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Hennessy 4 Seasons Super shelter Insolation System #2 Classic

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SKU/Art No.: MA-21830

€215.00*

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This Hennessy 4 Seasons supershelter insulation system is suitable for the Hennessy Explorer, Explorer Ultralight and Survivor Classic models. So for the hammocks with entry from below. Consisting of one over cover, which is attached to the hammock, one under cover which warms the lying surface from below and a sleeping pad which is placed directly in the hammock, this cold protection warms three times and up to minus 12 degrees.

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Product Description Hennessy 4 Seasons Super shelter Insolation System #2 Classic - Hennessy Hammocks

This set contains of 2 products - Undercover and OverCover

UnderCover and UnderPad for Explorer, Explorer Ultralite and
Survivor Classic models.

Waterproof, windproof SilNylon double wall bottom cover used with detachable, contoured open cell foam pad. Designed to work together. UnderCover will not work with closed cell foam pads under hammock. weight 14 oz., plus comes with unique,double-ended 1 oz. stuffsack.

OverCover for Explorer Ultralite and Explorer DeLuxe
The OverCover is uncoated 30D nylon with a breathing hole which fits over the mosquito net. It is intended to maintain warmer temperatures inside the shelter during dry, sub-freezing conditions.

Video Installation UnderPad

Video Installation UnderCover

Video Installation OverCover

It’s indisputable.  Hennessy Hammocks could well be the best in the world.  Light, durable, comfortable and excellently engineered… perfect for warmer areas of the world, right?  Well, you will have seen from the website that ever evolving design solutions are attempting to expand the boundaries of the hammock inhabitable world, from calm low lying areas and comfortable lower latitudes, to where the silent killer reigns supreme…. cold.   So, it was with Hennessy Hammock’s Explorer Ultralite Asym, along with elements of the insulated Superstructure that I found myself in Northern Norway in order to test whether the cold can be defeated by this intruder from the tropics. 
 
 THE TEST
 
CONDITIONS.  The system was tested in the area of 68º 33’ 37.12’’N by 16º 58’.54’’E, east of Harstad, Norway.  Initially mild temperatures prevailed, fluctuating around freezing, which resulted in freezing rain, sleet and snow.  Though this is not the extreme cold that was later encountered, it was far more testing due to the freeze-thaw effect and moisture content of the air which accentuated the cold.  Minimum temperature encountered was - 18ºC (0ºF) still air and estimated at -30ºC (-54ºF) with wind chill.  Maximum precipitation encountered was 7.5cm (3 inches) of snow in 6 hrs. Click here to read the entire review.

...CONCLUSION.  The Hennessy Hammock insulation system is capable of supporting a lone traveller in extreme cold weather environments down to -12ºC (10ºF) in the format tested.  This was dependent on the sleeping bag used and a bag with a lower comfort zone than that used in the test will similarly reduce the -12ºC figure.  This figure will also be reduced by: (1) adding insulation to the Under Cover e.g. spare clothing/suitable vegetation, (2) use of the Over Cover, and (3) a solution to cooking which would also heat the living space...However, for those comfortable operating in extreme cold the system works in all respects other than the method in which one can cook, but there must be solutions out there. 
 

Hammock is not included. This article number ships Hennessy overcover, undercover and pad. The photos should just visualize the setup of ther 4 season insulation package."

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Additional Information Hennessy 4 Seasons Super shelter Insolation System #2 Classic

product type Insolation
Manufacturer Hennessy Hammocks
Color brown
ready for dispatch (Days/Hours) 24h
Guarantee 1 year
Origin China
Material lying surface Nylon

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