Down Sleeping Bags

Down Sleeping Bags

The design and manufacture of down sleeping bags has been at the core of the Mountain Equipment business for over fifty years.

We first began designing and manufacturing down filled sleeping bags in 1962. We were amongst the first manufacturers to do so and certainly one of the few to develop sleeping bags specifically for the needs of climbers and mountaineers.

At this time much of the mountain world was unknown and the peaks of the High Atlas, the Hindu Kush, the Andes and the Himalaya attracted climbers and mountaineers looking for new challenges and an excitement that could only come from going where no-one had gone before.

For a fledgling enterprise the challenge and excitement of the unknown also applied to the science of down sleeping bag manufacture. During those early years our association with countless small climbing trips and expeditions rapidly advanced our knowledge and understanding as our products were put to the test in the toughest conditions in the world.

Remarkably, in little more than ten years, by the mid 1970’s, Mountain Equipment had forged a reputation for designing and manufacturing some of the best sleeping bags in the world. The unfailing regularity with which major expeditions have turned to Mountain Equipment ever since is testament to that fact.

Our current range of down sleeping bags use the finest materials available today and are packed with innovative features. Whether you are going to remote high mountain peaks, taking on a long distance journey or seeking adventure closer to home there is a range designed to provide you with the warmth and protection that you need.

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  • Extreme

    Designed for the toughest expedition conditions using the finest down and a highly water resistant outer fabric....

  • Extreme SL

    The very best materials finely tuned to deliver exceptional performance with minimum weight....

  • Glacier

    Expedition ready down filled sleeping bags built from high quality materials for dependable warmth....

  • Glacier Superlight

    An outstanding choice for those requiring very low weight and the benefits of a highly water-resistant outer fabric...

  • Xero

    Exceptionally lightweight design using the finest down for highly efficient performance and a small pack size....

  • Helium

    Perfect for journeys where you want to keep the weight and size of your sleeping bag down....

  • Helium Travel

    Simply the lightest, smallest sleeping solutions for when minimalism is everything....

  • Matrix

    Water-resistant down combined with synthetic Primaloft® insulation for extended protection...

  • Extreme

    Designed for the toughest expedition conditions using the finest down and a highly water resistant outer fabric....

  • Extreme SL

    The very best materials finely tuned to deliver exceptional performance with minimum weight....

  • Glacier

    Expedition ready down filled sleeping bags built from high quality materials for dependable warmth....

  • Glacier Superlight

    An outstanding choice for those requiring very low weight and the benefits of a highly water-resistant outer fabric...

  • Xero

    Exceptionally lightweight design using the finest down for highly efficient performance and a small pack size....

  • Helium

    Perfect for journeys where you want to keep the weight and size of your sleeping bag down....

  • Helium Travel

    Simply the lightest, smallest sleeping solutions for when minimalism is everything....

  • Matrix

    Water-resistant down combined with synthetic Primaloft® insulation for extended protection...

  • Classic

    Down filled sleeping bags designed to deliver reliable, wide-ranging performance....

  • Titan

    Exceptional value with water resistant down and a little more room for extra comfort....