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    Question Warmest UQ comfortable in summer

    How warm of an Unerquilt have you succesfully used with some venting in summer temperatures?
    Especially Torso and 3/4 Quilts



    I'm debating whether to make my UQ adjustable or make a head hole so i can wear it around camp or when i make a pause on a hike.
    I will be my only underquilt so i would like to be able to use it in warmer temperatures avoiding pads,
    but the head hole makes adding/memoving layers to complicated so i can only choose one

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    Can't say for sure yet because summer isn't here, but I suspect my 3-season Yeti will let me vent and stay comfy up to 70. Beyond that, I usually don't use an underquilt. No reason it couldn't have a head hole if that's your thing. To vent, I just reach out and slide the uq up closer to the head end of the hammock. That opens a wide vent that lets in plenty of refreshing cool air.
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    Thanks Cannibal,sounds great
    i dont know if a headhole will really be that usefull but taking out the adjustability sure makes it easier.
    I would probably shoot for a CLO rating of ~7 so reeaally warm

    Guess it's still a little early for the other forumusers

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    Ha i didn't mean to close this thread !

    Come on people,
    i'm sure Cannibal is not the only one who could atleast assume whether a really warm quilt is ok in summer temps when it's vented.
    Talking temps were you need some underisolation
    70F
    and only carry a warm Quilt

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    Quote Originally Posted by utilisateur View Post
    Ha i didn't mean to close this thread !

    Come on people,
    i'm sure Cannibal is not the only one who could atleast assume whether a really warm quilt is ok in summer temps when it's vented.
    Talking temps were you need some underisolation and only carry a warm Quilt
    If your only going to carry a warm quilt, the better question is "How do I vent a -15*C quilt when it is warm but I still need one?"
    Hard question as I have different weight quilts that I carry depend on temps.
    ~A 2/3 or 1/2 length could be moved up or down the length of your body to cover more or less.
    ~Vent the UQ using extra clothes (create space between your body and the UQ)
    ~Hang it very loose (again venting)
    These are ideas as I have never done this
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    Thank you for the ideas animalcontrol.
    You bring up a point i had somehow ignored or tried to ignore, most people on here have more than one quilt or rather carry a quilt appropriate for the weather, so it it's hard to find out how well venting a warm quilt works especially finding the extreme ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by utilisateur View Post
    How warm of an Unerquilt have you succesfully used with some venting in summer temperatures?
    Especially Torso and 3/4 Quilts



    I'm debating whether to make my UQ adjustable or make a head hole so i can wear it around camp or when i make a pause on a hike.
    I will be my only underquilt so i would like to be able to use it in warmer temperatures avoiding pads,
    but the head hole makes adding/memoving layers to complicated so i can only choose one
    I wouldn't want a headhole in an UQ. Top quilt yes, UQ's you want to set and forget.

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    Quote Originally Posted by utilisateur View Post
    Thank you for the ideas animalcontrol.
    You bring up a point i had somehow ignored or tried to ignore, most people on here have more than one quilt or rather carry a quilt appropriate for the weather, so it it's hard to find out how well venting a warm quilt works especially finding the extreme ...
    Or if you have one of Brandon's WAY COOL synthetic "Pre-Yetis" you can just add and remove layers of Climashield as the season dictates. I just spent a couple of very comfortable nights around 50 with two layers of climashield combat in the UQ.

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    I'm a little skeptical of the 3/4 underquilts. Don't your legs get cold? Mine is full sized and I love it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Take-a-knee View Post
    Or if you have one of Brandon's WAY COOL synthetic "Pre-Yetis" you can just add and remove layers of Climashield as the season dictates. I just spent a couple of very comfortable nights around 50 with two layers of climashield combat in the UQ.
    So you were too warm at 50*F with 2 layers of CS? CS XP?
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