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  1. Poll: I’d love to see an option for stuff sacks - the...

    I’d love to see an option for stuff sacks - the current micro space saving one and an easy to stuff (25%? larger) one.
  2. Good point. I wish the vendors offered a choice...

    Good point. I wish the vendors offered a choice of the current micro size stuff sack or one 25% bigger. Then their product could look nice and small when pictured against a Nalgene bottle but the...
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    [QUOTE=JSH;2030980] Yea Iím enjoying my...

    Yea Iím enjoying my ďyouthĒ. But it reminds me every so often Iím not in my 20s anymore.
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    Hereís the video to go along with the commentary...

    Hereís the video to go along with the commentary and pics. Definitely recommend this stretch.


    https://youtu.be/0ti6ZcbvD5M
  5. Ah thatís right you had rain / clouds on your day...

    Ah thatís right you had rain / clouds on your day near Old Snowy.
  6. Thank you both for such a wonderful trip report....

    Thank you both for such a wonderful trip report.

    The pictures of Mount Hood and Mount Rainier are breathtaking. Iím jealous of all of the wonderful flowers you got to enjoy.

    And that picture of...
  7. There was a recent post on Goat Rocks (WA), which...

    There was a recent post on Goat Rocks (WA), which sits between Mt Adams and Mt Rainer. Definitely worth checking out. I was just up there for a couple days. Monday was smokey in the area but Tue...
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    I added it for ya. Thanks for the reminder.

    I added it for ya. Thanks for the reminder.
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    Discuss - Hammock Acronyms and Abbreviations

    The list has been updated.

    ADDED:

    AHE - Arrowhead Equipment
    DH - Dream Hammock
    DW - DutchWare
    HG - Hammock Gear
    MSB - Mini spreader bar
  10. Edits made to the 1st post as requested.

    Edits made to the 1st post as requested.
  11. PM me what changes you want and I can make them.

    PM me what changes you want and I can make them.
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    Hereís the video from the trip. ...

    Hereís the video from the trip.

    https://youtu.be/VOuz49eGHms

    Though the car shuttling may put some folks off it is worth it in my opinion.
    Also I mention a ďroad walkĒ in the video - the...
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    Welcome to the forum. I have the same gear and...

    Welcome to the forum. I have the same gear and youíll do great with it. Great weather protection with that tarp. Youíll want some snakeskins if you donít have them already.
  14. Sunrise and sunset - beautiful. I canít wait for...

    Sunrise and sunset - beautiful. I canít wait for cooler weather - itís like a sauna here in NC.
    Do you put your air mattress all the way in the sleeping bag or just the foot - and how does it work...
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    @Warbonnetguy will hopefully check it out. I shot...

    @Warbonnetguy will hopefully check it out. I shot them an email.
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    Dang. I follow MountainGoat on her Insta page...

    Dang. I follow MountainGoat on her Insta page (@Bergundwald). . Lots of wildlife trail cam stuff over the years - cougars and such.
    Anyway just saw she lost her house in the N California fires....
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    Wait. The dinning table isnít meant to store my...

    Wait. The dinning table isnít meant to store my gear post trip? And then stay there cause the next trip is ďright around the cornerĒ?
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    Another silver sharpie user here. Though my...

    Another silver sharpie user here. Though my handwriting looks 10x worse than the pics here.
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    I moved it for ya and added GA in the title so...

    I moved it for ya and added GA in the title so others wonít have to look up where this place is cause it sounds pretty wonderful.
    Plenty of trees for hanging?
    And how did you get water?
  20. You can contact one of the mods... I happen to be...

    You can contact one of the mods... I happen to be one so let me know what help you need.
  21. I used to drive up from Portland and backpack up...

    I used to drive up from Portland and backpack up to Flapjack lakes. I remember the further you hiked the harder the trail got. It’ll definitely let you know if you’re in shape. We once camped at...
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    Rest In Peace Rain Man. Always enjoyed your trip...

    Rest In Peace Rain Man. Always enjoyed your trip reports.
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    I have no info to share but was wondering the...

    I have no info to share but was wondering the same about hanging sites. Please report back after your trip.
  24. Thanks Peeeetey Let me get a few things together...

    Thanks Peeeetey
    Let me get a few things together and Iíll message you for details.
  25. Anybody from Charlotte going that I can drop off...

    Anybody from Charlotte going that I can drop off a few raffle items with? Or I could mail them to somebody going.

    Iíve got plans and wonít make the hang this year. Scott aka @Countrybois at Nama...
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    Really fun trip. Saw just a couple people except...

    Really fun trip. Saw just a couple people except at the road crossings and falls.

    Tanawha was a bear in the rain. All those fun rock climbing adventures became an exercise in how not to fall on...
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    Thanks jtdums - I try to give back as others have...

    Thanks jtdums - I try to give back as others have given before me. I remember reading reports from JustJeff and they helped me a lot when I stayed out.


    Itís a fun un and lots of options for...
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    Hey.. also wanted to say thanks for mentioning...

    Hey.. also wanted to say thanks for mentioning the Wilson Creek Avenza map recently to somebody (Reddit maybe). I kinda forget there is a counterpart to the Linville Gorge maps so your post was...
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    I can see myself doing this one again. Lots to...

    I can see myself doing this one again. Lots to see and do.

    Thanks Layne. Lows were around 65-67 and high in the upper 70s. Got up to 81 but then storm dropped it 15 degrees. Humidity had...
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    NC - Wilson Creek via MST

    This 3 day trip followed the Mountains to Sea trail through the North Carolina Wilson Creek wilderness area. I continued on the MST / Tanawha trail to near the Rough Ridge viewpoint. Itís a great...
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    Welcome to the forums. Lots of good info on...

    Welcome to the forums. Lots of good info on here. I got started by going to a group hang and seeing a bunch of the hammocks folks talked about. Course thatís tough to do right now.
    Iíll never...
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    FWIW XLC is 62Ē wide

    FWIW XLC is 62Ē wide
  33. Worried about high wind damage to hammock/tarp

    You may also want to utilize more than one stick/stake (3 would be good) on each windward guyout and put them into the ground at different angles.
    I went to cheaper stakes for awhile and had a...
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    Glad to hear from both of ya.

    Glad to hear from both of ya.
  35. Great trip report. Iíve done a fair amount of...

    Great trip report. Iíve done a fair amount of that but never south of Standing Indian or into Georgia. Beautiful area. Sounds like some real characters on the trail.
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    Dixieís trying Warbonnet

    Iím somewhere in the middle on Dixie.

    Definitely give her cred for hiking 7000+ miles and finishing the triple crown. And she does a good job on the videos.

    On the other hand she gave up the...
  37. Thread: UQ Protector

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    Leave it at home unless you plan it camp in...

    Leave it at home unless you plan it camp in exposed windy places. I have an UQP and it stays home for longer trips like this. I pull it out when Iím weekend camping at Grayson Highlands and the wind...
  38. Welcome to the forum

    Welcome to the forum
  39. Sounds like a good time in the woods. I am kind...

    Sounds like a good time in the woods.
    I am kind of on self quarantine as Iím going to visit my elderly parents otherwise I would have loved to have been there.
    Hope somebody posts some pics.
  40. I sent you a PM on the name change

    I sent you a PM on the name change
  41. Thread: Drip Lines

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    It doesnít seem like the rubber band would catch...

    It doesnít seem like the rubber band would catch and then divert the water. Test it out at home.
  42. Thread: Urban hanging

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    If you arenít flying, check out the various posts...

    If you arenít flying, check out the various posts on hammock stands. Something like the Tensa or Turtledog stand would do great.
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    Welcome to the group. Another Charlotte resident...

    Welcome to the group. Another Charlotte resident here.
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    Welcome to the forums. There are a number of us...

    Welcome to the forums. There are a number of us here in NC. If you get an chance, come to one of the group hangs. Itís a friendly bunch and family friendly.
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    Thanks Swampfox I have you to thank for the...

    Thanks Swampfox
    I have you to thank for the inspiration for putting the info together - mileages, water, etc. It really helped to have your data for the Bartram when I forgot my phone charging...
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    Thanks Infrastellar. I always enjoy your pics....

    Thanks Infrastellar. I always enjoy your pics. The majority of the time I was alone but some of the pics I had to crop out the people - it might look like this behind me....
  47. My experience starting in hammocks was similar in...

    My experience starting in hammocks was similar in that I didnít always sleep long but wow I didnít feel sore the next day. Like any new thing, your brain doesnít tend to relax but that gets better...
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    Itís a nice section - lots of views. And thanks...

    Itís a nice section - lots of views. And thanks for the note on my wife. She is doing ok considering it was all pretty traumatic.


    Thanks Falarny
  49. Grayson Highlands - high country with views and...

    Grayson Highlands - high country with views and ponies.

    Roan Highlands - more of a one way experience but plenty of shuttles around to help out.

    Smokey Mtns - the north part of the park is...
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    Folks - letís keep this thread respectful. This...

    Folks - letís keep this thread respectful. This is a good thread and I donít want to have to lock it.

    Good reminder from our Terms of Service

    ďIt's often easy to get frustrated over...
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