Rectangle-shaped sleeping bags go as much back as the late 1800's when a mail order catalog pioneer Pryce Pryce-Jones came up with the suggestion to attach 2 rectangular carpets together with ties. He is taken into consideration to be the innovator of today's contemporary rectangular sleeping bag design. After the war he had several of these bags still left as well as made a decision to market them to the public.
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.
Semi-Rectangular: I call this the cross. This backpacking bag is rectangle-shaped ahead and afterwards slenders along towards the feet. With this type, you obtain added space, but not as much weight as a true rectangular resting bag. For those who are claustrophobic, like me; we can reach sleep a little better inside a bag with added room in it and still have some benefit from the form.