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Are hand warmers good for keeping a sleeping bag warm?

Will hand warmers keep a sleeping bag warm at night?

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Hand warmers might provide a little bit of warmth, but won't keep a sleeping bag super warm on there own (unless you use a handful of them!). A better use for them would be to either use one to prewarm your sleeping bag, before you get in it or to use a hand warmer down by your feet to provide a little extra warmth on a cold night. However, the warmth will be fleeting, because hand warmers only last for an hour or two. Note: make sure you remove your socks when sleeping in a sleeping bag (unless you want cold feet).

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