Exped Shrink Bag Dry Storage Sack

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Price: $34.99 - $42.99
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Key Features

  • FlatValve purge valve for "shrinking" bulky gear
  • Easy to pull QuickStrap allows rapid opening of the roll-top closure

Product-Related Videos

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    Exped Shrink Bag Dry Storage Sack   Exped Shrink Bag Dry Storage Sack
  • Product Demo
    Exped Schnozzel Sleeping Pad Accessory   Exped Schnozzel Sleeping Pad Accessory

Product Highlights

The Exped Shrink Bag allows you to free up space in your pack by reducing the packed size of bulky items like your sleeping bag or extra winter layers as well as keep your gear dry in any weather. A wide mouth, stand up stuff sack design with quick air purge flat valve on the side of the Shrink bag allows air to be easily purged from the bag as you compress it. An easy to pull Quickstrap allows easy opening of the roll top closure and the roll-top, dry bag design means your clothing and gear will stay dry even in a heavy downpour.

The Exped Shrink bag can be combined with the Exped Schnozzel to quickly inflate Exped much like the AirMat UL 7.5, all Exped SIM mats and SynMat models without integrated pumps.

Accounting for various sized sleeping bags and equipment, the Exped Shrink Bag is available in three sizes. The 20 Liters (yellow) has dimensions of 14" x 16" x 10" and a cubic inch volume of 1340. The dimensions of the 40 Liters size (terracotta) are 18" x 16" x 10" (2560 cubic inches) and the 80 Liters size (blue) measures 31" x 16" x 10" (5797 cubic inches).

Sizes available: 20 Liters, 40 Liters, 80 Liters

Exped part numbers: 20160000, 20160005, 20160015

Product Reviews

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Exped Shrink Bag Dry Storage Sack

Average customer rating:
Number of reviews: 18

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  • Stephen H. Stroudsburg PA
    9/22/2014

    Likes: I bought the 40L bag to keep my clothes dry while compacting them. So far I have taken it on several trips up and down the Appalachian trail and it still holds up without a problem. I'm able to fit several days worth of clothes, my jacket and a fleece sleeping bag in it and compress it down enough to fit in the bottom pocket of my bag with no problem. I have walked over a hundred miles with it, including in the rain and my clothes haven't gotten wet a single time.In addition it is lightweight.

    As a bonus I found myself leaving my pillow at home and using this to save weight. by throwing a pillowcase over the bag and letting a bit of air in it I found it to be very comfortable.

    Dislikes: while it does not bother me personally, I will point out that it is not a hundred percent air tight. After sitting for a day it will start to re-inflate slightly, but as long as you keep it in a backpack it isn't going to cause any problems.

  • . Queens Village NY
    8/27/2014

    Likes: Purchased this as a compressing sack for my sleeping bag, but mainly to inflate my Big Agnes Q-Core air mattress. It quickly inflates my mattress in about 6-7 fills.

    Dislikes: None

  • Eric I. Grove City OH
    8/20/2014

    Likes: The top of the sack is very wide which makes it extremely easy to stuff my 30 degree Marmot down sleeping bag in which is what I purchased the product for initially. The 20 liter bag should give me plenty of room to stuff a couple of pairs of clothes in as well as the sleeping bag which was a surprise. Since my sleeping bag is down the waterproof bag was very important to me but I have yet to submerge the bag to test how waterproof the sack really is. The sack is warrantied for 5 years by the manufacturer. It was very easy to remove the air out of the sack by just kneeling on the bag and allowing your own weight do all of the work. The sack should fit great in the bottom of my pack.

    Dislikes: Nothing yet!!!

  • Anonymous Backcountry Edge Customer
    8/26/2013

    Likes: Great bag. What more can I say.

    Dislikes: Nothing

  • . Los Osos CA
    7/28/2013

    Likes: Good quality waterproof stuff bag, and the valve is very convenient and well-designed.

    Dislikes: Kind of a high-end item price wise, but if you have a few extra bucks to spare it's a good piece.

  • Anonymous Backcountry Edge Customer
    5/26/2013

    Likes: I have three Exped products which is my first experience with this brand and I will tell you that I am impressed with all of them in regards to their quality of construction. I love these bags and they work great and are a lot easier to stuff than a compression sack.

    Dislikes: Expensive but worth it.

  • Tim S. Camby IN
    5/20/2013

    Likes: Perfect shrink bag to compact my sleeping bag. Going to order another to help compact my clothing.

    Dislikes: Nothing to complain about with this product. It served my purpose perfectly.

  • . Valatie NY
    4/14/2013

    Likes: This product is great for keeping you cloths and sleeping bag dry. I am able to compresses my sleeping bag down to a size smaller size than the compression sack it came in can.

    Dislikes: There is nothing I did not like about this product.

  • Michael A. North Port FL
    2/6/2013

    Likes: Great stuff sack! It compresses better than any others I've used! Perfect size (yellow) to fit in the bottom of pack.

    Dislikes: If it's out of my pack, it takes on air...but it's very easy to just open the valve and press the air out.

  • T.J. W. Salt Lake City UT
    10/2/2012

    Likes: I like the general idea behind the product. Being able to compress the air out of something in order to make it as small as possible.

    Dislikes: The Shrink Bags are not completely air tight, and thus, allow the air to seep back into the bag and expand. This actually occurs fairly quickly; within minutes. Though the bag is rolled down which limits the size it can expand to, it does not stay completely compressed to the smallest size possible. Items in Shrink Bags need to be packed immediately in order to fit into the smallest space possible and it will still expand to fill whatever space is available.

  • John D. Aurora CO
    8/2/2012

    Likes: for me it works great, I stuff my sleeping bag in it and then I use it to air up my sleeping pad. Works awesome as an air pump when combind with the schnozzel. What a great Idea.

    Dislikes: no issues that so far works like you said it would. it just takes a little practice getting a tight seal before your comress all the air.

  • Cathy A P. Perkasie PA
    11/16/2011

    Likes: Keeps water out. I really liked the easy-open pull tab feature.

    Dislikes: I'm not a heavy person and it was hard for me to get the air out of the bag. It worked much easier for a larger person like in the video.

  • Cathy A P. Perkasie PA
    11/16/2011

    Likes: Keeps water out. I really like the easy-open pull tab feature.

    Dislikes: I'm not a heavy person and it was hard for me to get the air out of the bag. It worked much easier for a larger person like in the video.

  • Anonymous Backcountry Edge Customer
    11/5/2011

    Likes: Works just like the video showed - love it.

    Dislikes: It is pretty expensive for something a trash bag could more or less (although less effectively). I would definitely recommend this after putting good money into more essential items though.

  • Travis R. Knoxville TN
    8/18/2011

    Likes: Sack appears to be well built. Materials have a definite quality feel to the touch. I ordered the 20L to primary use as a sleeping bag dry compression sack. 20L is probably best for down bags, I would recommend 40 L for synthetic bags. I expect this to fit a little more easily into a backpack than a hard football shaped object. This is pliable, and can be molded into almost any shape I desire. Great product! Can't wait to try it with the schnozzel and air pad....

    Dislikes: The reason for the 4 stars vs. 5 stars is because the extra thick band around the top sometimes is a hindrance to getting a good air tight seal. If you don't get it lined up just right before rolling 3 times (no less than that) and trying to force air out the flat valve, it will not be air tight. Thus allowing the sleeping bag, clothes, etc. to inflate the bag and not maintain minimum volume for packing. Not a major issue, just something to consider. Still an excellent product.

  • Jeff B. Gardendale AL
    7/13/2011

    Likes: I was able to purge the air out easily with the cap opening.
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    Item's material felt durable.
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    I did take the bag on a 39 mile canoe/camp trip and did not have any problems with wet gear. Kept everything dry the entire time.

    Dislikes: When I received the bag, I placed my sleeping bag in it and purged the air out. I placed it on my couch in my home office and purposely left it there over the next few days. I was checking to see if it was air-tight enough to keep its compression.
    Verdict: It WAS NOT air-tight enough to keep its compression over the next few days.
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    The opening to purge the air out ISN'T a valve. It's just an opening.
    Verdict: Not a big deal.

  • Jeff B. Gardendale AL
    7/13/2011

    Likes: I was able to purge the air out easily with the cap opening.
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    Item's material felt durable.
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    I did take the bag on a 39 mile canoe/camp trip and did not have any problems with wet gear. Kept everything dry the entire time.

    Dislikes: When I received the bag, I placed my sleeping bag in it and purged the air out. I placed it on my couch in my home office and purposely left it there over the next few days. I was checking to see if it was air-tight enough to keep its compression.
    Verdict: It WAS NOT air-tight enough to keep its compression.
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    The opening to purge the air out ISN'T a valve. It's just an opening.
    Verdict: Not a big deal.

  • Anonymous Backcountry Edge Customer
    6/1/2011

    Likes: After viewing the product demo videos for the Exped Shrink Bag, Schnozzel, and SynMats, I was hooked on the entire Exped system. I purchased two of the 20 L shrink bags for our sleeping bags, and they work out really well! It's so much easier than trying to cram the sleeping bag into a small stuff/compression sack, and they compress down almost as well. The shrink bags also fit in our backpacks much better than a solid compressed cylinder ever did. I'm definitely buying more...

    Dislikes: There's no adjustment for the snap buckle straps, but I guess it's not really necessary. No real complaints here!

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