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    I'll be doing a section hike on the JMT starting...

    I'll be doing a section hike on the JMT starting on June 19 this year, from Reds Meadow to Happy Trails. I'm going to try to hammock each night, most of that leg is under 10k so I think I should be...
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    I already have a ridge line organizer. Can you...

    I already have a ridge line organizer. Can you 275 shipped without organizer?
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    Hikingboots and I climbed Mt San Jacinto (calif)...

    Hikingboots and I climbed Mt San Jacinto (calif) the other weekend. Part of the trail overlaps with the PCT so we saw a lot of thru hikers that day. One guy flew past us, looked like he was carrying...
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    WTB: 40deg Top Quilt

    Planning ahead for this summer, would like to lighten my pack with a 40deg TQ like an HG burrow 40deg TQ. I'm 5'10" so a standard length would do.
  5. Anyone use a Yeti UQ on a BIAS WWM hammock?

    I just got a WWM, and since it's 11ft, it seems a bit long for the Yeti suspension shock cords.. maybe I'll try the extenders provided wth the Yeti for the XLC, but wanted to here if any of you guys...
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    Wow, I like that camo pattern from the hammock...

    Wow, I like that camo pattern from the hammock pic in your gallery (white/grey/black/brown). What camo pattern is that and what fabric, and where did you get it? That'd make a nice winter hammock...
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    Welcome BrianDK! Hikingboots and I are also from...

    Welcome BrianDK! Hikingboots and I are also from San Diego, here's the latest trip report for our trip up to Mt. Baldy:

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?t=83351
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    Agent00111 here! This was a great hike and a...

    Agent00111 here! This was a great hike and a great opportunity test our gear out in high-wind. Snakeskins definitely helped out here: I couldn't imagine trying to set up a tarp without them given the...
  9. Any good recommendations for winter camping...

    Any good recommendations for winter camping in/around Big Bear, maybe snow shoe in? Any trails from backside of lifts, or is that all off-limits?
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    Thank you for the update, I was about ready to...

    Thank you for the update, I was about ready to send an email. Can't wait to get my WWM! :)
  11. Wow! I'm in loft-awe. With that much down in the...

    Wow! I'm in loft-awe. With that much down in the Greylock4, do you have to hang your suspension higher up on the tree so you don't bottom out? :)
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    Yeah, I'm a 'know-my-limits' kinda guy. In my...

    Yeah, I'm a 'know-my-limits' kinda guy. In my head I'd think I could use my 3-season UQ and stuff pine needles in my hammock, or evenly space sleeping wolf cubs across my body, or slice open a...
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    Hey guys, thank you for the great input. I'm...

    Hey guys, thank you for the great input. I'm going to go ahead and order a winter yeti, and switch out from my 3-season yeti to that when I think it will be under 30deg. I'll keep my 20deg warbonnet...
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    Lake Arrowhead and Big Bear will low into the...

    Lake Arrowhead and Big Bear will low into the mid-20's during winter. Some wil say that 20* would be fine, some say it's on the bubble, and others will say switch to a winter UQ and keep the TQ. My...
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    Count me in for a winter hang! (and as I...

    Count me in for a winter hang! (and as I mentioned in a separate thread, when we say 'winter hang' here in socal, we mean something different then our friends in MN).

    I'd like to do at least one...
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    Yeti for winter hangs

    Now, I'm going to preface this thread by saying that I live in southern california, so when I say winter-hang-brrr-thats-cold I mean temperatures in the 20-35 degree range if I'm in the Lake...
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    I'd say that my stealth objective is to not be a...

    I'd say that my stealth objective is to not be a distraction to other campers/hikers as opposed to being completely hidden. For me, site selection is most important: getting off the trail and away...
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    I really love the MSR mini groundhog stakes. I...

    I really love the MSR mini groundhog stakes. I take the reflective pulls off the stakes, and sometimes tie them around guy lines so I can see them better at night.

    Here's a problem I ran into...
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    Yup, Stonewall is due east of the Paso Picacho...

    Yup, Stonewall is due east of the Paso Picacho picnic area, and NE of the campsites.

    Here are some pics of the area. I took Lookout Rd to Cuyamaca Peak, then on the way down, Burnt Pine to Fern...
  20. I've had my kelty poles for a while and have gone...

    I've had my kelty poles for a while and have gone through this thread a few times. Last weekend I was able to go 'treeless' using two kelty poles and a good ground post for one side, and my jeep for...
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    Knot for Stingerz

    I spliced mine, it wasn't too difficult and I'm a rookie at splicing. It does look really clean when you splice it. I use the stingers on my superfly tarp. Since I'm not planning on taking the...
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    Treeless in San Diego

    A slightly overdue trip report from last weekend. I made it out to Cuyamaca area in East San Diego last Sunday over the labor day weekend. I haven't been in the area since I was a kid, so I wasn't...
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    Got my TQ/UQ last week from Brandon. I'm really...

    Got my TQ/UQ last week from Brandon. I'm really happy with the standard length Black Mamba TQ as is. I'm just a bit over 5'10" and in my WB I had enough length to pull it up over my face so plenty of...
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    Brandon is really good about getting back to...

    Brandon is really good about getting back to emails. I've had two orders processed so far this year, and waiting on my third. I think 3-4 weeks is typical if not listed as backordered, but I also...
  25. San Diego Afternoon Hangout - April 28, 1pm, Harry Griffin Park

    I'd love to go to one of these but I'm traveling for work through next week. Would love to go to the next local GTG though.
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    Reflectix = Invaluable

    Well, apparently I couldn't find it at Home Depot since they do not carry Reflectix here in San Diego. But I was able to get it at Lowe's along with the foil tape. Fun stuff! Cozy is complete, sit...
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    Man, that is nice looking. Hard to get over the...

    Man, that is nice looking. Hard to get over the weight, but would be good for overland camping in the jeep versus backpacking.
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    Three weeks spot on for my 1.1/1.9 multicam WBBB!...

    Three weeks spot on for my 1.1/1.9 multicam WBBB! Hopefully separate UQ/TQ order will be shipped shortly. Then just waiting on the backordered superfly, that's the wildcard.
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    Sticky: Works Great!

    I ended up getting sick last week after coming back from a camping trip and had the chills really bad. I couldn't get my body temp up high enough to fever yet so I used my nalgene bottle with hot...
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    Reflectix = Invaluable

    I tried looking for reflectix last weekend at Home Depot but couldn't find it, and the store help didn't know what it was. Do you know what else would be found next to it?
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    final decision... going with standard

    Thank you guys for your responses. Seems like the votes go either way. I emailed Brandon and here's his feedback:



    So, since I'm just a half inch over 5'10", I think I'll try the standard and...
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    Black Mamba: standard or wide/long?

    Just curious, wanted to see if anyone uses a BM and is at the size limit for standard, which is 5'10". I'm about a half inch taller than that, and not sure if the standard would fit or if I need to...
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    Man, superfly looks great! I've seen other pics...

    Man, superfly looks great! I've seen other pics of the camo superfly and they look like the camo pattern repeats too frequently (defeating the camo), but your pics look different. Is that a newer...
  34. San Diego Afternoon Hangout - March 24 1pm, Harry Griffin Park

    Would be great if there was a list of hammock friendly locations in and around San Diego. I just ordered my first hammock today, so ill still be about a month out from my first hang. :-(
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    Sticky: What does your HF Screen-name mean?

    I actually got it from an old unix systems administration book. '00111' is binary for 'double-O-seven'. Nerd alert! nerd alert!
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    Warbonnet shipping times

    I think setting ship time expectations up front is really helpful. I recently ordered a custom ipad case and they listed 21 day lead time, and I was happy when I got the FedEx shipping info ahead of...
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    Thanks for the pics! Did you get the single 1.9...

    Thanks for the pics! Did you get the single 1.9 or the double 1.9/1.1?
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