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Inexpensive Sleeping Bag

#1
Hey all,
I'm going to be doing the camino in June, and was looking at the sleeping bag options. Most of the recommended ones were pretty expensive--I was wondering if I'd be okay getting a 30 dollar lightweight sleeping bag from Target--the one I'm looking at weighs about 4 pounds--is this too much?
Thanks so much!
Emmy
 

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#2
...a 30 dollar lightweight sleeping bag from Target--the one I'm looking at weighs about 4 pounds--is this too much?

Lightweight, 4 lbs? :? Seems too much to be a litewt...I would take my backpack to the store with all in it and put the sleep bag inside, and see how it feels... Best, xm 8)
 

jeff001

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#3
Given that the current low temps in Pamplona, Leon and Santiago are currently about 50 and likely to be higher a month from now you might reconsider the need for anything more than a sac or liner.
 
#4
My wife and I walked in September, of 2006. We used fleece sleeping bag liners, about 2lbs and $10, and had silk sleeping bag liners, 12 ounces and $50 U.S..

You need to be comfortable while you sleep, and I wanted something between me and the beds 100s had used before me. I even carried my wife's special pillow, a foam thing I stuffed in a sack and atted to the top of my pack. You will get tired and will sleep, but if you awake refresehd, that'a a big plus.

Most Refuigos had blankes you could use. The Bag was the largest thng in our packs.

Ultrea.

Jerry
 

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#5
It is probably too late for this to be of use but anyone looking for a ultralight cheap sleeping bag should consider this:
http://www.amazon.com/Guide-Gear%C2%AE- ... 284&sr=8-2

Guide Gear Ultralight

I have a mummy version of this that is perfect for warm weather use or indoors.

And only US$25!!
Rambler
 

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