feat to achieve. It's our most versatile dry sack and is made from a lightweight 70D waterproof, durable nylon fabric. We use a white interior lining for great visibility when finding contents inside and they're available in great colors to optimize color coded organized packing. They use the same hypalon non-wicking roll-top closure as our other dry sacks and feature a D-ring attachment point at the buckle. Ideal for backpacking, cycle touring, travel, ski touring and more.

Read more about which dry bag is right for you HERE

Highlights

Durability

Light abrasion and puncture resistance. No need to baby them, but be aware of sharp objects or abrasive surfaces

Waterproofness

10,000mm hydrostatic head – more than sufficient water protection for paddle use (avoid full submersion)

Best Use

Backpacking, Hiking, Paddle & Travel

What this bag could hold

1 liter: a phone (in a waterproof case), snacks, wallet & keys
2 liter: some snacks first aid essentials, gloves or beanie

4 liter: a layer and a meal or so worth of food
8 liter: a puffy jacket & a sleeping bag or food for 2-3 days
13 liter: clothes for a paddle or overland trip, use as a critter/bear bag for food for 1-2 people
20 liter: a larger tent and footprint, general gear for a paddle trip
35 liter: general paddle or overland gear for a larger group

Features

  • Lightweight 70D Nylon with fully taped seams
  • 10,000mm hydrostatic head
  • Polyurethane coating with white pigment for greater interior visibility
  • Waterproof hypalon roll-top closure does not wick moisture
  • D-ring attachment point at the buckle
  • As of 2018: Features the patent-pending 5/8in | 15mm Field Repair Buckle with stainless steel pins