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    Kingsport, TN

    Test of 3S Phoenix

    I hung last night which was the third night since Jan 1. The low was 20 F. The temperature started out around 25 F around 11 PM. I was very comfortable when I went to sleep.

    I woke up around 5 A.M. and my back felt cold. It was not extremely cold just cold enough to keep me from going back to sleep. Later in the day, I got someone to look with me in the hammock and there was a gap at the foot end between the uq and hammock.

    I could easily check the placement of the uq on my left side by unzipping the hammock. I couldn't check the right side very easily. I tried reaching over the top of the ridgeline, but this was difficult. Does anyone have a suggestion for adjusting and making sure the quilt is right to prevent air gaps?

    Gear Used:

    3S Phoenix
    HH Hex Tarp
    30 F Coleman Sleeping Bag used as TQ
    1/2 inch ccf pad under feet only
    pillow - rolled up sweatshirt

    Clothing worn:

    Carhartt cold weather wool socks
    Carhartt lightweight base layer - bottoms
    Zyflex polyester top
    fleece gloves (only wore part of night)
    knit hat covering ears (only wore part of night)
    pulled sleeping bag over my head most of night
    Last edited by bike camper; 01-15-2011 at 21:22. Reason: add gear

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