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RE: [Hammock Camping] Re: Hennessey Underpad

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  • Dawn Harkins
    This is awesome information, Buck, very encouraging to me!!! thx, dawn ... http://groups.yahoo.com/gads?t=ms&k=Camping+hammock&w1=Camping+hammock& ...
    Message 1 of 5 , Mar 11, 2006
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      This is awesome information, Buck, very encouraging to
      me!!! thx, dawn

      --- Buck Link <blinkcycles@...> wrote:

      > Have done two recent trips w/ my HH and SuperShelter
      > underpad. At the
      > Red River Gorge, KY, in early January, my shoulders
      > and feet were cold
      > while wearing military underwear, a pair of fleece
      > pants, wool socks,
      > fleece top and using a 35 deg. F bag as a quilt.
      > This last trip to
      > Sparta, TN, Virgin Falls area, I used the same
      > sleeping arangement and
      > brought along a 2x6 piece of carpet padding. I used
      > this along with the
      > SuperShelter underpad and slept very comfortably. It
      > was well below
      > freezing as evidenced by my freezing MSR Dromedary
      > bag. The carpet
      > padding layer made a huge difference. In KY, the
      > temperature was down to
      > the low 20's and I was uncomfortable, not miserable.
      > In TN, with the
      > carpet pad, my feet got chilly, but I slept very
      > warm for the most part.
      > On the second night of the weekend trip, when the
      > temp was just low
      > 30's, I slept through the night and was very
      > comfortable.
      >
      >
      > Jamie D
      >
      > --- In hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com, "dawnhark"
      > <dawnhark@...>
      > wrote:
      > >
      > > Hi all, this is Dawn in Tahoe, haven't been here
      > for a while bc I
      > was
      > > waiting/hoping for a lighter-than-air warm
      > hammock, lol. Since
      > none
      > > have appeared, I have ordered an HH Asym
      > Ultralight Backpacker,
      > along
      > > with the Undercover and Underpad.
      > >
      > > Do any of you have this set-up, and what kinds of
      > experiences have
      > > you had? Tell me the temps you've slept in, your
      > bag/quilt rating,
      > > clothing worn, insulation/layers added/deleted,
      > wind, anything you
      > > can think of.
      > >
      > > I'm going to be experimenting with this system
      > this season. Jerry,
      > if
      > > you are going to test this exact HH, tell me now
      > and I'll cancel
      > my
      > > order and rejoin y'all at BGT. I've missed the
      > gang, lol, and I'm
      > in
      > > a gear-buying frenzy--well, I WAS, and then the
      > funds ran out.
      > Funny
      > > how that happens...
      > >
      > > One thing I'm going to be looking at is: at what
      > temps can I get
      > away
      > > with microfleece longies, or regular midweights or
      > lightweights,
      > up
      > > here--depending on whether I'm adding the space
      > blanket layer, or
      > my
      > > 1/4" pad, etc etc etc...
      > >
      > > Like most of you, I'm always shaving ounces...but
      > there's no
      > simple
      > > way to do this because conditions are always
      > changing, so
      > sometimes I
      > > bring the heavy-weight fleece longies...and curse
      > myself when it
      > > turns out I didn't really need them...or worse
      > (done this too many
      > > times) carried too light and was cold, ugh.
      > >
      > > Anyway, I'm thrilled to be getting this
      > hammock--prior to this I
      > had
      > > been using the Byer (?), just a plain nylon one,
      > no netting or fly.
      > >
      > > Best, Dawn
      > >
      >
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