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    Tyvek winter sock/pea pod

    I have a roll of tyvek and was thinking what I can do with it, has anyone made a pea pod, or winter sock using tyvek, and if so how is the performance?

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    I did. Condensation was an issue, and when I vented enough to correct for that, it admitted an unacceptable amount of cold air.
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    Re: Tyvek winter sock/pea pod

    Thanks for the input

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    I did it also and had the same results as OG

    Way to much condensation, and if the wind blows it can be pretty noisy on unbroken Tyvek

    One thing it did very well...I used it as a slug sack in the bottom of the pulk. just cinched the end shut and with all of the sleep system inside pack it in the pulk. clean and dry.
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