RE: [Hammock Camping] answering natures call and staying warm.
- It was my nighttime visits to the trees that convinced me that calisthenics or isometrics could help keep me warm in a pinch. I simply observed that after even a short walk, I felt warmer for an hour or so.Bear
I have no direct experience of the conversion kit. Based on
what I've read and heard, the kit accomplishes two things.
First, it lets you wear the liner while you're wearing the
poncho. Second, it converts the liner into a zippered
I've never tried to use the poncho as a sleeping bag. I use
it only in a hammock, and have given up putting anything
between me and the hammock that can be compressed.
It's certainly large enough to make a bag. It has tieout
straps all around the edges, so in a pinch you could tie it
into a bag and sleep with the open seam down. At least that
would let you try it out as a bag.