Established in 1986 Trekitt is family owned and run. We have always been driven by our passion for wild places and mountains and have enjoyed sharing those experiences with our customers for over 30 years.

Trekitt provides top quality equipment and clothing for mountaineers, hill walkers, climbers and travellers and has grown over the years to cater for a wide range of outdoor activities. We hold large stocks of specialist clothing and equipment from the worlds best brands backed up by our award winning customer service.  We are more than a shop, we are a service for adventure, we fully understand that to get the most from your passion you need the best kit that is fit for purpose and suits you personally.  We offer expert boot and rucksack fitting services in our Hereford shop and are always happy to discuss your equipment needs, so just call us.

The Hereford shop is open Monday to Saturday from 09:00 - 17:30.

We are closed on Sundays and Bank Holidays because we value our free time and want to keep it that way.

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Rab Mythic 600 Sleeping Bag

Rab Mythic 600 Sleeping Bag

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The Mythic uses some of the highest quality down insulation known to man and ultra-light face fabrics to provide one of the lightest and warmest sleeping bags available. 

Description

Season : 2019W

Code : QSI-33-LZ

Weight : 0KG

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The Mythic is one of the lightest and most packable sleeping bags available at this point in time. The combination of the ultra high quality 900 fill power down and lightweight 7 denier outer provide a sleeping bag which will pack down to almost nothing while being able to accompany you down to -5°C. 

The most important aspect of the Mythic is the exceptionally high quality insulation. The 900 fill-power down is a jump up from Rab's previously used insulation and even that of other brands. The quality of this insulation means the Mythic will pack up far smaller than most sleeping bags, is far lighter and requires less insulation to equal the same warmth as cheaper alternatives. This is then treated with a nikwax coating to allow the down to soak up less water and stay warmer if the bag does happen to get wet (although we would strongly recommend always keeping a down bag dry). As if the quality wasn't enough to persuade you, the down is all R.D.S certified, meaning it comes from birds which have not been live plucked and have lived a free-range existence. Not only is the down ethicly sourced and of the highest quality, but Rab also incorporate clever baffle techniques to optimse warmth and pack size. Trapezoid baffles feature throughout the bag as they leave less cold spots and will pack smaller than standard rectangular baffles. 

Further optimising the Mythic's high warmth-to-weight ratio is the super light outer fabric. Pertex Quantum 7 denier is used throughout the entire bag, providing a highly stitched surface which stops down escaping but still optimises pack size and breathability. It's perfect for mountain activities due to it's high durability but low weight and small pack size. 

An angled footbox allows you to sleep on your back with your feet pointed upwards without discomfort, while a glow in the dark zip puller makes it easier for those early morning excursions or late night trips out. A cotton storage sack is included to safely store the bag when not in use, and a drybag compression stuff sack is provided to pack the Mythic down as small as possible when out in the mountains. 

The Mythic is just a brilliant mountain orientated sleeping bag. It's exceptionally lightweight, packable, warm and features some of the best sleeping bag knowledge in the world. After all, Rab's first product was a sleeping bag. 

  • Pertex Quantum 7 denier fabrics
  • 900 FP hydrophobic goose down insulation
  • Weight saving baffle construction
  • Trapezoid baffle construction
  • Mummy shape
  • Cotton loft sack included
  • YKK main zip
  • Anti-snag zips
  • Hood drawcord
  • Angled footbox
  • Left zip only
Care & Advice

How warm a sleeping bag do you really need? We’ve tried to help you by grouping our sleeping bags by their recognised comfort ratings. These are the ratings supplied by the brands that indicate the temperature at which you will remain comfortable whilst sleeping on a good insulated sleep mat. After all, comfortable is what you want to be when it’s cold and wet outside and you’re all tucked up in your nice warm sleeping bag.

We always recommend that you choose your bag according to the coldest conditions you will experience; you can always unzip a bag if it is too warm, but trying to sleep when you’re too cold is just miserable. Bear in mind that that we are all individuals and we all feel the cold differently, and that our own resistance will fluctuate depending a whole load of factors including how much we have eaten, whether we have consumed alcohol, whether we need a wee or what kind of mood we are in!

Sleeping bags do not generate heat they only trap the heat we produce so it is vital that you get into your bag when you are giving off warmth, don’t go to bed when you are cold, have a hot meal or a hot drink or do some brisk exercise to get you nicely warmed up.

Traditionally sleeping bag manufacturers provided their own temperature ratings based on their experience, the products intended end use and the perceived environment. But each brand tested their bags in different ways and it was hard to find a fair comparison between models. So, in 2005 a European standard for sleeping bag temperature ratings, EN 13537, was introduced to give consumers a comparable guide to sleeping bag performance across a range of brands and models. The ratings have four different temperature ratings to give you an indication of the bags performance.

Upper limit: This is the highest temperature at which an average male should experience a comfortable night’s sleep.

Comfort: This is the temperature at which an average female should experience a comfortable night’s sleep. On average women sleep colder than men so this rating is some degrees above the ‘comfort lower limit’ for a man.

Comfort lower limit:  This is the lowest temperature at which an average male should experience a comfortable night’s sleep whilst lying in a curled-up body position. This used to be known as the comfort rating.

Extreme: This is a survival rating where the user is likely to suffer health damage such as Hypothermia. It should be treated with the utmost caution and not be relied on for general use.

However, the EN 13537 European Standard does not apply to down filled sleeping bags with a fill weight of more than 800g; for those bags you will have to rely on the manufacturer's experience and technical expertise, which is often more accurate!

Most reputable brands still use their own rating system alongside EN 13537, for instance the M.E “Good Night’s Sleep” and Rab’s “Sleep Limit”. These ratings are often the most accurate guide to the overall performance of a bag being used by an average outdoor enthusiast. They are based on years of expedition heritage, field trials, technological experience, and constant feedback.

But please bear in mind that all ratings are only a guide and, as mentioned earlier, there are a huge range of factors that can affect your comfort, if you are just not sure it is always wise to go for a warmer model.

The biggest difference you can make to your overall comfort is to use an efficiently insulated sleeping mat. Once you get inside your sleeping bag you instantly compress all the filling beneath you, greatly reducing its efficiency. The use of a quality sleep mat will ensure you are properly insulated from the cold ground and you will of course be a lot more comfortable. Your sleeping bag is only as good as the mat that’s beneath it; we recommend EXPED, ThermaRest or Multimat sleeping mats for comfort and insulation.

Technical Information

Technical Information

Weight: 885g

Rab's Sleep Limit: -16°C

Fabric: Pertext Quantum GL

EN Ratings

Comfort: -5°C

Limit of comfort: -12°C

Extreme: -25°C

Sizing Information

Pack size: 22x51cm

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The product I bought was competitively priced. The video demonstration of the product assisted me in my decision to purchase the item and was very informative, as it showed all of the features and the fit. I chose "click and collect" which was an efficient and quick process. I would definitely shop here again.

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