Re: [Hammock Camping] Recent cold weather trip and underquilt
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Rick <ra1@i...> wrote:
> Todd,will be
> Great story. I think you would be surprised how much warmer you
> when you combine the underquilt technology and a pad. Before youmake a
> limit of 20 degrees, think about combining them.I have tried a number of pads and find that they really distract from
> upricon wrote:
the hammock experience. They make it hard to get in the hammock.
They slide around and are hard to stay on top of and they collect
condensation. The whole reason I went towards the underquilt was to
eliminate the pad.
> You talk about feet here. I find I have a problem when I press myfeet
> against the bottom of the foot box. I smash the down to a veryscant
> covering. I need to work hard to not pull the bag or quilt so itdoes
> this. In addition, for really cold temperatures, I find Sealskinzsocks
> with fluffy lining socks help with insulation quite a bit.Next time I am bringing my vapor barrier socks and down booties.
> From experience, tightness is good, but no so much that it smashesthe
> loft.round of
> I agree I just mean not so wide that my feet get cold.
> I enjoyed your field report. We are still waiting for the next
> cold temperatures. Dayton Oh was in the mid 60s this afternoon,but a
> big cold front is scheduled in here about midnight. Maybe we willhave
> more opportunity for cold then!