66° test tomorrow night
My first test of "warm" weather will be tomorrow. Now that I have my cooler weather dialed in (35°-45°) I'm totally clueless how I'll feel in a hammock with a 66° low. I'll be using my 40° Incubator which may be loosened a bit from the start.
My question is the top quilt. What would you use?
It will be a test in my back yard to I can easily swap items. Here are a few things I have that I'm considering:
1. Small fleece blanket, just long enough to cover me and plenty wide
2. Snuggie...yes, you can laugh, I am It's about 1lb and cheap fleece so I don't think it will be too hot
3. Sea to Summit Coolmax sleeping bag liner, very very thin
4. Just a long sleeve shirt and thin lounge pants?
I rarely sleep in weather this warm, even when tent camping, so I really don't know what to expect. Just testing all temps to know what to use and when to use it for future reference. Thanks!
Honest? top quilt can be a down bag or a down or fleece jacket... 300 weight fleece.
Small fleece blanket, just long enough to cover me and plenty wide (not sure you need that)
2. Snuggie...yes, you can laugh, I am It's about 1lb and cheap fleece so I don't think it will be too hot (dont need that either) (tough to backpack)
3. Sea to Summit Coolmax sleeping bag liner, very very thin ( yea OK or coolmax breifs or boxer and a cool max T)
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I vote snuggie and you probably want have to loosen your UG
Thanks. I'll start with the UQ tight like usual and see how it works. I usually carry a light fleece jacket, so that may be another option + pants to skip the blanket all together.
My 30° down sleeping bag will be overkill so I'm passing on that.
I've been using a fleece mummy bag liner as a TQ in sub 70* weather since the end of March. I've switched back and forth from a DIY UQ made from a Northface mummy bag and a PLUQ with no issues. The mummy bag liner works well as it has a footbox that keeps it in place. Its Swiss Army surplus and you can get 2 of them from Ebay for $20. Its the most versitile piece of sleeping gear I own.
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