Designed using CLIMASHIELD™ APEX synthetic insulation, the Prodigy is a high value quilt that combines great all weather performance and versatility in a low-cost package. The partially zippered/drawcord footbox allows the quilt to be used fully or partially open to vent excess heat, or to cinch down tight to conserve every last bit of warmth. The Climashield Apex insulation continues to effectively insulate even when wet, which is great for hikers and paddlers who need high versatility and all weather performance on a budget. This is also the ideal quilt for summer use, as the insulation isn't as negatively affected by sweat and oils from extra warm nights.
Silnylon Stuff Sack (.3oz-.8oz)
Breathable Nylon Storage sack
Elastic Straps x2 (0.4oz each - One Straight, One Loop)
Synthetic material weights may vary +/- 5% due to production variances.
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Posted by Unknown on 28th Nov 2016
Sadly haven't had the opportunity to test this out yet but my initial impressions are that it is lightweight, comfortable material and decently compressible. I think down would still be more compressible. Won't be able to state any cons because lack of use. You can tell its quality though.
Posted by Unknown on 26th Nov 2016
i bought the synthetic fill quilt for kayak trips. also, i generally sleep under a tarp. with the synthetic quilt i never worry if it gets wet. it's still warm.
Posted by Лариса on 12th Nov 2016
Очень хорошее качество изготовления. Прекрасный материал, очень удобный теплый и легкий, это то, что мы хотели.
Posted by Tip on 3rd Nov 2016
While I got the 50F for summer camping, it was in the mid 40's the first time I took it out. This is my first quilt, so I was a little chilly the first night as I toss and turn a lot at night. However, by the second night I had figured it out and stayed nice and warm for the rest of the trip. I love the weight savings compared to what I had been using. I also bought a 20F Revelation and I can't wait for cold weather so I can get it out. This was part of a system I worked on this summer and ended up reducing my carried weight by almost 20lbs.
Posted by Nick Matheos on 1st Nov 2016
This is my second piece of equipment I have bought from Enlightened Equipment and they are flawless. I am a lightweight long distance backpacker and chose this over my down because it is easier to care for and wash, and warm when wet. The material used is very silky and I use it on my bed and couch too. Very happy and highly recommend this product.
Posted by Unknown on 16th Oct 2016
I ordered a 40 degree long/wide prodigy in Aegean blue and red. I have slept every night in it and couldn't be happier with my purchase. Thank you so much EE!
Posted by K. Ramirez on 1st Oct 2016
Received my Prodigy 50° just in time for a week in Shenandoah. It was perfect for the weather, lightweight for hiking and I love the straps to secure it around my sleeping pad. Looking to purchase the 20° for spring hiking.
Posted by Colin A2365 on 26th Sep 2016
As I already own a 0F Enigma quilt, and a pair of EE sleeping booties I knew that borrowing my friend's 40f Prodigy for this past weekend's overnight trip would be great. I was very surprised how light and compressible the insulation was compared to down. It's pretty identical to me.
-I'm 6'3" 195lbs and sleep on mostly on my side and stomach. I used his long/wide 40f Prodigy. The fit was great with just enough room at the foot end. I could have gotten away with a regular width as well. I do sleep on the warmer side of the spectrum.
-The overnight temp inside of my floorless pyramid shelter was 32f. I wore lightweight hiking pants, wool hat, a wool T-shirt and 2 long sleeve wool base layers. I also used a Borah Gear M90 lightweight bivy sack that was partially left open. I use a Thernmarest Neo air Xtherm pad.
I was warm until about 4am when I was a little chilled. I switched to my stomach and then warmed up significantly. I could have worn a warmer insulating base layer pant and been fine.
Posted by Richard on 26th Sep 2016
I'm glad i made the transition from sleeping bags to quilt, this for me is so much easier to use and much more comfortable.
The construction is top notch and has performed really well in various conditions.
I ordered the reg/reg which fits my 6' frame spot on.
Delivery to the UK took a while but only slightly longer than the advertised time, so didn't affect my requirements and again this was well worth the wait.
Posted by Andy on 7th Sep 2016
I purchased a Wide Prodigy listed as 58" wide. The quilt appeared well made but I will never know as mine was delivered after the (significant) advertised lead time and when stretched so as the seams were pulled taught at just 56"and at 57" if pulled seam poppingly tight. 57" is still not 58".
The response to my email and photographic evidence was an underlying tone of disbelief. To add insult to injury I was then advised that the measurement should be taken with the width pulled tight, under tension. Why I'm not sure, as the quilt is used with the material relaxed and not taught.
I was then advised that if I wanted a wider quilt I could return it (from the UK) at my cost and pay the difference for an upgrade to a wider quilt! A 58" would have fitted, a 56" quilt did not!
No doubt this will never make it onto the review section, but EE needs to up their customer service skills big time. I sold the quilt in the UK at a slight loss and will actively go out of my way to tell others of this tale of woe.
A simple "Yes we made a mistake, let us put it right" would have been ideal, but somehow the focus was that I was not measuring it correctly. Get a grip!
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