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NEMO Riff 15 (Closeout) Sleeping Bag

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NEMO Riff 15 Sleeping Bag

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An excellent option for side sleeping backpackers or anyone who wants more ergonomic room and comfort in a sleeping bag, the NEMO Riff 15 Degree bag utilizes a unique "Spoon Shape" design to provide adjustable 3-season comfort and weight savings.


An excellent option for side sleeping backpackers or anyone who wants more ergonomic room and comfort in a sleeping bag, the NEMO Riff 15 Degree bag utilizes a unique "Spoon Shape" design to provide adjustable 3-season comfort and weight savings.

Down insulation has long been renowned for its compressible properties and efficiency in delivering an excellent warmth-to-weight ratio. The shortcoming of down has been its susceptibility to the effects of moisture, losing much of its performance qualities when wet or damp. The Riff 15's premium 800-fill Nikwax Hydrophobic down insulation provides water-repellency that keeps the insulation dry longer and allows it to dry faster if it should become wet. More importantly, it maintains thermal efficiency even if it becomes wet, a quality that could traditionally only be found in heavier, less-compressible synthetic fills. The bag's lightweight 20D ripstop nylon shell has a DWR treatment to further protect the insulation from the elements.

NEMO’s innovative Spoon Shape contours give you extra space where it matters most. The cut starts wide in the shoulders, tapers in at the hips for comfort and warmth, and flares back out through the knees, letting you bend and shift naturally throughout the night. Another unique feature is NEMO's "Thermo Gills", zippered panels that enable you to vent body heat at your core without having to unzip the entire bag. This temperature regulation feature allows the bag to remain comfortable in varying temperatures. A waterproof/breathable footbox protects the bag further from the condensation build up that frequents the inside of tent walls.

Other comfort features include a fully-insulated hood and NEMO’s soft, down-filled Blanket Fold design. This insulated panel at the collar of the bag mimics home bedding and can be tucked around the face on cold nights or lay flat when it’s not needed. A contoured side zipper and down-insulated draft tube keep cold air out of the bag's interior. Drawcord adjustments around the face can be tightened or loosened as needed. A small zippered pocket provides a place to safely stash valuables.

Available in your choice of Regular (fits to 6’ 0") and Long (6’ 6") lengths, the NEMO Riff 15 Degree sleeping bag includes a stuff sack and a storage sack.

  • Spoon shape is wider at the elbows and knees for side sleeping
  • Thermo Gills unzip to vent warm air in mild weather
  • Insulated with Responsible Down Standard Certified 800 fill power Nikwax Hydrophobic Down
  • Waterproof and breathable footbox
  • Vertical baffling for even warmth
  • Blanket Fold
  • Integrated pillow pocket
  • Zippered stash pocket

Technical Specs

Best Use
Backpacking, Camping
Fill Material
800 Fill Power Down with Nikwax
Fits To Girth
Regular: 64"
Long: 66"
Fits To Length
Regular: 6'
Long: 6' 6"
Temperature Rating
15 Degrees F
Insulation Type
Item Weight
Regular: 2 lbs 9 oz
Long 2 lbs 10 oz
Storage Sack and Stuff Sack Included
Limited Lifetime
Shell Material
Shell: 20D Nylon Ripstop with DWR
Footbox: 40D Nylon Ripstop OSMO
Liner Material
30D Nylon Taffeta with DWR

18 Reviews

4.78 / 5


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Richard A.


Excellent bag


Purchased this bag over a year ago because i was tired of being cold on winter camp outs. Amazed at how fast it gets warm once you are in it. 28 degree weather and comfortable in tshirt and shorts. Just purchased a second Riff 15 for my oldest son.


can't think of a single negative.

Scott K.


Awesome sleeping bag for side sleepers!!


Comfort, warmth, quality, weight, plenty of room to move around for side sleepers


Wish the side zipper had a better system to keep it from getting caught/hung up, but once you learn the best way to zip it, it is mostly a non-issue.

Lawrence K.


Warm, roomy and soft


Great sleeping bag. Provides the warmth you need without the weight associated with other sleeping bag with similar temperature rating. Love how you dont feel claustrophobic like a typical mummy style bag. The fabric is great, very soft.


The down comes out sometime (not that often but it happens) just need to grab it from the inside to pull it back in. Other than that nothing to dislike.

David D.


I've had it for about a year now and have spent close to 30 nights out with it. I am a 6 ft, 190 lb Male using the long bag. I went with the 800 down to save weight. Overall I'm very happy with the bag. It is suitable for a range of temperatures.


It is spacious. As a side/stomach sleeper it allows for room to move around and sprawl a bit. It is lightweight for size/warmth. easy to adjust temperature with zips and bag position (as long as the temps are above freezing, 35+) Comfortable material.


The Temp rating was off for me. I was freezing on a 20 degree F night, fully dresses in warm layers. There is very little insulation on the bottom of the bag. Since I tend to move in my sleep, I was constantly revealing cold spots. A good way to connect to a sleeping mat and keep the bottom down would be necessary in cold weather. It seems to shed a lot of down at the seams (more than any other down bags we have) even after 30 uses.

Chandan P.


Absolutely Love it!


Lot of room for a side sleeper, vents to release heat



Elliott R.


Not bad at all


It’s feels great inside, very roomy for a side sleeper. Lying flat is even better. Handles are easy to use.


It kept me moderately warm. I was in an area where it was 25 degrees. Dressed with warm clothing of course but I still felt like I was not maintaining as much heat as I would have liked.

Aa H.




Where have you been all my life? This bag has the movement and comfort missing in every mummy bag! I dig the color scheme too, because looking good is part of comfort. The baffles are great and WARM... Really dig the hood and the gills, as well as the blanket design. The pillow pocket is a nice feature as well. Its lightweight yet again, warm!! The zipper is well made too! and the stuff sack is perfect.


No formal foot openings at the bottom, but not really a big deal. MAYBE too warm... But thats not really a big deal either.

Simon K.


So warm


This bag has been great so far and I love all the room



Steve S.


Overall this was a great purchase. Got using My20 which made me feel like I got a deal.


I needed a warmer bag for trip to Virginia Triple Crown last weekend. (Dragon tooth, McAfee Knob and Tinker Cliffs). The temp was mid 40's in the daytime and mid 20's at night. I used the RIFF 15 and my smart wools. I need to add my puffy coat to stay toasty but was pleased with the comfort level. The RIFF's spoon shape provides the additional space to make. changing. positions during the night very easy. The collar at the head opening provides extra material to ensure there are no gaps to create draft. Even with the extra space and comfort, the bag compresses very well to fit. most any backpack compartment.


None yet

Dan B




Lots of room for side sleeping. And while sleeping on back it seems wider in the upper chest allowing me to move shoulders better than a mummy bag. Seals very well around neck and head. Super tough outer body and water proof toe box.


Pulls on the vent zippers are a bit small.

Tim P.


Couldn't Ask for Anything More


Lightweight, comfortable, and features that allow you to control the internal temp of the bag. The quality of the inner lining is spectacular. Feels great.


None at this time

Joshua M.


Fantastic bag, even better price.


Super light, very warm, and compact. Was $100.00 less than anywhere else.