[Hammock Camping] Re: How thick
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Thomas Vickers"
> Thanks for the feedback.Texas just
> Most of the time I will never use my hammock in temps that cold.
> doesn't let me.gets a wee
> But, once or twice a year I get to California or Colorado and it
> bit cold.If you can afford the extra $20 for more 1.1oz DWR, you could make
one from .8" primaloft and one from 1.3" primaloft. That way in
Texas you'd have a top and bottom quilt, but when you go to CO or CA
you could rig them both to the bottom and use a winter bag as a top
Just a thought.
In a message dated 12/8/04 1:51:40 AM, jdeben@... writes:
If you use your poncho as a tarp, after you have set up your shelter
how do you do around camp things or go to the bathroom when it's
Consider an umbrella. Golite makes one specifically for backpacking (lightweight -- around 11 ounces). Some folks (most notably Ray Jardine) advocate umbrellas as their main source of rain protection while hiking, only shifting to other alternatives when it's too windy to wield the 'brella. An umbrella and poncho might be a good all-round combination.