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Old 01-04-2011, 07:48 PM
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Sleeping Gear Choices for 15-20 Degrees F (Cold / Winter)

For those who do backpacking trips in winter (cold) weather, what sleeping gear do you typically use for 15-20 degrees Fahrenheit?

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Old 01-05-2011, 11:08 AM
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I've always taken my old NF Superlight down bag (rated at 5 degrees) for winter camping. A caveat - NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 01-05-2011, 02:48 PM
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Used a TNF Cat's Meow 3D for maybe a dozen years.
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Old 01-07-2011, 10:59 PM
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Well 15-20 deg with a Sub kilo and 2/3 length aircore pad with my sleep socks, a base layer top and NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 01-17-2011, 03:40 PM
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Ive been looking into building my own Modular Sleep System for hammock camping. i have a synthetic r NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 01-17-2011, 07:20 PM
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My go-to down bag for those temps is a 20* WM Ultralight, supplemented by a Montbell UL down jacket NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 01-18-2011, 08:02 AM
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$5 Of Camping Comfort

The very first point I should make is...I'm really, really cheap.
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Old 01-18-2011, 12:20 PM
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Still using my old 4-pound Bugaboo down-filled bag in my 1-pound North Face bivy sack. Both were ne NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 01-19-2011, 02:13 PM
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For 15-20* weather, I'm still happily using a 22 year old TNF "Superlight" from back when NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 01-19-2011, 03:04 PM
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Winter is a season not a temperature (range). In Arizona, winter can be 70 degrees F NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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