Zenbivy light bed (quilt sleep system)

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Zenbivy light bed (quilt sleep system)

Postby tazzi » Sun 25 Jul, 2021 11:38 am

I haven't seen the zenbivy bed (the 'bivy' part is a misnomer) mentioned at all on here so this is my very brief review after minimal use.

As a restless side sleeper I have been considering a quilt setup for a while but hadn't really found anything that I was willing to wear the cost of if it didn't work. Zenbivy had a 25% off sale recently so I took a punt and got a 10° light quilt/25° light sheet combo for just under $450 delivered. Note that the temp ratings in the names are farenheit/extreme.

I have only used it on one overnight trip in temps around 5°C but I am a convert. While not ultra light it is lighter and warmer than my supposedly equivalent S2S womens latitude 1 bag and the comfort for my sleeping style was amazing. Bonus that the quilt will now also be my goto for car and camper trips.

Zenbivy aparently had its origins as a kickstarter and has continued from there. https://www.zenbivy.com
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Re: Zenbivy light bed

Postby GregG » Sun 25 Jul, 2021 12:56 pm

Zenbivy light bed?
I thought I was going to read about Pete Evans latest idea. Good thing I read on :)
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Re: Zenbivy light bed

Postby tazzi » Sun 25 Jul, 2021 3:44 pm

GregG wrote:Zenbivy light bed?
I thought I was going to read about Pete Evans latest idea. Good thing I read on :)

Ha! Edited the title. Not a very descriptive name is it - certainly didn't show up in any of my quilt searches. I first heard of zenbivy via the Durston Gearheads facebook page.
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Re: Zenbivy light bed (quilt sleep system)

Postby thoyeabout » Sun 25 Jul, 2021 9:48 pm

I've had mine for almost 2 yrs now. Is definitely the most comfy and versatile hiking sleep system I've ever owned but on the downside it is a fraction heavier than previous systems and certainly slower and a bit fiddly to get ready. Still the best night sleep you can get the bush though.
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