So, seeing as how I have never hammocked in winter before. I have questions that can only be answered through experience. I would really like to either buy or DIY an UQ, but funds just don't allow either right now. Was thinking....why couldn't I use a 20* sleeping bag inside the hammock with a 0* sleeping bag on it that I would be in. I understand that you get better performance when you don't compress insulation, but this would give me 3 layers of sleeping bag underneath me. Plus I could always put my poncho liner in first for even more. Would this work for 20* weather? I would think so.
I was thinking about turning the 20* bag into an UQ, but it is only 36" wide. Was concerned with it not being wide enough. If I unzip it it is 72" wide but now it would only be one layer underneath me. Any suggestions?