-4.5°C

Rab Womens 2018 Ascent 500 Down Sleeping Bag

-4.5°C Comfort Limit (EN13537:2012), 500g of 650 Fill Power Hydrophobic Down (US Method)
Weighs 1072g (excluding stuff sack)
Code: SS18187
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The Ascent 500 is a versatile mid-weight, down-filled sleeping bag that provides reliable protection in mild to moderate conditions. Designed specifically for regular camping, backpacking and general mountain use, this is ideal for those buying their first down sleeping bag and perfect for hill walking and wild camping.

Rab says:

The Ascent 500 is a hard-wearing high performing sleeping bag you can depend on for comfort and protection in mild to moderate conditions. Ideal for general purpose outdoor use, from bothy to bivvy, the Ascent range equips you for regular mountain adventures. Durable, tough, and reliably warm, the Ascent is especially suitable for those wanting to invest in their first down sleeping bag. Offering excellent value for the feature set, which is similar to that of the more technical Rab bags, this hard working piece provides protection and comfort on the hill or trail.

Using a highly durable Pertex® Quantum outer fabric, the Ascent 500 sleeping bag is filled with 500g of 650 fill power ethically sourced European Duck Down. The generous wide mummy fit and wide foot box provide extended comfort and a spacious feel that is still secure and warm. The close fitting neck baffle design, internal collar and hood drawcord provide additional protection to keep you cosy when temperatures drop. Featuring a three-quarter length YKK main zip with glow in the dark puller, a plush bonded zip guard also excludes draughts.

Practicalities are taken care of with an internal zipped stash pocket stuff pocket that easily fits phone and other essentials. The Ascent 500 comes with cotton storage sack and compression stuff sack to ensure a manageable packsize and protection on the road. As with all Rab down insulated bags, it is hand filled in Derbyshire, using Hydrophobic Down developed in conjunction with Nikwax®. Also available in Women’s size, and Extra Long.

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Rab's Womens 2018 Ascent 500 Down Sleeping Bag is a durable yet light weight sleeping bag packed with 500 grams of 650FP European Duck down to keep you comfortable and warm in your tent. It has been designed specifically for regular use outdoors and is ideal for both new and experienced campers.

It utilises durable and lightweight Pertex Quantum fabrics and Hydrophobic Down to offer fantastic value for money, quality build and construction, durability and low weight for the warmth of the bag. It also features internal YKK stash pockets, anti-snag webbing tape and a trapezoidal baffle design to help eliminate cold spots. It is less tapered, and wider at the hip area and the angled foot box is slightly broader than average to accommodate larger feet. A top quality high performance bag for trekking, mountaineering or camping.

This sleeping bag is perfect for regular outdoor use where comfort and warmth are more important than extreme performance and minimal weight.

- Reviewed by Ultralight Outdoor Gear

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  • Pertex® Quantum outer fabric
  • 650FP R.D.S. Certified European Duck Down
  • Rab® Fluorocarbon free Hydrophobic Down developed in conjunction with Nikwax®
  • Wide mummy shape
  • Proportionally assigned differential cut
  • Internal YKK® 3 coil zipped stash pocket
  • Wide foot area for extended comfort
  • ¾ length YKK 5 coil main zip with noctilucent puller
  • Anti-snag bonded zip guard
  • Internal collar and hood drawcord
  • Close fitting neck baffle design
  • Trapezoidal baffle chamber design
  • Angled foot box
  • Compression stuff sack
  • Cotton storage sack
  • Temperature tested to new European standard EN13537: 2012
  • Filled in Derbyshire UK
  • EN13537:2012 Comfort: 1°C
  • EN13537:2012 Comfort Limit: -4.5°C
  • EN13537:2012 Extreme: -22°C
  • Rab Sleep Limit: -6°C
  • Weight: 1072g (excludes stuff sack and storage bag)
  • Packed size: 22 x 39cm
  • Max User Height: 170cm/66.9in
  • Shoulder Width: 73cm/28.7in
  • Hip Width: 67cm/26.4in
  • Foot Width: 50cm/19.5in
  • Fabric Outer: Pertex® Quantum outer fabric
  • Insulation: 650FP R.D.S. Certified European Duck Down Rab® Fluorocarbon free Hydrophobic Down developed in conjunction with Nikwax®
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