13590Re: [Hammock Camping] upper 60s
- Apr 26, 2006Scott Schroeder wrote:
>>The LiteHammock was an inbetween version that was described on theTrue. I once had an afternoon and evening with small "sweat bees" that
>>Hammock group, but not put out on the website.
>>I think The best way to attach the bugnet is to just have a piece of
>>velcro attached to a central strip of grosgrain and loop that strip
>>around the support webbing or rope at each end. The sides of the bugnet
>>just hang over the hammock. That is what I presently do with all my
> I think I can visualize that, but not sure how you are attaching it to
> the support webbing. With the net just hanging over the sides no bugs
> get in?
were everywhere at Spy Rock in Virginia. A couple of those bees worked
their way into the habitable space. Mosquitoes almost never have. I
don't have enough experience with black flies to say how the unattached
netting will work with them.
>Yes. But I would be using the mosquito net instead of my travel pod,
>>BTW, I would not presently use anything except one of the WarmHammocks.
>> They are drier, and more comfy than the other designs. My personal
>>hammock right now has a sack of 4 oz of down under the hammock in a pad
>>that measures about 40 inches wide and 44 inches long.
>>I used it to the mid twenties on my hike two weeks ago, though it feels
>>better in the 30s than the twenties. In the twenties, it feels much
>>better with a single layer of closed cell foam in additon to the feathers.
> Would you use it even in the 60s and 70s?
and I would be using a lighter weight quilt with an inch of insulation
instead of 3 inches.
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