Sleeping Out: Bonus Content | Chris Hinds

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Chris Hinds: Fast doesn’t mean uncomfortable Chris won the Great British Divide, so knows a thing or two about sleeping out. What’s the chief thing you look for when choosing kit? If it comes down to a decision between comfort and weight I’ll usually choose comfort over the extra grams. If you’re racing for days on end, the weight saving of a few grams versus a good night’s sleep just isn’t worth the trade-off for me. The first ultra-race I did, I went for weight savings everywhere: some foil-backed bubble wrap as a sleep mat and a basic Alpkit bivvy...

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