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Will My Sleeping Bag Be Warm Enough? Using Historical Temperature Averages to Plan Camping Gear Needs

Historical Temperature Tool on Weather Underground

I get a lot of questions from SectionHiker readers asking whether their sleeping bags will be warm enough for their backpacking and camping trips. For example: “I’m starting an Appalachian Trail thru-hike in February at Springer Mountain. Will a 20 degree bag be warm enough?” “My son has to go …

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