The Crash Sack sleeping (and waking) bag
It's early, you're tired, the camp fire is cold, and dragging yourself out of your sleeping bag isn't an attractive proposition. The Evrgrn Crash Sack can be worn as a cozy puffer coat ... so you don't have to.
The Crash Sack isn't the first sleeping bag of this ilk. The Selk bag and Poler's Napsack are based on a similar premise, with the latter looking even slicker now than when we first covered it. Nonetheless, the Crash Sack has a few nifty features of its own.
The arm-holes, of course, allow the wearer to grab what they need around them, but are covered by shoulder flaps so that heat-loss is minimized. Although the bottom of the sleeping bag doesn't zip off entirely, the zipper can be opened a little and the bottom clipped up so that the wearer can walk around in it easily. The lack of a detachable bottom section means there is no chance of losing it. There is also a hood with a rim for added warmth.
The Crash Sack has pockets on the inside that are also accessible through zippers on the outside. There's a zipper pocket on the chest as well.
The Crash Sack is available in three sizes, is rated down to 45º Fahrenheit (7º Celsius) and costs US$119. It was released at the end of May as part of the new Evrgrn brand from outdoor gear manufacturer REI.