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Ray Mears 3-Season Sleeping Bag - Osprey

Ray Mears Bushcraft

Ray Mears 3-Season Sleeping Bag - Osprey

£225.00

Brand: Ray Mears Bushcraft
Weight: 1700 g         14 reviews
The Ray Mears Osprey Sleeping Bag is a premium-quality 3-season synthetic sleeping bag, designed exclusively for Woodlore by Ray Mears.

The Osprey was primarily designed for use through late spring to early autumn in the UK. However, it is also suitable for use in colder regions, proving itself in laboratory tests to provide safe insulation at temperatures as low as -15°C. This model has been tested extensively for more than a decade in various environments around the world, and remains the summer bag of choice for both Ray Mears and the Woodlore team.

The Osprey contains a form of synthetic insulation known as Climashield Apex; an innovative fabric that is the most lightweight and thermally efficient continuous filament insulation on the market today. Climashield Apex provides durable warmth under harsh conditions, holding its original shape and properties no matter how many times your bag is compressed or washed.

All of our sleeping bags utilise a central-zip design; a simple feature which makes a huge difference in the field. Originally found in military sleeping bags, the central-zip makes getting in and out of the bag far easier than traditional side-zip designs. More importantly, it allows the user to comfortably sit upright while still keeping their lower body inside the bag, making it possible to change clothes in stages from within the warmth and comfort of your bag. As any cold-weather camper will attest, this is a very welcome feature when the temperature drops!

The Osprey is made in a tapered 'mummy' shape, keeping unused dead space to a minimum while avoiding the restrictive feeling so often associated with this style of sleeping bag. At the head is a roomy, full-size hood with internal drawstrings, allowing you to create as snug a fit as you desire. A fibre-filled baffle runs horizontally across the inside of the hood, providing extra support and insulation around your neck. A second internal baffle runs down the full-length of the central-zip, ensuring that your body does not come into direct contact with the zip while also keeping out any draughts, thus eliminating any unnecessary heat loss. An additional feature is the inclusion of two inner mesh pockets, placed either side of the central zip on the chest area. These zippered pockets are ideal for keeping your valuables hidden and protected.

The Osprey comes with its own compression stuff sack, complete with a fabric tongue on the opening and a tough, sewn-in drawstring. As the name suggests, your sleeping bag is best packed when simply stuffed into the sack, rather than rolled, making packing easier. The Woodlore logo is proudly shown on the foot of both the stuff sack and the sleeping bag itself.

Details:
  • Performance rating: 3 Season
  • Tog value: 11.8
  • Minimum comfort temperature: -15°C
  • Weight: 1.7 kg
  • Designed by Ray Mears
  • Made in Poland
  • Insulation type: 300 g/m² Climashield Apex
  • Internal length: 220 cm
  • Length from top of zip to feet: 181 cm
  • Width at shoulders: 82 cm
  • Width at feet: 37 cm
  • Packed size: 38 x 24 x 24 cm
  • Compressed size: 33 x 24 x 24 cm approx.
  • Compressed volume: 15L approx.
  • Two internal mesh pockets
  • Central zip with full-length baffle
  • Zip can be accessed from both inside and out
  • Adjustable, full-size hood
  • Stuff sack included

Shipping

UK 1-2 Day Delivery possible

  Delivery in 1-2 days within the United Kingdom
  UK Orders placed before 2PM GMT will be dispatched the same working day
  Overseas delivery times will vary depending on the destination


Please note that our offices are closed at weekends, so any orders placed after 2PM GMT on a Friday will not be dispatched until the following Monday.

Orders with a total value over £300.00 will be dispatched free via a next day delivery service within the UK at no extra cost.

Please note that in some instances, orders for heavy items may take an extra day to arrive.


  Overseas deliveries
For overseas deliveries, please refer to the following estimated delivery times:

  • Europe: 3 - 5 working days
  • Rest of the world: 5 - 7 working days

Returns

A full refund or exchange will be given provided that the items have not been worn or used, and are returned to us within 14 days of purchase, together with all relative labels and packaging. You are responsible for the cost of returning items.

Please ensure that you include a copy of your invoice, along with an explanation of why you have returned your goods. If you wish to return your goods for any reason, please do so to the following address:

Woodlore Limited
PO Box 3
Etchingham
East Sussex
TN19 7ZE
United Kingdom

Reviews

Ray Mears 3-Season Sleeping Bag - Osprey is rated 5/5 based on 14 customer reviews.

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  1 of 14

  The Osprey Sleeping bag is nice and comfy.  

  Ronald Schubert
21st June, 2017

Rated: 5/5

  2 of 14

  Lovely sleeping bag, really warm and spacious. I found this bag is too warm for summer camping in the UK but perfect for early or late season. The bag is well made with quality materials and should last for many years. Great service and products from Woodlore. Thank you.  

  T C Clyne
26th December, 2016

Rated: 5/5

  3 of 14

  Very good bag and reliable when needed. Love the central zip; makes life a lot easier. There are however two drawbacks to this bag, one being the size; it's quite large but I will say manageable. The other being the weight at 1.5 kg. When in its stuff sack it's quite long; you can obviously compress it but it still leaves you with a relatively large lump. Like all outdoorsmen you get to a point when you say light is good but I'm fed up with waking in the middle of the night because I'm cold; that's why I got this bag so I know whatever God-awful weather the UK throws at me this bag can deal with it, hence that's why I also forgive the weight. It's a very robust bag, nice little pockets on the inside (useful for phone, passport), shoulder baffle is a very welcome feature that is new to me (I carry a summer bag most of the time). Plenty of room in the bag as well which is nice so you don't feel like you're being embalmed when you do up the zip. Overall if you don't mind the extra weight or a larger pack size and want a very reliable sleeping bag that won't let you down, I highly recommend this.  

  Michael Lawrence
31st March, 2016

Rated: 4/5

  4 of 14

  My wife and I bought two of these to replace our old bags and wanted something we could use all year round in the UK, and having just come back from an Easter weekend on Dartmoor under a tarp in cold and windy conditions we are very pleased with their performance; they kept us very warm and the central zip is much easier to use than a side one, so a really good sleeping bag and would recommend.  

  Alan Joesbury
29th March, 2016

Rated: 5/5

  5 of 14

  I bought the Osprey sleeping bag to complete the set from Woodlore. Using the mid-range bag in the summer months proved a tad warm to say the least (I know now what a dandelion root feels when nestled in the embers). When I lay out the Osprey next to the Golden Eagle one thing was obvious, the lofting on the new bag was far superior, even though when pinching the insulation together on both bags the Osprey was only slightly thinner. I've now used the Osprey twice in my hammock and both times it felt warm and cosy. The new bag seems well built and has a luxurious feel to it, I have seen some comments on the web that the Yeti bags are not as good as the Nanok but to be honest there is very little in it. The Yeti bag wins for me, purely because of the better lofting. Only time will tell as to the longevity of this sleeping bag. One of the most important things for me personally when spending time outdoors is a good night's sleep and this bag delivers on all fronts. Many thanks to Woodlore on another fabulous piece of kit.  

  Adrian Spring
22nd April, 2015

Rated: 5/5

  6 of 14

  Fantastic piece of kit. Used it up in the Cairngorms in October and couldnt be happier, The central zip was what sold this bag to me and I have no regrets allowing mush more flexibility and comfort. It is a mummy shape but not so much so that I feel my feet are suffocating and this is the same with the rest of the bag. Good draw-cord around the face to keep the warmth in and I had no problems down to around freezing. I would highly recommend this bag and am looking forward to my next night out in it in the woods!  

  Simon Dures
21st October, 2014

Rated: 5/5

  7 of 14

  The 3-season sleeping bag is fantastic. Lightweight, yet really warm. The centre zip is great - easy to get in and out of, so would thoroughly recommend this product.  

  Susan Cole
29th August, 2014

Rated: 5/5

  8 of 14

  Great quality bag. Very warm and comfy. Central zip works great without snagging. Packs down nice and small and overall is a vast improvement on my old bag. My girlfriend has a Carinthia Defence 4 and when compared side-by-side, the Osprey does seem better quality. Excellent service from the Woodlore team. Very happy.  

  Gareth Shepherd
17th November, 2013

Rated: 5/5

  9 of 14

  Pleased with the bag, the temperature seems very appropriate for the UK climate. The central zip is the main feature why I opted for this bag, and is a successful feature - works great for low height tents.  

  John Oakley
28th May, 2013

Rated: 4/5

  10 of 14

  After waiting for a few months for it to come back in stock, I ordered it at soon as I received the e-mail. And it was delivered within a week. I'm a big guy (1.95 m) and it fits perfectly. It is very light and the central-zip is just briliant. Can't wait to take it canoeing in Sweden this summer. Greetings from the Netherlands.  

  Frank Bartels
17th February, 2013

Rated: 5/5




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