This interesting news article was in a local paper on February 15.
Article by Brett French, The Billings (Montana) Gazette.
“Camping in winter can be miserable. The nights seem painfully long. I toss, turn and check my watch frequently, wondering how it is that only an hour has passed since I last checked the clock.New research may give winter campers like me some hope that those cold outings may be of benefit in an unusual way.According to a study published in “Current Biology” by the Sleep and Chronobiology Lab at the University of Colorado Boulder, sleeping outside is a good way to reset your restless winter internal clock.”
Brett French’s complete article.