17358Re: [Hammock Camping] Hammock camping without bottom insulation
- Apr 12 10:05 AMAndré,
I have camped in my hammock in mostly warm/hot (and humid) temps. Coming
from Holland I grew accustomed to the warmer temps and I was comfy mostly
sleeping on top of a blanket. Or a combination of 2 sarongs underneath me.
Last weekend I slept in Luxembourgh Ardennes while appearantly it had been a
bit below zero. My compadres had some ice on there t*nts/bags while I was
comfy and toasty in my HH with a No Sniveler underquilt, a CC pad IN my
So I reckon you will need some form of under isolation... but try what will
work for you. Hee my neigbours think I am weird too when experimenting in
the backyard. Better to make mistakes there then ruining a weekend hike.
Just my 2 neighbourly cents ;-)
On 4/12/07, André Corterier <andre.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.
It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most
intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.
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