Guide Gear Portage 30 Degree Sleeping Bag Review

good

With comfort rating of 30 degrees F, the Guide Gear Portage is a three-season rectangular sleeping bag that's roomy, soft, and provides reliable comfort. A double version (big enough for two) starts at $40.

This is a reliable bag for three-season camping, according to Guide Gear Portage 30-Degree Sleeping Bag reviews. It's neither too hot nor too cold when the temperatures dip below 40 or reach summer heights, say reviews on SportsmanGuide. Campers write about using this bag on trips down the river or in recreational vehicles; in a sleeping bag review posted on Amazon, one says it was perfect for summer camping in the Yukon. There's also a double-size version of the Guide Gear Portage bag (starting at $40), which campers report easily fits two. Campers say the lining is soft, the padding sufficient, and they like that the two-person version opens on both sides, enabling either sleeper to poke out arms and legs and to get in and out without clambering over the other.

The single Guide Gear Portage bag (starting at $25) sleeping bag measures 81"x38" and contains 4.5 pounds of fill; the double bag measures 80"x66" and holds six pounds of fill. The lining is a brushed material, and each size comes with a carry sack; users say it carries light.

With a comfort rating of 30 degrees and a small price tag, Guide Gear Portage bags are good bargains. Warm and cozy is the bottom line.

Maralyn Edid

Maralyn is a veteran reporter, writer, researcher, and editor. From her early years at Crain's Chicago Business and the Detroit bureau of Business Week, then on to a long-term stint at Cornell University's ILR School and now at Cheapism.com, Maralyn has been -- and remains -- committed to getting ...

See full bio