Re: EDIT High Sierra Trail 90 Backpack
- --- In email@example.com, "Michael Wheiler"
> Winter generally isn't capitalized.Ya know, I've had monitors/editors equivocate on this one, so I looked
it up in several places. The best explanation I could find is from
Seasons, in almost all instances, are lowercase: This summer was very hot.
***When personified***, season names may function as proper nouns, and
they should then be capitalized: I think Spring is showing her colors;
Old Man Winter.
I changed mine to lower case.
> Just out of curiosity, what is the temperature ratingI've had a couple of monitors mention this, so for the record...
> on your sleeping bags? -27--that is serious cold.
My REI Zenith sleeping bag is rated to 0F. But I added a 200wt
polarfleece liner, plus I wore 200 wt polarfleece pants and jacket on
top of my long johns. Then I added my Primaloft parka on top of
I was plenty warm, but it was a pain to pee (3 times) with all those
Actually I did have one spot get cold: the bridge of my nose. I had
my mummy bag cinched up good, and was wearing a polarfleece balaclava,
so most of my face was warm. In that kind of cold one should really
cover the balaclava opening, but I find that to be too claustrophobic.
I could get into stories about doing the morning rituals at -20F, but
after all this Yahoo Group is Family Entertainment!
I'm headed up to the Boundary Waters this weekend for some winter
camping on Eagle Mtn, hope its warmer...
Thanks for the edits!