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30440Re: Couple questions for June hike

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  • Robert
    May 14, 2013
      I agree with Byron on this issue as well. A 0 degree bag is overkill for a summer hike of the JMT. Use a layering system with your clothes to increase your bags rating.

      --- In johnmuirtrail@yahoogroups.com, Byron Nevins <byron.nevins@...> wrote:
      > My $0.02. I used to do that -- bring a "hot" (read: heavy) bag and sleep
      > near naked inside. Then I came to my senses and slashed the weight of the
      > bag (20 oz quilt) and wear clothes underneath. If cold enough -- I wear
      > ALL of my clothes underneath. They aren't doing me any good sitting around
      > outside of my bag. If you carry it - use it!
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