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  1. I have one of the now discontinued Darien UL...

    I have one of the now discontinued Darien UL models. It is by far the most comfortable hammock for me. I also own a WBBB 1.7 and sold a Hennessy UL. This is one well made hammock with a great set of...
  2. I think I will be able to make it this year.

    I think I will be able to make it this year.
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    I am in Pittsburg off highway 4. Where you...

    I am in Pittsburg off highway 4. Where you thinking of hanging?
  4. It really is. The trails are over grown so be...

    It really is. The trails are over grown so be prepared to bushwhack a bit.
  5. When I was up there I remember plenty of good...

    When I was up there I remember plenty of good trees for hanging, this was in in my pre hammock days so I was not looking specifically though. I would give yourself three days or so, it gets pretty...
  6. I have done it but in late June in a torrential...

    I have done it but in late June in a torrential down pour. By August/September it should be perfect conditions if memory serves me. How many days are you taking to complete it?
  7. It is the gray Lash it with the yellow zingit...

    It is the gray Lash it with the yellow zingit prussics. Here
  8. Thanks nuttysquirrel. I will get to work on it.

    Thanks nuttysquirrel. I will get to work on it.
  9. That was my conclusion as well. They are both...

    That was my conclusion as well. They are both wrapped 5 times just like when Dutch shipped them. Am I getting things to tight when I stake out the sides causing them to slip? Any ideas on how to stop...
  10. Cuben Asym Continuous Ridgeline Problem!!!!

    I have a Z-Packs Cuben Asym tarp that I have been using with my end only tie outs. This week I have been experimenting with one of Dutch's continuos ridgelines at my local park. Here is the problem,...
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    HG Cuban Winter Tarp with doors. 6.5 oz and...

    HG Cuban Winter Tarp with doors. 6.5 oz and perfect for almost anything! You could go an oz or so heavier and get a winter palace tarp but I have not seen the need for anything that big. Pricy but...
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    I like your Style!

    I like your Style!
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    Out of curiosity what material did you order? I...

    Out of curiosity what material did you order? I did one in 1.1 ripstop a few years ago that is still going strong when I want to go SUL and the weather is fine.
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    +1 to that! I love my WBBB and Darien UL but for...

    +1 to that! I love my WBBB and Darien UL but for hanging at home it is always my DIY Tablecloth!
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    +1 I can manage a 5 day trip in a 3200li pack. It...

    +1 I can manage a 5 day trip in a 3200li pack. It can be done! Fee l free to ask questions.
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    Congrats! Welcome to the obsession. Look forward...

    Congrats! Welcome to the obsession. Look forward to lots of pics of your setup/trip.
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    Great looking kit! Glad you have had such a...

    Great looking kit! Glad you have had such a wonderful experience here. Mine has been amazing as well. So many great people willing to share information and help feed the obsession!
  18. I own this tarp. Two thumbs up all the way! Crazy...

    I own this tarp. Two thumbs up all the way! Crazy light and well thought out. The only thing about cuben tarps is they do not compress as well as sil. Can't argue with the weight though!
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    I have the 11' standard. It has worked out great....

    I have the 11' standard. It has worked out great. The winter palace looks sweet though if you live somewhere with lots of rain and wind. They did not have that available when I purchased mine. For me...
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    Interesting. A bit heavy for my taste though....

    Interesting. A bit heavy for my taste though. Part of the fun for me is mixing and matching the pieces. Looks like a nice idea for new hangers!
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    Poll: If only I could! I rent a room and the the...

    If only I could! I rent a room and the the landlord say no to putting bolts in the walls :(
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    My preference is for a full UQ. Even as a UL...

    My preference is for a full UQ. Even as a UL backpacker this is more comfortable for me. My feet are never as warm with a pad or UQ/pad combo. Your mileage will vary. I would suggest going with the...
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    Poll: Glad to hear it! I decided to go ahead and order...

    Glad to hear it! I decided to go ahead and order the materials to make myself a tablecloth hammock as well. What size did tablecloth did you use? I ordered the 90"x132" for mine.
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    Poll: I think I am going to try out this stand...

    I think I am going to try out this stand.
    I do not have a huge amount of room and this will fit without an issue. I do not mind being low to the ground at night while I sleep. I have a recliner for...
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    Poll: Indoor Hammock Stand?

    Anyone willing to take a look at this stand and let me know if you think it will work with something like an ENO or standard DIY hammock for indoor use?
    While I love Derek's design I just can not...
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    Thanks PG. I will shoot him a line.

    Thanks PG. I will shoot him a line.
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    Hammocks on Ruby Crest Trail

    Anyone hammocked the Ruby Crest trail in Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, Nevada? I am looking at pictures and it seems like there may be just enough trees in this alpine terrain for hammocking.
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    Just got back from field testing at the local...

    Just got back from field testing at the local park. Worked out pretty well.
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    Darien UL w/ Yeti?

    Anyone using a Yeti UQ with a Darien UL Hammock? I'm a little concerned about the Yeti since the Darien UL has not foot box for the UQ to go over like the BB.
  30. Thanks guys. Going to bring my bear bag and do...

    Thanks guys. Going to bring my bear bag and do the Four Lakes Loop. Just talked to the ranger and he says it looks like late July/August up there.
  31. Marble Mountain Wilderness: Bear bag or can?

    Anyone familiar with the bears at Marble Mountain Wilderness or the nearby Trinity Alps Wilderness? Trying to decide if I can get away with using a bear bag or if I need to pack the extra weight for...
  32. Thread: Point Reyes

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    Thanks Sidewinder! The visual helps a lot.

    Thanks Sidewinder! The visual helps a lot.
  33. Here is a link to a trip report on Pine Valley: ...

    Here is a link to a trip report on Pine Valley: http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=570547

    Here is the link to Ventana Wilderness: http://www.ventanawild.org/

    Both have a basic...
  34. California>>Pine Valley Ventana Wilderness >>>April 1-3

    He everyone! I am planning on heading out to pine valley in Ventana Wilderness Monday April 1-3. Seems like a good place for a hang. Fire pits are present and lots of trees. Looks like some good day...
  35. Thread: Point Reyes

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    Thanks Steve. I am considering going out to Pine...

    Thanks Steve. I am considering going out to Pine Valley in Ventana Wilderness. Maybe a group hang if anyone is interested once I get the dates.
  36. Thread: Point Reyes

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    Point Reyes Hanging

    Anyone done a hang at point reyes recently? I am thinking of heading out there in April and wanted some opinions on possible sites to reserve and if the ones listed a few years ago in this forum are...
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    You have to take into account Sgt Rocks height. I...

    You have to take into account Sgt Rocks height. I added the difference between his hight and moine when I made mine and it works well. It definitely hugs the shoulder a little but I kind of like it.
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    Welcome from the eastbay. I solo also shoot me a...

    Welcome from the eastbay. I solo also shoot me a line for any questions
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    Welcome Dan! Your first hang sounds a lot like...

    Welcome Dan!

    Your first hang sounds a lot like mine. Just keep at it and you will find what works for you. I will try to address some of your questions but am not familiar with the DD hammocks...
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    Thanks for the link sidewinder. This is next on...

    Thanks for the link sidewinder. This is next on my list after the JMT. Trying to plan a 15 day route for next year.
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    I have been wondering the same things. There is a...

    I have been wondering the same things. There is a decent book on the Tahoe Rim Trail that answers some of them but I am concerned about a lack of trees as well. Hopefully someone has some hints.
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    We will have to exchange notes on how they...

    We will have to exchange notes on how they perform when they arrive. I held off for a long time before making the switch from a full length UQ and am still nervous about the setup. After sleeping on...
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    The reason for 3/4 is really about packability....

    The reason for 3/4 is really about packability. Full length UQs do not pack down nearly as well as 3/4 which is why so many people use them. Think about carry about 2.5 sleeping bags and you will get...
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    LOL You just made my week with this! I am sitting...

    LOL You just made my week with this! I am sitting at my desk at work laughing my head off and getting the strangest looks from people who do not understand the finer points of hammocking :eek:
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    Going to give the Jacks a try. I may use it as is...

    Going to give the Jacks a try. I may use it as is and fold in half so I can go to groudn if neccessary. Multi-use and all :D
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    What do they end up weighing Sparrow?

    What do they end up weighing Sparrow?
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    Yeal lol doing do much of that this month! My...

    Yeal lol doing do much of that this month! My wallet is spitting moths. Can't wait till my mid November trip to test out all the new gear adjustments!
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    What pad with Yeti?

    So I just pulled the trigger on a 3 season Yeti and am trying to figure out what the best pad would be for under my legs. Any suggestions? I have lots of different pads from my ground sleeping days...
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    Thanks Bear. I am working on similar logic to you...

    Thanks Bear. I am working on similar logic to you in that I am trying to multipurpose my existing rain gear. I pretty much hike until I sleep so not to concerned about being hammock bound but thanks...
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    Any chance of getting a photo of your setup with...

    Any chance of getting a photo of your setup with the kilt and jacket deployed? I am using a similar setup with a 1.7 BB, Joe's Asym tarp, kilt and BCF jacket and am trying to figure out how to give...
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