Originally Posted by XTrekker
+1 to this. I have gotten cold on a few trips and I try to test all my gear prior to trips since then. Backyard hangs are always recommended. Me and Dayglow test our gear just about every other weekend on my property.
Right on! Doesn't have to be overnight either, couple hours or even set it up for a quick nap. I've even set my trailor (I'm a truck driver) at 15° with my gear set up in the back during lunch breaks...strange, I know!