Originally Posted by flyefysch
I bought a Byer Moskito hammock last year to try hammocking out "on the cheap" and found it to be not so comfortable. From all I've seen and read here and on Youtube, it seems that people rave about the comfort of hammocks, so I have a few questions.
1. Would upgrading to a Warbonnet Blackbird make a big difference in the comfort or is hammock sleeping very similar from hammock to hammock?
2. For those of you who use the double with a closed cell foam pad, does that keep you warm enough for most 3-season hiking? (still trying to avoid paying out big $$$ for underquilt and such)
In terms of the top, I'm going to just use my current Sierra Designs 20deg bag - again to try to save $. The hammock I'm eyeing is the BB 1.1. I'm 6'1" and weigh in at 180lbs.
Any guidance/help is appreciated.
1. maybe? it IS possible that hammocks just aren't for you. But, if you buy a Blackbird and it doesn't work, you can sell it here for a minimal loss
2. CCF pads will work for nearly all 3 season hiking.
and your choice in BB seems correct
give it a try...no real risk, IMO
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