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    Peeeeetey, Bear Beer, we canít go wrong. How...

    Peeeeetey, Bear Beer, we canít go wrong.
    How bout, next to last weekend of July 2022
    Then if we get back, gear and all of us alive. Post another hang further along towards cooler weather.
    ...
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    John Rock Hang 2022?

    I am going to John Rock, next to last weekend of July 2022 Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday 21 22 23 24
    Currently we have no host.
    Iím not hosting.
    With no host, we might not have dry split...
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    Aaaaaaiiiiight

    Aaaaaaiiiiight
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    Sounds like our bear from last year. If same...

    Sounds like our bear from last year. If same bear, only 100 pounds heavieróalmost fully grown and hungry every day.
    Thanks TallPaul
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    I might go, still watching weather. What time...

    I might go, still watching weather. What time Friday?
    Itíll be good to get into Uwharries.
    Is this Friday and Saturday nights or just Friday night?
    Thanks
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    Hello from Denton North Carolina. Iíve not tried...

    Hello from Denton North Carolina. Iíve not tried Dakota fire under my tarp. Maybe I should get out of my comfort zone, and try new (new combination to me) ideas.
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    Yes anyone can step up and post a hang. First...

    Yes anyone can step up and post a hang.
    First there must be communication with Park Rangers to be sure, Cat Gap Loop Trail is open to Enchanted Forest.
    Second, is our bear still hungry?
    Third and...
  8. WNC> 12th Annual John Rock Event: 22-25 July 2021

    Iím not sure, isnít this thread from last year (2021)?

    I might be wrong, cross check with other Forum members. Not sure if there is a John Rock Hang this summer of 2022.

    If you hang up air in...
  9. The proof is in the pudding If your suspension...

    The proof is in the pudding
    If your suspension works for you, then it works.

    You can install Grog Knot apps on your phone. It might be called Animated Knots by Grog.

    You can camp with other...
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    John at Trailheadz under quilts are plenty wide....

    John at Trailheadz under quilts are plenty wide.
    Noticeably wider than my other quilts.
    Check his website for dimensions.
    I prefer sewn foot box top quilts. Check on order blank which you want:...
  11. Yes, Black Rifle instant coffee is the bomb....

    Yes, Black Rifle instant coffee is the bomb.
    Really good flavor. I drove TomTom back to his house after weekend backpacking in Uwharries.
    I was getting drowsy. When we got to his house, he gave me...
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    We were somewhere in Uwharries! Syb, glad you got...

    We were somewhere in Uwharries! Syb, glad you got to get out in piney woods for a good hammock camp. Hope to see you next time.
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    Phantom skeeerd. You did good to trust your gut!

    Phantom skeeerd. You did good to trust your gut!
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    Got back home after trekking into Uwharries, with...

    Got back home after trekking into Uwharries, with two experienced hikers.

    A most pleasant weekend jaunt. Good conversation, good coffee. What a blast!

    Thanks guys.
    I gotta lighten my pack....
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    Thanks Slowhike ETA sometime this afternoon

    Thanks Slowhike
    ETA sometime this afternoon
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    NC Uwharries Backpacking June 2022

    June 10 11 12
    Post # 30

    Friday camp at Yates
    Saturday morning start Uwharries trekÖthis gonna change your life
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    Slowhike check post # 27 Me and TomTom had a...

    Slowhike check post # 27
    Me and TomTom had a great time
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    How many hangs?

    Check your suspension before and after each camping trip.
    If suspension is showing excessive wear, replace, if not keep on hanging.
    If amsteel has black burn marks from movement while under load,...
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    Iím guessing 3 to 5 of us total backpacking and...

    Iím guessing 3 to 5 of us total backpacking and maybe two or three will be camping at Yates.
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    Syb, you can direct first responders to our...

    Syb, you can direct first responders to our location, in case Sasquatch or little green men are encountered in Uwharries. I hope to see you there. Good luck on dialing in your new rig.
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    Weather forecast is looking better than before

    Weather forecast is looking better than before
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    NC Uwharries Backpacking June 2022

    June 10 11 12 will be a blast
    I and possibly others will camp at Yates Friday night
    Saturday morning after coffee and chow we will begin our trek in the rain (might not rain)
    We should start...
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    On Saturday June 4, I met TomTom at Yates. He was...

    On Saturday June 4, I met TomTom at Yates. He was ready to go and had arrived Friday afternoon.
    Not only was I late, but Iíd left most of my food at homeóooops
    It was too late to go back home, so...
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    TomTom, Iíll be there tomorrow morning Saturday...

    TomTom, Iíll be there tomorrow morning Saturday June 4 2022, hopefully by 900am
    You might get a bit of rain today.
    And there is a ten% chance of rain Saturday midday for only one hour.
    If youíd be...
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    My 2cents, you can try a 12 foot gathered end...

    My 2cents, you can try a 12 foot gathered end hammock 66 to 70 inches wide.
    While you might be ok with a hammock 11x5 feet, I would not recommend any hammocks shorter than 11 feet, due to your...
  26. Anne Marie of Autumn Ultralight has some...

    Anne Marie of Autumn Ultralight has some lightweight straps. Recently she changed the name of her business, donít remember exact new name, but itís similar.
  27. Use old bunching straps, and donít worry about...

    Use old bunching straps, and donít worry about straightening them out as much as beforeÖitís only temporary until you can get new straps that you want. Outside of straightening bunching straps where...
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    MrPickl, when your new hiking partner gets you...

    MrPickl, when your new hiking partner gets you trained, join us for coffee and hang time.
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    NC Uwharries Backpacking June 2022

    Oyster, itís Saturday and Sunday, maybe 15 miles total. About 7 or 8 miles each day.

    Google maps
    Yates Place Campground, Troy NC 27371

    Or Yates street address is
    700 Dusty Level Road, Troy...
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    Raladd, should be a good trip

    Raladd, should be a good trip
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    NC Uwharries Backpacking June 2022

    I went to Doctor office and itís worse than I thought.
    Iíve been diagnosed with a bad case of Cabin Fever.

    The Doctor and Nurse were alarmed at my vast expanse of pale flesh. They said ďPhantom...
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    Hello from Texas

    I enjoyed watching some of Shugís videos of making coffee, reaching from hammock to ground to heat water and make coffee. Then Shug would (still in hammock) scoot back a bit and sit up enough to...
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    Itís fun to try new suspensions. The proof is in...

    Itís fun to try new suspensions.
    The proof is in the pudding, if it works, great, and if not, itís back to the drawing board.
    Most of us have tried a few suspensions, with various results!
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    Some hammock campers will elect to stay at Yates...

    Some hammock campers will elect to stay at Yates both Friday and Saturday nights.
    When we get back from figure8 loop, we will share pix and stories only following the general framework of facts and...
  35. Fantastic trip report, good pack weight. Hope you...

    Fantastic trip report, good pack weight. Hope you get complete recovery on ankle and Covid. Iím beginning to get my pack weight down, thanks to your good example.
    Time to get out there while I can....
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    Not yet Tom Tom, no dates yet Iíll use Weather...

    Not yet Tom Tom, no dates yet
    Iíll use Weather Bug app on Sunday evening

    If ten day forecast for Troy says no rain for upcoming Saturday and Sunday, then Iíll post that date.
    I know itís not...
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    A hearty shout out from Denton NC near Uwharries ...

    A hearty shout out from Denton NC near Uwharries

    Watch some videos, go to a group hang or two, to see first hand different rigs, set up in all kinds of ways.

    Ask questions, and use search...
  38. Iím not sure I can picture exactly how you want...

    Iím not sure I can picture exactly how you want to use your guylines.
    Some people hate knots, because they forget or never learn how to tie them.
    Some people hate knots because they chose the wrong...
  39. While I donít own either of your hammock choices,...

    While I donít own either of your hammock choices, many of my friends have one or both those hammocks.
    Symmetrical type of hammock could be a good feature if available. Some new hammock campers are...
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    Windy conditions can sometimes cause stakes to be...

    Windy conditions can sometimes cause stakes to be pulled from ground and flop around, until put back in ground.
    Usually, I donít use stakes, instead I tie off onto trees, bushes, and roots. This can...
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    Need advice on a first time setup

    Maybe an 11 or 12 foot simple gathered end hammock will be good.
    You might like a wider hammock at least 5 feet wide or up to 6 feet wide.
    Maybe a five foot six inch width would be good.
    When...
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    Excellent deal on sld trail lair

    Ooops wrong section
    My apologies
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    NC Uwharries Backpacking June 2022

    I called Forest Ranger, trail is open after controlled burn.
    Can get black soot on shoes, pant cuffs, tree straps when camping in area of burn.

    I donít know how far up the controlled burn...
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    For further study on Earthís climate see...

    For further study on Earthís climate see Milankovitch (orbital) cycles and their role in Earthís climate.
    Milutin Milankovitch was a Serbian scientist who discovered relationship of planetary...
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    NC Uwharries Backpacking June 2022

    Anyone interested in backpacking Uwharrie Trail Dutchmanís Creek figure8 loop.

    We will meet at Yates Place Troy NC
    Just over 21 miles in three days.
    Not recommended for anyone with health...
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    Inkaminka, a shout out from across the pond. I...

    Inkaminka, a shout out from across the pond.
    I think Hammock Forums has a search tab to find past threads on all kinds of hammock information.

    And Iíve used internet searches on Google or Safari...
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    Slipping dyneema ucr

    Another, on the trail emergency fix for a slipping UCR
    Set up hammock and UCR suspension. Allow a bit more length to allow for loss of length due to the following:
    After milking bury of UCR form a...
  48. Buellzebub, a hearty shout out from across the...

    Buellzebub, a hearty shout out from across the pond!
    You gonna have fun, dialing in your rig, and meeting hammock aficionados for camping.
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    Mooglover, you are in right place for hammock...

    Mooglover, you are in right place for hammock information and getting to camp with other hammock campers in the area.

    Itís better to be vertical than horizonticalÖ
    Unless, you are in a hammock
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    Fabric suggestions please

    I have both MTN XL 1.7 and Hexon Wide 1.6 and am happy with both for hammocks.
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