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Primaloft comes in .8 inch thick and 1.3 inches thick.
How thick should I make a quilt, 2.6, 2.1, or 1.6 inches thick ???
I plan to hike in Spring & Fall on AT.
I made a 42" x 82" quilt with 2" primaloft insulation. has worked very well in PA April through September. I'd guess 30 deg. F and above. I just wish I had made it a tad wider, maybe 50" for easier tuck-under my elbows when it was chilly.(I'm about 72" tall and 190 lbs.) for summer 1" would be fine.
How thick is your quilt, 2.6, 2.1, or 1.6 inches thick ???
2 X 0.8 inches
2 X 1.3 inches
I have quilts (though down) of 2.5" and 1.5 " for winter and summer. The 2.5 was plenty toasty last year 26 Mar to !6 May( Springer mt to Pearisburg VA). Size is important...78x48 with the ability to gather a footsack works for me...more than plenty in a hammock. Ground sleepers might want about 52" wide to keep the tuck better. BTW quilts top and bottom really are a great if not the best answer in hammocks. Also I have used my 1.5 " quilts in hammocks to the 30s with fleece,40 is comfortable in skivies.