Cold weather report - for the not very cold
- My recent trip to Florida allowed several nights to play with the
hammock... It also gave my 14 year old son his first night in a
I was playing with the idea of a synthetic sleeping bag instead of a
pad for mild weather. (well that and the fact that I forgot my pad)
A full night at 65 degrees in a 40 degree bag was nice an comfy
without a pad. My son had a similar nice night.
However, we stopped at Mammoth Cave on the way back and I decided to
try a night out with the sleeping bag with outside air temp of 55 and
5-10 mph wind.... I would have survived, but it was definately not
comfortable. I retreated to my wife's side in the pop-up camper at
about 0330 with two very cold hips and shoulders.
So, with a rather light quilt and a light pad, the hammock is good at
least to 35 degrees, but without the pad and fully inside a
reasonable sleeping bag, it was quite uncomfortable....
This is not new knowledge, just a note here to show that I get cold