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[ft-l] Hot Weather Hiking



Ocala National Forest hikes are fine.  Begin about 8:00 and jump in the
spring to cool down at the end.  Sleep in a hammock and/or use a tarp with
mosquito netting.

Mark
----- Original Message -----
From: "Teresa French" <Farina6@comcast.net>
To: "ft-l" <ft-l@mailman.backcountry.net>
Sent: Wednesday, July 17, 2002 10:00 PM
Subject: [ft-l] Hot Weather Hiking


Hi gang!  It's been quite quiet out there so I thought I'd try to liven it
up a bit.

I'm a hot person.  No, not THAT way.  (Well, maybe, but that's not what I
mean <g>)  I mean, I sweat and get icky and sticky when it's warm or hot.
My brother and I were discussing sweating today, and we both have two times
when we do not want to be sweating:  when eating; and when sleeping.

What do you do to keep yourself comfortable on those hot nights
camping/backpacking?  How do you keep cool?

Wiping brow and waiting... (for winter!)
Teresa


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