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.
The trouble is that when I went to look for my "ideal bag" there was so many choices I really did not know which bag would certainly function best for me. One is the mommy bag and also the various other is the "old school" rectangular sleeping bag. The rectangular sleeping bag isn't as tiny however given that it's not regular to be carrying it, other compared to somewhere in a car while obtaining to your designated destination, the thickness of the bag is not as big an issue.
One more item you could acquire is a sleeping bag liner. These offer extra heat on cold evenings, as well as can likewise be gotten rid of and washed, conserving your sleeping bag from the regular damage.