Loading ...
Sorry, an error occurred while loading the content.

10324Re: [Hammock Camping] Newbie Question

Expand Messages
  • tim garner
    Sep 5, 2005
    • 0 Attachment
      hey becky... welcome. i`ve just discovered the joys of hammock camping this year & i love it so much, i have installed eye bolts in my bedroom walls & sleep in it nightly (single guy). ken`s right, depending on a persons metabolism, you will likey begin to fell the cool night air around 70 degrees. if it`s not much cooler than that you`ll brobably do fine w/ a pad under you (for insulation) & a sleeping bag or quilt to cover you. but there`s differant ways to stay warm in a hammock. others on this group can tell you more, but in the mean time go to speer hammock`s web site to find useful information & links to more useful info ( like ed speer`s book "hammock camping" ). also at the speer site you will see a link to "risks" web site where you`ll find lots of good info. i havent seen it yet, but rick (known as RISK) has a new book "a wildly successful 200 mile hike" which is no dought full of great practical info. as far as the hammock being like a bivy, i think you`ll find it to
      replace the lower part of a bivy, but youll still need protection from the top, as in a tarp. thanks...slowhike

      doodlebugboodles <rwattenbach@...> wrote:I am looking into a hamock for camping, but I'm unclear on one thing.
      Is this like a bivy where you need a sleeping bag? Or does it depend
      on the season?

      Camping hammock Camping food Rv camping Gsi outdoors Happy camper Outdoors


      Visit your group "hammockcamping" on the web.

      To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to:

      Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to the Yahoo! Terms of Service.


      tim garner

      Do You Yahoo!?
      Tired of spam? Yahoo! Mail has the best spam protection around

      [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
    • Show all 19 messages in this topic