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    Yes. I do miss it dman. If we had our choice,...

    Yes. I do miss it dman.

    If we had our choice, we'd be living back down there. I just need to find the right job.
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    I'm unavailable the last week of January and open...

    I'm unavailable the last week of January and open to locations; though within an hour of the Wasatch Front would be preferable to me.

    I think a simple overnighter or two (Fri/Sat/Sun) would be...
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    Utah Winter Hang???

    Do we want to?
    When?
    Where?

    Any ideas?

    I'd really like to see multiple opportunities for Utah hangs... summer (June-ish), fall (Sept/Oct-ish), and Jan/Feb-ish). It would be great if we had...
  4. HELP WANTED: Configuring a

    I'm looking to build out a new hammock system for a six day backcountry hike in August 2015 where I want to have my entire hammock (including suspension, tree huggers) come in under 1 lb (453g). I'm...
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    That's a common place we take our scouts. Looks...

    That's a common place we take our scouts. Looks like you and your scouts had a great trip.
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    Utah Hang 2014… ideas

    I know there were attempts to get a hang organized earlier this year—and thank you. While it started out with great enthusiasm, it seemed to putter out just before the scheduled date. I know I...
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    I'm certain you've figured out it's called Weber...

    I'm certain you've figured out it's called Weber Canyon. And, Adams Canyon is in east Layton at the top of Gentile on US 89.

    I hope your move went well.
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    I would love to go... but I'm on a...

    I would love to go... but I'm on a once-in-a-lifetime two-week trip with the Mrs. at that time; otherwise I'd be there without hesitation.
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    I would love to join in, but my June is booked...

    I would love to join in, but my June is booked 1,000%!! I'm taking so much time off between June 1–July 5 that I hope I still have a job when the dust settles.
  10. WITHDRAWN: Please remove or list as such.

    WITHDRAWN: Please remove or list as such.
  11. I'm open to reasonable offers. I also have a...

    I'm open to reasonable offers.

    I also have a used Camelbak Unbottle 100 that I'd like to sell. There are a few listings on Amazon for $30–$60. I'll let it go $17 with CONUS shipping. Mine doesn't...
  12. WITHDRAWN: Misc. Items (Osprey, Sea to Summit)

    http://p.tygr.ws/hf/s2s1.jpg
    http://p.tygr.ws/hf/s2s2.jpg
    Sea to Summit: medium siliconized pack cover
    Used once, if that. I don't remember. It's in near perfect condition.
    Amazon: $41.95+$7...
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    I finished it very late last night... and I have...

    I finished it very late last night... and I have to say I am extremely pleased with how it turned out. This was by far the most complex project I have ever tackled with a thread injector. I will try...
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    It may not be an exotic locale, but Monday night...

    It may not be an exotic locale, but Monday night two of my daughters (ages 4 and 7) did a hang with me on a campout at our city's campground with some neighbors (Tuesday was a state holiday). Of six...
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    Recent loss is a new opportunity

    I recently posted that my first DIY hammock self-destructed.

    Well, today I ordered seven yards of 40D "Urban Grey" ripstop and three yards of "Grey" no-see-um mesh with plans to make my own...
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    What a great idea. I've never really been fond of...

    What a great idea. I've never really been fond of the ridgeline organizers for their tendency to flop around and sag the ridgeline.

    I'm in the planning stages of my new hammock and will definitely...
  17. Thread: A sad day

    by tygr
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    I'm not sure. It was long before I discovered the...

    I'm not sure. It was long before I discovered the benefits of hammocking and this forum. I was at Walmart and just found a fabric I thought was strong enough to hold me. I'm not sure if it was nylon,...
  18. Thread: A sad day

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    A sad day

    My first hammock, a DIY I made myself just self destructed with a fatal tear as I climbed out of it.
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    HELP: DIY hammock w/ built-in bugnet

    I want to make a DIY hammock with a built-in bugnet and am looking for a pattern, or just a simple explanation of the shape/size I need to attach a permanent bugnet to it.

    I would also like to...
  20. Backcountry campsites are by permit/reservation...

    Backcountry campsites are by permit/reservation only. They just want to know who is camping where, when, and how many in the event any emergencies arise.

    I would suggest you contact the...
  21. Here's proof that it happened—two videos of the...

    Here's proof that it happened—two videos of the hike.

    Fording Mountain Ash Creek: https://vimeo.com/45272843
    Union Falls Reveal: https://vimeo.com/45272842

    [If the mods can add "VIDEO" to the...
  22. Targhee Wilderness Hang/18-mile Yellowstone Day Hike

    This weekend I had the chance to do a hike I've been wanting to do for years. One I did about a dozen times (in the summers of 1990–92), and once in 2005.

    I intended on doing it last summer, but...
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    You are a welcome member. I love this forum and...

    You are a welcome member. I love this forum and all of the great members here. To borrow a quote; "When you're here, you're family."



    And they wonder why we don't get excited about their new...
  24. When I first got into hammock camping, I...

    When I first got into hammock camping, I purchased an ENO DoubleNest and their Slap Straps Pro. I added a Kelty Noah 12 tarp from Sportsman's Warehouse. Later I ended up at REI and purchased a couple...
  25. Thread: Moving to Utah

    by tygr
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    Welcome to Utah! My sister lives in Mountain...

    Welcome to Utah!

    My sister lives in Mountain Green and loves it. You may want to also consider Huntsville, Eden and Liberty (Ogden Valley) as they are great locations at the base of both Powder...
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    What is the purpose of the curtain?

    What is the purpose of the curtain?
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    In the shot of my hammock on the hill, there's a...

    In the shot of my hammock on the hill, there's a small stream behind me. I'm actually kind of standing in the stream bed.

    I was cooking my dinner on an alcohol stove when the other leaders were...
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    Quick and close overnighter with scouts

    http://a7.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc7/576222_3399342815339_1022842647_33199976_2075729691_n.jpg
    My hang. (I hadn't yet staked out the tarp.
    ...
  29. Thread: legality

    by tygr
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    I emailed them the same question; below is the...

    I emailed them the same question; below is the response I received from Yellowstone's Visitor Services on 12/16/2011.



    I hope this helps.

    I would venture to guess that if you use a tarp, and...
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    Thanks for all the replies! Great advice and...

    Thanks for all the replies! Great advice and photos too.

    I was thinking that I may make a hunter orange gear hammock similar to the Molly Mac one that I could use in the event I need to signal for...
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    Show us how stealth your setup is

    I'd like to see how stealth some of your setups are.

    I'm considering getting/making a stealth hammock and would like to get ideas of how stealthy they look and which direction I should go.
    ...
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    If I were your neighbor, I would say "hey buddy,...

    If I were your neighbor, I would say "hey buddy, your trees are too close together to get a good hang with that setup. Why don't we go have a real hang somewhere in the big piney woods."

    But...
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    Wow! Thanks for all of the responses. Great...

    Wow! Thanks for all of the responses. Great insights and advice.

    I just assumed the shorter quilt would go on the inside, however as it we pointed out, less gaps would be possible if it were on...
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    20º + 40º =

    Has anyone used a two quilt system to make their system more versatile in cold weather? The same thought would apply to TQs too.

    I've got a 20º Phoenix from Hammock Gear, and I was thinking that...
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    Sticky: Added myself. Thanks!

    Added myself. Thanks!
  36. Thread: Coming to Utah?

    by tygr
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    wetcatcarl: What part of the state are you...

    wetcatcarl: What part of the state are you heading to, and let me know when you're coming and we'll see if we can get together for at least a hang.
  37. Thread: Coming to Utah?

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    Coming to Utah?

    This is an open invitation to anyone from the Hammock Forum.

    If you're coming to Utah for any vacations, trips, etc. It'd be my pleasure to either hang with you and/or offer to play tour guide for...
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    Dear Dutch and TATO, You are going to be the...

    Dear Dutch and TATO,

    You are going to be the death of me.

    Sincerely,

    —tygr
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    I love my stealth brown Shangri La.

    I love my stealth brown Shangri La.
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    I don't know if it is or not. It's just the...

    I don't know if it is or not. It's just the standard ripstop that JoAnns sells.
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    I've now added pics.

    I've now added pics.
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    Could I get a copy of the "blue moon" logo for...

    Could I get a copy of the "blue moon" logo for personal use?
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    Glad to hear. Again, sorry it took so long for...

    Glad to hear. Again, sorry it took so long for you to get them.



    Oh, Dutch. You're not good for my bank account.
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    In desperate need of HELP!!!

    I just placed my third order of Dutchware products in as many months.

    Please don't tell my wife about my passion for Dutch; but he offers so much that I can't resist!

    :boggle: :boggle:
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    DIY-Done: tarp stuff sack (long & narrow) [w/PICS]

    I have a Shangri La tarp from Arrowhead that is my 'go to.'

    However, I've decided I no longer want to carry it inside my pack; especially if it's wet from rain, frost, etc. Since the original...
  46. Thread: Idaho Hang III

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    Poll: I'd love to go. Either one would be great! ...

    I'd love to go. Either one would be great!

    I'll be in the Jedidiah Wilderness of west Wyoming (south of Yellowstone) for a week in mid-August; it'll just depend on my wife's willingness to let me...
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    Thanks FireCaptain. Mods, you can close this...

    Thanks FireCaptain.

    Mods, you can close this thread.
  48. I absolutely love my Exos 46... it's even lighter...

    I absolutely love my Exos 46... it's even lighter than my Osprey Stratos 24.

    If you are looking for a pack in this size range, that's a great deal for a very light pack. I've never felt that it's...
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    FOUND: Whoopie Slings for the HF Buff

    I've got a set of unused gray whoopie slings that I'd love to trade with someone for one of those fancy custom HF logo'd Buff.

    PM me if you're interested.

    Looking for this one...
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    No pad. Probably should have, but didn't. We...

    No pad. Probably should have, but didn't.

    We were in the family campsites in Diamond Fork Canyon. Very little snow on the ground; just patches here and there.
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