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Nitestar 250xl
Nitestar 250xl Open Nitestar 250xl Duke of Edinburgh Recommended Kit

Vango Nitestar 250xl Sleeping Bag

Quick Overview

The Nitestar 250xl provides extra comfort with it's wider and longer design, making it ideal for those requiring a little more space and comfort in their sleep. Ideal for those wanting a three season sleeping bag, with an affordable price, but with all the Vango technical features.

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Regular Price: £42.50

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NEW for 2015, the Vango Nitestar 250xl sleeping bag is an extra wide, and extra long sleeping bag, which is suitable for a multitude of camping purposes. The Nitestar 250xl offers excellent value for money, with a double-layer, off-set construction to keep the cold air at bay, whilst trapping the warm air inside the bag. Recommended for Scouts, and by the Duke of Edinburgh scheme, the Nitestar 250xl is also suitable for first time campers, festival goers and expeditioners.

  • An extra 10cm wider and longer than a standard bag (L - 225cm / W - 85cm )
  • Locking Zips
  • Insulated Shoulder and Zip baffles
  • Soft feel, comfortable and warm materials.

Additional Information

Manufacturer Vango
Year of Manufacture 2015
Suggested Usage -1 to 20 Degrees

Suggested Usage or Comfort Rating: Refers to the ideal temperature a sleeping bag should be used in. Gives an indication to the camper of how the sleeping can perform in certain conditions, and which temperatures the bag will be most comfortable in.

Comfort/ Limit/ Extreme 2°C / -3°C / -19°C

Comfort / Limit / Extreme

Comfort: This is the temperature the sleeping bag should ideally be used in to provide adequate warmth and comfort to the camper, and the best night's sleep.

Limit: The limit is the lower limit of temperature that the sleeping bag should be used in. The sleeping bag should not really be used in colder temperatures than the Limit Rating.

Extreme: The Extreme Rating, is the temperature that a person would "survive" the night in the sleeping bag, but not sleep or be in any comfort at all. The sleeping bag should only be used in this temperature as a last resort or emergency.

Season Rating Spring/ Summer/ Autumn

Season Rating refers to a sleeping bag's seasonal rating, which essentially explains how many seasons the sleeping bag can be used in across the year.

  • 1-2 Season - ideal for warmer Spring nights and Summer use only.
  • 2 Season - Ideal for Spring / Summer Use
  • 3 Season - Ideal for Spring / Summer / Autumn use.
  • 4 Season - could be used all seasons of the year.

Shell Fabric Polair® hexagon ripstop polyester shell with Polair diamond polyester contrast

Shell Fabric - this refers to the type of fabric used on the exterior fabric layer of the product. Polyester or Cotton are typically the usual choice for outdoor product exteriors.

  • Polyester - used on cheaper sleeping bags, and on lighter weight sleeping bags.
  • Cotton is softer, and feels warmer, but it is a heavier fabric.

Lining Polair® brushed polyester lining

Shell Lining refers to the interior lining of the sleeping bag, which will offer, comfort, warmth and insulation. Brushed polyester or cotton are the typical choices for the interior lining of a sleeping bag.

  • Polyester - usually a brushed polyester, which is lightweight and retains warmth.
  • Cotton - the much better choice for comfort, but cotton weighs more than polyester.
Construction Off-set double-layer construction

Synthetic Construction - this refers to the layers of a sleeping bag, how many layers of insulation it has and the type of construction. The more layers, or the thicker the layers, the warmer the bag.

  • Single Layers - just one layer of fabric.
  • Offset Layers -  two layers of fabric, with the seams offset, to trap the warm air.
Filling Single-hole siliconised hollow fibre insulation
Overall Length (cms) 225
Maximum User Height (cm) 200
Chest width/ Foot width (cms) 95 / 60
Weight (kg) 1.85
  • Off-set double layer construction
  • 210T Polyester Hexagon Ripstop Shell
  • 190T Brushed Polyester lining for additional comfort on the interior of the bag
  • 60% single-hole siliconised hollow fibre / 40% polyester insulation
  • Insulated zip and shoulder baffles - to ensure cold air cannot penetrate the sleeping bag
  • 2 way autolock zip - stops the bag opening in the night when you move in your sleep.
  • Compression Sutffsac
  • Horizontal Stitching
  • Recommended for Duke of Edinburgh and Scout Group Association
Fill Weight (g/m²) 1 x 125 top / 1 x 125 base
Pack Size Uncompressed (cm) 49 * 27
Pack Size (cm) No
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