The best 4 season down sleeping bag for Everest base camp trek
A sleeping bag is essential when trekking the Everest base camp whether one is staying in tea houses or is camping. Tea houses provide one with the option of borrowing blankets to add to their sleeping bags while on the base camp.
The highest point on the Everest base camp trek is 5360 meters above sea level which means it will get very cold at night. Temperatures in the Everest base camp will go as down as -5 to -10 degrees Celsius. Even colder therefore one need a good sleeping bag or they will freeze up there.
The cold conditions in the Everest base camp are also dry which makes air a good insulator; therefore the 4 season down sleeping bag will be very much effective for the base camp trek and will shield you from the night cold. Synthetic insulation is also an option because it works the same way as down insulation.
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The 4 season down sleeping bag is well suited for the Everest base camp trek due to its comfort rating which is rated down to about -15 degrees Celsius. This rating makes it able to cope with the extreme cold conditions of the Everest base camp trekking during the night. People who are warm sleepers may require heavier bags to ensure they are quite sheltered from the cold but a normal 4 season down sleeping bag will do the job quite nicely.
What sleeping bag for Everest base camp
There are several brands of 4 season down sleeping bags which have the quality one may require for the Everest base camp trek. These include North Face, Marmot, Mountain equipment, TNF and Mountain Hardware.
All these companies have great reputations for their products. It will depend only on the region one is based to be able to access the brands. However this brands are international and they will be found in any country globally and with such a big list to choose from one may be sure of getting at least one of them locally.
The option of hiring a sleeping bag in Nepal is also great though the quality may vary for those with specifics preferences and it would be advisable to purchase your own sleeping bag for the Everest base camp trek. If you searching the place to hire best sleeping bag write us.