The Long and Short of Sleeping Bags

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I'm too tall to fit in a normal sleeping bag, what should I do?

The Long and Short of Sleeping Bags

If you're over six feet tall, you might think sleeping in a sleeping bag is an uncomfortable, even confining experience. However, sleeping bags come in two sizes, "long" or "tall" and "short." If you're over six feet, long sleeping bags should be your bag of choice. These bags are meant for taller campers, but know that all terminology is not the same.

For example, the Coleman sleeping bag called "tall" fits a person up to 6 feet tall, while a "long" bag by Moonstone fits a person up to 6 foot 4-inches tall. So, before you buy one of these sleeping bags, check the specifications to make sure it's big enough for that tall camper in your family.



5/18/2007 9:48:27 PM
Jessie w. said:

When choosing a sleeping bag it is very important to give yourself a few inch at the bottom and top for streching.


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