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Down Sleeping Bags - Criterion Prime 700 - Total Weight 1210 gms; Temperature -18 °C

Criterion Prime 700

At A Glance

RRP: £425
Comfort Temp: -18°C
Weight: 1210g
Fill: 700g 870FP White Goose Down
Shell: Pertex Quantum 53g/m²


Product Description

The Criterion Prime 700 is a 4/5 season Down Sleeping Bag is designed for winter trekking and winter Alpinism. With a comfort temperature rating of -18°C you can camp out all year and also in alpine conditions. Its weight is 1210 grams, which is low considering the low comfort temperature.

Made using a Pertex Quantum 52g/m² (formerly Pertex Microlight) ripstop shell filled with 700g of 870 FP Diamond Grade White Polish Goose down. Trapeziod construction eliminate cold spots enabling a comfortable night’s sleep.

A DWR+ treatment of the shell helps protect the down from any dampness that may occur in your tent, from condensation or wet gear. When in its stuff sack, the pack size is 17 x 17 x 36 cm.

Suggested Outdoors Activities

The activities most suitable for using a Criterion Prime 700 down sleeping bag are winter trekking and winter alpinism. The night time temperature when you are doing these activities could fall well below freezing. With a comfort temperature of -18°C the Criterion Prime 700 will keep you warm in the worst UK weather and alpine conditions. The weight of 1210 grams is low for a sleeping bag with this comfort temperature.


Features Specific to the Criterion Prime 700 4 Season Sleeping Bag

700gms of 96:4 Diamond Grade White Polish Goose Down insulation with 870 fill power – collected in accordance with DOWNPASS ethical standards
Fill Volume: 20300 cubic inches
Weighs 1215g
Packs down to 17 x 17 x 36 cm
Comfort Temp. = -18°C
Temperature rating confirmed by independent lab testing at Leeds University

Features Common to Criterion Prime Range

96:4 Polish Goose Down insulation with 870 fill power – collected in accordance with DOWNPASS ethical standards
Pertex Ripstop Quantum Shell (formerly Microlight) – 52gms/m², with DWR+ treatment
Insulated Neck Baffle
Anti-snagging, Full length insulated zip baffle
Top Side Construction: Trapezoid
Length: 225cm
Width Shoulders / Foot (cm): 80/52
Max User Height 6′ 3″ (190cm)

Features common to all Criterion Down Sleeping Bags

Full length YKK two-way zip with zip together compatibility (even different models)
Cowl hood and 1 hand operated drawcord
Inside pocket & hanging loops
Compact fully-featured stuff sack
Mesh storage bag