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    Senior Member Tacky Hiker's Avatar
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    Lightweight Blanket

    Does anyone make a lightweight blanket for warmer temps?

    What are you using?
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    I was about to ask the same thing. I'm a rather warm sleeper, and being confined to a hammock, it's hard to throw the blanket to the side like I do in a bed.

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    currently using a military poncho liner. Does me good to about 60 degrees.
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    For the warmest of the warm times, just a sheet will do.

    For something purpose-specific, you could do worse than a Coolmax Liner.
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    I use a little fleece throw blanket, apparently from one of the airlines. It is just a 6ftX4ft piece of thin gray fleece. It works pretty well for me.
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    +1 on the poncho liner. I have used mine down to about 40 degrees. I also put a drawstring in one end and glued it together to form a footbox.
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    My poncho liner is go to choice for a lightweight warm blanket.
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    Poncho liner is what I took for two weeks on the AT around Memorial Day. Loved the smaller size and lower weight.

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    When it's really hot out, and I want to throw the blanket to the side, I'll drape it over my ridgeline so that it's over my lower torso. It works well for me.

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    I recently used a Therm-A-Rest Tech Blanket at around the high 50s low 60s. It folds down into it's own small pocket which is nice. It has some snaps to make a footbox or attach to a Therm-A-Rest sheet. I wouldn't trust it much lower though.

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