Originally Posted By: TeacherRO
I find my kit changes quite a bit with weather and season; you don't need a sleeping bag rated to zero degrees on a hot Summer day in Detroit...

Speaking of hot weather, I have several items with electronics (example - a red dot sight)that I believe would be damaged by extreme heat. I keep these items in a small thermos and in very hot weather only put then in the trunk when I leave home and take it out when I return.
Brian Brandt