The Dorado HD is a summer weight down filled sleeping bag with a roomy rectangular cut, that can easily be transformed into a two person quilt.
Whether going for a summertime sail and hike, or yurt camping with your favorite travel companion, the Dorado Duo HD has you both covered in comfy warmth. Part of our Camp & Comfort Series, the Dorado is a great warm weather sleeping bag that uses traditional semi-rectangular shaping to create extra room and added comfort while its versatile design offers double use as a bag or as a quilt when unzipped completely. Nikwax Hydrophobic Down provides added loft without bulk and ThermaCapture seams capture warmth.
Nikwax Hydrophobic Down
Used in all Therm-a-Rest 3 and 4-season sleeping bags. Nikwax Hydrophobic Down absorbs 40% less moisture than untreated down. This keeps you warmer over a greater range of conditions, and allows it to dry and restore performance faster. And since all water-resistant down treatments wash out over time, Nikwax Hydrophobic Down is specially formulated to be easily retreated at home using Nikwax DownWash and DownProof, ensuring the long-term water-resistance performance of your bag.
In addition, unlike other treated down, Nikwax® Hydrophobic Down is a water-based formula that’s Flourocarbon-free (a.k.a. PFO’s, PFOA’s or PFC’s) and safe for you and the environment. We found this a particularly compelling reason to go with Nikwax, as questions are increasingly raised about the long-term effects of these chemicals and their persistence in our bodies and the environment.
The key to our System Solution is our patent-pending SynergyLink Connectors. Integrating mattress and bag, they make sure you stay on your mattress while you roll freely for the best nights rest possible. Two elastic bands create a snug fit around any mattress up to 25 inches (63.5 cm) wide, keeping your bag centered and eliminating problems with sliding off your mattress or getting your bag twisted around you.
Applied to the backside of the inner lining material of our sleeping bags, ThermaCapture not only boosts warmth without the added weight or bulk of additional fill material, creating a lighter overall bag, but it also lets you warm-up faster – a real plus on a cold night
The Dorado HD is insulated with 650 fill of Nikwax Hydrophobic down which vastly improves its performance in damp conditions. Unlike mummy-shaped bags, the Dorado HD’s rectangular cut provides more room at the feet, hips and shoulders, allowing you to roll around easily.
If you tend to change position as you sleep, the straps will prevent your sleeping pad from migrating away over the course of a night. For snuggling up, it zips easily to another Dorado bag (without needing both a left and right version) and it lies flat over 2 sleepers without a zipper down the middle. If your after a versatile sleeping bag for warm weather adventures then this would be ideal.
- Reviewed by Ultralight Outdoor Gear
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