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    Question Coldest Hang Record



    • So what is the coldest temperature you have ever hung in?
    • What is the highest winds you have ever hung in?
    • And how was the experience?


    Wondering who holds the record...Pics for proof..

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    -22f

    -22*F is my personal low.


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    Was already pummeled by the first post but used a pad comfortably down to 15 yesterday
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    Quote Originally Posted by blaktee View Post
    -22*F is my personal low.
    Wow! Any winds or was it calm?

    Quote Originally Posted by brown4914 View Post
    Was already pummeled by the first post but used a pad comfortably down to 15 yesterday
    Nice...Its still a good solid and impressive personal best for you. Ever hang in High winds?

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    Shug and fronkey are the guys to hear from I'm thinking..... I think fronkey's last adventure might have taken the record for both cold and wind. Hopefully they reply...interested to hear the details.

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    Mine was -26F......along with kwpapke.
    We never even had a fire as it was a backpacking trek.
    It was a true learning experience))))))))
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    My last trip out I endured 50-60mph winds and my thermometer crapped out at around -25f. However, I don't count the temp because the mercury could have easily dipped lower because of the insane windchill. Shug and kwpapke still hold the record at the moment in my opinion. Funny enough, I was only a mile or so away from where they had that cold night.
    It was a loooong night of no sleep and constant tarp adjustments. No tarp was meant to hold up against winds that strong and even with a good campsite selection, my tarp didn't stand a chance. But, it was a great learning experience. If I ever came across winds that severe, I would honestly just go to ground and pitch my tarp wide and flat to repel as much wind as possible.

    I lost my camera before the night, but I did take some small crappy video with my phone. I kept getting weather alerts that windchill gusts could hit -45f so I threw Tala in the hammock with me.


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    Quote Originally Posted by XTrekker View Post
    Wow! Any winds or was it calm?
    It was calm. A little breeze but not enough to even mention. nothing like Fronkey on this last adventure.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fronkey View Post
    I threw Tala in the hammock with me.
    I'm sure Tala appreciated it to. I know Huskies are built for cold weather, but those temps are a little extreme. My personal best is a balmy 30 deg in a hammock and 21 deg in a lean-to, I plan on breaking that this weekend. Friday night temp should be a warm 17 deg.
    Last edited by fishbait; 01-23-2013 at 15:14.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fishbait View Post
    I'm sure Tala appreciated it to. I know Huskies are built for cold weather, but those temps are a little extreme.
    I'm friends with a dude who races them and he always told me -40f/-50f and they're good to go. But, with all that wind and stuff, I couldn't chance it with my hiking partner. Honestly, she seemed quite happy to be in the cuddle puddle. lol


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