Nope! Not referencing any Grease style Hand Jive dancing!
I wanted to get some feedback on how low of a temperature is comfortable without an underquilt......
Would hanging lower to the ground and using the rainfly/tarp almost like a tent make a difference?
I only plan to 3 season hang for now, but I do live in Michigan and if I travel up north near Canada, even in June, July, and August the lows will typically be in the low 50's to high 40's.
My gear would consist of the following:
* Hennessy Explorer Zip
* Hennessy large hex fly
* 20 degree synthetic sleeping bag
* Terramar Txo base layer pants and long sleeve shirt
* Merino wool socks
* 100% nylon convertible pants
* Snythetic shirt
* Fleece hoodie
* Mylar emergency blanket (I would prefer not to use)
and I was thinking of buying one of those underquilt protectors from 2QZQ to add to the bottom of the hammock.
I had almost the exact same setup last year except for I only had the small stock Hennessy fly and I did not have the underquilt protector. I was in the Boundary Waters Wilderness area and the temp dropped into the low 40's to high 30's a couple of nights. I survived, but was pretty much misserable. The wind just sucked all of the heat out of me at night.
So any advice, tips, or thoughts are appreciated. I have exhausted my budget on gear this winter for 2014, so getting an actual underquilt will have to wait until 2015.