The other sacrifice is the size or thickness of the bag. A mummy sleeping bag essentially will certainly be much smaller sized for bring around which is why it is a preference for many backpackers/hikers. The rectangular resting bag isn't as small yet because it's not common to be lugging it, apart from somewhere in a vehicle while getting to your intended location, the bulkiness of the bag is not as large a problem.
The significant difference between both styles is the cut and also form of the bags. The mummy bag is extra restricting. You can think about it like your own individual cocoon where you can go to bed in the evening as a caterpillar as well as wake up the next early morning as a butterfly. You're completed tight with not a lot of area to relocate. The rectangle-shaped bed on the other hand gets its name from its rectangle-shaped form as well as lets you relocate your legs.
Because of the cuts of the two bags and also the space they supply you might discover that you're on your back sleeping in the mommy bag while the rectangle-shaped bag will certainly let you sleep on your side, tummy or back. And also depending on exactly how large the rectangular bag is you can change your body right into also one of the most one-of-a-kind but typical for you resting settings in order to get a comfy night's remainder.