I got my gossamer gear 1/4" pad, I got my thermolite reactor sleeping bag liner, I got my blackbird hammock, and I'm planning to order a light hiker bedroll. My only issue is whether to get the Shamu or the Orca.
I'm worried about comfort orca vs shamu
- how noticeable is the drop off of the 3/4 UQ under my legs? Not just with temperature, but will there be an indentation or something? I tend to move around a bit in the hammock to find the right positions.
- will my feet be warm enough with just the bedroll and bag liner?
What about pack size?
Is there a notable difference in packed size between orca vs shamu?
If I won't feel the 3/4 UQ at all as I move/shift positions in the hammock, and it has a smaller pack size, I think I'd probably go with the Orca.
Anyone have both and want to weigh in?