I recently stumbled upon an online shop based out of Japan that sells highly decorated sleeping bags. I don't read Japanese so I don't have a lot of information but what they are lacking in details is made up by overwhelming class and style.
Behold the Pharaoh sarcophagus mummy sleeping bag. Hands down the greatest looking piece of outdoor gear I have seen in years and shame on US manufacturers for not designing something this cool.
Also available is an anatomical sleeping bag that would be fantastic for making my arm muscles look way bigger.
If body organs and former dynasties are not your thing then you can pretend you are Jonah getting swallowed by a giant fish every time you go to bed.
They all are available for 6,090 Yen or about $75 US.
If you have ever wanted to see how sleeping bags are manufactured then today is your day. Ben and Josh from campinggeartv.com produced a great video of the manufacturing process when they recently made a pilgrimage to United States only remaining major sleeping bag factory in Haleyville, Alabama. The video is below.
David Johnston has been introducing people to the sport of sea kayaking for the past 15 years. He is a senior instructor trainer with Paddle Canada and teaches for several paddling schools in Ontario, Canada. Full Bio.