Thermal balance in choosing a sleeping bag
The main task of sleeping bag - to keep warm, and the main source of heat is the man. How do I generate heat? It depends primarily on the metabolism or metabolism. Here's what to consider when choosing a sleeping bag:
1) Complexion: obese people have a lower metabolism. More precisely, they consume more than they produce. In people of normal physique metabolism is balanced, they absorb as much produce. In field conditions often happens is that a person gets fewer calories than usual. This is most evident in near-polar, polar and alpine expeditions. Read more [...]
Indispensable feature of any expedition are sleeping bags and tents.
Since this is a journey of the taiga in the warm season, choosing a sleeping bag, you need to focus on its operating temperature within +15 / -10 ° C. Comfortable sleep at such temperatures can provide sleeping bags with synthetic fillers middle class - Aerofibre, Hollo Fibre, Arctic TM. All they do not absorb moisture, dries quickly when wet in the wind, have a high resistance to compression, are more durable than natural analogues or parka. But more important is the exterior material sleeping bag. It should be "breathable" Read more [...]
Every walk is not only a movement in the area, but the accommodations that make up 35% of the time marching. Depending on how well people rested on so many active it behaves on the route. Accordingly, providing a comfortable overnight important part of preparing for the trip in the first place for that you need good equipment, including a sleeping bag. What kind of sleeping bag you choose? In today's market a huge number of tourist equipment models, types, colors. How is such a variety of select exactly what you need? In this article we will discuss the main aspects that should be followed Read more [...]
To any field trips was really comfortable, and not God's punishment to seriously think about how to provide good nutrition and night comfort. Relatively recently, hunters, tourists, and all the traveling had a very limited choice of sleeping bags. Today, thanks to modern technology in any tourist shop provided more than a dozen different sleeping bags, different variety of consumer properties and characteristics. We want to help navigate this abundance and make recommendations that will help you not to give up on their purchase.
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Pooh, by far, the best insulation to weight ratio - insulation. You have to understand that things are not "warm" you, and vice versa, and it can only be to reduce your heat loss. Heat loss, the smaller the thickness of the layer of air between the inner and outer walls of the sleeping bag. Recall the thermos, double glass windows, etc. So, down the least weight, filling the air and a specified amount - plus it first. That is why the down sleeping bags are so popular around the world. The second big plus - less than similar synthetic heater temperature, the size of a pack-packed Read more [...]