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Temperature rating of my sleeping bag

Recently i purchased a sleeping bag from an army navy store.The NSN is 8465-01-119-5562 sleeping bag cool weather Tennier INdustries,inc.BUt for the life of me i cannot seem to find out what temperature rating this bag is.I really need to know cause i wanted to use it in winter snow camping

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This is very important so pay attention. When manufacturers tell you a bag is rated for -10 Celsius, they mean that it will keep you alive at a temperature down to -10 Celsius. They don't mean you'll be comfortable. You'll freeze but you'll survive to tell about it. For comfort, you need a sleeping bag rated about 20 Celsius to 25 Celsius colder than the expected nighttime temperature on your camping trip. For example if you are expecting zero degree nights, then buy a -20 Celsius to -25 Celsius sleeping bag.

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Sleepingbags have a rating so that you can figure out how thick it is etc and buy theright bag for your needs. Some places still sell sleeping bags based on theseasonal rating method but recently the EN 13537 standard test is used to givea more international way of rating sleeping bags.

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When choosing a sleeping bag, you should choose one rated for the lowest temperature you expect to be exposed to.

Interestingly, it's been scientifically proven that women (on average) sleep colder than men. As a result, most sleeping bag manufacturers have adopted the European Norm (EN) 13537 as the standard for temperature ratings. This is a 3 part spectrum rating (a rating for women, men, and a survival extreme).

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