An excellent option for side sleeping backpackers or anyone who wants more ergonomic room and comfort in a sleeping bag, the NEMO Riff 15 Degree bag utilizes a unique "Spoon Shape" design to provide adjustable 3-season comfort and weight savings.
Down insulation has long been renowned for its compressible properties and efficiency in delivering an excellent warmth-to-weight ratio. The shortcoming of down has been its susceptibility to the effects of moisture, losing much of its performance qualities when wet or damp. The Riff 15's premium 800-fill Nikwax Hydrophobic down insulation provides water-repellency that keeps the insulation dry longer and allows it to dry faster if it should become wet. More importantly, it maintains thermal efficiency even if it becomes wet, a quality that could traditionally only be found in heavier, less-compressible synthetic fills. The bag's lightweight 20D ripstop nylon shell has a DWR treatment to further protect the insulation from the elements.
NEMO’s innovative Spoon Shape contours give you extra space where it matters most. The cut starts wide in the shoulders, tapers in at the hips for comfort and warmth, and flares back out through the knees, letting you bend and shift naturally throughout the night. Another unique feature is NEMO's "Thermo Gills", zippered panels that enable you to vent body heat at your core without having to unzip the entire bag. This temperature regulation feature allows the bag to remain comfortable in varying temperatures. A waterproof/breathable footbox protects the bag further from the condensation build up that frequents the inside of tent walls.
Other comfort features include a fully-insulated hood and NEMO’s soft, down-filled Blanket Fold design. This insulated panel at the collar of the bag mimics home bedding and can be tucked around the face on cold nights or lay flat when it’s not needed. A contoured side zipper and down-insulated draft tube keep cold air out of the bag's interior. Drawcord adjustments around the face can be tightened or loosened as needed. A small zippered pocket provides a place to safely stash valuables.
Available in your choice of Regular (fits to 6’ 0") and Long (6’ 6") lengths, the NEMO Riff 15 Degree sleeping bag includes a stuff sack and a storage sack.
- Spoon shape is wider at the elbows and knees for side sleeping
- Thermo Gills unzip to vent warm air in mild weather
- Insulated with Responsible Down Standard Certified 800 fill power Nikwax Hydrophobic Down
- Waterproof and breathable footbox
- Vertical baffling for even warmth
- Blanket Fold
- Integrated pillow pocket
- Zippered stash pocket
Best Use Backpacking, Camping Insulation Type Down Item Weight Regular: 2 lbs 9 oz
Long 2 lbs 10 oz
Other Storage Sack and Stuff Sack Included Warranty Limited Lifetime Shell Material Shell: 20D Nylon Ripstop with DWR
Footbox: 40D Nylon Ripstop OSMO
Liner Material 30D Nylon Taffeta with DWR Fits to Length Regular: 6'
Long: 6' 6"
Fits to Girth Regular: 64"
Fill Material 800 Fill Power Down with Nikwax Temperature Rating 15 Degrees F
Real Customer Reviews
- Awesome sleeping bag
Likes: The bag was everything described. Light weight and compresses very small. Just what I was looking for. Headed on a backcountry elk hunt with it in September
Dislikes: No dislikes yet
- Warm and comfortable.
Likes: Warm and certainly the most comfortable bag I have ever used. Compacts down to a very reasonable size and weight is not too bad. When I talk about weight I cannot help but this about quilts but they are way more drafty.
Dislikes: At 20 degrees, I stayed perfectly warm even in wind except for the opening at the top. For some reason, there was always a slight cold spot on my left shoulder. They probably could have put in a small baffle around the zipper at the top to the opening. I had to position the long red flap just right every time I moved to resolve the issue. I move a great deal when I sleep.
- It is a great product and holds the heat inside the sleeping bag well
Likes: I like everything about it. Definitely order a long if you are taller than 5'11.
Dislikes: Absolutely love everything!!
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