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17346Re: [Hammock Camping] Hammock camping without bottom insulation

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  • Rick
    Apr 12, 2007
      When the night-time temperature drops below 80 F I am not comfortable
      without bottom insulation. When it is above 80, I enjoy the cooling
      breeze of an uninsulated hammock until I begin to get cold, then I get
      up and put a piece of foam under me. I have had this experience exactly
      once - July 4 when the daytime temperature was above 90 F.


      André Corterier wrote:
      > Hi folks,
      > somehow I've never had a chance to hammock camp when it was really,
      > really warm. But now I'm planning a 10-day throughhike of the
      > Rheinsteig here in Germany and as it'll be late June or early July,
      > chances are it will be *warm*.
      > So - is there a temperature at which y'all feel that no bottom
      > insulation is necessary in a hammock? (I'll be using a HH hammock.) I
      > can take my usual thin ccf pad which is only half a pound, but as I'm
      > looking at 25 miles per day with serious elevation changes, I'm looking
      > to go as lightweight as possible.
      > André
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      Walk Well!

      Rick (Risk)

      author of
      A Wildly Successful 200 Mile Hike
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