The new Thermarest Questar 0F/-18C is a cold-weather down filled sleeping bag with additional width to allow for movement in your sleep and to accommodate natural sleeping positions. It is EN temperature rated as ‘Comfort Limit -18° Celsius’ and is part of a range of Questar sleeping bags with three temperature ratings to choose from.
The Thermarest Questar -18°C is a dependable sleeping bag packed with features that make it a practical, warm and comfortable sleeping bag for UK hill walking & camping in winter or cold weather mountaineering.
The fit of the Questar has been perfected in the Thermarest on-site cold chamber to create the ‘W.A.R.M.’ fit that allows room for multiple sleep positions. Extra width in the shoulder and hip and a generous foot box accommodate movement in your sleep or allow you to curl up or stretch out as you might do at home.
If you prefer your sleeping bag to remain in a fix position so you can move inside it, rather than the bag moving with you, then you can use the SynergyLink™ Connectors to connect your sleeping bag to your sleeping mat. Watch the video for more details.
The zoned insulation with box wall construction keeps the down fill where you need it most adding to your warmth and comfort, while making the most of the thermal properties of your sleeping mat.
The down filling is water-resistant 650 fill power Nikwax Hydrophobic Down certified by the Responsible Down Standard (RDS).
The Questar is offered in three sizes, and designed to fit both men and women.
Compression sack and storage sack included.
• 650 fill Nikwax Hydrophobic Down™: Absorbs 90% less water and dries 3 times faster without using dangerous PFCs.
• W.A.R.M. Fit: With Additional Room for Multiple positions (W.A.R.M.) fit means this bag allows for various natural sleep positions while maintaining thermal efficiency.
• SynergyLink™ Connectors: Integrate the bag with a pad for optimal efficiency and comfort; removable for versatility.
• Zoned Insulation: Maximizes warmth and saves weight by intentionally placing fill where you need it most.
• Box Baffled Construction: Uses mesh walls to maximize loft and minimize cold spots.
• Toe-asis™ Foot Warmer Pocket: Ergonomic toe box that rapidly warms cold feet in a pocket of warm down.
• Quilt and Blanket Loops: Customize your sleep system by layering our quilts or tech blankets for increased warmth.
• Responsible Down Standard Certified: Certification that ensures that the waterfowl in the down supply chain are treated humanely.
• Additional features: Heat-trapping draft collar, full-length zipper draft tube, snag-free zipper, cinchable hood and external zip pocket.
• Compression sack and storage sack included
|Weight||1.17 kg||1.21 kg||1.38 kg|
|Body Height Max (Imp)||66 in (5'6")||72 in (6'0")||78 in (6'6")|
|Body Height Max (cm)||168 cm||183 cm||198 cm|
|Girth, Shoulder||147 cm||160 cm||168 cm|
|Girth, Hip||147 cm||155 cm||163 cm|
|Girth, Foot box||112 cm||117 cm||130 cm|
|Packed dimension||20 x 25||20 x 25||20 x 25|
|Packed Volume||7.85 Litres||7.85 Litres||7.85 Litres|
|Temp. Range Comfort (F)||14°F||14°F||14°F|
|Temp. Range Comfort (C)||-10°C||-10°C||-10°C|
|Temp. Range Comfort Limit (F)||0°F||0°F||0°F|
|Temp. Range Comfort Limit (C)||-18°C||-18°C||-18°C|
|Fill material||650 Fill Hydrophobic Down||650 Fill Hydrophobic Down||650 Fill Hydrophobic Down|
|Fill weight||0.75 kg||0.82 kg||0.89 kg|
|Shell fabric||20D Polyester w/ DWR||20D Polyester w/ DWR||20D Polyester w/ DWR|
|Lining fabric||20D Polyester Taffeta||20D Polyester Taffeta||20D Polyester Taffeta|
Covid 19 Information for UK deliveries
Please be assured that EMS is open for business and Royal Mail & DPD are still making deliveries.
DPD next day and Saturday delivery services are still operating normally, but Royal Mail deliveries have been delayed in some areas by several days.
In compliance with Government Guidelines we have reduced our active staff to just one person working alone to process orders. Other members of staff are still working from home to answer email and phone enquiries.
Covid 19 Information for international deliveries
All international shipments are currently suspended until the Covid 19 situation improves.
EMS shipping information UK.
All orders placed before 3.00pm Monday to Friday will be shipped the same day.
Orders placed after 3.00pm will be shipped the next business day.
Orders placed after 3.00pm Friday will be shipped on Monday.
No orders are shipped on Weekends or Bank Holidays.
EMS is a Plastic Free Retailer
From 1st June 2019 no new plastic will be used in any order shipments.
We now use recycled craft paper wadding, paper based adhesive tape, card boxes and double wall paper bags for all our order shipments. No new plastic is used at all.
We'll continue to reuse the bubble wrap and other plastic packing materials our suppliers send to us as reusing is still better than recycling.
Shipping Cost UK - Mainland:
All UK orders with a value of £50.00 or more are delivered FREE via 2nd Class post and should arrive in three to five working days.
For small orders of £49.99 or less we charge a very reasonable flat rate of just £3.95 and ship via 2nd Class post which should arrive in three to five working day.
Premium Shipping Service Options:
If you would like your order delivered quickly via a premium service several options will be available at checkout.
1st Class Post costs £4.50. Delivery usually takes one to three working days.
Next Day Courier Service costs just £6.00. Your order is tracked and will arrive next Business day.
All UK Mainland orders over £175 are delivered FREE via Next Business Day Courier. (Some Scottish Highland and offshore postcodes may be excluded and delivery to remote areas may take longer, but the delivery service will still be free of charge).
Shipping UK - Offshore:
If your order has a value over £50 then you still qualify for free shipping but there is not a next business day courier option. Please allow two to four days for all deliveries.
Shipping costs - E.U. and Rest Of World
All exports have been temporarily suspended until the covid situation and associated difficulties with stock and staff have improved.
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Typical Shipping Cost Examples:
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Question: What is the EMS returns policy?
Answer: If you don't like it send it back for a refund.... no problem! Please read on for terms and conditions.
In line with current health and safety guidelines, we reserve the right to refuse any items that are (for whatever reason) not returned to us in a clean and hygienic condition.
Goods with manufacturing faults can be returned for a full refund (including delivery and standard return postal charges of up to £7.50) if the item, after later inspection by us, is proven to have been faulty and returned to us within 30 days from the date of purchase.
Please check all goods on arrive to ensure they have not been damaged in transit and report any damaged goods as soon as possible after receipt and within 14 days.
Please email or call and ask us which return service to use as we can only refund for the service we recommend.
Please note that inflatables such as sleeping mats are not considered to faulty if they become punctured and are not covered by the manufacturers warranty in this event.
If the goods have been supplied as requested but are unwanted they can be returned within 30 days from receipt of goods for a full refund provided they have not been used and are in a resealable condition with all of the manufacturer's labels and packaging intact.
Items ordered in November or December as Christmas presents can be returned to us at any time in January.
If you would like to exchange for an alternative size we will supply replacements subject to stock availability. You will have to pay to have the goods sent back to us, but we won’t charge you any shipping for your first replacement item.
All items returned must be unused and with their original labelling and packaging intact (unless faulty).
How To Send Returns.
1). You will need a returns number and a returns address. Please use the 'Contact Us' form from the 'Contact Us' page (found in the footer of this page). Send us your order number and reason for return. We will issue a returns number and returns address for one of our UK warehouses. (Please Don't ship your returns to our office address in Cheltenham as we don't keep any stock there and there might not always be someone there to sign for your package).
2). For New and Unused returns please include all the Manufacturer's Packaging and Labels, otherwise we cant return the item to stock.
3). Carefully pack the product so it survives its journey and send it to the address we provide. We recommend a postal service with a signature on receipt.
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