Introduction: Best Sleeping Bag Warmers

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So this is for those nights when your sleeping bag needs to be warmed up a little because your toes are cold. I will admit that this is something most people should know but for those who don't I hope you find it helpful.

Let it be known this is my first time so please bear with me and some constructive criticism is welcomed.

 I REFUSE TO TAKE RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY INJURY BECAUSE YOU CAN'T FOLLOW DIRECTIONS!!!!! THIS IS A HOT AND HEAVY SOLUTION.


SUPPLES

1 dish towel per person
1 camp fire good and hot
1 rock the size of a brick 

Step 1: Finding the Rocks and Heating Them

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Look around your base camp for a mid-sized rock that is not a conglomerate (ie. not concrete, or brick fragments) If you choose a conglomerate rock it could explode. fine a rock about the size of a brick or the size of your shoe. 


After you have found your rocks place them into your fire pit about 6 inches from the base of your fire and leave them there until the fire dies down and you are about to turn in for the night.

Step 2: Wrapping and Placing Rocks

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fold your dish towel in half horizontally for a strip and grab your rock, quickly  flip it over onto the towel and cover the rock completely and place in the foot of your sleeping bag

Comments

boviac (author)2012-03-08

Just before turning in on cold nights where I think my sleeping bag may not keep me warm enough (not very often) I just boil some water and put it in my Nalgene container, wrap with a towel and put it at my feet. Also I tend to put my clothes for the next day down by my feet so I don't have to put on very cold clothes the next morning when the temperature is also cold. The clothes and the bottle are a good insulator.

CBearc2 (author)2011-05-27

Wouldn't it burn your feet?

Ballooner (author)CBearc22011-07-31

No this will not burn your feet if you're careful. Also that's why you wrap them in towels.

IHR (author)2011-03-19

Don't use a rock from a river either -- it may have water seeped into cracks and could explode on heating, See any reliable camping source on which rocks to use to build a fireplace.

Ballooner (author)IHR2011-03-20

Thank you so much I forgot about that since I never camp next to a river or the like.

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