Marmot Venture Bag as peapod
- I recently bought a Marmot Venture lightweight sleeping bag from
Campmor for $59 to use around my hammock.
Weight 1 1/2 lb, opens flat like a blanket but is tapered toward the
feet, insulated with 5 oz of SpiraFill continuous filament insulation
(whatever that is). The insulation is thin (maybe ~ 1/2 inch single
layer). So far I've only tried it with the hammock set up in the
basement, but I think this will work out well. It has no hood but an
elastic drawstring closure, so I can leave it zipped and the
drawstring tight and then pull it up or down over myself when I'm in
the hammock. Should add alot of warmth like Risk's Travelpod or the
"hammock pants". The synthetic insulation will be a plus on wet or
muddy days (doubtless it will land in the mud sometimes when pitching
the hammock). For summer I'm hoping that I can get away with
something like Ed's 1 pound down quilt or a fleece bag inside it, but
I'll have to do some testing to find out. Will also see if I can
avoid a foam pad in the hammock by adding some clothing in the bottom
of the Venture overbag.
- Quoting Debra Weisenstein <dweisens@...>:
> I recently bought a Marmot Venture lightweight sleeping bag fromLet us know how it works. I was quite cold on a reasonably warm September
> Campmor for $59 to use around my hammock.
section hike doing something similar.