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  1. Nice job on the video. I'd love to get up to...

    Nice job on the video. I'd love to get up to that neck of the woods, but it's a long haul from southern Michigan. Adding this to my to-do list.
  2. Nice report Don. That part of the NCT in the UP...

    Nice report Don. That part of the NCT in the UP sure is pretty! Good for you on bailing out...been there, done that before a few years ago with my 13 year old daughter at Pictured Rocks after being...
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    Welcome to the forums! Lots of group hangs in the...

    Welcome to the forums! Lots of group hangs in the state, so keep 'em in mind. Enjoy the Porkies. Beautiful up there!
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    WTB: I'm up for a group buy! Time to replace my tired...

    I'm up for a group buy! Time to replace my tired and old bandana with the burn marks :)
  5. This sounds like a great trip and its on my "to...

    This sounds like a great trip and its on my "to do" list. Wish I could getaway and join you, but I've got work committments on the calendar. Right now I've tentatively planned a PIRO trip the...
  6. Nice trip report. Wish I could have gotten out...

    Nice trip report. Wish I could have gotten out over the weekend since the weather was so nice. Blind Lake was my 1st solo trip as a ground dweller and I camped at the site down the hill from you in...
  7. Nice way to enjoy a night out on the backyard! ...

    Nice way to enjoy a night out on the backyard! Look like you've got some happy campers there.
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    If you go in and park at Silver Lake, its 11.2...

    If you go in and park at Silver Lake, its 11.2 miles doing the long route or about 7 if you take the shortcut past the yurt to the sandpit and in from there. You want #9 site at Blind Lake. Imo, it...
  9. Wish I could. Would love to get out and do that...

    Wish I could. Would love to get out and do that loop again. Hopefully, the other campers at Pinney Bridge CG will be quiet, not like the first time there with you guys. Enjoy.
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    Congrats to Max for setting the bar high. Thumbs...

    Congrats to Max for setting the bar high. Thumbs up to Paul at AHE for pulling it all together.
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    That's how Jared rolls! Amazing quality,...

    That's how Jared rolls! Amazing quality, attention to detail and customer service that will blow your socks off. I'm a happy customer for many years and love my 10' TL 1.6 in grey. Always had a...
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    Welcome neighbor to the west. How did you come...

    Welcome neighbor to the west. How did you come up with the name FirePossum?
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    I'm thinking of heading up there the end of the...

    I'm thinking of heading up there the end of the April, parking at Old US 131 Campground and doing the trail clockwise. I looked at the garmin trip report and was wondering about available hang spots...
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    I'm tossing these into the hammy for your...

    I'm tossing these into the hammy for your consideration. Thought I'd submit a "indoor" and "outdoor" hang with my KAQ UQ. First up is my basement hang area, using rafters in a closet and the...
  15. Howdy neighbor to the northeast. Lots of great...

    Howdy neighbor to the northeast. Lots of great places in our state. Check out the Jordan a River Pathway west of Gaylord, Hoist or Reid Lakes foot travel area west of Harrisville, Pinckney Rec Area...
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    Welcome my neighbor from the south from up north...

    Welcome my neighbor from the south from up north here in Oakland County! Enjoy the forums....lots of great people here.
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    Hope you don't mind one of your neighbors in...

    Hope you don't mind one of your neighbors in Michigan trolling on the thread. I was researching possible trips for this year and this is on my bucket list. In fact, I just got off the phone with...
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    Nice job and the price was right! I picked up...

    Nice job and the price was right! I picked up one of those last fall at my local costco and I think I paid $19.95. Makes a halfway decent pillow when put in a stuff sack.
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    Welcome to the forum. Glad you finally joined...

    Welcome to the forum. Glad you finally joined up. Looking forward to meeting up with you on the trail again.
  20. It was great making meeting you and your son! ...

    It was great making meeting you and your son! I've talked up the trip with some other people and they are still amazed to hear about someone making a bow saw out of a sawblade, whittled sticks and...
  21. I've had a 10 foot SLD Trail Lair, single layer...

    I've had a 10 foot SLD Trail Lair, single layer 1.6 with the double zipper since May of 2014. Fyi, I'm 5'10", 180...total nights slept in it, about 25 and I'm using whoopies and straps. Due to the...
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    Guess what was waiting for me when I got home...

    Guess what was waiting for me when I got home from work yesterday :) . Item received 3-26-15. Wow, this thing packs down small!
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    What did you order so that it came so quickly?

    What did you order so that it came so quickly?
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    Ordered a standard Phoenix 40 in black on Sat,...

    Ordered a standard Phoenix 40 in black on Sat, 3-14-15, number 7761 . Looking forward to my first order from HG! Now the wait begins....
  25. Welcome from southern Michigan....lots of brown...

    Welcome from southern Michigan....lots of brown grass down here.
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    Gotta love the downy goodness of the G4 ! I got...

    Gotta love the downy goodness of the G4 ! I got mine last fall and added the prussic loops after about 2 hangs and it made a world of difference. Took mine down to -13 a couple weeks ago and felt...
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    What a great tutorial. I'm subscribing to this...

    What a great tutorial. I'm subscribing to this one because a need a hanging solution for our family's place up north. Any thought on using a metal fence post for the ridge pole for longer length?
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    Another vendor to check out is...

    Another vendor to check out is www.simplylightdesigns.com . I've got 3 of his tarps ( asym, 12ft Winter haven and the 11ft Trail Haven). Love 'em all and I switch out depending on the season and...
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    SOLD: Sold to Hawki and payment received. Mod, please...

    Sold to Hawki and payment received. Mod, please close this thread and move post. Thank you.
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    SOLD: Sending PM to you now....

    Sending PM to you now....
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    Welcome from your neighbor in nearby Clarkston. ...

    Welcome from your neighbor in nearby Clarkston. It was great meeting you at Green Timbers. Enjoy the forums and see you on the trail.
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    SOLD: It's probably had 20 or so nights out either on...

    It's probably had 20 or so nights out either on trips or backyard hangs. I would say the condition is perfect. The suspension is stock and I don't believe that AHE has made any changes in recent...
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    SOLD: Still pretty early for the FS post.

    Still pretty early for the FS post.
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    SOLD: AHE Jarbridge 3 season UQ Green

    For sale is 3 season Arrowhead Equipment Apex Jarbridge Underquilt, green outer and black inner. Paul at AHE makes great UQ's and I purchased it back in October 2013. Comes with black sil AHE...
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    SOLD: Sold to OgtheKing and payment received! Mods,...

    Sold to OgtheKing and payment received! Mods, please close thread and move to "Sold". Thank you.
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    SOLD: Sending pm

    Sending pm
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    SOLD: AHE New River UQ Regular 3 season

    For sale is 3 season Arrowhead Equipment Apex New River Underquilt, green outer and black inner, regular length. I purchased it in February of 2014 and it has gotten light use. Switching up my gear...
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    Nice looking setup you've got there. That has to...

    Nice looking setup you've got there. That has to go into the record books as one of the lowest temps a New River 4 season has gone down to. I'm sure Paul at AHE would be proud of his offspring ��
  39. Nice video. It was great to relive the weekend...

    Nice video. It was great to relive the weekend again. Can't wait till next years "starvation hang".
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    Welcome to the forums from northern Oakland...

    Welcome to the forums from northern Oakland County. A bunch of us were just up in Vanderbilt at Green Timbers last weekend on a group hang. Pretty country up there with great hanging trees. Ever...
  41. Great write up and congrats on completing the AT!...

    Great write up and congrats on completing the AT! Hoping and dreaming of doing the same thing someday before I get too old. What was your total pack weight for the trip?
  42. You made the right call staying home and being...

    You made the right call staying home and being safe & warm. Put it on you calendar for 2016 and hope to meet you on the trail someday!
  43. You have a way for words. On Monday morning, my...

    You have a way for words. On Monday morning, my sense of warm afterglow was overshadowed by the feeling of being run over by a large truck :) . It was still an epic trip. Too bad it's a little to...
  44. What a great weekend! Thank you to everyone that...

    What a great weekend! Thank you to everyone that braved the cold and made it out to enjoy Michigan's beautiful north woods. The HF members meshed well with the Bushcrafters and Woodsmen and we all...
  45. Nice pics cncd11. It was great meeting you and...

    Nice pics cncd11. It was great meeting you and Twistin. That 3:00 AM walk in you guys did with temps at -26 below zero must have been brutal.

    The trip report is now active: ...
  46. Great write up, Twistin! Turkey, Squirrelbait,...

    Great write up, Twistin! Turkey, Squirrelbait, Nate and I were the last to leave today and got back out to the trailhead around 2, with me getting home to unpack a couple hours later. Saturday...
  47. Sorry to hear that but not worth the risk of...

    Sorry to hear that but not worth the risk of getting sicker. Up in Gaylord now, -26 outside but its sunny. Ready for the piney woods.
  48. Wow....very impressive. I may gain weight on...

    Wow....very impressive. I may gain weight on this one.
  49. Ditto! That's brutal cold. Just wrapping up my...

    Ditto! That's brutal cold. Just wrapping up my work day then heading home to finish packing. Looking forward to seeing everyone this weekend.
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    Welcome from Clarkston. Get out to a group hang...

    Welcome from Clarkston. Get out to a group hang sometime and meet some of your Michigan brethren. Check out the trip planning thread for Midwest, people are always planning something!
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