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What's your Summer Sleep System?
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Jake D
(JakeDatc) - F

Locale: Bristol,RI
Re: What's your Summer Sleep System? on 05/21/2014 13:14:58 MDT Print View

White Mountains NH


M90/2.5 apex MYOG quilt 12oz under 100$

Neoair full length plus Exped air pillow

convertible nylon pants, thin sleeping socks, synthetic t shirt or icebreaker 150 LS. Optional- synthetic hat, Pat. nanopuff to get into the lower 40s.

Lightheart solo tent or 3 sided shelters

Max Dilthey
(mdilthey) - M

Re: Re: What's your Summer Sleep System? on 05/21/2014 17:47:36 MDT Print View

"I was just going through the same in my head. I am looking at a 50F Prodigy quilt. Would love to have one and I think they are a really great value for the money. Still, what you say is also true. I already have an Atom SV, I already have power stretch fleece tights. No need to buy anything. If I take my Cocoon silk mummy liner into my breathable bivy I could bring my clothing for any extra warmth I need. Not as light in the end perhaps, but would work nonetheless.

Still, the quilt is calling though."

Literally my exact idea. Silk liner, breathable bivy, warm clothes.

todd h
(funnymoney) - MLife

Locale: SE
Re: What's your Summer Sleep System? on 05/21/2014 20:20:54 MDT Print View

Summer Sleep System?

Ha! AC inside w/a sheet. Florida's too hot.

I'm so jealous of everyone's hiking season I could scream. Our "season" is most everyone else's down time.

Marc Kokosky
(mak52580) - F

Locale: Washington, DC Area
Re: Re: Re: Summer Sleep System on 05/21/2014 20:21:17 MDT Print View

Some nights can get unexpectedly chilly and I like the extra warmth. There's only about 1-1.5oz weight penalty between the 40 and 50 and it's all down

Just In Time
(ArcturusBear1) - F
Re: Re: What's your Summer Sleep System? on 05/21/2014 20:37:03 MDT Print View

Hi Ito Jakucha, i tried to p.m. you but you apparently don't have p.m.'s set up. Anyways, if you ever change your mind on the quilt, i could make you a simple, no thrills Summer (50 degree) Apex quilt for very reasonable. If no bells and whistles, it would cost about half of what a Prodigy quilt would (not including the shipping). I have no idea what shipping from the U.S. to Japan is like though.

If interested you can email me at justin.whitson10 at gmail dot com

Ito Jakuchu
(jakuchu) - MLife

Locale: Japan
Re: Re: Re: What's your Summer Sleep System? on 05/22/2014 01:02:07 MDT Print View

That's weird because pm was set up before. I even received some pm's a couple of days ago.

Anyway, very nice/good offer. Like I said, not really sure I need a quilt now, but will contact you for sure if I do.

Just In Time
(ArcturusBear1) - F
Re: Re: Re: Re: What's your Summer Sleep System? on 05/22/2014 01:15:20 MDT Print View

It is now, that is odd--maybe i read it wrong previously. Anyways, i understand.