Giveaway Thursday: Win a free Big Agnes sleeping bag and insulated pad

The Big Agnes Skinny FishThe quest to clear out my office has only just begun.

Last week, I told you that my cubicle has become the storage area for the outdoors stuff we feature in our “Great Gear” section. Manufacturers send us top-of-the-line gear, gear expert Stephen Regenold reviews the items, and then we take them in the studio to photograph for the magazine.

That’s when the question arises: What do we do with all this sweet gear now?

The answer was simple: After getting the manufacturers’ OK, we decided to give it away to you, our readers.

Scouting magazine’s weekly gear giveaway continues with the Big Agnes Skinny Fish sleeping bag that we reviewed in our September-October 2009 issue.

The sleeping bag, which is rated to 20 degrees, retails for $179. Here’s what Regenold wrote about the Skinny Fish:

Bags from Big Agnes have gained fame for a system that mates sleeping bag and pad via an underside bag-length sleeve. Inflate your pad and insert it into the sleeve. The result: a bed-like platform that you cannot roll off. The Skinny Fish, a three-season bag, is good down to 20 degrees. It’s also a feat of sustainable design, incorporating 100 percent recycled-content insulation with a 100 percent recycled rip-stop nylon shell. Comfortable and eco-conscious.

We’re also throwing in the Big Agnes Diversion Insulated Air Core Recycled sleeping pad, worth $95. The pad’s dimensions are 20 by 72 by 2.5.

Total value of this giveaway: $274. Submit your entry below.

Sorry, the entry deadline has passed. The winner of the Big Agnes gear was Bowman Ching of the Santa Clara County Council.

Last week’s winner:

The winner of last Thursday’s giveaway is: Keith Welch of the Trapper Trails Council. I’ll be sending him the Mountain Hardwear Lamina sleeping bag. Congrats!

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Bryan Wendell, an Eagle Scout, is the founder of Bryan on Scouting and a contributing writer.