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    Thanks for the tips. I should be fairly well...

    Thanks for the tips. I should be fairly well stocked for the food. Plus, if I lost a couple of pounds, it wouldn't hurt my waistline.

    With just snacks and some water, I can hike pretty much from...
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    Hiking Blue Ridge Mtns (TN, NC, VA)

    Hi All,

    I was wondering if some of the veterans on here might help with planning a 100 mile hike through the Blue Ridge Mountains.

    http://goo.gl/maps/EoV3h

    A friend is giving me a car ride...
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    Using a tarp at night...

    Thanks everybody! Cannibal, thanks for illustrating with your pic - you . I had to look up porch mode. Looks like something new I will have to learn. I will leave the tarp up till I am more...
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    The small Accurite is not water resistant. Also,...

    The small Accurite is not water resistant. Also, it will reset the 24 hour cycle from the time the battery was put in it. For example, if you turned it on at 4 PM, the high/ low will reset at 4 PM....
  5. Rain chaps in light/ moderate/ heavy rain

    Hi everyone,

    I have been trying to decide between rain pants and rain chaps. I will be hiking in the Linville Gorge/ Blue Ridge Mountains in about two weeks. I am trying to plan a 100 mile/ easy...
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    Hi MadCow19, I am new to hammocking myself. I...

    Hi MadCow19,

    I am new to hammocking myself. I got myself the whoopieslings, and it still took me an hour to get my setup figured out on my first hang. My first sit attempt landed my *** smack on...
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    Using a tarp at night...

    Hi All,

    In watching a lot of the videos (Shug's videos, mostly), I've noticed that the tarp is always used at night. I was wondering if this is necessary on really clear nights, or does the tarp...
  8. Thanks to all for the very warm welcome. Wow! ...

    Thanks to all for the very warm welcome. Wow!

    Jason, you are probably right about the insulation working better standing. It really took me by surprise, more so than when I fell on my *** after...
  9. A hiking newbie testing a hammock in Central Park, NYC

    I am a newbie to long distance hiking. I have done many day hikes in jeans and cotton socks in 8 national parks. After watching hours of videos on youtube (I have watched all of Shug's videos -...
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