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Insotect Flow™ Adopted by Stoic for Somnus SZ Sleeping Bags

Insotect Ltd. is pleased to announce that the company’s Insotect Flow insulation system will be officially adopted by Stoic for their 2013 sleeping bag lineup .

Insotect Ltd. is pleased to announce that the company’s Insotect Flow™ insulation system will be officially adopted by Stoic for their 2013 sleeping bag lineup . Stoic will carry the Insotect Flow insulation system as an integrated component within their Somnus sleeping bag line up which includes the Somnus SZ 15 & Somnus SZ 30.

The adoption of Insotect Flow by Stoic supports Insotect’s continuing commitment towards partnership expansion. Insotect Flow has quickly gained broad adoption as a staple feature within leading edge high-end sleeping bags such as the Somnus SZ 15 & 30. Aside from the Insotect Flow insulation systems the Somnus bags also feature lofty, 850-fill down insulation for warmth and a feathery light shell fabric to help decrease gear weight. The 15-degree model offers ample warmth for deep-wilderness camping in early spring and late fall, while the 30-degree model provides a temperature rating for late spring through early fall.

Insotect Flow is an evolution in sleeping bag construction; combining the presence of vertical thermal channels (VTCs) with Insotect’s proprietary FlowGates™. By utilizing vertical channels instead of horizontal ones, the number of total channels is decreased and thus overall material weight is reduced. The vertical orientation helps facilitate heat distribution more readily from head to toe which is an advantage over traditional side to side horizontal channels. The FlowGates are placed along the vertical thermal channels to hold the down insulation in place, minimizing down-shifting.

“We are excited to begin the year with addition of a new retail brand partner. The beginning of 2013 marks another significant step in solidifying Insotect’s construction technology value through an exciting new partner such as Stoic.” – Irvin Vale Akopov, Insotect Brand Manager.

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About Stoic

Stoic products thrive in the harshest climates and most extreme environments. By pushing beyond mediocrity, Stoic’s outerwear and outdoor gear achieve true function and supreme performance. Whether you’re an ice climber turning a screw on a high-alpine route, a trail runner on mile 30 of your 50-mile epic, or a backpacker deep in the wild, Stoic products will help you conquer the elements. Thanks to cutting-edge fabrics and construction, forward-thinking features and designs, and raised-in-the-backcountry grit, Stoic embodies the spirit of the alpine extremist. is the exclusive distributor for Stoic products. For more information visit

About Insotect

Insotect is the originator of the ground-breaking insulation system concept that has become one of the most significant drivers of performance for sleeping bags in the outdoor gear industry. The company delivers forward-thinking innovation directly related to improved performance and comfort for outdoor gear. Insotect’s insulation systems and technologies have been adopted by leading industry brands such as Marmot, EMS, Big Agnes, Montbell, and others. Insotect is widely recognized by the industry as the world’s leading solution provider and innovator of outdoor comfort technology. For more information please visit: