BROOKS- RANGE SNOOZE 5

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OUR TAKE Mummy bags are ideal for ef­fi­cient warmth with­out ex­cess weight, but the longer you spend bun­dled up, the more con­fin­ing their stream­lined fit feels. The Snooze drew praise for its wider-than-av­er­age 62-inch shoul­der and 58-inch hip mea­sure­ments, while still pro­vid­ing a slim pro­file and laud­able warmth at a great price. “On sin­gle-digit nights in New Mex­ico’s Santa Fe National For­est, I ap­pre­ci­ated the abil­ity to tuck my knees up to my chest,” one tester says. The Snooze is also more com­press­ible than other bags in its warmth cat­e­gory, and packs down to the size of a large hon­ey­dew.

THE DE­TAILS De­spite 700-fill goose down, the bag slips un­der the three-pound mark thanks to ver­ti­cal baf­fles, which use less fab­ric than hor­i­zon­tal ones. The cham­bers have ultralight in­ter­nal mesh pan­els to keep down from shift­ing to ei­ther end, and their ori­en­ta­tion keeps more down on top of your torso. Nit­pick: Some testers loved the hood’s snug fit, while oth­ers griped they couldn’t fit a pil­low.

TRAIL CRED “The ny­lon lin­ing is among the softest and smoothest I’ve felt,” our tester says. “It’s like nestling into a warm cloud.” $360; 2 lbs. 15 oz.; 5¡F;

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