Originally Posted By SC Forester
I would never think about questioning somebody taking a medication for medical reasons. I was questioning the use of a sleeping aid like I would question any piece of gear. I have reservations (founded or not) about using a sleeping aid so I could take a lighter sleeping bag and/or mat. In a sense using a medication as a gear supplement. I have heard people say “the cold wouldn’t bother me I’m taking a sleeping pill”. Could you get hypothermic and not realize it until its more serious? Perhaps I should have asked the original question as, Has anybody else come across people using a sleeping aid to lighten their pack.
Never heard of that and it would be irresponsible.
The wind wont howl if the wind don't break.