I have a custom made bivvy bag, and to be honest I love it! I never
used a ground sheet even when using a tent, all they are is another
surface for water to collect on.
I use a small tarp set up lean-to style to shelter my bag and keep
the heat when I am using it in the fall, summer time I didn't bother
unless it was gonna rain.
I have since discovered hammock camping and only use my bivvy bag
when the temp dips in the fall or early spring
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Paul" <jstrash@...> wrote:
> Experience With Bivy?
> Let me start out by saying that I have never used a bivy.
> That being said, my questions are several fold:
> Does anyone have any specific experience with the Montbell Gore Tex
> Next given that the Montbell bivy has no face guard, how do you keep
> your head and face from getting rained on/snow covered?
> Lastly, do most folks use their bivy's with or without a ground
> or tent?
> Thanks In Advance!