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    Watching it snow from the hammock

    Folks,

    When I was a ground dweller, winter camping was out of the question for me. I'd been in cold (no snow) weather in a tent before and no way was I going to try ice and snow.

    I just spent my first night sleeping in a hammock during a snow storm. Just magical watching it come down the last few hours of the day. It got down to 27 and I was warm and comfortable all night. I was glad to finally test my gear closer to its lower limit.

    This is such a rich activity - no matter the season being able to enjoy nature in complete comfort is such a game changer for exploring the outdoors. So glad that I discovered hammock camping.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tpatter View Post
    Folks,

    When I was a ground dweller, winter camping was out of the question for me. I'd been in cold (no snow) weather in a tent before and no way was I going to try ice and snow.

    I just spent my first night sleeping in a hammock during a snow storm. Just magical watching it come down the last few hours of the day. It got down to 27 and I was warm and comfortable all night. I was glad to finally test my gear closer to its lower limit.

    This is such a rich activity - no matter the season being able to enjoy nature in complete comfort is such a game changer for exploring the outdoors. So glad that I discovered hammock camping.
    It is a magical time sleeping in a hammock in the snow........ I too am enjoying the snow coming down here right now in the PNW...... Let it snow let it snow......

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    Anyone got pictures of the hammocks and snow?

    Im a little envious because I live in Florida, dont get to see snow oft... at all


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    Rare Southern Az snow. Got down to 20 that night.
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    Magical and medicinal.....

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    We have been getting a bit way down south, so unusual.

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    I have done winter camping before but last night was the first time with snow on the ground and was awesome. Was on a scouting trip and because of the hints I have gotten here, I had no problems with my tarp. Just burying the stakes sideways in the snow and letting things sit worked fine
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    Love, love watching the snow fall from the hammock! There is nothing like the quiet whisper of flakes hitting the tarp.

    30", high sustained winds, heavy spindrift, eh, not so much.

    I was reminded that it's better to batten down the hatches and forgo porch mode when it's expected to get nasty.



    Recent Northeaster in the Mid Atlantic.

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