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15864Re: too cold / too hot

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  • jkneilson
    Oct 2, 2006
      Wind was roughly the same. Humidity was a bit higher on the second,
      warmer night - it even briefly rained. I was cold all over with the
      exception of where my RidgeRest was, though my flanks were probably
      the coldest.

      --- In hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com, "Dave Womble" <dpwomble@...>
      > Thanks, that is good information. Was there any noticable
      > difference in the wind or the humidity on the two nights and where
      > were you cold at on the first night- all over, underside only,
      > topside only, etc? A few other factors that might be of interest
      > the type of hammock, tarp size/shape and whether you used
      > You might be interested in the info I put together last year, if
      > were using a regular RidgeRest it is basically a 5/8" closed cell
      > pad when comparing what I projected in article 2, "A Look at
      > Insulation and How Much Is Enough Sleeping in Hammocks". My
      > are based on personal measurements/experiences, guesswork and
      > projections based on R-values... I obviously didn't test every
      > combination I listed and even if I did a lot of it is subjective.
      > Youngblood
      > --- In hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com, "jkneilson" <jkneilson@>
      > wrote:
      > >
      > > Data point for those interested:
      > >
      > > Just returned from Emigrant Wilderness in CA where temps dropped
      > to 27
      > > degrees. With a full-length RidgeRest, 15-degree rated down bag,
      > down
      > > jacket, fleece top, wool base layer, and two fleece pants, I
      > >
      > > Next night saw warmer temperatures, low was 35 degrees. I had to
      > shed a
      > > layer of fleece and lose the down jacket because I was COOKING.
      > >
      > > Cheers,
      > > K
      > >
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