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SkyeHigh 700 Hydrophobicdown sleeping bag

-8˚C limit 3 – 4 season sleeping bag weighing 1140 g with Nikwax Hydrophobic duck down; ideal for big trips further afield as well as microadventures close to home.

Skyehigh 700 Hydrophobic Down Sleeping bag

SkyeHigh 700 Hydrophobic down sleeping bag

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£165.00 Was: £189.00


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From mountain to forest to valley floor… So much world to explore, so many possibilities, is there really one sleeping bag to suit them all? Maybe not, but the SkyeHigh sure comes close…

Classic and versatile, SkyeHigh was designed to loft its way effortlessly into almost any situation, using 650+ IDFB fill power duck down to balance weight and bulk-size with comfort, warmth, and value.

With 700 g of Nikwax Hydrophobic down, SkyeHigh 700 is ideal for 3 – 4 season use and self-supported travel where you’re expecting a few cold nights.

A comfortably spacious cut gives a natural night’s sleep. Box-wall horizontal baffles with trapezoid side baffles prevent down migration, minimizing heat loss. Adjustable head closure and draft collar lets you to snuggle down to fend off the draughts.

Wonderfully compressible, the SkyeHigh packs down small and light enough to fit in your pack.


Nikwax Hydrophobic is a water repellent treatment that makes down less susceptible to humid conditions, staying lofted for longer and prolonging the overall lifespan of your down.


We use only RDS certified down; all our down is audited by a third party to ensure that it comes from birds who are not live-plucked, force-fed, or mistreated. That’s good to know.

Key features
  • 3 Year Alpine Bond
  • 3 - 4 season sleeping bag for all-round use
  • Available in sizes regular and long
  • Horizontal baffles and trapezoid side baffles reduce down migration
  • Box wall baffle construction
  • Roomy cut for a natural, comfortable sleep
  • Adjustable head closure and draught collar for snugness
  • C6 DWR to keep the moisture at bay
  • 650+ fill power Nikwax Hydrophobic duck down
  • Excellent lofting capacity
  • Internal pocket for valuables
  • RDS certified
  • Cotton storage bag and compression stuff sack
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Temperature rating


AK Sleep Limit
The majority of our customers will find this to be the tipping point between a comfortable and restless nights sleep.

Thermal test results from the lab ABOUT OUR RESULTS
TOG Leeds Comfort EN13537 Comfort EN13537 Limit EN13537 Extreme*
-2˚C -8˚C -26˚C

* The Extreme rating is the temperature at which the average woman can remain for six hours without risk of DEATH from hypothermia - but can still sustain cold injuries - under EN13537 conditions. We do not recommend using this bag in these weather conditions, or making your purchasing decision based on this value.

  Reg Long Weight 1140 g 1360 g Internal length 185 cm 215 cm Internal width 64 cm 64 cm Zip Length 170 cm 170 cm Compression Bag Weight 110 g 110 g Packed Size ⌀24 x 35 cm ⌀24 x 35 cm Compressed size ⌀25 x 21 cm TBC cm


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Origin: United Kingdom

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If one of our products does not meet your expectations upon delivery or, if it does not live up to the demands placed upon it, please return it within 3 years of purchase for repair, replacement or refund. If the problem is our fault then we will do this to your satisfaction if it’s your fault then we will help out the best we can.
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6 Reviews


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Great bit of kit. I needed a new sleeping bag before tripping up to Scotland and plumped for this as my last AK down sleeping bag was excellent (but finally gave up the ghost after too many years of abuse). It also packs down really well - not the smallest bag ever but certainly a long way from the largest. The large bag to avoid storing in compression for long periods is also a nice touch.

In base layers and a bivi bag, this gave me a comfortable night in a snowhole on the Creag Meagaidh circuit.

My only criticism is the lack of a pull tag on the zips, but I thought this might be the case and put a set of AK Zip Grips in the order, so it's now rectified.

As with all AK stuff, highly recommended.


Used it this week for my ML assessment and it kept me toasty warm.
The lofting bag it comes with is a great idea, and compresses down nice and small, for the temperature rating. (probably a third bigger than my 2 season bag)
The inside is so soft as well!! some bags you get into and theyre cold and hard material. this was lovely.

simple but oh so effective

Great bag!

Cant really fault my skyehigh 700. Used on several trips including a 9 day motorbike trip to switzerland. Super warm sometimes too hot! I cant wait to try it in the winter and see how well it does. There was one issue with the down not being treated right, which alpkit acknowledge and offered either a gift voucher or a return of the product. I love my bag so much i went for the gift voucher, and was super impressed with alpkits honesty. Great company, Great bag!

B Hoskin
Excellent Sleeping Bag

Purchased this bag recently and used it for the first time last Saturday at -2 degrees on Dartmoor. I used to wake up through the night feeling cold in warmer conditions in my old sleeping bag, but in this I was toasty and slept through the night. Appears to be very well made also. Highly recommended.

Excellent sleeping bag but smells

First of all the SH700 keeps you comfortable and warm even at temperatures near or below zero. And I for this price I didn't find anything comparable. But even after airing several days in the bright sun this sleeping bag stinks like thousand ducks. Hopefully this will end someday.
And which freak has selected this signal red colour ? If you plan open air camping to observe wildlife, forget it. Every animal will see you with your bright red bag and will flee long before you can take notice of it. Only for the Grizzly you will be attractive, because you are a big strawberry.


2 short for the average tall person. stay away


Alpkit Response - Our standard length sleeping bags are suitable for people up to 6’1”. We make a range of longer sleeping bags for people up to 6’7”