The Best Lightweight Sleeping Bags for the Money

Sleeping bags can be one of the hardest decisions you face when piecing together your camping or backpacking repertoire. This is because they are such a significant portion of the weight and volume in your pack. The ‘holy grail’ is a lightweight sleeping bag that compresses well and keeps you warm. Take it from one who has pretty much had everything go wrong during a trip in the wilderness; The last thing you want is to find out that you have the wrong sleeping bag once you’re already out in the boonies. It can mean nights spent freezing your tush off instead of getting much-needed rest. So read on below for BL’s choice lightweight sleeping bag picks that you’ll love yourself for owning.
 

 25. Hardwear UltraLaminaTM 32 – $190

 

Mountain Hardwear Ultralamina 32° - Regular

Mountain Hardwear Ultralamina 32° – Regular
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The Mountain Hardwear Ultralamina lightweight sleeping bag for sale comes in a beautiful backcountry green color. I love the ThermicMicro lining. It was perfect for very cool conditions. The mummy cut helped keep me snug throughout the night. It was perfect to sit up or move around in.

 

24.  Hardwear Flip 35/50 – $100

 

Mountain Hardwear Flip

Mountain Hardwear Flip
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The Mountain Hardware Flip 35/50 lightweight sleeping bag for sale came in a backcountry green color. This bag is perfect for both cool and warm weather, which made it great for me to take anywhere. I like that no matter the weather condition, all I had to do was flip over the bag to the appropriate side.

 

23. Mountain Hardwear UltraLamina 45 – $249.95

 

Mountain Hardwear UltraLamina 45° - Regular

Mountain Hardwear UltraLamina 45° – Regular
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The Mountain Hardwear UltraLamina 45 degree lightweight sleeping bag for sale came in an amazing graphite color. It is a very light sleeping bag that is super soft. I love the fact that it was wind resistance. The face gasket fits really well for me and I was able to stay very warm with this bag.

22. Marmot Sawtooth Long Down – $225

 

Marmot Sawtooth Long

Marmot Sawtooth Long
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This Marmot Sawtooth Long lightweight sleeping bag for sale is available in a combo of cobalt blue and a deep blue color. The large storage bag is very handy and made it easy to travel with. The cord on the hood made it easy to adjust to my face and keep me warm. Overall, this is a perfect bag to use for all my camping trip needs.

21. The North Face Snow Leopard – $200

 

The North Face Snow Leopard

The North Face Snow Leopard
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The North Face Snow Leopard, green bag, is a lightweight sleeping bag for sale, that I got given to me as a gift. I have used this bag several times and was able to stay very warm, each time I used it. This was the best bag that I’ve owed to block all winds and really kept all the heat in. It was very roomy and I slept well using this bag.

 

20. The North Face Cat’s Meow BX – $190

 

The North Face Cat's Meow

The North Face Cat’s Meow
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This beautiful blue lightweight sleeping bag for sale was purchased by me recently. It is called The North Face Cat’s Meow Bx Long. My favorite feature is the glow-in-the-dark pull-loop on the zipper. It makes it really easy to see when it’s really dark out. It was the perfect bag to take camping, especially in cooler weather conditions.

19. Marmot Plasma 15 – $515

 

Marmot Plasma 15

Marmot Plasma 15
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This Marmot Plasma 15 Long was the perfect lightweight sleeping bag for sale that I purchased. I have used it several times. I love that my entire body is protected when I use this bag. I really like the dark colors on this bag. It is longer which is perfect since I’m taller than the average person.

18. Big Agnes Grouse Mountain 15 – $185

 

Big Agnes Grouse Mountain 15

Big Agnes Grouse Mountain 15
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My Big Agnes Grouse Mountain 15, lightweight sleeping bag for sale, has amazing bright colors. It is burnt orange and grey. This was one of the first things that caught my eye with this purchase. I like the mummy shape of the bag and the fact that you still have the freedom to move your legs around. So this bag is very roomy.

17. Big Agnes Horse Thief SL 35 – $300

 

Big Agnes Horse Thief SL 35°

Big Agnes Horse Thief SL 35°
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This lightweight sleeping bag for sale is extremely soft. I love the dark black color that it came in. Big Agnes Horse Thief SL 35 degree is a very warm bag and is roomy enough to move your legs around. That is why I like this bag so much. I happen to move around a lot when I sleep.

16. Big Agnes Zirkel SL 20 – $320

 

Big Agnes Zirkel SL 20°

Big Agnes Zirkel SL 20°
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The Big Agnes Zirkel SL 20 degree bag is one of the lightest bags I have ever owned. This lightweight sleeping bag for sale came in black and a light green color. The built-in pillow pocket is one of my favorite features on the bag. The mummy shape helps keep the bag snug to my body and I’m able to stay very warm with this bag.

15. The North Face Fission – $169.95

The North Face Fission

The North Face Fission
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This red lightweight sleeping bag for sale is one of the lightest bags I have ever used. The North Face Fission is extremely comfortable and keeps in heat when needed. The glow-in-the-dark zipper pulls have come in handy a lot when it was late at night and really hard to see. This bag is overall really great and I would recommend it to others.

14. Marmot Plasma 40 – $340

 

Marmot Plasma 40

Marmot Plasma 40
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The Marmot Plasma 40 is a very warm bag that is tremendously light. This lightweight sleeping bag for sale comes available in a cardinal and chili pepper color. I love the fact that it keeps you extremely warm like a thermal but doesn’t have all the extra weight. It stays close to my face and doesn’t ever leave it feeling chafed.

13. Mountain Hardwear Phantom 32 – $270

 

Mountain Hardwear Phantom 32°

Mountain Hardwear Phantom 32°
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The Mountain Hardwear Phantom 32 degree is the first mummy cut sleeping bag that I have ever used. I found that this lightweight sleeping bag for sale has been one of my all-time favorites. I love the bright green color and that it kept me so warm, for being such a light sleeping bag. I would recommend this bag to others.

12. Sierra Designs Zissou 27 – $250

 

Sierra Designs Zissou 23 DriDown

Sierra Designs Zissou 23 DriDown
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The Sierra Designs Zissou 23 DriDown Sleeping Bag bright colors really caught my attention. This lightweight sleeping bag for sale is a bag that I have bought for many of my loved ones. It works really well to keep all your body heat in and all the cold air out. I like the fact you can use this bag during really cold weather conditions, so you can camp anytime you want to.

11. Coleman Sabine – $50

 

Coleman Sleeping Bag

Coleman Sleeping Bag
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The Coleman Sleeping Bag’s bright colors really caught my attention when I went to purchase this bag. This lightweight sleeping bag for sale was one of the best purchases I’ve ever made. It kept me very warm and secure when I used it. The hood helped keep cold drafts off my face and it didn’t get chafed. This lightweight sleeping bag for sale online was also very roomy and easy to store.

10. Nemo Nocturne 30 – $330

 

NEMO Nocturne 30

 

The NEMO Nocturne 30 Sleeping Bag is one of the most comfortable bags I have ever used. This lightweight sleeping bag for sale comes in beautiful shades of grey and a light green. For as lightweight the bag is, it was able to keep me really warm during extremely cold weather. I would recommend this bag to others that love to camp during any time of the year.

9. Coleman Trinidad Warm-Weather Lightweight Sleeping Bag – $25

 

Coleman Trinidad Lightweight Sleeping Bag

Coleman Trinidad Lightweight Sleeping Bag
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The Coleman Trinidad Lightweight Sleeping Bag is one of my favorite sleeping bags that I have ever used. This lightweight sleeping bag for sale has been a bag that I take on every trip with me. The fact that it is waterproof helps ensure that I can use it no matter what type of weather conditions are taking place. This bag is really comfortable and I slept very well using it.

8. Kelty Cosmic Down 20 – $150

 

Kelty Cosmic Down 21

Kelty Cosmic Down 21
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I love the color red, so the Kelty Cosmic Down 21 Sleeping Bag really caught my eye. This lightweight sleeping bag for sale is one that I tell others about all the time. It’s the perfect bag to use during all types of weather conditions. I love the hang loop features to allow it to dry easily and to store the bag. There are several loops on the bag, that you can purchase other attachments for, to help improve the bag and keep it warmer. This was a great option and bag for me.

7. Marmot Helium – $280

 

Marmot Helium

Marmot Helium
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This lightweight sleeping bag for sale is a bag that I would recommend to many others. I found the Marmot Helium Sleeping Bag to be extremely comfortable and fit really well to my face. I didn’t wake up with my face hurting from it or being chafed. It is really lightweight and kept me really warm. I love how easy it is to travel with this bag.

6. Sea To Summit Trek TkII – $540

 

Sea to Summit Trek TkII

Sea to Summit Trek TkII
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This lightweight sleeping bag for sale is super handy for all types of seasons. I have used it a number of times and have always stayed warm, especially in really cold weather conditions. The Sea to Summit Trek TkII Sleeping Bag is a bag that I would recommend to others that love camping or sleeping outdoors. The storage sack that comes with the bag makes it easy for me to store it when needed or carry to my next camping location.

5. Sierra Designs Cal 30 – $420

 

Sierra Designs DriDown Cal 30

 

The Sierra Designs DriDown Cal 30 lightweight sleeping bag for sale, the bright citrus color really caught my eye when I purchased it. I have used this bag several times and absolutely find it comfortable. The bag stays warm very easily and I love the snag-free zippers. I don’t have to worry about getting frustrated anymore with zippers getting stuck.

4. Mountain Equipment Xero 300 – $270

 

Mountain Equipment Xero 300

Mountain Equipment Xero 300
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I absolutely love going camping and hiking. This Mountain Equipment Xero 300 lightweight sleeping bag for sale, was the perfect bag for me. I am able to take it with me easily no matter where I go. It stays very snug to my face and keeps me extremely warm. I have never experienced a cold draft while using this bag.

3. Sea To Summit Talus TsIII – $370

 

Sea to Summit Talus

 

The Sea to Summit Talus TsI Sleeping Bag is a lightweight sleeping bag for sale that I purchased recently. It is a beautiful blue color. I’m much taller, so I loved that I was able to purchase a long bag. The water-repellent finish makes it easier for me to use it under any type of weather, which is perfect during hunting seasons.

2. Marmot Atom 40 – $280

 

Marmot Atom

Marmot Atom
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The fire colored Marmot Atom Sleeping Bag is a lightweight sleeping bag for sale that I recently purchased. I found the regular size was perfect for me. This is one of the lightest bags that I’ve ever owned. I love that the zippers all have guards to help keep them shut all night long since I move around a lot at night when I sleep.

1. Mountain Equipment Helium 600 – $115

 

Mountain Equipment Helium 600

Mountain Equipment Helium 600
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This lightweight sleeping bag for sale, I purchased, is called the Mountain Equipment Helium 600 Sleeping Bag. When I used the bag the first time, it was actually raining. Since it was water repellent, I was able to stay dry and didn’t have any problems with staying warm. It was a great purchase.

 


 

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