South Africa’s leading makers of outdoor gear and apparel, First Ascent, bring the perfect balance of comfort, weight, compactness and affordability to their ultra-lightweight Aero 5.5 Mattress and Amplify Down Light Sleeping Bag – ensuring not only a great night’s sleep outdoors, but leaving more space to pack other essentials for your bikepacking adventures.
For our second Collective giveaway, First Ascent is offering one lucky member of our Adventure Collective a chance to own the complete sleep system, valued at +R3500! If you are not already a member of the Adventure Collective, GET SIGNED UP NOW TO WIN. In addition, First Ascent is giving all members 20% OFF their range of adventure cycling gear!
*Members can also get bonus entry points through the Instagram competition.
Amplify Down Light Sleeping Bag
Weight (Kg) 0.595 | Dimensions 210 X 78/50 | Packed Size 12 X 24 cm – PRICE: R2299
A super light and compact the Amplify Down Light sleeping bag is popular with bikepackers, adventure racers, travellers and climbers wanting a summer bag. Comfort rated to 9°C, and extreme rated to -5°C, this sleeping bag will keep you warm on cool summer evenings and moderate winter nights. It has an added compression bag that enables you to pack it down very small, perfect for fitting inside a handle bar pack or seat pack.
+ Responsibly Sourced Down
+ Elastic(Amplify) stitching to minimize heat loss around hips and knees on outside shell of bag but gives you room when you need it
+ Scalloped neck for better fit.
+ Differential Down fill (65% on top, 35% underneath)
+ Half-length zip with draft baffle
+ Unique thermo-dynamic design
Aero 5.5 Lightweight Mattress
Weight (Kg) 0.41 | Dimensions 189 X 54 X 5.5 cm | Packed Size 10 X 15 cm – PRICE: R1299
The Aero 5.5 Lightweight Mattress weighs an impressive 410g as the name suggests and offers unparalleled comfort for those night’s spent under the stars. The aero pocket design adapts to the shape of your body and movement, the perfect combination for any tired cyclist after a long day of adventuring. When stored, the Aero 5.5 Mattress is extremely compact and lightweight, leaving enough space for other essentials.
+ R-Value of 1.3 (3 season)
+ Super lightweight and durable for improved comfort and longevity
+ Quick and easy to inflate
+ Highly compact and packable when deflated
+ Aero pocket design expertly adapts independently around body shape and movement to ensure a better night’s rest
+ Seal Tec valve to inhibit leaks and unwanted deflation during the night
+ Includes repair kit for added convenience
If you’re not yet a member of our Adventure Collective, it isn’t too late to get signed up to be eligible for this giveaway. Just join before 11:59 PM on December 10th, and you’ll be entered to win. Members are also automatically entered to our bi-monthly Collective Giveaways and have access to awesome industry discounts including access 20% off First Ascent’s adventure cycling gear! and more.
Over R5 000’s worth of adventure cycling gear and prizes are up for grabs in this month’s Collective Giveaway! Winners will be drawn on Monday, so it’s not too late to sign up and enter! Find more details here…
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