• The North Face - Guide 20 Sleeping Bag: 20F Synthetic - Asphalt Grey/Hyper Blue
    The North Face - Guide 20 Sleeping Bag: 20F Synthetic - Detail
    The North Face - Guide 20 Sleeping Bag: 20F Synthetic - Detail
  • The North Face - Guide 20 Sleeping Bag: 20F Synthetic - Asphalt Grey/Hyper Blue
  • The North Face - Guide 20 Sleeping Bag: 20F Synthetic - Detail
  • The North Face - Guide 20 Sleeping Bag: 20F Synthetic - Detail
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The North Face Guide 20 Sleeping Bag: 20F Synthetic

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$139.96 $199.95

Item #TNF04BX

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Tech Specs

Material:
[face fabric] 15D nylon ripstop, [lining] 20D nylon taffeta
Insulation:
Heatseeker Guide
Shape:
mummy
Pad Retainer:
loops
Degree:
20°F
Storage Sack:
included
Stuff Sack:
included
Claimed Weight:
[short] 2lb 1oz, [regular] 2lb 4oz, [long] 2lb 7oz, [extra-long] 2lb 11oz
Recommended Use:
backpacking, weekend camping
Manufacturer Warranty:
lifetime

Stay toasty.

Even if you're a fair-weather camper who only ventures out in the summer, excursions to the mountains can still get chilly. Bring along the 20 Degree Guide Synthetic Sleeping Bag, and you'll be sure to stay comfortable throughout those cool summer nights. This bag is filled with Heatseeker Guide insulation, which is wrapped into vertical baffles using cyclone construction for more efficient, compressible warmth. These synthetic fibers trap in your body heat and won't lose their insulating properties if the bag gets damp, because The North Face understands that accidents happen. The pad-retaining straps prevent you from rolling off your sleeping pad no matter how squirmy you are when you sleep, keeping you from waking up to a cold shoulder—whether from the ground or your tent-mate. The Guide is one of the more compressible bags in its class, so when you're ready to head out you don't have to worry about fitting it in your car or pack.

  • Sleeping bag for camping on chilly nights
  • Heatseeker Guide insulates even when damp
  • Mummy shape maximizes warmth and minimizes weight
  • Draft collar traps heat and resists drafts
  • Pad-retaining straps keep you on your pad
  • Vaulted footbox for all-night comfort
  • Compression and storage sacks included

Keeps you toasty!

  • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

I'll admit right away that I'm not the camping person and that my idea of camping is in my van with a fan some A/C or a heater. That being said I thought why not give a better sleeping bag a shot and skip the heater, let's not get crazy I still had my 12 volt fan blowing at me.

I have found that I struggle in sleeping bags as I do tend to sleep on my stomach / side which doesn't usually go hand in hand with mummy type bags. I did find this one in regular length had plenty of room for my 5'9" stature to move around and even stuff my pillow inside the bag. During the night the temps got down to I would say about mid 30's in the van and I still had the fan blowing on me and the bag unzipped a bit and I was still comfortable. I also used the bag on my air filled sleeping pad which I like in the summer time but not so much in the colder temps as it pulls heat out of you. Even with that underneath the bag I was still plenty warm in my PJ's.

If you need a decent sleeping bag don't hesitate to give this one a try.

For reference I'm 5'9" 32" inseam and 43" chest at 175 lbs

Very light/packable for synthetic

  • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

The first time I used this bag, I thought it was a down bag because of how light and packable it is. As with most sleeping bags, the comfort rating is probably closer to 30 on this thing, but you'll find that with almost every 20 degree bag.

I look forward to updating this review with more use of it.

Stuff Sack Dimensions

  • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

For short,regular and long, 9in x16in.
For extra long, 10in x 18in