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Big Agnes Announces New Sleeping Bag Collections at Outdoor Retailer Summer Market

Twelve new sleeping bags will be added to the spring 2017 lineup, including custom fit, zipperless and ultralight styles available in bright colorways and patterns


STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (July 28, 2016)
Big Agnes®, the award-winning manufacturer of tents, sleeping bags, pads and apparel, adds 12 styles to its robust line of 2017 sleeping bags, including a collection of custom-fit mummy bags that offer adjustable sizing for better comfort and warmth.

“This year, our bag line is stronger than any other time in our 15 year history,” says Bill Gamber, Big Agnes co-founder and president. “We are adding three major collections to the line, offering bags with features that aren’t currently available in the market and have made significant improvements to in-line product. We’ve created this line with a wide range of consumers in mind, and are confident that everyone will find something they like.”

New sleeping bags in the spring 2017 collection include eight new traditional mummy bags available in 650-fill and 850-fill DownTek™ options, two zipperless sleep-system bags and a new lightweight double wide bag built for couples. Improvements made to in-line products include color updates to the classic series and significant construction improvements to the double wide series.

The new sleeping bags will be introduced at Outdoor Retailer Summer Market in Salt Lake City, August 3-6 at the Big Agnes booth #10041. For more information please contact Carl Johnson, carl.johnson@backbonemedia.net.

Sidney 25°F and Hazel 15°F women’s bags
These women’s specific sleeping bags offer the first-ever customizable fit for comfort and to prevent cold air spots. These bags feature the patent pending REM Pad Sleeve™ a detachable pad sleeve which secures pad to the bag and also doubles as the sleeping bag storage sack. The bags feature 650 fill DownTek water-repellent down, vertical side wall construction to create an ergonomical fit that traps warmth and proprietary print patterns for a unique look. Also available in men’s models Wiley 30°F, Skeeter SL 20°F and Beryl SL 0°F (customizable fit not incorporated into men’s bags).

Thunderhead SL 30°F and Pin Ears SL 20°F zipperless Big Agnes system bags
These bags feature a zipperless design that cuts noise and weight, while functioning just as well as a zippered bag. The top one-third of the bag features a wrapping quilt that tucks into the side of the bag and has a hook and loop to secure its place. It features an oversized anti-draft collar and a half pad sleeve to keep users in place.

Flume UL 30°F, Hitchens UL 20°F and Crosho UL -20°F bags
These 850-fill DownTek sleeping bags are the lightest in the Big Agnes line, featuring a traditional mummy construction, without a pad sleeve. Lightweight materials are durable and soft to the touch, vertical side walls help to trap heat closer to the body and countoured hood baffles cradle the head for a more comfortable fit.

Sentinel 30°F double bag
This new double wide bag with quilted construction is a lightweight, backcountry bed for couples. The roomy bag offers supremely comfortable internal fabric that is soft to the touch and an integrated pad sleeve that accommodates one double wide or two single pads.

About Big Agnes: Named for a peak in the nearby Mt. Zirkel Wilderness, Big Agnes®, Inc. is located in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, and produces award-winning sleeping bags, pads and tents.  Big Agnes is the exclusive distributor of Helinox trekking poles and camp furniture in North and South America. For more information, visit www.bigagnes.com or call 1-877-554-8975.