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19608Re: Winter hammock tents

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  • Sandy Kramer
    Dec 24, 2008
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      sandy in miami


      --- In hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com, "ginohav" <ginohav@...> wrote:
      >
      > Winter hammock camping is great except for wind chill (known by
      other
      > names as well). While a rain fly will reduce wind chill it doesn't
      > eliminate it and if the temp. drops low enough even the most
      hardened
      > winter hammock camper (if you don't build snow walls ect.)will go
      to a
      > tent. Why not just design a winter hammock tent. I'm talking a true
      > winter tent and not just a modified rain fly used as a tent. I
      snowshoe
      > into camp pulling a small sled and an extra 5 lbs means nothing to
      me.
      > I'd rather be warm and comfortable then try a save a couple of oz's
      off
      > my gear weight.I work outside in minus temp. everyday and wind is
      the
      > biggest killer of all. I would design this tent without a floor so
      I
      > can add a small tent (fold up type) wood burning stove. I'm talking
      > real winter camping and not going out for a night or two in clear
      > weather. While we are at it why not design a true winter hammock
      with
      > insulation built into the hammock? Just my thoughts.
      >
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