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Biopod Wolle Zero XL
High-quality light-weight sleeping bag with wool filling for an optimal sleeping climate in hot summer nights and in chilly spring and fall nights.
The Biopod Wolle Zero XL combines all benefits. Excellent climate, good insulation, insensitive to moisture, and it is super light and has a small pack size. Due to its breathable wool filling the Biopod Wolle Zero XL can store an enormous amount of air, which has a cooling effect in hot temperatures and a warming effect in cool temperatures. An additional layer of synth down transfers moisture to the wool, so that you always feel dry in the sleeping bag. The new high-quality filling provides similar insulation as down, but it is not as sensitive to moisture and provides insulation even if it is damp. In addition, wool has the advantage of having an antibacterial effect, of being very elastic and durable and of keeping its shape.
Plenty of features have been added: due to the new position of the zipper, you can easily stick your feet out of the sleeping bag at the bottom, and when it gets cold, you have a closed foot box. There also is a new pillow pocket. You just put a fleece jacket into it and you have a comfortable pillow.
How Almwolle works
Our body requires a lot of energy to regulate its temperature. Sheep’s wool offsets the climate and therefore partly takes care of temperature regulation. The remaining energy can be used to help the body recover. The processed Almwolle used in Biopod sleeping bags acts as a natural air conditioning system: the body is constantly emitting moisture. However, when it gets too humid in the sleeping bag, the body gets very cold and it is no longer possible to sleep well. Wool absorbs the moisture and releases it outwards. It does so in small amounts to prevent evaporative cooling. This regulates the temperature in the sleeping bag, retaining heat or cooling, to create comfortable conditions for a restful sleep. Wool also provides warmth in damp conditions.
Grüezi bag uses wool from sheep in the Alps as the filling for its product line, Biopod.
Durable, natural, bio-degradable and renewable: Sheep’s wool, in this case special Almwolle, can be shorn annually.
Range of use:
The ideal companion for summer, spring and autumn. Whether in the tent, the Alpine lodge or in the camper.
- Adjustable hood: adapts to the shape of the head extremely well
- Face baffle: forms a softer transition of insulation to the face and prevents loss of heat.
- Pillow pocket: Put a piece of clothing, e.g. a fleece jacket, into the pillow pocket to create a pillow that stays in place.
- Inner and external pockets: for valuable items and things you would rather have close by
- Two-way zip with wide covering: to prevent heat loss through the zip
- White zip: allows you to find the sleeping bag easily even in the dark
- Zip retainer tape: to allow the zip to open and close more easily without getting stuck.
- Innovative foot ventilation system: Thanks to the innovative foot ventilation system, you can place your feet comfortably on the top side of the sleeping bag to allow excess heat to vent.
- Feater loops (built-in for Feater - The Feet Heater): the waist-high bag with electrical heating can be added to the sleeping bag
- PFC free: no perfluorinated chemicals are used.
- Highly water repellent: due to the use of the durable german impregnation Bionic Finish Eco
- Outer material: Breathable and water-repellent ultra-light 40 denier nylon Mini Ripstop (100% polyamide)
- Inner material: Breathable and skin friendly ultra-light 20 denier 380 T nylon (100% polyamide)
- Filling: 1st layer 85% pure new wool (VW), corn starch 15% Ingeo™ (PLA)* 60g / m², 2nd layer synth down 100% polyester 100g / m²
- Size: 230 x 85 x 60 cm (for body heights 180 – 203 cm)
- Weight: approx. 1.200g + stuff sack
- Pack size: Ø 18 x 33 cm, compr. Ø 19 x 26 cm
- Pack volume: 8,5 litres, compressed 7,5 litres
- Material: 100% polyamide, Filling: 1st layer: 85% wool / 15% polylactide, 2nd layer: 100% polyester
- Temperature EN 13537: TKomfort: 7°C / TLimit: 2°C / TExtrem: -12°C ++ TKomfort: 44°F / TLimit: 35°F / TExtrem: 10°F
The Biopod Wool Zero XL can easily be washed in the washing machine on the wool cycle ( Washing instructions).
Scope of delivery:
Sleeping bag, compression sack, full washing and care instructions
BIOPOD WOLLE ZERO winner of:
Outdoor INDUSTRY AWARD 2015 / Editors Choice Winner 2016 / Winner of German Desing Award 2017
The variants of the Biopod Wolle Zero at a glance:
|color||up to bodysize|
|Biopod Wolle Zero||Tango Red||185cm|
|Biopod Wolle Zero||Night Blue||185cm|
|Biopod Wolle Zero XL||Tango Red||203cm|
When you unpack the wool sleeping bag for the first time, it takes some time for it to become fluffy. The best result can be achieved by occasionally shaking it up and taking your time. (Insider tip: If you iron the sleeping bag loosely with a steam iron and silk setting before using it for the first time, the wool will heat up faster and can also regulate the climate better.)
Wool in a sleeping lab: