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    Caney Creek Falls - Bankhead, AL

    I'm wondering if anyone can give me good directions to Caney Creek Falls in Bankhead National Forrest in Alabama.
  2. Going To Sipsey Wilderness - Mid November 2012

    We are planning a trip to the sipsey wilderness in november and I'm looking for a little guidance help.

    We have been here several times before and have covered a lot of trails and surrounding...
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    Welcome to the forums, you're going to love...

    Welcome to the forums, you're going to love hammocking!
  4. Thread: Hi all....

    by jbiddle
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    Welcome! And congratulations on your first...

    Welcome!

    And congratulations on your first hammock!
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    I bought the dryfly. I wish I hadn't. It's...

    I bought the dryfly. I wish I hadn't. It's really not enough coverage for what I want. Of those two I would go with the profly (I have a friend that has that one and it's better than the dryfly in...
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    Planning a trip to Sipsey Wilderness

    I'm planning on going into the Sipsey Wilderness on the 18-20th this month. Anyone been up there lately? How's the water flow? I would imagine there was lots of damage from the storms earlier this...
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    I can't wait to get out there, this is my first...

    I can't wait to get out there, this is my first time to Cohutta. Any interesting landmarks or POI in that area that you recommend looking for?
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    I'll be sure and report back!

    I'll be sure and report back!
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    Anyone been to Cohutta Wildeness lately?

    We are going for a 1 nighter, going to start on Chestnut Lead Trail and head up to the Conasauga River.

    Anyone know how high the water is in Conasauga currently? It's been dry so I wasn't sure if...
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    Places to hang in Alabama

    I'm looking for some good places to do a 1 night trip in alabama. We've been to the Sipsey tons of times and are just wanting to try some different areas. Something maybe within 2-3 hours of...
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    Love Sipsey

    We went there back in October, it was dry as a bone, glad to see some water!
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    Tomorrow

    I'm heading out there tomorrow. I'm hoping that there will be some water somewhere along Thompson Creek or at least where it intersects with Sipsey River and Parker Branch.
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    ipod touch

    I used some paracord and hung my ipod touch from it so that I can lay back and watch movies/tv shows that I've downloaded
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    Thanks! Unfortunatly youtube will only take 10...

    Thanks! Unfortunatly youtube will only take 10 mins or less of video, and that video was 11:17.

    I'll talk and move faster on my next video and maybe I can get it on youtube!! lol! :lol: :lol:
  15. So very sad. My thoughts and prayers go out to...

    So very sad. My thoughts and prayers go out to them and their families.
  16. Sipsey Wilderness/ Bankhead NF - North Alabama

    Any of you Hammockers that are familiar w/ the area, what are some of your favorite POI's or places to hang?

    I've seen the big tree, ship rock, and eye of the needle area.

    Suggestions?
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    Welcome to the forums from another Alabama hanger!

    Welcome to the forums from another Alabama hanger!
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    AS, As a side question, I'm just curious,...

    AS,

    As a side question, I'm just curious, where is your favorite place to hang in the Sipsey Wilderness/Bankhead NF area?
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    Also I guess another concern we may have is water...

    Also I guess another concern we may have is water supply. even if the falls aren't flowing well, there should still be water flowing for cooking, etc?
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    Hey AS, I was actually looking back through a...

    Hey AS,

    I was actually looking back through a convo that we had a while back where you told me about the lower falls and that's really where we're going. At that point in time you had said...
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    Caney Falls - Bankhead NF - North Alabama

    Does anyone know the GPS coordinates of Caney Falls in Bankhead NF in North Alabama. It's near the sipsey wilderness but I'm just not sure of it's exact location.

    A few friends and I are planning...
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    I ended up ordering a warbonnet superfly tarp. ...

    I ended up ordering a warbonnet superfly tarp. very excited to see how it does.

    What are the standard lengths that you typically use for guy lines at each of the tie-outs?
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    Thanks for all the suggestions everyone!

    Thanks for all the suggestions everyone!
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    I can spend upwards of $100 and it will be...

    I can spend upwards of $100 and it will be primarily for backpacking/hiking. To cover my hammock.
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    Need a big tarp

    I am looking to buy a good quality tarp. I would like for it to be around 12' in length and pretty wide as well. Any good recommendations?

    Thanks!
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    yep lived here all my life. good friends w/...

    yep lived here all my life. good friends w/ abradley who is also on this forum.
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    Awesome! Thanks AS! Just so we're 100% certain,...

    Awesome! Thanks AS! Just so we're 100% certain, that is the directions to TH #6 as listed on this map:
    ...
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    Sipsey Wilderness, AL - Thompson TH

    I'm hoping that someone from alabama, or who has hiked in sipsey can help me out. I'm trying to get some good, accurate directions on how to get to the Thompson Trail head from Birmingham Alabama. ...
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    Locked Brummel Splice Video Tutorial

    I may not be posting this in the appropriate place, but here goes!

    I had come across several good pic-tutorials on how to make the locked brummel splice, but couldn't find any videos for it...so...
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    Thanks! I've bought some whoopie slings from...

    Thanks! I've bought some whoopie slings from paul before, I will mosey on over and check out his straps now.... :lol:
  31. Thread: Hammock Pillow

    by jbiddle
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    Thermarest Pillow

    I've been using this thermarest pillow for the past few years. It compresses nicely and then expands if you unroll it and let it sit for a little bit. When i first got it I was slightly...
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    Welcome

    Welcome to the forums!
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    Amsteel Hammock Suspension System

    Just thought that I would post some pics of my completed amsteel suspension system. It consists of:
    -amsteel whoopie slings to attach to the straps that wrap around the tree
    -amsteel whoopie sling...
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    Sticky: A friend and I were discussing how we loved to...

    A friend and I were discussing how we loved to camp and hike, but hated carrying all of the tents and other things that would basically keep us tied to one spot. Then I came across a "camping...
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