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3399Re: Hammock Camping Re: cold weather heresy

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  • Hoplite
    Nov 4, 2003
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      SG wrote:

      >--- In hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com, "gwelker@e..." <gwelker@e...>
      >wrote:
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      >>For myself, one of the major reasons I took up hammocking was the
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      >savings
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      >>in weight and volume I could achieve by carrying a hammock vs a
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      >tent. For
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      >>many of the coldweather solutions the added bulk swings the balance
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      >back
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      >>toward the tent option.
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      >I have tried several winter solutions and so far I am agreeing with
      >gwelker. They add weight and are bulky. This is particularly true
      >using a HH. Ed's pea pod is probably the way to go. I am
      >experimenting with a way to add a down under quilt to my HH but for
      >now-- cold weather=tent.
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      But when you say cold weather, what is the range of conditions you're
      talking about? i.e. temperature? What's the coldest you can push your
      hammock setup?

      Hoplite
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