20% Discount with Criterion re-launch

For smaller businesses, the unexpected passing of an owner can cast a shadow of uncertainty over the future. At Criterion Sleeping Bags, we were deeply saddened by the sudden loss of our founder, Jerzy Basiurski, in May 2023, during our 20-year anniversary. Faced with the difficult decision, his family chose to close Criterion and liquidate the stock. However, the story takes a turn, as I, Gareth Lyons, the former brand manager, with the blessing of Jerzy’s family, have embarked on the journey to revive Criterion. I am committed to upholding the same values, quality, and ethos that have defined the brand since its launch in 2003.

The New Boss:

I took on the role of brand manager at Criterion Sleeping Bags in 2016. Before this I worked in various positions in outdoor retail, spanning marketing, buying, and customer-facing roles. I love the passion people have for the outdoors and love to hear their stories of adventures, trips, and experiences. As the brand manager I was most proud of driving the Criterion’s presence in its first-ever trade shows as well as having the brand used in events like the Dakar Rally and by the British Antarctic Survey.  I didn’t want the brand to die in the way it was going to after Jerzy’s death, after so much hard work by so many people so we are now at this point. Criterion is back, it’s trading and at this moment I’ve temporarily streamlined the down sleeping bags on offer products and am concentrating on our popular ultralight and quantum sleeping bags. I aim to reintroduce the full range by the summer of 2024.

A Celebration of Rebirth:

To commemorate this re-launch, I extend a warm invitation to take advantage of our special offer—enjoy a 20% discount on all Criterion Sleeping Bags and accessories using the code (relaunch20). 20% is symbolic as this is Criterion’s 20th year and it’s most traumatic. Additionally, connect with us on social media platforms such as Instagram (@criterionsleepingbags) and Facebook (Criterion Sleeping Bags) to share your images and reviews of our products. This limited-time offer provides the perfect opportunity to acquire premium gear at an unbeatable price.

Special Offer Details:

  • Discount: Enjoy a flat 20% discount off on all Criterion Sleeping Bags and accessories (relaunch20). Postage and Packing not included, please email sales@criterion-sleepingbags.co.uk for non-UK order enquires
  • Duration: The discount is available now and concludes at the stroke of midnight on November 30th 2023.

Many thanks


Signature of Owner
A rainbow appears during a photoshoot to get images to celebrate the re-launch of Criterion. (credit www.mikeinkley.com)
A rainbow appears during a photoshoot to get images to celebrate the re-launch of Criterion. (credit www.mikeinkley.com)