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Stopper Dry Bag

Welded for your pleasure

$24.95 – $59.95

5 liter5 liter
8 liter8 liter
13 liter13 liter
20 liter20 liter
35 liter35 liter
65 liter65 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 Stopper™ Dry Bag is a fully welded waterproof dry bag made from 210D Nylon fabric with TPU lamination on the outer face and RF welding for optimum durability. With a nice clean profile and oval base for easy packing, the Stopper™ dry bags are perfect for canoeing, kayaking, rafting, general boating, SUP boarding and any activity where water shedding and abrasion resistance is paramount. Uses a reliable TPU Roll-top, non-wicking closure. There's really nothing Stopper-ing you from using them. Sorry.

Read more about which dry bag is right for you HERE

Highlights

Durability

It'll survive rough and tumble just fine, but avoid sharp or abrasive rocks and knife blades

Waterproofness

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

Best Use

Paddle/Water Sports

What this bag could hold

5 liter: some extra layers or a couple days' worth of food
8 liter: a backpacking tent or two-season sleeping (for inside a sea kayak hatch/on a motorcycle rack)
13 liter: clothes for a paddle or overland trip
20 liter: a larger tent and footprint, general gear for a paddle trip
35 liter: general outdoor gear or paddle gear for a longer trip
65 liter: general paddle or overland gear for a larger group

Features

  • 210D TPU-laminated Nylon fabric with liter size for easy ID
  • Waterproof TPU roll-top closure does not wick moisture
  • All welded construction for permanently sealed seams
  • Durable & smooth water-shedding exterior
  • Features the patent-pending Field Repair Buckle with stainless steel pins
  • As of 2018: Features the patent-pending 3/4in | 20mm Field Repair Buckle with stainless steel pins