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Piece of cake. I was working for St. John's Cathedral Boys' School in the late 70's. The school had a winter program that included week long dog sled expeditions. We had the odd case of frostbite, but nothing serious. On a bet, I slept under a tarp for a year. It wasn't a fancy setup. I started in the fall, and threw a tarp over a large willow bush, ...


I once slept in a very bad quality sleeping bag and some plastic (not tent) for cover while -18 degree (in the Netherlands, in forest, no wind). Result: barely slept due to the cold but survived without any problem. Some tips: Make a layer of leafs under your sleeping bag, preferably use an isolation mat. Put your clothes inside your sleeping bag (so ...

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