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Re: [pct-l] Cold weather camping

In message <1038884D6484@gumbo.scsc.k12.ar.us> "Glen Scott" writes:
> As a newcomer to hiking/backpacking I have a question for some of you 
> who have years of experience on the trail.
> How do you sleep comfortably in cold weather, and I am basically 
> referring to temperatures in the 15-25 degree range.
> Glen

Start with ground insulation, at least 1/2 inch of closed cell foam, or a 
thermarest pad, use a good quality "mummy" style sleeping bag, wear a hat, eat 
before bed.  Actually, 15- 25 degrees is a commfortable cold weather temp 
because the humidity is so low.

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