Sierra Designs Takes Top Honor from Backpacker Magazine at ORSM18

Nitro 0° Wins Editor’s Choice for Price, Weight & Warmth
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August 2, 2018 - Boulder, CO – Sierra Designs, the Colorado-based brand known for innovative outdoor products, is thrilled to add another prestigious award to its collection. During last week’s Outdoor Retailer show in Denver, the Backpacker team presented a 2018 Editor’s Choice award to Sierra Designs for its Nitro 0° sleeping bag.

Twice a year, Backpacker editors select a handful of products that rise above the rest during their extensive testing, and Editor’s Choice awards are presented during the industry’s biggest show: Outdoor Retailer. After months of putting the Nitro 0° bag through the paces, the Backpacker team applauded its range of features and affordability.

“For the warmth, features and weight savings, the Nitro 0° is one of the best-value winter sleeping bags out there,” says Backpacker gear editor Eli Bernstein.

The Nitro 0° features PFC-free 800 Fill DriDown insulation and a 15d nylon ripstop shell and liner, with generous sizing for added comfort. The Nitro’s 5” horizontal baffles and side wall baffles keep insulation from shifting for longer heat retention, while the draft-dodger collar is specially contoured to prevent heat loss up top. The Nitro also features a patented zipperless footvent, ergonomic hood large enough to accommodate a pillow and anti-snag zippers. The Nitro 0° weighs just 2lb 8oz and currently retails for $379.95, offering customers incredible value for a fully-featured 0° bag.

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“Sierra Designs’ identity is defined as makers of functional, beautiful and attainable outdoor gear,” says Sierra Designs VP/GM George Bryant. “The Nitro is one of the hero products displaying that identity, so we’re very proud of this acknowledgement from a leading publication in our industry. The Nitro was designed to help users expand their backpacking experiences for year-round adventure, at an unmatched value to other options in the marketplace.”

The Nitro 0° sleeping bag is available now at sierradesigns.com and various retailers. For more information, contact suzanne@darbycommunications.com.

About Sierra Designs
Born in California and bred on the trail, Sierra Designs has been committed to supporting people’s love of the outdoors since 1965. Today, that means creating equipment and apparel that is functional, beautiful, and most importantly, attainable. Our team believes that exploration should be within everyone’s reach, because life is found in the adventure, not the destination. Find more information at www.sierradesigns.com.

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