Issue 3, 2017
 

  
 

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IF you are one of those intrepid souls intending to climb
a 4000, 6000, or even an 8000-metre peak this spring

you might be looking for a suitable sleeping bag, among other gear.
Enter the TAIGA
® A50 ‘Wildcat’ With its superb design features
& materials, this bag is an absolute winner!
Here's why
  • Waterproof/breathable DryShell® outer fabric
  • Ample fill of 850+ fill power* European Goosedown
  • A splendid loft of 9 - 9.5'' (23-24 cm)
  • 64'' inner girth (torso), and a roomy foot section
  • Weighs only 3.48 lbs. (M), or 3.8 lbs. (L)
  • Rated to -35⁰C
See more details of 'Wildcat' A50 & A40 here.


Comparable bags from Western Mountaineering® (San Jose, CA) or Feathered Friends® (Seattle, WA) can cost about $1060-1190*, but the TAIGA® ‘Wildcat’
A50 (made in Vancouver, Canada) goes for the extremely reasonable Manufacturer-Direct price of Cdn.$ 665 (size M) & $695 (size L),
or approx. US $499 & $521.

Sure, you could go for an “El Cheapo”
like the China-made MEC® bag for $649* (size M). But, considering the lesser quality of down, that's actually not cheap at all! And the rating of -30⁰C seems to be rather optimistic for the modest loft of barely 8''.
Do you really want to settle for less, just for the sake of a few bucks?

*(based on website prices of 17 Apr. 2017)
See all TAIGA®Sleeping Bags here.
See TAIGA® Home Page for all products.
TAIGA® ‘Wildcat’ A50s & A40s have been used on countless expeditions. Here's just a couple of recent feedbacks:


Down Pants
Since you probably own a down jacket already, like most climbers, you may be looking for a decent pair of Down Pants to wear around camp.
Well, there's no need to look any further. TAIGA® Down Pants are your best choice!
And here`s why
  • Waterproof/breathable DryShell® at seat, knees & calves.
  • 800+ fillpower goosedown.
  • Adjustable, elasticized waist belt.
  • Zippered fly.
  • Zippered pocket.
  • 3-4 inseams per size.
TAIGA® Down Pants 'Regular' TAIGA® Down Pants 'Sport'
Cdn.$198.95 (~US $149) with 3/4-length side zippers
Cdn.$279.50 (~US $210)

See more details of Down Pants here.
See current TAIGA® Cycling Gear here.
See TAIGA® Home Page for all products.

Until next time,
The Taiga Team

US customers...
Please Note: TAIGA® products are DUTY FREE !


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    call 1-866-777-8111 (toll-free in Canada & USA).
    Local: 604-875-6644, or 604-875-6647
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    ®  products: contact MadeinCanada@TaigaWorks.ca
    Allow a few days for a response.
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