The ALPS Mountaineering Crescent Lake +20F sleeping…
30 November 2014
Summary: The ALPS Mountaineering Crescent Lake +20F sleeping bag is warm and comfortable, relatively roomy, and retains its loft very well. It's one of the few sleeping bags I've ever used with an accurate temperature rating.
Pros: Comfort, Warmth, Length, Roomy footbox, Roomy enough to sleep on my side
Cons: Could be a little more roomy in the shoulder area for easy zipping, Top portion of draft collar doesn't drape very well, Zipper snags easily, Face opening is hard to close due to odd shape
Needed to buy my son some camping gear for Scouts…
22 April 2009
Excerpt: Needed to buy my son some camping gear for Scouts and decided to splurge on a new bag for myself. Bought the Crescent Lake Long since I like extra room in my bag given my 250lb 6' frame. First, use was during a winter camping trip in the Los Padres. Overnight temps got down to the teens.
I was very pleased with this purchase. The design…
17 July 2006
Excerpt: I was very pleased with this purchase. The design of the bag is great. I am about 6'0" 185, and I *hate* the constriction of mummy bags. But I slept as comfortably in this bag as in any bag I've slept in.
I needed a second mummy bag so I decided on the ALPS…
5 April 2004
Excerpt: I needed a second mummy bag so I decided on the ALPS Crescent Lake seeing I purchased my Silver Springs from them three years ago and I know from experience that ALPS Mountaineering's products are very good.