Rab's Ascent 500 is a mid-weight, quality performance, down filled sleeping bag with a wide mummy shape for general use.
The Ascent 500 is a mid-weight, down-filled sleeping bag, designed specifically for regular outdoor use, ideal for those buying their first down sleeping bag.
Using a highly durable Pertex Microlight inner and outer fabric, the Ascent 500 is filled with 500g (standard) of 650FP European Duck Down, and is designed in a user-friendly rectangular shape, ideal for general purpose outdoor use. The Ascent range of sleeping bags offers great value for the feature set, which is similar to that of the more technical Rab bags, such as internal YKK stash pockets, anti-snag webbing tape and a trapezoidal baffle design to eliminate cold spots.
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The Ascent 500 is a durable yet light weight sleeping bag packed with 500 grams of 650FP European Duck down to keep you comfortable and warm in your tent. It has been designed specifically for regular use outdoors and is ideal for both new and experienced campers.
It utilises durable and lightweight Pertex Microlight fabrics and Hydrophobic Down to offer fantastic value for money, quality build and construction, durability and low weight for the warmth of the bag. It also features internal YKK stash pockets, anti-snag webbing tape and a trapezoidal baffle design to help eliminate cold spots. It is less tapered, and wider at the hip area and the angled foot box is slightly broader than average to accommodate larger feet. A top quality high performance bag for trekking, mountaineering or camping.
This sleeping bag is perfect for regular outdoor use where comfort and warmth are more important than extreme performance and minimal weight.
- Reviewed by BasecampGear