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  1. There should be several folks with extra stuff. ...

    There should be several folks with extra stuff. We usually have extras for the hammock demo. Just let someone know when you get in that you are interested in having a setup for to try out. Hope...
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    FS: Bumping once.

    Bumping once.
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    We're going to do a version of this fun camping game this year at the John Rock hang. The original game is called "blanket run". We will of course modify it by pulling a partner in his/her underquilt...
  4. Yes we do both. And around mid August it should...

    Yes we do both. And around mid August it should start filling in on the menus for both. Home Run, myself, and a few others usually handle breakfast. We should have at least 2 of the standing...
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    FS: Z-65 Gregory Pack -New

    New Gregory pack in blue, size Medium. 2014 model. Bought to replace ULA Catalyst but decided I didn't want to change. Pack still has tags. $229.00 original MSRP. Price $135 with free shipping in...
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    My hammock has been "retired" until September. ...

    My hammock has been "retired" until September. Last 2 weeks have been above 98 and pushing 102-103 some days in SE GA. And then add the heat index. Central TN last week was about a pinch lower...
  7. Glad you can come Cliff. Good to have some old...

    Glad you can come Cliff. Good to have some old friends returning.
  8. I'm out. Grandbaby is coming on Thursday, 21st,...

    I'm out. Grandbaby is coming on Thursday, 21st, one way or the other says the doc. Guess we'll be sitting at hospital on Ft Bragg for some amount of time waiting for that boy to pop out!! Will be...
  9. Guess that critter can move around fairly easily....

    Guess that critter can move around fairly easily.
    Have you talked with park staff about firewood?
  10. Hope you can make it CB.

    Hope you can make it CB.
  11. Happy Birthday to All Americans.

    Happy Birthday to All Americans.
  12. Somewhere I will hanging. Either here or there. ...

    Somewhere I will hanging. Either here or there.


    Don't think the new mom is going to let that happen. Maybe for Grayson???:scared::scared::scared::scared:
  13. Both days. Blue grass Saturday and Gospel on...

    Both days. Blue grass Saturday and Gospel on Sunday.
  14. Watching this -- again. Back early from AT trip,...

    Watching this -- again. Back early from AT trip, but new grand baby is due sometime near the end of July. You never know with first babies when they might show up, so I'm kind of on the fence. ...
  15. We have a wheel barrow in case you need a lift!...

    We have a wheel barrow in case you need a lift! :lol:



    Have a great time. Maybe next year since y'all are ----- "retired"!
  16. Taking up my habits from Meriwether Lewis I see.

    Taking up my habits from Meriwether Lewis I see.
  17. Have you tried the ATC website. They have a list...

    Have you tried the ATC website. They have a list of folks (by state) who do shuttles. It is a little difficult to find as it is buried in one of their sub-pages and shows as a colored link in the...
  18. Well we were getting desperate. Tracy was all...

    Well we were getting desperate. Tracy was all tied up, so I wrestled the monster yesterday for a few hours. I might have the "hang" of it now, but knowing my brain, it will be gone again in a few...
  19. Going to miss you folks. Hickery always brings...

    Going to miss you folks. Hickery always brings the "sunshine". Sometimes it might be somewhat liquid!!!!!
  20. Here's hoping you can make it. Would be great to...

    Here's hoping you can make it. Would be great to meet you after all the work you have done for us.
  21. It looks like all the links and spreadsheets are...

    It looks like all the links and spreadsheets are working. IF anyone finds a problem, PM me so that I can work out the issue.
    Thanks ----- and Good Hanging for ya!!!
  22. Happy to see y'all again. If the past holds...

    Happy to see y'all again. If the past holds true, this is our "sunshine" year.
  23. Google Spreadsheet is up and working. Someone...

    Google Spreadsheet is up and working. Someone post to both the sheets to verify we are good to go.
    Pics added. Other links to follow.
  24. VA - Mt Rogers - 6th Annual Grayson Fall Festival Hang

    6th Annual Grayson Highlands Fall Festival
    Mt Rogers, Virginia
    Grayson Highlands State Park
    September 22-26, 2016


    Hammockers! come join the fun again! Family-friendly event!
    Free camping...
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    Okay, it is not OKAY! Rocks have about killed my...

    Okay, it is not OKAY! Rocks have about killed my feet. And I thought I had good shoes. No blisters, just extremely sore soles. Add those to the stinger in my back on second day out and I'm done for...
  26. Welcome from an old retiree. Just up the road a...

    Welcome from an old retiree. Just up the road a few miles from RH.
    No regional hangs in South GA yet, but there are several in NW FL. And the big one MLK day weekend in North central FL. Suspect...
  27. Thread: John Rock?

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    Well I don't have a clue if I can make it....

    Well I don't have a clue if I can make it. Currently on the AT in CT, heading for Gorham, NH. Would expect to be home around July 20, if I survive these mountains. Could be sooner if I have to bail...
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    Thanks Tacoma. Stepping lightly for now. Climbs...

    Thanks Tacoma. Stepping lightly for now. Climbs are busting my rear for a while. Maybe in a couple more weeks I'll get up to the level to enjoy this thing.
    Come on over to Grayson Festival this year.
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    Thanks Rain Man. Saw that you were up here...

    Thanks Rain Man. Saw that you were up here earlier. I just could not get away any sooner. So far, so good. Rain coming Friday and then more next week. Guess I'll get my clothes washed for free - many...
  30. Bump, Arriving at Cold Springs on Metro North...

    Bump,

    Arriving at Cold Springs on Metro North around 1400/1430 on 28th. Taxi back to Bear Mtn bookstore that afternoon. West Mtn shelter that night. Looks like rain for first 5 days based on...
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    Just short of 500.

    Just short of 500.
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    NY to NH, AT Walk About

    Trying to start another section on the AT. Planning to leave Bear Mtn area on May 28 and reach Gorham,NH around July 17/18. All based on all the parts and pieces holding together for that long. ...
  33. Dang CB, Ouch! and some other words. Sorry I...

    Dang CB,
    Ouch! and some other words.
    Sorry I missed this earlier but glad you are on the trail to rehab. A little late but "be safe out there"!!!
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    Thanks for trip report and pics. Will send to my...

    Thanks for trip report and pics. Will send to my son at Ft Bragg. He needs to get out for a few days.

    If you want to do Grayson Highlands, look for the thread in a few weeks about the annual...
  35. Medium height goober with black stetson and ULA -...

    Medium height goober with black stetson and ULA - --- that be me.
  36. I think you might pass me at the rate you are...

    I think you might pass me at the rate you are traveling, or you may already be ahead of me. Should be in Kent CT around Jun 2/3 unless I get an earlier start.
  37. Plans are a little up in the air due to a family...

    Plans are a little up in the air due to a family doc visit scheduled for May 23. Might mean I don't get to Bear Mtn until May 27/28 timeframe. Heading north to Gorham, NH if all goes well. Have to...
  38. Thanks. Looked at that previously. Takes a taxi...

    Thanks. Looked at that previously. Takes a taxi ride going and coming. Probably going to stick with the REI option in NYC or store in Cold Spring if I can wrangle a shuttle from them>
  39. Good to have critters. Learning young will carry...

    Good to have critters. Learning young will carry over in life.
  40. Hey Pete, Took me a while to figure out we did...

    Hey Pete,

    Took me a while to figure out we did the transaction on hammock last week. Kept wondering where I had seen your name before. Thanks for the offer of help. Have you had a chance to...
  41. Thanks guys. I'll keep your info handy. Looking...

    Thanks guys. I'll keep your info handy. Looking more like I won't get to travel until last week of May. Will let you know exact dates once they are set. I already know the Metro North train I...
  42. Thanks for all the suggestions. REI trip sounds...

    Thanks for all the suggestions. REI trip sounds doable, even for an old guy.

    I also found a place in Cold Spring, right next to Metro North line station there. They carry MSR brand. Name of...
  43. Hey, thanks for info on REI. Just checked the...

    Hey, thanks for info on REI.
    Just checked the maps. A long way to REI from Penn Station and Grand Central Station. Don't want to mess with subway or taxis to get around.
    I found a place north...
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    Well we have had an early spring with warm temps,...

    Well we have had an early spring with warm temps, but the mountains can change overnight. Don't think the UQ would be too much but you will probably need to shed the TQ during the night. All...
  45. thanks, Can't send thru the US Mail -...

    thanks,

    Can't send thru the US Mail - flammable. Could send UPS/Fedex but that costs more than hiring a taxi and driving around for a few miles away from Ft Montgomery.
  46. NY - Assistance Needed - Bear Mtn, Ft Montgomery area

    Hello,

    I will be traveling to Bear Mtn area to re-start a section of the AT in a couple of weeks. Traveling via Amtrak and Metro North to the area from Savannah, GA. Can not bring camping stove...
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    FS: Bump! Price dropped to $130.00

    Bump! Price dropped to $130.00
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    FS: Bump!

    Bump!
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    FS: No fly with this one.

    No fly with this one.
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    FS: FS - HUBLA w/ ZQ Mod 3

    Hennessy Ultralight Backpacker Asym with the ZQ Mod 3 zipper on one side. Used for a few hangs and one week on the AT. With Hennessy snakeskins, original stuff sack, and Whoopie slings. Excellent...
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