I tried doing this in 32 degree weather, and it was much colder than
keeping the pad inside and in direct contact. It might be a good
plan for 50 degree weather, but then just using the insulator alone
(the pad alone is already proven) may work well enough at this mild
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, "Chamness, David"
> I've been thinking about trying this out next weekend, and then I
> post from Bear. If I used my poncho like an Insulator, and my
> tied between as insulation, would it serve as well as a pad for
> underneath? I wouldn't be laying on the poncho liner, but the
> keep it in light contact with my back.
> I don't really plan on any COLD weather camping, but I want to be
> warm on cool nights. Temps down to, say 55 degrees or so. I just
> a pad does to the comfort of sleeping in the hammock.
> Date: Tue, 18 Mar 2003 15:26:04 -0500
> From: "David Chinell" <dchinell@m...>
> Subject: RE: Re: D-ring experiment
> Ta HAH! Touche.
> I actually had a lawn n' garden trash bag with me, but it
> was too dark and buggy for me to mess with that as well as
> pinning on the poncho.