Re: Natural insulators???
- Michael Tocci" <cmtocci@s...>
> Now putting on my ultra-light hiker's hat1) What do you plan to do when the materials you seek are not
>I was thinking if we had a pocket on the bottom of the hammock that
>we could fill with forest duff it would kind of act like a hanging
>debris shelter! Of course in middle of winter it might be hard to
>find leaves and such if snow covered.... a second choice would be to
>utilize downed evergreen boughs....
available or usable because they are wet and/or frozen?
2) A pocket would add weight to the hammock that would be
completely unecessary in the summer. It would need to be
I suppose that if you had one, you could stuff extra clothing
into it (I don't carry enough extra clothing so that I could
do this, howver). You could possibly slide a quilt or sleeping
pad into it.
Then again, you could probably do the above with some sort of
configuration of the emergency blanket rig that is described
on Tom's website. You'd have to make it out of something other
than mylar. And it would only work if you could remain situated
above the insulation.
>would appreciate peoples thoughts before I trudge offDoes this mean that you've made a pocket of some sort? If so, let us
>into the woods.
know how it works.