Thanks guys! I never considered the stick idea. I wonder if you could use that method and do away with the huggers altogether. For me, that would be a little too much work every night (I think) but would be something to consider for shorter outings.
...and there came to be a day, all too soon, that I became aware that I could travel no more on my long journey. Though I did not arrive where I had planned, I believe that here is exactly where I am supposed to be...