Economy Burrow

$129.95
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Hammock Gear Economy Top Quilts

Product Specs 

Frequently Asked Questions

 

Our Burrow Econ series utilizes durable 1.1 oz / yd² Calendared Nylon Taffeta fabric and 800 fill power DWR (Durable Water Resistant) Duck Down to achieve impeccable loft and weather resistance, while still remaining light and packable.  A great top quilt for hammock campers and ground sleepers alike, the Burrow Econ series will keep you warm while not breaking your bank account.

 

Current Lead Times

Quilt orders placed on or after 12/5/2018 have a lead time of approximately 10 weeks to ship.  Lead time is subject to change.

 

About the Economy Burrow

The Economy Burrow top quilt works well for ground sleepers (make sure you order the wide width) and hammock sleepers alike.  With a Economy Burrow you can rest assured that when those temperatures plummet, you will remain toasty warm.  Our top quilts feature a half taper design and vertical torso baffles, which helps to make sure you have proper side coverage to your hips, while also saving a little bit of weight due to the tapered footbox.  We have two options for foot boxes, zipper and sewn.  The zipper footbox is more versatile, allowing you to unzip and lay the quilt out flat.  The sewn footbox should be utilized if you only camp in cold weather, and don’t need to vent the top quilt.  Each top quilt comes standard with grosgrain loops along the sides of the quilt to allow ease of attaching our Ground Pad Attachment Kit, which comes in handy if you sleep on an insulated pad.

 

Duck Down

Hammock Gear is committed to providing down products that meet RDS (Responsible Down Standard).  RDS certifies that geese and ducks are treated ethically (no live plucking or force feeding) and the down is traceable back to the source.  Both our Premium and Economy quilts use down that meets the Responsible Down Standard. For more information visit: http://responsibledown.org/

 

Top Quilt Advantages

Having found the Hammock Gear website, chances are you are aware of some of the advantages of top quilts. Their growing popularity, with both the hammock crowd and ground dwellers alike, is due to their function and versatility, especially as compared to traditional mummy-style sleeping bags. Some of these advantages include:

  • ease of entry and exit

  • ease of movement once inside

  • ease of adjustment

  • no wasted insulation under the body

  • no undesired hood-on-the-face

  • no claustrophobia effect

  • weight savings

  • volume savings

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  • 5
    A solid quilt

    Posted by Matt on 5th Dec 2018

    I ended up buying the Econ 20 as a way to reduce my backpacking weight. I previously used a synthetic mummy bag. The upgrade was well worth it in the weight department, but I underestimated how warm a 20 degree quilt would be in the summertime. I think the 20 degree quilt would be best for spring and fall backpacking in my region. Oh well, I guess I'll just get a 40 degree one for summertime. Anyways, this quilt is a solid option for people that are on a budget and don't mind a little bit of extra weight compared to the Premium Burrow models.

  • 3
    Quality construction, but falls short

    Posted by John on 30th Nov 2018

    I was extremely excited to receive my 20 degree Burrow Econ after weeks of waiting. The quilt exuded quality in craftsmanship, and lofted nicely. Eager to test it, I took it on a two night trip to the Superstition Mountains. The temperatures fell to below-freezing at night (evidenced by my solidly frozen water that I left out). The quilt definitely kept me alive, but I encountered a few problems:

    1) The down shifts far too easily while sleeping. I made sure to shake it out before going to sleep, and spread it evenly by hand. Still, at about 3 or 4 am, I awoke cold in the chest area. I felt the quilt in this area, and then shone my headlamp to confirm what I felt: the down had migrated (likely while rolling side to side a few times), so that there was almost none left in the chest region. I attempted to distribute the down while lying under the quilt, but it wasn't very effective. Quite a pain to deal with in below-freezing temperatures while sleeping. Since then, I've determined that the baffles simply aren't filled sufficiently to keep the down effectively distributed (even though the weight is up to spec, so it's properly filled according to HG's standards). I can definitely keep it mostly even by hand patting it before I sleep, but it shifts so easily that I'll have cold spots within hours.

    2) The pad-attachment system is a pain to set up, and really isn't super effective at preventing drafts if you roll around a lot. I roll like a Circle K hot dog while sleeping. Needless to say, I had constant drafts. The pad attachments will also come loose from time to time, making it even worse.

    Ultimately, this is a quality made product that could use some improvements, such as grid-style baffles and perhaps a bit more fill. I'll likely keep the quilt for temps in the 40s, but I'll be using my budget 800-fill mummy bag for anything below that.

    Response from Hammock Gear:
    Thanks so much for the review John! Please feel free to contact us at sales@hammockgear.com and we will work with you on a solution to the issues you experienced.

  • 5
    Excellent Top quilt at a great price

    Posted by Dale East on 13th Nov 2018

    I ordered the 30 degree Burrow before a 50 mile kayak trip and they got it to me the week before the trip. I had a few nights in the 30's on that trip and slept worm and comfortable with this quilt. It's so light that I was afraid it wouldn't do the job. Well, I had nothing to worry about because this quilt will take you down to the rating I'm sure. If you're thinking about getting a top quilt, stop thinking and pull the trigger. You'll never look back.

  • 5
    30 degree Econ Burrow

    Posted by Tim Holtzclaw on 26th Oct 2018

    Great value in this product. I would recommend the 30 degree Econ Burrow to anyone wanting to purchase a high quality, not to mention a perfect top quilt. This is the fourth top and under quilt purchase from Hammock Gear. They produce high quality and affordable quilts and gear. Matter of fact: I have suggested this company and their products to other hikers in my area. Some have purchased top and under quilts from Hammock Gear and are very satisfied with their purchase.

  • 5
    Absolutely love it

    Posted by Unknown on 18th Oct 2018

    I ordered the Econ 20 with ground pad attachments and tend to be a cold sleeper. The first trip I planned with this was a 3-day backpacking trip in Algonquin Park (Highland Backpacking Trail) and ended up being unseasonably warm so I didn’t get to test its limits.
    I have to say I absolutely love the quilt. Super comfortable and lightweight. I love my orange on grey combo.
    I’m not embarrassed to say I’ve been curling up in this on the couch every evening since that trip and can’t wait to take it on another trip.
    A note for noobs like me: when attaching to a sleeping pad, the edges of the quilt should not be tucked UNDER the pad! I made this mistake and unfortunately the edges got wet one night and I had a bit of a colder sleep. I now know better!

  • 5
    Burrow Econ 30- Love it!

    Posted by AH on 16th Oct 2018

    Recently got the 30 degree burrow econ and have already used it 4 times in less than 10 days. I absolutely love it. I took it down to 34 degrees with my 30 degree incubator econ and slept great. Thank you HG!

  • 5
    Crazy warm & comfortable

    Posted by Stu on 15th Oct 2018

    I carried a 20 degree quilt with 2oz overstuff on a 6 day trip that saw lows in the 30's. Not only was it comfortable, it was VERY warm. I didn't even have to wear any insulation on my head/neck, didn't have the quilt buttoned behind my neck, didn't attach it to my pad on one side. This was such a pleasure to have and takes up WAY less room than the 44oz 20degree sleeping bag it replaced. I'd buy it again in a heartbeat. Quality is top notch.

  • 5
    Econ burrow 20

    Posted by Jon on 11th Oct 2018

    I just received my quilt and I am extremely impressed! The only downside is the wait. This is my first quilt so I can't offer any comparison to other brands but you can't go wrong at this price.

  • 5
    Quilts and Underquilts

    Posted by 750ML on 9th Oct 2018

    There are currently four Hammock gear products in the quiver with more to come. The quality and customer service has been incredible. Why shop any where else? Thanks Hammock Gear!