- Mar 23, 2004Last Saturday night I had the chance to set up my Hennessy Expedition
Asym as a bivy. I used the method that Shane describes here:
I didn't use the tarp - it was a nice night and I wanted to watch the
I slept with my head at the entrance end, making it easy to slide my
feet into my sleeping bag and on top of my pad. The hammock stayed
steady and secure all night despite my tossing and turning.
Picture of me figuring out how the heck to set it up, with a lot of
commentary but no help by onlookers:
Picture of me inside the hammock:
The way I had it set up made it difficult to attach the tarp if I had
wanted to. If I needed the tarp I would have moved the poles out
further. As you can see in the second picture there is more than
enough room - it's roomier than a bivy. It sagged a little during the
night - there was heavy condensation that everyone had problems with.
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