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The Hispar 500 (£419 ) and Minimus (£200)

Pairing up these sleeping bags would provide an all year round  camping solution….

We ranted about the Alpkit pipedreams recently, but if you’ve got a little bit more to spare then these are arguably some of the lightest sleeping bags you can buy. Of course, it’s a little complex once you regard the weight to warmth ratio, with many companies still publishing unrealistic minimum temperatures.

This is a bag that’ll keep you warm in the coldest of British winters (-15°c), but is still light enough to be your principal bag outside the summer at only 890g, which is where the Minimus comes in. It’s good to 5°C, which might strike some as being cool for summer, but I’ve used a -3°C bag in the summer and I’ve not never found it to be too warm!

With a 5 degree bag at 465g, you’ll be fine in summer, and most of spring/autumn if you throw on a fleece.

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Dave Roberts

Dave Roberts founded Walk Eryri in 2004, with the aim of providing routes that are off the beaten track. Walk Eryri is now part of Mud and Routes which continues to provide more off beat routes and walks in Snowdonia and beyond. Dave has been exploring the hills of Eryri for over thirty years, and is a qualified Mountain Leader. Dave also established Walk up Snowdon, Walk up Scafell Pike and Walk up Ben Nevis just to mention a few.

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