Western Mountaineering Antelope MF Sleeping Bag: 5 Degree Down

We’ve read the reviews across the web for the Western Mountaineering Antelope MF Sleeping Bag: 5 Degree Down and summarize the results below:

Universal Ranking

PeakScore: 91 (out of 100) 
User Rating: 4.9 stars   
Expert Rating: 3.8 stars

Pros & Cons

Reasons to buy:

User Reviews

  • A simple bag with no bells and whistles – just lightweight and very warm!
  • Zipper does not snag, unlike most other bags.
  • Best sleeping bag I’ve ever used.
  • Bag is designed so you can shift the down to the bottom of the bag when the weather is warm, and you can shift it to the top when the weather is cold.
  • The microfiber shell keeps light moisture out.
  • No cold spots.
  • Not too tight – comfortable.
  • Hood and collar both have convenient cinch cords.
  • Drawstring for the hood is elastic, so easy to move hands out of bag without having to release drawstring.
  • Made in the USA.
  • Light and easily packable.
  • Arguably the best piece of gear I’ve ever owned.

Expert Reviews

  • Western Mountaineering bags are fantastic!
  • Warm and incredibly light.
  • A stellar high performance bag.
  • Killer warmth to weight ratio.
  • Attention to detail and bombproof construction.
  • Due to the ability to shift the down, it is a true all season bag.
  • Far and away the best zipper on the market.
  • Western Mountaineering bags are fantastic!

Reasons NOT to buy:

User Reviews

  • Because the down has so much loft, can be a little tricky to stuff back into sack.

Expert Reviews

  • Velcro is weak.
  • Shallow hood.


The Western Mountaineering Antelope MF Sleeping Bag is stellar. It is extremely warm and lightweight. It is weather resistant, durable, and boasts the best zipper of any sleeping bag on the market. Well worth the high price tag.



User rankings were reviewed across the web and expert rankings were reviewed on outdoorgearlab, sectionhiker.