Double sleeping bags are great for couples or families looking to snuggle up in the great outdoors. Specially designed to have enough room for two, double sleeping bags enable you and your partner to share body heat and offer more room to get comfortable. Whether you’re tent camping, car camping or RVing, we’ve reviewed the top-rated models, to help you to find the best double sleeping bag for your next adventure.
Best Double Sleeping Bag
- TETON Sports Mammoth Double Sleeping Bag
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- Nemo Jazz Duo 20-Degree Double Sleeping Bag
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- TETON Ultralight Double Sleeping Bag
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- Kelty Tru.Comfort Doublewide Sleeping Bag
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- TETON Cascade Double Sleeping Bag with Pillows
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- Sleepingo Double Sleeping Bag for Camping
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- Big Agnes King Solomon Sleeping Bag
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- The North Face Dolomite Double Down Sleeping Bag
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- Klymit KSB Double Sleeping Bag
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Not sure which double sleeping bag is right for your needs?
TETON Sports Mammoth Double Sleeping Bag
The Mammoth Double Sleeping Bag is one of the most popular models around for car or trailer camping.
For a start it is huge, at 94” x 62” it is bigger than a queen-sized mattress, so you’ll have plenty of space for snuggling. With its half-circle drawstring mummy hood, your head is protected from the ground. You can also pull the cord tight around your pillows to keep them in place while trapping in your body heat.
In spite of its large size, it packs down into the included stuff sack, measuring 28” x 15.75” x 15.75” at 16.5 lbs. So, while it is a pretty bulky model, it does pack away fairly neatly. Just be aware that packing it away can be a little tricky and is best done by two persons.
This model is rated 0F, making it suitable for colder season use in most climates. The interior features a soft, plush liner made from 100% brushed poly flannel, which is comfortable against your skin. Internally, the SuperLoft Elite Fill uses hollow synthetic fibers to insulate, trapping the heat for a warmer night’s sleep. It also fluffs up well for better comfort and good loft.
The Mammoth’s exterior is a taffeta shell. Hard-wearing and durable, it is not as water-resistant or rip-resistant as you would expect your average backpacking sleeping bag to be. However, for car and trailer camping it is more than sufficient.
Three added features really make this model stand out. Firstly, it unzips on each side, as well as at the bottom, for extra freedom of movement when sleeping with your partner. Secondly, this sleeping bag has internal draft tubes along the zippers and shoulders. This extra padding helps to keep the warmth in. Lastly, the double layer, off-set stitch construction keeps cold spots at bay.
For the price, you get a lot of sleeping bag and a well-designed, comfortable product. With its lifetime warranty and host of extra features, we think that the Teton Mammoth Double Sleeping Bag is excellent value for money, and definitely worth considering for your next camping trip.
Nemo Jazz Duo 20-Degree Double Sleeping Bag
This rectangular shaped bag is slightly tapered around the foot and head areas to provide maximum warmth retention, while its stretch construction allows you to get comfortable without upsetting your sleeping partner.
Suitable for persons up to 6’4” tall, the Jazz Duo packs down into the included stuff sack, measuring just 31” x 14” x 14” and weighing 7lb 6oz. This lightweight double sleeping bag is easy to stow away with your camping equipment and even has included pockets for your sleeping pad(s). Not only does this keep you securely on your pad at night, it also means you can conveniently store your pad and sleeping bag in the included duffel bag – ready to grab-and-go.
This sleeping bag is rated 20F, making it suitable for three-season use, or even four if you tend to sleep hot or wrap up. The synthetic Stratofiber filling traps your body heat and keeps you warm even when temperatures start to drop. The lining fabric is a soft 30D nylon taffeta that also has a durable water repellent (DWR), so you will have a dry night’s sleep, no matter what the weather.
The exterior is made from a durable ripstop nylon that is also treated with a DWR, ideal for worry-free camping during the rainy season. To keep your sleeping bag in top condition and hygienically clean, without damaging its waterproofing, this model comes with a removable and washable liner sheet.
Suitable for a comfortable night’s sleep in all conditions, the Jazz Duo has a number of extra features that make it stand out. It has a built-in pillow top for extra comfort and makes getting your sleeping gear together extra easy. It also features a Blanket Fold top. This keeps you tucked in, reducing any drafts, even if your partner gets up in the night. It also has dual-sided zippers.
Water-resistant, cozy and convenient, the Jazz Duo is a practical, yet comfortable sleeping bag that can take on damp camping conditions. If you like to grab your stuff and hit the road to the great outdoors at short notice, this model is a fantastic choice. It is on the expensive side, but you won’t regret spending that little extra.
TETON Sports Tracker Ultralight Double Sleeping Bag
Another fairly lightweight double sleeping bag, ideal if you’re camping with your vehicle, is the Teton Sports Tracker Ultralight Double Sleeping Bag. This bag has a tapered shape, with a double mummy hood, ideal for keeping your pillows in place and stopping your body heat escaping on colder nights.
This double sleeping bag weighs 8.2 lbs and packs down into the included stuff sack, taking up around 18” x 10” x 10” – plenty compact enough to stick in your car or trailer with all your other camping gear. Rated a +5F, it is suitable for three-season use and will keep you both warm even on cold nights.
The lining is a double-brushed P5 poly high-count, which is cozy and soft next to your skin, while the PolarLite Micro Insulation ensures you stay warm. This filler is doubled in the footbox areas to ensure your feet stay warm, a must if you suffer from cold feet. The filler is warm without being bulky, making it easy to transport and set up this sleeping bag.
Thanks to its durable 75D Diamond ripstop shell, you won’t have to worry about scrapes and scratches when setting up camp. However, bear in mind that this model is not treated with a water-resistant coating. Other great additional features include – full length zipper draft tubes to keep cold air at bay, two interior zip pockets for your valuables and essentials and a central anchor loop and toggle to fix your bag in place with leverage for cinching the hoods on cold nights.
On the whole, the Tracker is a popular choice if you need a double sleeping bag that is less bulky than standard models. It is comfortable, warm, and packs down fairly small for a double.
Kelty Tru.Comfort Doublewide Sleeping Bag
If you and your partner want a double sleeping bag, but one of you always sleeps hotter, the Kelty Tru.Comfort Doublewide Sleeping Bag could be just what you’re looking for.
It fits sleepers up to 6’ 6” tall and its rectangular shape with built-in hood is wider than a queen-sized bed – ideal if you like a lot of space. A good choice for car camping, the Doublewide packs down to 15 x 23 inches, weighing under 10lbs, so it’s a good, practical model that’s easy to pack.
This model has both the shell and liner made from a silky 75D taffeta. While this makes it fairly comfortable, some people may prefer a brushed, plush interior. At 75D the shell is robust and should last for many years.
Rated at 20 degrees, the filling of this double sleeping bag is suitable for three-season use. The Cloud Loft insulation is soft and snuggly, ideal for keeping in your body heat. What’s more, it is also fast drying and compressible, making it a highly practical choice.
For extra individual temperature control, this sleeping bag has two built-in blankets, two-way zip foot vents and dual zippers. So if you’re burning up and your partner is nice and warm, you can cool down without disturbing them or reducing their temperature. The built-in hood can take two standard-sized pillows and there are also sleeping pad security loops to stop you slipping off your pad at night.
A little more expensive than your standard double sleeping bag, this model makes an excellent choice if you and your partner are more comfortable sleeping at different temperatures. It’s also roomy and cozy.
TETON Cascade Double Sleeping Bag with Pillows
Looking for a budget-priced double sleeping bag for warm weather car camping or for use in your RV? The Teton Cascade Double Sleeping Bag is a lightweight, low-cost model that comes complete with two camp pillows. It also can be converted into two sleeping bags or blankets, making it a highly useful piece of gear to have around.
Measuring 87” by 60”, this rectangular double sleeping bag packs down into its included compression bag, measuring 17” x 11” x 11”, so you should have no problem fitting it in with your stuff. It weighs a lightweight 6.5lbs, making it easy to carry if you’ve set up camp away from your vehicle.
Both the liner and the included pillows are made with super soft, double-brushed P5 poly hi-count for an agreeable sensation against your skin, especially during summer when you may have more skin exposed. The taffeta shell is durable and should resist snagging, provided you don’t drag it about too much.
The SuperLoft Elite Hollow Fiber Fill is designed to hold on to your body heat for cozy warm nights in the great outdoors. Rated as 40F, this sleeping bag can be used for most of the year in your RV or outdoors if you camp in an area with a mild climate. As it can convert into blankets, you can also use it with your winter sleeping bag for extra warmth.
With dual side zippers, an interior valuables pocket and hooks for hanging, this budget model has everything you’d expect from a higher-end one. It also benefits from Teton’s lifetime guarantee, making it outstanding value for money.
Sleepingo Double Sleeping Bag for Backpacking, Camping, Or Hiking
This double sleeping bag by Sleepingo is a good budget choice for warm summer camping or easy bedding in your RV or truck tent during the warmer months of the year. At 87” x 59”, it’s a touch smaller than most regular-sized or extra large double bags. However, you should have plenty enough space for two average-sized adults.
This bag is easy stuff into its included sack, taking up just 15” x 12”, with a weight of just under 6 pounds. To make your camping trip even easier, it comes complete with two pillows and can also be unzipped to form two individual sleeping bags if needed. This makes it a good choice for families camping over summer, where it can be used by different family members as needed.
Rated 32F, bear in mind that this double sleeping bag is only really suitable for warm nights outdoors, or mild conditions inside your RV. The inner lining is a combination of tetron and cotton for comfort and breathability, while the robust outer is made from waterproof, strong polyester fabric.
Packable and lightweight at a low budget price, this double sleeping bag is handy to have for easy summer bedding in your RV or camper. It is also good for sleeping out on hot nights, but less suitable for cooler ones.
Big Agnes King Solomon
The ultimate luxury double sleeping bag, this down version by Big Agnes is warm, lightweight and highly compressible. This tapered bag, complete with double hood is suitable for sleepers up to six feet tall. It compresses down to just 7” x 8” with a low weight of 4lbs 5oz.
Rated 15F, this double sleeping bag is a good choice for three-season camping in mild climates. It features a cozy polyester taffeta lining and a polyester ripstop shell fabric with a water repellent finish, making it suitable for use in damp conditions.
Thanks to its highly compressible, cozy soft down filling, this bag gives you luxuriant levels of comfort. The 650 fill DownTek insulation is also water repellent, developed with PFC-free technology. The Insotect Flow baffles channel your body heat to keep you warm and keep the down evenly spread, preventing cold spots.
If you are thinking of treating yourself and your partner to this premium down double sleeping bag, bear in mind that it is only designed to be used with a sleeping pad, as part of the Big Agnes Sleep System. However, you can still use it with your own pad or pads totaling 40” wide to fit the Flex Pad Sleeve that holds it in place.
Featuring a no-draft collar, double zippers for either side entry and a cinchable double hood, this sleeping bag is highly comfortable and will keep you cozy warm. It also features interior hooks for liners to keep your bag nice and clean.
If you love down bedding and are looking for a luxurious three-season double sleeping bag, then this model will not disappoint. However, it does come with a hefty price tag, although it is well worth the money if your priority is having a highly-packable, lightweight double sleeping bag.
The North Face Dolomite Double Down Sleeping Bag
The Dolomite Double Down by the North Face is a classic rectangular shaped down sleeping bag that can also be unzipped for use as an insulated blanket. This makes it a nice extra to have in your vehicle when you’re out in the great outdoors, and it can also double up as an extra cozy blanket on winter camping trips.
With a width of 60”, this double bag is available in regular or long, at 77” or 83” respectively, so even if you are fairly tall, you’ll still get a good fit. It weighs approximately six pounds, and fits neatly into its stuff sack, measuring 13” x 24”. This makes it a good lightweight choice, that compresses well, as do most down-filled products.
Rated 20F this sleeping bag can be used through most of the warmer seasons, or most of the year in your vehicle. For cozy softness, it features a brushed polyester taffeta headliner, which is extended throughout the lining. The exterior is embossed 50D ciré polyester taffeta. Its 550 fill certified responsible down filling is soft and highly insulating. However, unlike some other down models, it is not treated with water repellents, making this a better model for RV and truck tents only where it is not going to risk getting damp.
This classic style double sleeping bag doesn’t have many features – there’s an interior pocket for your valuables and a wraparound footbox zipper for ventilation or to lay the bag flat as a blanket. While some users will want more features, others will be happy with this bag’s simplicity and high-quality finish – it all comes down to your personal preferences.
Klymit KSB Double Sleeping Bag
Opt for the best of both worlds with this hybrid down and synthetic fill, three-season sleeping bag.
Featuring a down top and synthetic-fill bottom, this double sleeping bag makes a practical, comfortable choice with a touch of luxury provided by the down upper. You can also fully unzip this section for use as a comforter, or if you get too hot on warm summer nights.
Measuring 82” by 46”, this model is a little narrower than most, however, the tall side baffles increase the actual sleeping area. This makes this model a good choice for a two-person tent, or car camping. Weighing just five pounds, this lightweight model packs down into its 18” x 9” x 9” stuff sack. So, it won’t take up too much space when you’re transporting or storing it.
Rated 30F, this double sleeping bag has an 80/20 down to synthetic fill ratio. The shell features a lightweight 20D nylon that is treated with a DWR to protect the internal down from moisture. Remove the down topper in the heat or use the hood snap to create two individual hoods and reduce drafts on cold nights.
The oversized hood can easily accommodate two large pillows, locking them in place for a comfortable night’s sleep. This model also features a sleeping pad sleeve, keeping your bag securely on your pad while you sleep, as well as full-length dual side zippers.
While this is a well designed, comfortable model, combining the benefits of down with synthetic fibers, for the price, we are a little disappointed that it only includes a two-year warranty. Overall, this is a comfortable, but rather expensive option.
Buyers Guide to Buying the Best Double Sleeping Bag
There are numerous factors to bear in mind when choosing your new double sleeping. Here’s what you’ll need to keep an eye out for when researching your purchase.
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Quality comes at a price, and there are a lot of highly-priced, luxury double sleeping bags out there. However, this doesn’t always mean that you’re better off paying top dollar for your double sleeping bag.
First of all, consider how often you will be using your double sleeping bag and in what kinds of conditions. For year-round, frequent use, we recommend upping your budget. However, for occasional summer use, you will find some budget-priced models that will more than suffice.
If you are planning on using your double sleeping bag mainly for car camping or RVing, then you can also opt for lower-priced models that will still be effective in cooler months. However, for cold weather camping, you will want to invest in a more expensive, warmer rated model – or at least some extra layers.
As with most outdoor gear, compressibility and lightweight tend to translate into high prices. So, if these aren’t priorities for you, don’t be afraid to try out models in the mid price range. They can be just as good, or even better suited to your needs as lighter, higher-priced ones.
Lastly, take a look at your sleeping bag’s warranty. It can be well worth paying a premium for a reputable brand with a lifetime warranty. This covers you in case of any defects and these companies tend to put a lot of research and know-how into their products, so you’re sure to get a good value product for your money.
Size, Shape and Weight
Shape comes down to personal preference, do you prefer a classic rectangular shape, or a mummy shape. When you’re sharing a sleeping bag, you may prefer the extra space you get with a rectangular shape – especially if your partner tends to move about a lot.
Otherwise, for cold weather camping or if you both enjoy snuggling up, a tapered mummy shape is ideal. You can pull the hood around your head to trap in extra heat and the tapered shape helps to keep your body heat trapped close to your body for a warmer night’s sleep.
Most double sleeping bags are around the size of an average queen bed. Some versions are a little wider, so if you want a bit more elbow room, then take a close look at the dimensions. The same goes for extra tall people, double-check the height of your sleeping bag, as some manufacturers give a maximum suitable height.
Always pay close attention to your sleeping bag temperature rating.
You will need to take into consideration what the minimum and maximum temperatures are likely to be. Bear in mind that snuggling up as a couple will keep you warmer, but if you’re planning on camping in winter in a harsh climate, you will need a four season double sleeping bag.
You may prefer to invest in two double sleeping bags, one for summer, one for winter, if you tend to camp all year round. Otherwise a good three-season model will do you for most of the year, or for RVing and car camping. Lightweight summer models can be appealing due to their low price, and also double-up as an extra layer in winter.
Remember, the temperature rating is linked to survival, above comfort. So, you should add on another 15-20 degrees to reflect this. For example with a 30F rated sleeping bag you would be cold on a night that went down to 30F, but comfortable at 50F.
Sleeping in a damp sleeping bag is definitely not the way to go.
While the majority of sleeping bags have some degree of water repellency, if you tent camp you should really look for a model with a DWR (durable water repellent). This finish will stop your sleeping bag getting damp and is a must for anyone who camps outdoors in areas with a wet climate.
If you invest in a down sleeping bag and aren’t using it exclusively in your RV or vehicle, then you should always make sure that it is treated and waterproof. Once down becomes wet it loses its insulating properties and will actually draw heat away from you to dry out. This could lead to hypothermia, or at the very least, a very, very cold and uncomfortable night, even in mild weather.
If you enjoy backcountry camping and nights under the stars, you’ll need to make sure that your double sleeping bag is rip-resistant. See below for further information on shell materials, but in general, the higher denier of fabric, the more rip resistant your sleeping bag will be. Ideally look for rip-stop nylon outers that are specially woven to resist tears and wearing.
If you have limited pack space or an already overloaded vehicle, then you’ll need a sleeping bag that is highly compressible.
Down is highly compressible, to take up a minimum of space, but it is rather expensive. However, there are plenty of cheaper synthetic alternatives, that with a little elbow grease, pack down real small into their stuff sacks.
Most sleeping bags are made from nylon or polyester shell materials.
Both are lightweight and can be woven to provide varying degrees of strength and rip-resistance. If you’re likely to be using your sleeping bag in damp conditions, look for one with a DWR finish to protect the filling from getting wet.
When choosing your sleeping bag, take a close look at the denier of the outer material. While higher derniers are stronger and more durable, then can be heavier and more rigid, so there is a trade-off to be made.
Alternatively, if you’re RVing or car camping and you are not likely to be using your sleeping bag outside your vehicle, then you can safely opt for a lower denier.
Insulation materials basically come down to two main types: down or synthetic.
You can also find a handful of hybrid models that use synthetic for the lower part and down for the upper.
Here are the main advantages and disadvantages of each type:
- Highly compressible.
- Excellent insulating properties (in cold, dry conditions).
- Unsuitable for some people with allergies.
- Loses insulating properties when wet.
Synthetic Fill Materials
- Provides some insulation when damp.
- Provides more support under the body.
- Less compressible for packing.
- Heavier than down.
- Less insulating than down.
For a lot of people, while down is recognized as having a lot of superior properties, it’s unsuitability for damp climates and high price make synthetic versions much more appealing.
Comfort comes down to a lot of different factors and is often subjective, what’s comfortable for one person, is less likely to be so for another.
For this reason alone, it can be tricky finding a double sleeping bag that is comfortable for both you and your partner.
To ensure that you find the most comfortable double sleeping bag, take into account how you both sleep. If one of you tends to move around a lot, a rectangular shaped model will be more comfortable for both of you. If you like a thick, luxuriant comforter, try a luxury down version.
For those of you who sleep hot, opt for models that have vents or at least dual-sided zippers so you can get some air without waking up your partner.
Most double sleeping bags come complete with a carry bag, or stuff sack, for neat, easy storage and transportation. Look for models with cinchable drawstrings and compression straps to make packing up easier at the end of your trip.
Durability and Construction
Pay close attention to how your double sleeping bag is constructed, here are some of the main types.
Layers – Off-set quilt layers are best for cold weather sleeping bags as they ensure that the layers of insulation and the stitching are offset, avoiding gaps where cold could penetrate.
Quilted-through layers are best for warm weather, light sleeping bags as the layers are stitched through one on top of the other, with air able to penetrate through the stitching right into the bag.
Shingles – Shingles are similar to roofing tiles, the insulation material is stitched using overlapping pieces, preventing the formation of any cold spots.
Baffles – Baffles can be placed either horizontally or vertically. They are a series of chambers that attach the inner lining of your sleeping bag to the outer shell. The insulation is trapped in these chambers and unable to move around, thus preventing cold spots from occurring when you move at night.
There are plenty of additional features that may be of interest to you, here are some of the most common:
- Internal pocket – handy for keeping your valuable close or a mini flashlight.
- Draft tubes – also known as zipper baffles, these ingenious baffles run the length of your zippers, keeping heat in and cold air out.
- Double-sided zippers – so you can get in and out without waking your partner.
- Sleeping pad sleeve – for attaching your sleeping pad when tent camping, this will improve your comfort as you won’t risk sliding off your sleeping pad overnight.
- Hood – a hood can help to keep your pillows in place. Cinchable versions will also keep you warmer on cold nights, trapping in more body heat.
- Removable, washable liner – sleeping bags are notoriously difficult to clean, so purchasing one with a removable liner will keep yours hygienically clean and smelling fresh even after years of use.
If you’re in the market for a double sleeping bag, you’ll likely be surprised by just how much choice there is out there.
Whether you are looking for a budget, warm-weather choice like the Teton Cascade or a premium, choice like the Big Agnes King Solomon with its luxuriant down filling, we’ve got all options covered.
For an excellent all-rounder with plenty of space, the Mammoth Double Sleeping Bag by Teton Sports is unbeatable in terms of size and value for money. For the best of both worlds, splurge on the hybrid Klymit KSB Double Sleeping Bag and enjoy the supportive structure of synthetic fibers with the luxurious softness of the down upper that can be detached for use as a comforter.
Whatever your preferences and budget, you’re sure to find the perfect double sleeping bag for your next camping trip right here.