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  1. It looks like I'm going to be attending Woodbadge...

    It looks like I'm going to be attending Woodbadge training (Boy Scouts leadership) that weekend so I have to back out. It's looking like a great trip so I'll definitely come if anything changes.
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    I'm definitely interested. August to October,...

    I'm definitely interested. August to October, somewhere within 2.5 hours of Phoenix would be nice.
  3. Thread: Snake Skins

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    I believe snake skins, by definition, are 2...

    I believe snake skins, by definition, are 2 pieces. Otherwise, it's a Bishop's bag. Both work fine.
  4. Thank you all for your suggestions. I hung again...

    Thank you all for your suggestions. I hung again this weekend and it went better. At least, my tarp stayed tight. Unfortunately, it leaked in the rain! Read about it here:...
  5. Log Springs (Cherry, AZ) - Rain all night and a Leaky Tarp - Or is it just condensation?

    After hanging last weekend and getting snow all night (https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/109780-Schnebly-Hill-Rd-AZ-Tarp-trouble-and-Snow-in-May!) I had the chance to go again this...
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    I think it got down to 27*F. I had a Big Agnes...

    I think it got down to 27*F. I had a Big Agnes Mystic SL 15* sleeping bag, and slept in my jeans, t-shirt and a sweatshirt, with a fleece hat.
  7. I used some reflective cord that came in a pack...

    I used some reflective cord that came in a pack with some NiteIze Figure 9s. Does that stretch? I'm going out again this Friday, this time with 70% chance of rain. I plan to try using some side...
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    After using it last night, in snow nevertheless,...

    After using it last night, in snow nevertheless, it was great!
  9. Schnebly Hill Rd, AZ - Tarp trouble and Snow in May!

    First time hanging in a year and I got to test my new down sleeping bag (Big Agnes Mystic SL 15*) and underquilt (Hammock Gear Incubator 20*) on a quick overnighter. This was with a church group of...
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    Mine came within a week so I'm very excited to...

    Mine came within a week so I'm very excited to try it out this weekend! It's not as lofty as I expected, even after laying out for a few days, but maybe the pics I've seen were all overstuffed or 0*...
  11. I'd be interested too.

    I'd be interested too.
  12. Yes, Saturday works. There's a park across the...

    Yes, Saturday works. There's a park across the street from my house and we can just meet there. I sent you a PM, not sure if you'll be able to reply or not, I can't remember how many posts you have...
  13. Welcome to the forum! I live in North Phx (51 &...

    Welcome to the forum! I live in North Phx (51 & 101) and wouldn't mind setting up my hang this weekend as practice for a trip next weekend. Let me know if you want to swing by tomorrow or Saturday,...
  14. Thread: Sleeping bag

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    It really depends on what's important to you:...

    It really depends on what's important to you: weight, pack size, Mummy or rectangular, etc. Since I just got done heavily researching sleeping bag options, I'll paste my main findings below. Sorry...
  15. Thread: AZ > Knoll Lake

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    Thanks for posting. I'd be there except I'm...

    Thanks for posting. I'd be there except I'm already camping the next weekend. Out of curiosity, do you park at the north end near the camp areas, or somewhere else? Report back how cold it gets, if...
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    Thank you all for your input. This forum is so...

    Thank you all for your input. This forum is so awesome! I finally pulled the trigger and bought a Hammock Gear Incubator 20. I first left a voice mail and sent an email to see what their wait time is...
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    Awesome, I'll have to try this on my BIAS. Would...

    Awesome, I'll have to try this on my BIAS. Would love to see some pics.
  18. Snakey Compression Sack for Sleeping Bags (or Quilts?)

    Has anyone seen this on Kickstarter? It looks like a good idea, one that may also work for quilts. What do you think?
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    Best Underquilt Given These Factors?

    I just spent about three hours reading through the forums about underquilts and have narrowed it down to the factors below. I'm leaning toward UGQ because I read their quilts include HyperDry but I...
  20. Hello all, unfortunately I will not be able to...

    Hello all, unfortunately I will not be able to attend.
  21. How's the overnight temp up there in September?...

    How's the overnight temp up there in September? I'm just wondering if I'll be okay without an underquilt.
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    I'm fine with all of these options, as long as...

    I'm fine with all of these options, as long as the hiking really is just a couple miles and not more like 5 miles.
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    I'm interested! I'd prefer a car camping...

    I'm interested! I'd prefer a car camping adventure, or less than a couple miles of hiking. Any weekend in June should work for me.
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    I have the BIAS Camper Hammock and, although it...

    I have the BIAS Camper Hammock and, although it is all I have known, I love it! I'm 5'10" and 195 lbs. The length and width are great. I think you're wise to get the double layer, I wish I had had...
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    Wow, so sad I missed this. The one week in so...

    Wow, so sad I missed this. The one week in so long that I had time to go camping and I totally missed this thread! I'm going to have to look up the thread about how to monitor these trip forums...
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    I'd be interested. Also limited by lack of cold...

    I'd be interested. Also limited by lack of cold weather gear and time, but I'll definitely watch this thread.
  27. Thread: Arizona hang?

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    Hey Steven, unfortunately it's not going to work...

    Hey Steven, unfortunately it's not going to work for me this time. And then I start another graduate course so it will be at least 6 weeks before I have a free weekend again. Sorry about this.
  28. I just found this thread. Steven and I are...

    I just found this thread. Steven and I are putting together a trip for Oct 5th or 4th & 5th over in this thread: http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?p=818838#post818838 and would love...
  29. Thread: Arizona hang?

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    The other thread said it's less than half a mile....

    The other thread said it's less than half a mile. But it also said there is a fire lane down to the site if one has a truck, which I do. We could drive up in one vehicle even, although my truck...
  30. Thread: Arizona hang?

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    AZ Hang - Upper Pumphouse Wash?

    What do you think about this place: http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?p=587062

    I joined the forum this year but saw this thread and bookmarked it as it looks like a great place. I...
  31. Thread: Arizona hang?

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    Steven, I am brand new to hammock camping and...

    Steven, I am brand new to hammock camping and would like to get out there with some other people. I don't have the gear yet for hiking so I'm mostly interested in just a 1 or 2-night car camping...
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    Found a cool place to hang for lunch while on an...

    Found a cool place to hang for lunch while on an ATV ride above Logan, Utah. June 29, 2012.
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    EdD270, I'm wanting to do the same. I'll be in...

    EdD270, I'm wanting to do the same. I'll be in Idaho during my next break between grad courses but the one after that will be the weekend of August 17th. If you want, we could plan an easy trip and...
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    Welcome JP! I'm a noob also. Maybe I'll see you...

    Welcome JP! I'm a noob also. Maybe I'll see you at the REI hammock demo, I'm attending the north one, near the PV mall.
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    How long is this hike that may materialize, or...

    How long is this hike that may materialize, or did it already happen? I'm a noob but I love the outdoors, just haven't done any hiking/backpacking since Boy Scouts 15 or so years ago. I may need to...
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    Oh man, that stinks! I'll be practicing my setup...

    Oh man, that stinks! I'll be practicing my setup this weekend just in the park across from home. I don't think you'll regret the Whoopies, I'm thinking of getting one for my tarp ridgeline, but I...
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    I know nothing about bags - is this one any good?

    I know nothing about bags - is this one any good?
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    I came to the same conclusion, went for the 12. I...

    I came to the same conclusion, went for the 12. I figured if it's the only tarp I have, I want it to work in all conditions, and having the option to close the ends off for a changing room or having...
  39. Payment sent, for the bug sock. Thanks!

    Payment sent, for the bug sock. Thanks!
  40. Sounds good.

    Sounds good.
  41. I'll take the bug net if you think it'll work...

    I'll take the bug net if you think it'll work with a ButtInASling Camper hammock. The hammock is 10 ft long but the ridgeline is only 9 feet, non-adjustable, so it should be fine right? Also, it...
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    I have set up my tarp twice now with Mason line...

    I have set up my tarp twice now with Mason line and was actually about to post on here asking if Mason line stretches because I just can't keep my under-tarp ridgeline tight. I have "#18 Premium...
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    I just got the Kelty Noah 12 and like it so far,...

    I just got the Kelty Noah 12 and like it so far, although all I've done is a practice setup. But I did lots of research and decided it was the best for a reasonably low price with a lot of coverage....
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    My Kelty Noah 12 is here! + Ebay dilemma

    djminessota, I hope you don't mind me posting this in your thread, I just didn't see the need to start a new one. Your blog on 52 nights above ground is awesome, by the way! Anyway, after much...
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    I'll be there (Paradise Valley one)!

    I'll be there (Paradise Valley one)!
  46. Thanks everyone for your advice. Here is my trip...

    Thanks everyone for your advice. Here is my trip report of my first hang:

    http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?t=53232
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    Great First Hang - BIAS Hammock

    Well, I had a great first hang, thanks to everyone on Hammock forums. This is such a great community!

    This was a simple overnight camping trip, no hiking, so it was a great opportunity to hang for...
  48. Will I Survive My First Hang this Weekend with this setup?

    Here's the situation:

    After much research, I ordered a BIAS $50 Hammock package, which includes the Camper Hammock, Whoopie Slings, Straps, and toggles. It is due to arrive tomorrow (Thursday)...
  49. Thread: Scout Leaders?

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    I'm not lucky enough to be a ScoutMaster or ASM...

    I'm not lucky enough to be a ScoutMaster or ASM yet but I do volunteer on my troop's scout committee as the Advancement Chairperson.
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    Thanks to this forum I realized I don't need a...

    Thanks to this forum I realized I don't need a double layer (I'm only 5'10" & 190lbs) so I'm now considering the BIAS $50 kit. super light hammock, whoopie slings, straps, ridgeline, and toggles all...
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