Deuter Orbit 800

The low price tag of this 3-season synthetic sleeping bag makes it ideal for those on a tighter budget. It is rated as having a  -1 deg C comfort limit but it feels warmer than other bags with this rating, so is fine for 3-season use. You get a substantial shoulder baffle and a substantial zip baffle to trap the warm air inside the bag. The side zip did not snag easily either. The zip extends closer to the foot of the bag than most, which some users may prefer. The hood draws in quite well and is well-contoured to fit the head. You get exceptional water resistance to ensure the insulation stays dry, so this is a reasonably warm, very comfortable, well-designed, low-priced bag. But other bags are warmer and also many have shingle construction, which is better at protecting cold spots compared to the two-layer construction used in this bag. This bag is also shorter and narrower than some bags, so it is not the best for larger people.


Size: 210x75x50cm
Shell: 210T nylon ripstop
Inner: Deuter soft micro
Construction: 2-layer
Insulation: high loft Hollowfibre
Packed size: 41x21cm; 30x21cm compressed
Weight: 1560g (bag only); 1700g with stuffsack
Made in China
Stores in UK: England 15; Wales 4; Scotland 4; Ireland 3

Verdict: Buy it if you want a low-priced bag that is slightly smaller than most as this is a bargain.