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#10946 - 02/17/11 04:16 PM Re: Sleeping Bags [Re: RoguePhotonic]
Fishmonger Offline


Registered: 01/07/10
Posts: 1033
Loc: Madison, WI
Originally Posted By: RoguePhotonic
I actually didn't think of another layer to take the moisture but that means more weight. Take the good with the bad.


spoken by the guy who carries a camera case that weighs more than half my tent wink

I'll let you know how my single wall 4-season tent works re moisture. I will use it in late march and probably again in October. Not suitable for summer, though.

here's the wettest our interior tent has hever been - freezing cold no wind night on Island Pass last July 14. The bug netting was enough to keep us dry inside.

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#10947 - 02/17/11 05:40 PM Re: Sleeping Bags [Re: Fishmonger]
Mike Condron Offline


Registered: 11/05/09
Posts: 215
Loc: Now Manteca, CA
I'm with Rogue on this one. I've been in a tarp type shelter on really cold nights and have had condensation o'plenty collect on the inside of the tarp. I think it might be because your breath rises upon exhalation. A tent with rainfly might work differently but a single wall will certainly frost up even with the door open.

The bivy will keep the sleeping bag dry.
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