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  1. Without a doubt sleeping in a hammock will be...

    Without a doubt sleeping in a hammock will be much more comfortable than on the ground. Give it a good overnight tryout. I have rode from Vancouver to Calgary twice, but we did hotels. Gotta love...
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    Nice video, thanks for sharing! During the...

    Nice video, thanks for sharing!

    During the one song I heard cheering and thought my neighbours were having a party outside. Then I realized it was a recording of a live performance lol.
  3. Wow just reading this now... looks like an...

    Wow just reading this now... looks like an awesome trip. Wish I could have gone, but don't even want to think about portaging a 16ft kayak 2500m.
  4. Welcome to another Ontarian! I'm also from...

    Welcome to another Ontarian!

    I'm also from Ontario and just happen to be an HVAC mechanic... so about that air conditioner... :lol: (kidding)

    I have no experience with a WBBB but I do have a...
  5. I'm 15 minutes from you! Do you paddle as well? ...

    I'm 15 minutes from you! Do you paddle as well?

    My summer is looking like the only camping I will get to do is sleeping in my hammock in the backyard :(

    It seems everyone I know and then some...
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    Sticky: I'm Canadian and I like to Kayak... that about...

    I'm Canadian and I like to Kayak... that about sums it up LOL
  7. I use good ol hardware store yellow rope.... Just...

    I use good ol hardware store yellow rope.... Just tie a stick on one end, throw it up and over a branch then haul 'er up.
  8. Just watched the full video... looks like an...

    Just watched the full video... looks like an awesome time, thanks for sharing!

    Sucks having to wet exit though... I did that once a couple years ago, only I did the opposite - I took a river boat...
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    Just watched the preview... saving this page to watch the full after I get home, looks cool!
  10. Awesome. Thanks for sharing!

    Awesome. Thanks for sharing!
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    So you have an inch on me, and when I got my HH I...

    So you have an inch on me, and when I got my HH I was about 215. You should be more than comfortable in yours!

    Judging by the height/weight ratio in here I'm the heavy of the group lol. Better...
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    Ahhhh Its snowing here. No hammock for me :(

    Ahhhh Its snowing here. No hammock for me :(
  13. :boggle: I don't know how I never thought of...

    :boggle: I don't know how I never thought of that... I'm bringing home the threader from work this weekend! As a gas fitter, I gotta say that is AWESOME.
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    Scariest night I ever had was camping near...

    Scariest night I ever had was camping near Sudbury, ON. Big storm hit the area. We were in a tent, and could tell it was a ridiculous storm... thunder, lightning, hail, crazy wind. It was deafening....
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    I'm 6'1 and 250 and my explorer fits me awesomely.

    I'm 6'1 and 250 and my explorer fits me awesomely.
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    My coldest hang was 7* Celsius. So... yeah I got...

    My coldest hang was 7* Celsius. So... yeah I got nothing lol.

    My tent record is -5 C, and I was sleeping on an air mattress in an awesome sleeping bag with a toque on and was toasty.
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    Welcome from the Niagara region!

    Welcome from the Niagara region!
  18. http://i0.kym-cdn.com/photos/images/original/000/0...

    http://i0.kym-cdn.com/photos/images/original/000/000/681/what-you-did-there-i-see-it.thumbnail.jpg

    :D

    Yeah you might want to get your internet looked at :P
  19. I need to stop looking at this thread... its...

    I need to stop looking at this thread... its starting to look like I won't be able to go at all this fall and I was really hoping to come on this trip!

    Sounds like you all are going to have a...
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    I think for that to be effective you would need...

    I think for that to be effective you would need to have the tarp tied down and pretty tight to your hammock, which would trap the C.O. inside. I may not be a hammock expert but I do know combustion...
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    I don't full time hammock (yet) but have been...

    I don't full time hammock (yet) but have been spending at least a few nights a week in mine since the spring when I got it. Supposed to hit 5* (41F*) tonight, will be one of the colder ones so far. I...
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    That is awesome... maybe my next hammock... ...

    That is awesome... maybe my next hammock...

    also... I LOVE MY HAMMOCK TOO!
  23. That is awesome... only got 5 minutes in but will...

    That is awesome... only got 5 minutes in but will try and watch more in bits and pieces. Would love to do a trip like that!

    Little OT but mbiraman... do you know of any good paddling sites aside...
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    I'm not a full timer (YET) but try to sleep in my...

    I'm not a full timer (YET) but try to sleep in my hammock as much as possible. Typically 4 or 5 nights a week.

    Not being married is awesome! :D
  25. Awesome thanks guys! Looked up the Nest and am...

    Awesome thanks guys! Looked up the Nest and am hoping to order it soon. Still sleeping in my hammock more than my bed and the nights are getting cooler, so looking forward to testing it out!
  26. I was just givin you the gears a bit :). I...

    I was just givin you the gears a bit :).

    I totally agree though, for some reason I just feel safer in general on an island.

    Hope you guys have a good trip!
  27. Maybe he hasn't heard of Bates Island... :( A...

    Maybe he hasn't heard of Bates Island... :(

    A group hang in Algonquin sounds awesome! And I was hoping to get up there this month too... but I don't think its gonna work out for me :(
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    So true... when dealing with black bears, most of...

    So true... when dealing with black bears, most of them are more afraid of you. I have really only encountered one in the wild, it was maybe 600 metres away, and I was in my Kayak. I came around a...
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    At first I thought I knew one of the things on...

    At first I thought I knew one of the things on your list there.... then I realized you probably weren't talking about amstel beer. And now I have a headache too.
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    Good luck, enjoy! I hope to do a solo kayak trip...

    Good luck, enjoy! I hope to do a solo kayak trip soon!

    As some have mentioned, the gf isn't a fan of that.
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    The quote in your sig about hating plants made me...

    The quote in your sig about hating plants made me laugh :lol:
  32. 3/4 or Full Length Bottom Insulation?

    I am looking into getting some bottom insulation for my HH and can't decide if I should go for a full length on or just a 3/4. My camping season is only about late may to late september, so for that...
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    Ah crap that would be a LOOOONG paddle.

    Ah crap that would be a LOOOONG paddle.
  34. Amen. Slept outside most nights for the last 2...

    Amen.

    Slept outside most nights for the last 2 weeks! Couldn't do that with a wife (unless she was REALLY pissed off :D)
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    WOW! Where is that? Some epic pics in here!...

    WOW! Where is that?

    Some epic pics in here! Very jealous!

    My best hang so far... not as awesome as alot of the ones you guys are posting, but its the only hand I've done outside of my own...
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    WHAT THE CRAP IS THAT???? My gut tells me its...

    WHAT THE CRAP IS THAT???? My gut tells me its something from a movie... either way I'm having nightmares tonight!

    I haven't had many run ins with wildlife actually, but the ones I have had have...
  37. I LOVE my HH. I have read a bit about some of the...

    I LOVE my HH. I have read a bit about some of the others, but I subscribe to the "if it aint broke don't fix it" philosophy. I'm perfectly happy with my HH Explorer. Are there better option out...
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    Little Joe is a nice lake! Definitely keep...

    Little Joe is a nice lake! Definitely keep trying, set it up in your back yard as was mentioned and try out different things with it and eventually you will find what works for you.
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    Sounds like good times! I kayak camp too!

    Sounds like good times! I kayak camp too!
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    I'm no expert, but a pic would help alot :) I...

    I'm no expert, but a pic would help alot :) I think the ridgeline in my explorer is fairly taught too, can't say I ever really thought about it though. I found that it does take a little bit to find...
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    "You better not fart!"

    "You better not fart!"
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    :eek: I was hanging in APP the weekend after...

    :eek: I was hanging in APP the weekend after that!

    My hammock was set up maybe 100ft away from our fire where we cooked. It was actually closer to the food bag lol.

    I can't imagine using...
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    Interesting... I never knew that before! I guess...

    Interesting... I never knew that before! I guess they are like bears in that respect! That sounds alot like what I tell people about black bears when I go camping up north.
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    Looks like a fun trip! Would love to do that!

    Looks like a fun trip! Would love to do that!
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    That is ten levels of awesome.

    That is ten levels of awesome.
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    Another welcome from Canada!

    Another welcome from Canada!
  47. Looks like an awesome trip! Sucks to be a tent...

    Looks like an awesome trip! Sucks to be a tent sleeper in terrain like that though eh?

    I'm no expert when it comes to hammocks, or kayaks either for that matter, but I do know alot more about...
  48. Congrats on your first hang! HAHA I don't...

    Congrats on your first hang!



    HAHA I don't know what that feels like... my neighbour on one side also hangs! But noone can really see in my backyard anyways, it has some nice big mature spruce...
  49. I think I know where you may have been... lol I...

    I think I know where you may have been... lol I grew up at the top of the escarpment by kinsmen park, I know every little trail along there between here and vineland. FYI It is all private property...
  50. Looks like a fun trip!

    Looks like a fun trip!
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