Re: First-time hammocker cool-weather help
- I too am a warm sleeper. I recently spent a night that got down to 27
-30 degress. I had a twenty degree bag and a blue target pad. I
slept in fleece pants, socks, a sweatshirt, jacket, and a warm hat. I
stayed warm all night.
"sjsierra2002" <sjsierra@h...> wrote:
> Hello all -- I am a newbie hammocker -- just got a HH a few weekstemps
> ago, and I've been looking forward to trying it out on a four-day
> solo over next weekend. The forecasts for next weekend are for
> in the 30's in north-central PA, where I'm going. I won't have agoing
> chance to sleep out in temps that low before I go: we're having a
> warm spell here in Philadelphia, and the nighttime temps aren't
> below the upper 40's.the
> Right now my strategy for staying warm is a 20 degree sleeping bag,
> warm clothing, and a Target blue foam pad. I'll bring a space
> blanket to put between the pad and the hammock for extra insulation
> if needed. Do you think this will be OK?
> (I'm generally a warm sleeper. Saturday night, when I slept out in
> my backyard, I was wearing mid-weight long underwear and was toasty
> in my sleeping bag -- I did put on a fleece vest halfway through
> night. The low was 48.)more
> Thanks for your help. Ordinarily I'd like to test my gear a bit
> before relying on it for a trip like this, but it just hasn'tworked
> out that way.