With winter just around the corner, colder nights means cozier nights, making now is the ideal time to get in some car camping, backyard chilling, and park picnics. So grab one the of the following outdoors-specific insulated blankets, or even an outdoorsy snuggie (we hear they're making a comeback), and stay comfy all season long.
Made with recycled insulation, traceable down, and sustainable materials, these warm and reliable down blankets and insulated throws help maximize good vibes and warm extremities—even if you're just chilling on the couch at home.
Rumpl more or less created the insulated outdoor blanket market as we know it today. This new version of their OG blanket is made with 100% post-consumer recycled NanoLoft insulation and a DWR treatment for weather repellency. For an ultralight option, check out the 16 oz Featherlite Down version.
Weight: 1 lb 12 oz
Dimensions: 52 x 75 inches SHOP NOW
One of the most versatile blankets on the list, this down quilt, made with rip-stop nylon, DWR waterproofing, and 600 duck down fill, converts to poncho mode, hammock underquilt mode, and sleeping bag mode. Let's hear a round of applause for the jack-of-all-trades of quilts.
Weight: 1 lb 4 oz
Dimensions: 55 x 84 inches SHOP NOW
Named after the word for "bonfire" in Japanese, this all-new blanket collab is one of a kind. With fire-resistant Snow Peak recycled fabric on one side and recycled Rumpl 20D nylon on the other, this blanket is built for hangouts by the fire; what Snow Peak calls "Takibi Time."
Weight: 1 lb 11 oz
Dimensions: 50 x 70 inches SHOP NOW
A fave OG PNW brand with an unbeatable name, Feathered Friends, makes this no-frills 700-fill hypoallergenic throw. As the above photo suggests, this blanket is our top pick for getting snuggly by the wood stove in an old cabin.
Weight: 2 lbs 2 oz
Dimensions: 48 x 66 inches SHOP NOW
A huge blanket—with synthetic insulation and a water repellent finish—for its price; Stoic can't be beat. A backcountry exclusive, Stoic makes high-quality camp gear with accessible prices aimed at lowering the financial barrier of entry in the outdoors. This one's perfect for two.
Weight: 3 lbs
Dimensions: 84 x 84 inches SHOP NOW
Measuring larger than a queen-sized mattress, Patagonia’s lightweight, weather-proof Macro Puff™ Quilt is stuffed with PlumaFill synthetic insulation that mimics down's heat-trapping capabilities while still staying warm when wet. Webbing loops on each corner allow the blanket to be hung or secured to trees, tent pads, or poles. The whole thing easily packs down into a sack when not in use, and it's also Fair Trade certified.
Weight: 1 lb 11.4 oz
Dimensions: 83 x 69 inches
This 600-fill goose down insulated blanket is available in two sizes and features a DWR treatment, packs down to roughly twice the size of a Nalgene, and is made of recycled poly fabric. The color may leave something to be desired, but at this price it's going to be tough to find a bigger or better down blanket for camping.
Weight: 1 lb 6 oz
Dimensions: 54 x 70 inches SHOP NOW
Although we've never personally tested this brand (buyer, beware), this option looks to be one of the puffier versions of the lot. Machine washable with 650-fill down, featuring rip-stop nylon and water resistant treatment, this blanket packs a punch. For the size and the price, you it's hard to beat.
Weight: 1 lb 6 oz
Dimensions: 50 x 77 inches SHOP NOW