> How to setup and operate our cold-weather rental sleeping bags
If you are doing research before joining the more than 80,000 customers that have rented our camping and travel gear, or have already received your camping gear rental package from us, here's where you can learn a lot more about the setup and operation of a specific camping or travel gear item before you head out on your big adventure.
The information below provides more details on how to use the cold weather sleeping bags, but we encourage you to give us a call or find more resources online if more details are needed. For more information on this rental item including rates, check out the main product page at Rent Sleeping Bags for Cold Weather. There are more how-to pages on nearly all of our most popular rental items; find most at our video and user guide to rentals main page .
Below are the various temperature range sleeping bags we rent - starting from the top - warm-weather / cool-weather / cold-weather / and way-cold-weather (-20'F). See the product descriptions for each style to see what is best for you. The one discussed here is the cold-weather model, which is the third one down from the top.
The cold-weather bag is rated for reasonable protection to night-time temperatures as low as 20'. There are many variables involved of course, so this may not apply exactly to you. As the bags get warmer, they will typically get heavier and take up more room as well to accommodate more insulation. The one we most commonly rent for this temperature range stuffs to about 8" in diameter and about 16" long when cinched tight
As with all of our rental bags, there are various adjustments you can make with cinches, straps and zippers to maximize comfort. The cowl cinch shown here will help retain heat around your head and upper body.
Most of the rental bags have long zippers that can be adjusted from the top or bottom. Some like to open up a vent in the bottom to allow some air in, or even to stick their feet out
Here is an overview video about the various rental sleeping bags we offer