Therm a Rest Vela Down Blanket Double

Last year when we first started stocking The Therm-a-Rest Vela Double Down Blanket we described it as the perfect piece of kit for technical yet luxurious camping With the room to move freely enjoy a great night s sleep and we didn t think it could get much better than this But low and behold Therm-a-Rest have updated this quilt for 2016 and added Nikwax Hydrophobic Down and added ThermaCapture backed seams to make it warmer for longer Treated Nikwax Hydrophobic Down quite simply stays dry and retains loft six times longer than untreated down meaning that it will offer improved performance it can also be refreshed nice and easily with the use of Nikwax Down Wash and Downproof making it a much more practical choice for the fill of this quilt Also by adding ThermaCapture backed seams ingenious thin strips of reflective tape behind every baffle seam it reduces radiant and convective heat loss and so this coupled with the Hydropobic Down gives this blanket an improved and luxurious feel making them the ultimate blanket This awesome quilt has been designed for two people or super-snuggly for one the Vela Double Blanket is made from polyester fabric with a lightweight highly insulating down filling It packs down surprisingly small - smaller than the equivalent two sleeping bags that you might use in its place Therm-a-Rest have really thought about how the Vela Double Blanket will be used and have added some really great features The bottom of the blanket has an elasticated footbox which allows you to hook it over the end of your sleeping mat This keeps it in place all night long without restricting your movement Use the blanket loose much like a duvet or make use of the bonus loop kit to keep it secure Included with the blanket this pack of clever self-adhesive loops stick onto almost any sleeping mat Once they re stuck on the blanket can be secured to your mat for draught-free slumber The Vela Double Down Blanket also comes with not one but two stuff sacks The first one is for taking the blanket with you - compressing small for transport in your rucksack The second is designed for storage Down should not be stored compressed and the roomy second stuff sack keeps your blanket tidily packed away without crushing the down The blanket is simply ideal on its own for camping during the spring summer and autumn season but for serious warmth in the chillier months use it on top of a sleeping bag It s so cosy you ll want to hibernate all season Once you try the Therm-a-Rest Vela Double Down Blanket you ll wonder how you ever slept in the wild without it Please note the mattress pictured is not included We recommended the Therm-a-Rest NeoAir XTherm Max for ultimate comfort and perhaps a down coupler sheet as well also pictured

View Item

OutdoorGear UK Sleeping Bags Therm a Rest Vela Down Blanket Double