Gear Question

Thru hiking long trail from mid may to mid...

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Thru hiking long trail from mid may to mid june. you think a 45 degree bag is enough.

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Like Eli said, it depends very much on where you are. Here in Alaska, 45 degrees, not going to do you a whole lot of good. In the Appalachians, probably it'd be ok. Desert, chapparal, low mountain hiking, it'd be great.

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He's going to be on Long Trail

...but it still depends on what kind of sleeper you are. Without knowing that, I'd say it's going to be cutting it a little close. You can sleep with an extra layer on if you had to but that might throw off your weight savings if you're counting ounces.

A 40 degree bag may give you a little bit more piece of mind.

I can think of a few options that fit the bill that even weigh less