Staying Warm in Your Portable Hammock

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Staying Warm in Your Portable Hammock

The greatest advantage to hammock camping in the sumertime is it's biggest disadvantage in the wintertime, heat loss through the bottom of the hammock. If you plan on going camping and using a hammock in colder weather take precautions. Layering up your clothes is the easiest way to keep individual warmth. Also carry an insulating mattress that will keep any heat from escaping through the bottom of your hammock. A thick blanket should also be used. Keep in mind that cold weather camping will entail a heavier backpack.



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