Re: [Hammock Camping] Synthetic VS Down in Hammock
- walkonemile50 wrote:
>No doubt it's been talked about. However, with most of the down bagsI have used a down filled quilt in weather from 60 F to -15 F. It works
>having some type of DWR or other filling which protects the down:
>what is the better choice between Synthetic and Down bags in regards
>to the hammock. I'm trying out my Synthetic Bag in some wet weather
>to see how well it works in the hammock. I'm in CA and we're in for
>over a week of rain. I have my HH with stock fly setup in the back
>yard. I'm trying to see how dry I can keep my bag. I have a new REI
>0 degree bag that I have not used yet as it's not been cold enough,
>but I don't want to try and test it in the rain yet in case I need to
>take it back... Any thoughts, ideas?
well. The down needs to be kept dry, but my hammock stays a lot drier
than I ever did in a tent in the rain.