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Pros Softer underbelly, weather-resistant, great features, feels warm, easy to cleanLightweight, packs down small, turns into poncho, impressive weather-resistance, useful stuff sackQuite warm and puffy, fairly weather-resistant, comfortable, reasonably affordableSolid insulation, light and packable, compression stuff sack, large size, affordableVery soft underside, comfortable, simple stuff sack, reasonable size/weight, inexpensive
Cons A bit large and bulkySlippery and swishy, on the small side, expensiveVery large and bulky, a bit slick, not home washableNo cross-stitching, not weatherproofOn the small side, not super warm, not particularly technical
Bottom Line Though a little bulky, this blanket is comfortable and provides serious warmth and weather protectionA very light, compressible blanket and poncho that come in handy when you need to save spaceA cozy, warm blanket that's great on cold days, but it's a bit large for most travelThis blanket is a solid performer for a seriously great priceA good, comfortable option for pretty much any casual cozying
Rating Categories NEMO Puffin Rumpl Down Puffy Wavelength Snugpak Jungle Kelty Bestie
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Specs NEMO Puffin Rumpl Down Puffy Wavelength Snugpak Jungle Kelty Bestie
Filling Type Synthetic Down Synthetic Synthetic Synthetic
Measured Blanket Size 54" x 78" 51" x 72" 51" x 73" 62" x 74" 42" x 74"
Compressed Size 4 L 2.8 L 11 L 3.5 L 3.5 L
Weather Resistance DWR treatment
(water resistance)
DWR treatment
(water resistance)
water resistant windproof & MicroDiamond
(light water resistance)
none
Weight 36 oz 19 oz 40 oz 26 oz 24 oz
Stuff Sack Y - zippered Y - roll-top Y - drawstring Y - compression Y - drawstring
Exterior Material 30D nylon micro-ripstop 20D ripstop nylon 20D nylon 100% polyester with Paratex antibacterial treatment 75 D polyester taffeta top
190T polyester pungee bottom
Insulation Material 600G Stratofiber (synthetic) 600-fill RDS duck down
(80/20 down/feathers)
TechLoft Silver (synthetic - resinated polyester fiber) Travelsoft (synthetic - resinated polyester fiber) 9.5 oz Cloudloft (synthetic)
Manufacturer Temp Rating (F) Not specified Not specified Not specified 45°F Not specified
Pocket Yes - 1 zippered near feet No No No No
Machine Washable Yes - front load only Yes - front load only No - commercial washer only Yes - front load only Yes - front load only
Available Sizes 1-person (tested), 2-person 1-person (tested), 1-person tall, 2-person One size only Regular (tested), X-Large One size only
Additional Features Foot Nook foot box created by three buttons and holes, outwardly curved edges, sewn through in horizontal bars, contrast-colored top edge Can become a poncho, corner loops for stakes, sewn through boxes hold down in place Sewn through in horizontal bars None Softer bottom layer, sewn through boxes hold insulation in place
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