How to Compress a Sleeping Bag

Sleeping bags have been around since man began to explore and travel the world, but while our ancestors were forced to carry blankets and cushions bulky and heavy, we have been blessed with convenient, compressible sleeping bags. Modern sleeping bags are made of lightweight, compressible and abrasion-resistant nylon and are specifically designed to be packaged in compact tubes. As in the vacuum, a sleeping bag compression packaging removes air, which eliminates unnecessary volume. When you are hiking or travel, it is important to minimize the space of their belongings they occupy; This can be done by the compression of a sleeping bag.


1.Get the right sleeping bag. While the majority of modern sleeping bags are designed to be compressible, not all of them are specifically made to compress in small spaces. Be sure that your bag is “compressible” and is made of lightweight fillers, down or synthetic fiber.
2. Prepare the bag which is filled. Place the sleeping flat bag making sure that all zips are closed, the velcro strips are sealed and additional wires are tucked in.
3. Roll with force. Fold the bag in half or thirds, lengthwise; from the feet, roll bag tightly to the head. When you are knocking, be sure to put the excess tissue and compressing all the air while wheel.
4. Place bag sleep rolled up in the “bag of things” and compress. Depending on the size of your bag of things, might need really matter in order to obtain the bag inside, but that deployment of the bag before putting it into the bag of nylon compression will help to relieve the struggle.
5. Compress the sleeping bag in nylon “bag of things.” Once the bag is the nylon sack inside, secure straps. Most compression sacks have a series of belts – vertical and horizontal – which act as a cage around all over the bag. Read the instructions that come in the brand of your sleeping bag to be sure of having the straps in the right place. Firmly pull the straps until the sleeping bag is considerably reduced in size.