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    High Sierra or Sierra

    I only camp in the summer months up in the Sierra Nevadas usually from 6000-9000 feet. I am torn between which over quilt to purchase, the Sierra Sniveller or the High Sniveller, any suggestions?

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    It really depends on the how cold/warm you sleep really. Currently what do you use and what's the temp rating on the bag/quilt you use?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Echodawg View Post
    I only camp in the summer months up in the Sierra Nevadas usually from 6000-9000 feet. I am torn between which over quilt to purchase, the Sierra Sniveller or the High Sniveller, any suggestions?
    Real issue is the temp... At those heights the temp will be12-18* below the corresponding sealevel temp....So the required research is the temp norms for those areas you expect to be hiking.

    Sierra Sniveller if normally above 25*.... if a lot near 25* or below then recommend the High Sierra.

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    www.jacksrbetter.com ... Largest supplier of camping quilts and under quilts...Home of the Original Nest Under Quilt, and Bear Mountain Bridge Hammock. 800 595 0413

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    I'll probably be looking at low 30's most nights. I am replacing a GoLite overquilt that was rated at 20* but I doubt its temperature accuracy hence my concern. I usually sleep warm but I was a bit chilly in the GoLite on a August trip. Other then that all my experience has been sleeping on the ground. : ( Sounds like the Sierra Sniveller might be the way to go.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Echodawg View Post
    I'll probably be looking at low 30's most nights. I am replacing a GoLite overquilt that was rated at 20* but I doubt its temperature accuracy hence my concern. I usually sleep warm but I was a bit chilly in the GoLite on a August trip. Other then that all my experience has been sleeping on the ground. : ( Sounds like the Sierra Sniveller might be the way to go.
    What pad were you using on this trip? Do you use normally ?

    Or if in a hammock, what size, rating UQ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Peter_pan View Post
    What pad were you using on this trip? Do you use normally ?

    Or if in a hammock, what size, rating UQ?

    Pan
    I use a HH Expedition with a Greylock 3.

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    Sierra Sniveller will be fine for conditions/use you describe...Remember to put a pad under your legs and feet when using a torso UQ.

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