We have developed the most technically advanced water-resistant down sleeping bags ever produced. The Super Down Sleeping Bag combines an unmatched list of the world’s most advanced ingredients to create a sleeping bag line that is incredibly warm, lightweight, stretchable, and weather resistant. The entire line is certified by the International Down and Feather Testing Laboratory (IDFL) for it’s European Norm (EN) Lower Limit Rating, its 850+ Fill Power, and its 95/5 down-to-feather ratio.
EN Testing was developed as a standard for determining the temperature ratings of sleeping bags. Although the test utilizes four general temperature categories, most companies report the EN Lower Limit Rating for men. This indicates the lowest outside temperature in which the average male can sleep comfortably while using the bag. This standard now makes sleeping bag tests much more reliable and the data easier to interpret for consumers. Without the use of EN testing, there is no way to know for certain exactly what you are getting. Each of our Super Down Sleeping Bags will come with a certificate stating the results of the EN temperature rating, guaranteeing the bag’s ratings. The bags will also come with an additional certificate guaranteeing the quality of the down.
The fill of our Super Down Sleeping Bag raises the standard for sleeping bags. The use of Toray’s water resistant Quixdown™ allows the fill to be ultimately waterproof, adding to the overall durability and performance of the bag. The Super Down Sleeping Bag line has an 850+ fill power and utilizes Ultra-Premium 100% Polish Goose Down. The quality of down is important to understand when comparing KUIU’s sleeping bags to the competition. Polish down plumes are larger and more durable than any other down source and are more expensive. You get what you pay for in down.
The line is made from Toray’s Stunner Stretch™ micro ripstop 12 Denier down proof stretch fabric. This fabric is made with a textured nylon yarn, which gives these bags a very luxurious and warm feeling against the skin.
The unique design of the Super Down Sleeping Bag maximizes the warmth-to-weight ratio; the use of vertical baffling in the bag eliminates cold spots and optimize loft. Flow gates within the vertical baffles keep the down from shifting. This limits airflow and keeps temperatures in, allowing you to stay warmer throughout the night. This solves the problem that occurs with traditional horizontal baffles. The Super Down Sleeping Bags also have extra shoulder, zipper, and halo baffles that constrict around your face and shoulders to maximize warmth.
The fabric is treated at the yarn level with Toray’s industry leading Kudos®DWR, which repels moisture, extending the life of your bag.
The Super Down Sleeping Bags will be available in three temperature ratings (30,° 15,° 0°) and will be offered in regular and long sizes. You can refer to the chart below to compare the specifications of each bag:
|Super Down Sleeping Bag||30F/-1C||15F/-9C||0F/-18C|
|EN Lower Limit Rating||24 F||24 F||16 F||16 F||1 F||1 F|
|Final Weight (lb/oz)||1 lb. 7.5 oz.||1 lb. 10.5 oz.||1 lb. 14.7 oz.||2 lb. 1.7 oz.||2 lb. 7.5 oz.||2 lb. 10.5 oz.|
|Fill Weight (oz)||11.65||13||19||20.8||27.7||29.5|
|Fits User Length (in)||72||78||72||78||72||78|
|Shoulder Girth (in)||62||64||62||64||62||64|
|Hip Girth (in)||57||59||57||59||57||59|
|Foot Girth (in)||43||43||43||43||43||43|
|Zipper Length (in)||65||71||65||71||65||71|
|Inside & Accent Color||Olive||Olive||Steel Grey||Steel Grey||Major Brown||Major Brown|
The bags will begin shipping in Mid-April. We are opening up preorders now and encourage those of you interested in having a Super Down Sleeping bag for the up coming season to place a preorder. We will sell out.
Please let me know if you have any questions or comments.