Expedition Exchange Bulletin Boards  

Go Back   Expedition Exchange Bulletin Boards > General
User Name
FAQ Members List Calendar Mark Forums Read

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old September 29th, 2004, 10:47 AM
Posts: n/a
Tent Cots

Well, I had a chance to use the tent cots this weekend at Yosimite. Camped at Porcupine Camp at about 8500 feet, and it was 'butt cold'. The only problem we encountered was that the air moving under the cot tended to suck the heat right out of the sleeping bag.

I was thinking that a thermarest might be the solution to add some insulation. Any other ideas?

Other than that, the tent cots sure do make camping civilized. So much easier to keep clean, and all of the pockets on the inside are nice for storage. Cool product.
Reply With Quote
Old September 29th, 2004, 04:22 PM
koby koby is offline
Craig Kobayashi
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: Orange, CA
Posts: 442
The thermarest does indeed do the trick.

I used my tentcot in Death Valley over the Thanksgiving holiday last year, and it got down to 30F where we made camp.

The tent was nice and warm. My problem was the condensation on the inside of the tent dripping on my face every now and then.
Reply With Quote
Old September 29th, 2004, 10:08 PM
hochung hochung is offline
Ho Chung
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
Posts: 2,006
robert, i guess you don't remember the conversation we had in pismo beach?

Ho Chung

Reply With Quote
Old September 29th, 2004, 10:38 PM
Posts: n/a
LOL, I was gonna bring that up. I don't even have a tent cot and I remember that conversation
Reply With Quote
Old September 30th, 2004, 09:44 AM
Posts: n/a
I remeber the conversation, just wanted to test the waters to find the 'optimal elegant' solution.
Reply With Quote
Old September 30th, 2004, 12:11 PM
blue blue is offline
Bill Gill, aka chump hater
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: Scottsdale, Arizona
Posts: 1,181
John testing the tent cot for upcoming NASA missions to the moon (Omega moon watch sold separately):
Attached Images
File Type: jpg tentcot.JPG (77.4 KB, 153 views)
2004 D2

Reply With Quote
Old September 30th, 2004, 01:11 PM
johnlee johnlee is offline
John Lee
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: Torrance, CA
Posts: 16,150
LOL. That pic is just ugly. Even uglier than how I felt that morning.
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Bibler Tents traveltoad General 42 November 22nd, 2010 11:34 PM
Raffle for Adventure Trailer and Eezi-Awn rooftop tent JMH General 4 March 2nd, 2008 10:28 AM
Just got back from Calico (pics) SOCALFJ Trips / Events / Reports 2 January 9th, 2007 07:08 PM

All times are GMT -8. The time now is 07:24 AM.

Copyright 2001-2012 Expedition Exchange Incorporated. All rights reserved.
Powered by vBulletin Version 3.5.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.