19546Re: sleeping bag
- Nov 13, 2008--- In email@example.com, "conifir1" <conifir1@...>
> i own a hh super shelter
> the reason i bought it is for comfort...
> now i have in the past owned goose down bags to sleep in....
> and they are great as long as they do not get wet...
> so last week i picked up a marmot aspen 40 degree 2lb 2 oz bag
> this is a synthetic bag...
> also i saw that marmot also has this bag in goose down...for a few
> dollrs more....but again in the back of my mind i do not want to
> with trying to dry out a down bag while traveling on my mountaincell
> bike ....
> so i need some input...
> oh yes i do have a heatsheets emergency bivvy to put on top of the
> foam for extra insulation ...to "synthetic
> so what i am asking is for pro`s and cons on "down bags"
> bags" with the use of a hh super shelter...REPLY:
I also have a HH SS, and have hiked in virtual constant rain, as well
as fallen over in a rushing creek. My bag was compressed in a 'water
resistant' stuff sack, in my pack. It has never gotten even slightly
damp. Condensation has never affected it either. Including my bike
packing, and from what I have read on various net postings, wet
sleeping bags are not very likely. You could double bag it, with the
outside bag being a new clean trash bag. Nashbar WP panniers have
never let me down.
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