20272Re: [Hammock Camping] Hennessy Expedition Asym
- Nov 7, 2009On Sat, Nov 7, 2009 at 7:39 AM, Colby <colby@...> wrote:
> Hey everyone,1. I'm about your height and went for the bigger one, well worth it!
> I'm a back country hiker in the Smoky Mountains. I'm considering
> purchasing a Hennessey Expedition Asym instead of getting a new tent and
> have a few questions if anyone could help, I'd appreciate it:
> 1. The description says that it is geared for people below 6 foot. I'm
> 6'2" which is real close and there is additional cost and weight to the
> taller one. Anyone know if it is that tight of a fit or do you think I
> could get by?
> 2. I keep reading about having pads and additional gear for cold weather.
> It is rarely (if ever) below 40 anytime I'm out. I have a thermarest,
> would I need it, would the thermarest suffice?
> 3. Any general thoughts on the Expedition Asym as in quality, anything
> that you would suggest me to consider.
> Thanks ahead of time,
2.My thermarest works fine to about 40° . but bring a couple of small one
foot square closed cell pads to put between the sides of the hammock and
your knees and butt! Sides matter in a hammock. :]
3. Hennessy quality is amazing. Get the tree huggers, I made (or my wife
made) my own snakeskins, but they are worth having also!
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