Coleman North Rim Cold-Weather Mummy Sleeping Bag

Last updated date: September 22, 2020

DWYM Score
7.7

Coleman North Rim Cold-Weather Mummy Sleeping Bag

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Overall Take

In our analysis of 13 expert reviews, the Coleman Coleman North Rim Cold-Weather Mummy Sleeping Bag placed 9th when we looked at the top 9 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

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Expert Summarized Score
7.0
1 expert reviews
User Summarized Score
9.2
4,412 user reviews
Our Favorite Video Reviews
What experts liked
Reputable manufacturer. Known for loft and comfort. Mummy style with extra wiggle room for the feet. Use in temperatures as low as 0 degrees
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What experts didn't like
Not completely waterproof. May require supplemental warming materials. No compression sack.
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From The Manufacturer

Mummy-style adult sleeping bag for camping in temperatures as low as 0 degrees Fahrenheit. Can accommodate most people up to 6 feet 2 inches in height. Semi-sculpted hood tightens with a drawstring to seal in heat; Unzip the bottom for extra ventilation on warmer nights. Quilting construction, insulated footbox, and Thermolock draft tube for warmth and heat retention. ZipPlow system plows away fabric to prevent snagging during zipping.

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Overall Score: 7.7
Expert Reviews: 1

An Overview On Sleeping Bags

If you’re heading out into the woods for a few days, you’re going to need a comfortable, sturdy and lightweight sleeping bag. Otherwise, you may not get the good night’s sleep you need in order to enjoy your adventure.

The kind of sleeping bag you need depends on what kind of camping you’re doing. If you’re going backpacking, for example, one of the most important traits you want in your sleeping bag is how well it travels. This means that the material needs to be lightweight, pack down smaller and be easy to carry. They should also offer a lot of warmth without weighty fabric. However, if you’re going car camping, where you transport all the materials for your stay in your car, then you don’t have to worry so much about portability. While the sleeping bag should still offer comfort and warmth, it’s okay if it is a little bulky when rolled up. If you do both kinds of camping, then opt for one that is best for backpacking.

Temperature ratings are key when you’re buying any kind of sleeping bag. It’s important to know how warm your sleeping bag will keep you when you’re outdoors in cold temperatures. However, each manufacturer assigns their own ratings, so take them with a grain of salt. The metrics you want to note are Upper Limit and Lower Limit, which indicate the highest and lowest air temperature in which an average man can sleep comfortably. For women, the metric to look at is called Comfort, which indicates the lowest air temperature for comfortable sleeping. If you’re a cold sleeper, for example, opt for a thicker sleeping bag with a higher temperature rating than if you’re a warm sleeper.

DWYM Fun Fact

Did you know sleeping bags have their own set of unique terminology? Here’s what it all means:

  • Shell: This is the outer fabric of the sleeping bag. It holds the insulation and blocks moisture and wind from coming inside.
  • Hood: If you’re camping in cool temperature, opt for a sleeping bag with an attached cover for your head.
  • Tube: If you have a bag rated for cooler temperature, the tube is a small flap of insulation near the neck opening. It helps to keep heat inside the bag.
  • Footbox: This is the section of the bag for your feet. Ensure you have plenty of room at the feet, especially in Mummy-shaped sleeping bags, so that your feet don’t press up against the insulation. This can cause your feet to feel cold otherwise.

The Sleeping Bag Buying Guide

  • The shape of the sleeping bag affects how comfortable and warm you are at night. The Mummy shape has a snug fit. It’s wider around the middle and tapers in at the feet. This is designed to boost warmth and reduce weight. The Rectangular bag is an even width from top to bottom. It offers lot of room to stretch out at night. The Semi-Rectangular bag is sometimes called a Barrel sleeping bag or the Modified Mummy. It’s a mix of the Mummy and Rectangular shapes. It offers both warmth and space to stretch out a little bit.
  • You have two options when it comes to the type of insulation in your sleeping bag: down or synthetic. Down is an efficient insulation that is excellent at keeping you warm. It also compresses really well so it’s great for backpackers. However, it can be on the pricier end. Synthetic insulation is made out of a waterproof polyester. It is a heavier and bulkier option than down, but it is the most budget-friendly. It’s also ideal for those that camp in wet conditions.
  • When it comes to the outer material of the sleeping bag, it’s best to opt for a waterproof one. This way if you encounter any rain or snow on your travels, you can stay warm and dry. Ensure that the waterproof fabric is breathable so you don’t end up getting hot and sweaty inside the bag.
  • Have you ever tried to zip up the sleeping back and have it snag on some fabric? To avoid this annoying hassle, go with zippers that have anti-snag features. Look for a zipper guard along the full length of the bag.