2001Hammock Camping Re: Summer and the hammock
- Jul 2, 2003Hi Tony,
Let me try to remember some of the details. It's 90 degrees outside
and its hard to think about the cold.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Tony Burnett
> Define "micro fleece". Can you give me a brand example?The stuff I am talking about is about 1 to 1.5 mm thick. I think it
is known in as Malden Mills 100 weight. It can be purchased at
Outdoor Wilderness Fabrics and other sources.
>Except in the dead of winter, my insulating layer for my legs is a
> I noticed that your gear lists shows a fleece at 19oz and a LJ pants
> at 5.3oz. I assume the later is NOT fleece.
polypro pair of pants. On that list, the fleece top is made from 200
>Nah, I almost never wear the fleece when actually hiking. Mainly
> Do you wear "micro fleece" tops AND bottoms? If so, at what temps?
because I don't do a great deal of winter camping yet. When the
temps rise above freezing, I no longer need the fleece bottoms and
can just use polypro long underwear.
>Yes, First layer is almost always a pair of nylon shorts and a
> At 30F are you wearing anything?
coolmax tee. At thirty, I would be wearing the long pants and the
fleece top. Long pants may either be the polypro, a pair of frogg
togg pants or a nylon breathable pair of pants. It has varied on
different hikes. By 45 degrees at the middle of the night, the long
johns are usually buried in the pack for emergency warmth.
>I hope that helps.
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