You are right this quilt is quite bulky. The first time that it was used we hauled our gear in on sleds. This time we were close to the cars. If the trips were longer and on rougher trails this would be hard to use. We are looking into making something that would be able to transported in a backpack.
The ez pad and the 2 wool blankets is my normal bed roll in the summer. I just add a sleeping bag for the winter time.
Time alone in the woods recharges my battery