Valandre Shocking Blue Tested by Alpinist Magazine

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Over the past few months, Drew Thayer, a reviewer for Alpinist magazine has had the opportunity to put the Valandre Shocking Blue Neo sleeping bag to the test in some extreme conditions. The Shocking Blue is engineered with one of the most advanced draft collar systems on the market and is designed to eliminate drafts, even when used as a high alpine bivy. The entire bag is designed to fit an expedition weight suit and thus provides plenty of room for finding a comfortable sleep position. 

In his review, Thayer calls the bag "a heavy hitter in its weight class" and adds that "it really does seal in warmth and keep every breath of wind out."

Read the full review here

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