Sierra Designs Cloud 800 20 Degree Sleeping Bag Review


In the past couple years i’ve had my hands on a few different sleeping bags and quilts, everything from Mont Bell, Nemo Equipment, Outdoor Vitals, Paria Outdoor Products, Hammock Gear and more. But the Sierra Designs Cloud 800 20 degree sleeping bag is easily my favorite bag of the recent bags i’ve used. Innovative design, comfort and simplicity have made for a great sleeping experience.

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A Jolly Hiker says:

Good review containing valuable information.

chisum2001 says:

Good review, does it only come in one length? I definently like some of the features!

Thomas Nugent says:

Very good. Thank you very much

albert says:

Recently purchased the 35 degree cloud, large. It accommodates a 25 inch pad. Also was able to put my 30 inch pad into the sleeve. Very nice bag.

Jari Perho says:

Thanks for the insightful overview of this bag and its small details. It looks to be aimed more for back sleepers because of the pad sleeve, single side comforter and cut out back. The back and hood won’t roll with the sleeper, and sleeping on your right side seems awkward. I’ve seen a few reviews and hardly anyone mentions these pretty significant specifics. I do like the zipperless design, but Sierra Designs added some weight back with overlapping materials (foot vent and comforter) and a pad sleeve.

The Wasatch Gear Review says:

That bag is sick! I’m going to be taking a hard look at this one for sure! Thanks Devin!

Urban Outdoorsman says:

How is this different than the Backcountry bed? Just that zipper?

Pack Mule says:

Thanks for the review. Too much going on there. I’m a tosser and that definitely wouldn’t work for me.

Cr0cket20 says:

I like that idea behind the quilt/mummy bag combo. Sounds interesting.


Hey Devin! Had the earlier version of this bag… The Backcountry Bed in the 800 fill… was really an innovative bag for sure!!! I especially love that color scheme you have!!!!

Jake Morrison says:

Thanks for the detailed review. Answered all the questions I had about this sleeping bag. Be curious if they will launch other colors.

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