The Basecamp BcIII is an warm and spacious down sleeping bag with unique and versatile features. It can be turned from a sleeping bag to a quilt in a matter of seconds.
Sea to Summit says:
The Basecamp offers a generously sized, contoured rectangular design to accommodate sleepers who like to stretch out full length or those who like to curl up into a ball. It’s also a fantastic solution for those who find a typical sleeping bag too confining or for the restless sleeper who can toss and turn a little more freely.
The Basecamp models have been designed to work with our sleeping mats and Aeros pillows to create a truly comprehensive sleep system. Slide your mat into the small pocket at the foot of the bag and then use the strap and loop set-up to secure the upper section. Then inflate your Aeros Pillow to the perfect pressure before securing it into place with the elastic strap underneath the hood.
The Sea to Summit Basecamp BcII Down Sleeping Bag is a fantastic solution for restless sleepers. You can now toss and turn in comfort, without being woken up because of a restrictive bag design. No matter which way the weather turns, the Basecamp bag can be modified to suit you. Just zip yourself in and pull the internal drawcord tight to combat the cold, or you can vent the feet, or unzip one or both sides to keep yourself cool and comfortable in the summer. The bag also features a pillow and mat attachment so you can keep them in place while your wriggling in the night.
The Basecamp Bag can be used for much more than just a sleeping bag, the dual zipper design means that it can easily be transformed from a substantial and sumptuous sleeping bag into a svelte summer quilt. The bottom of the quilt holds its shape as a roomy footbox, and a series of attachment loops even lets you secure your quilt onto your mat to ensure maximum warmth.
It is a bit on the pricey side, but you will be able to get good use out of this versatile bag all year round. And considering everything that it does, the pack size and weight is pretty good too.
- Reviewed by BasecampGear