Pack in a lot of warmth without a lot of weight.
- Big Agnes bags don't have ground insulation and are meant to be used with a sleeping pad (not included) to be completely insulated
- Integrated, half-length sleeping pad sleeve secures a mummy or rectangular 20-inch wide pad where you need it
- Natural, ultralight goose down insulation packs down easily
- Pertex Quantum ripstop nylon fabric feels silky smooth against your skin, breathes well, has a low packing volume
- Mummy shape further reduces weight and size
- No-draft zipper tube, collar seals, and wedge between the bag and pad virtually eliminates areas of cold-air leak
- Built-in pillow pocket holds your fleece pillow or folded jacket
- Interior fabric loops attach to a sleeping bag liner (not included) that provides an additional measure of warmth
- The 60-inch YKK zipper mates with other Big Agnes bag zippers of identical size to make a two-person bag
- Mesh storage sack and nylon stuff sack made from recycled materials
- Note: compatible sleeping pad not included
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All I can say is this thing is home away from home. Super lightweight, roomy (I'm 6'4), and warm! Get the aircore 0 degree ground pad for it and you have a sleep system that cannot be beat. Sure it's pricey but what price do you put on comfort and warmth when you've been hiking/climbing in the backcountry during the winter. highly suggest this bag! Go Big Agnes!
What is the difference between the Pomer Hoit and BA's Blackburn sleeping bag? Looking at the specs they seem virtually the same.
The difference is in the shape. The Blackburn is a semi-rectangular mummy bag. It will have more room to move around inside or stash things like water bottle and boot liners. The Pomer Hoit is a regular mummy shape which will heat up faster and keep you warmer because it has less air space inside.
Get the one that fits your needs.
Wondering about the size of the sleeping pad sleeve. I've read you need a mummy-shaped pad but hoping my 20x72 regular size NeoAir will fit. Anyone use a similar set up?
The sleeve fits a 20"-wide pad. It doesn't cover the entire bottom of the sleeping bag, so you don't need to have a tapered, mummy-shaped pad. A NeoAir will work well.
I'm considering the Big Agnes Pomer Hoit bag because I'd like a bag that's lightweight and warm, but I NEED a bag with a large hip girth. This website says the hip girth is 64 inches and REI says 67. I'm comparing the measurement with one I already own, so i need to know exactly how big it is. Is there anyway to get an exact measurement?
64 is the girth on the Regular size , 69 is on the Long, you could also consider some of our womens bags which are wider in the Hips by 2" in most cases. The Ethel is 68" for a regular womens,
really great bag, light weight, and warm, compresses to be pretty small