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    Lots of Great places to hang up on Hood....

    Lots of Great places to hang up on Hood.
    Anywhere along the PCT.. Barlow Trail has a half a dozen great places to hang.
    Stay below the timber line and you can hang.
  2. Zing it is cheap.. replace it every other year.....

    Zing it is cheap.. replace it every other year.. I like the climbing anchor technique.
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    Absolutely love my WBSF.. best tarp I have had. ...

    Absolutely love my WBSF.. best tarp I have had. Use it all year and am under it at least 40 nights a year.
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    I attached 2 inches of zing it to the tie outs of...

    I attached 2 inches of zing it to the tie outs of the Super Fly. It works perfect.
    At the end is a small bow line that slip right over the end of my pole mod locking it in.
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    Great pics. What a wonderful time. Glad we can...

    Great pics. What a wonderful time. Glad we can relive the moments.
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    Oregon Yeti winter hang

    The rain fell, the sun came out, the hangers hung, and a good time was had by all.
    In a year where the snow was rare, the fellowship wasn't. The Cascade Hangers held their 4th Annual Winter "YETI"...
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    Poll: Should be nice on Saturday.. sketchy on Friday...

    Should be nice on Saturday.. sketchy on Friday and nice Sunday.. and wouldn't you know it.. my 0 degree quilt got here today.. well, I'll be high and dry and super warm.
    Either way.. the trees are...
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    Poll: We had about 1 ft to 2 feet in places.. I took my...

    We had about 1 ft to 2 feet in places.. I took my pulk and it worked fine. No need for snow anchors though. Unless we get some snow this week.
    I used my regular MSR groundhog stakes.
    Had the snow...
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    Poll: Well folks.. we have to rename the hang.. Checked...

    Well folks.. we have to rename the hang.. Checked the forecast.. should be nice Saturday, but we will have to see. May be the Wet Yeti after all... but we are Northwest hangers..we can handle a...
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    Poll: We will have to compare pole mods.. Got a nice...

    We will have to compare pole mods.. Got a nice one for my Super fly. Did the mod then had a friend give me a modified mod.. that made it waaaaaaaayyyyy better! Pole mod is sooo the way to go. ...
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    Congrats! Have a Happy Life together.

    Congrats! Have a Happy Life together.
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    Poll: Did some work on the Pulk last night... Ohhhh......

    Did some work on the Pulk last night... Ohhhh... I'm so ready to go.
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    Poll: C'mon.. the more the merrier... Nothing better...

    C'mon.. the more the merrier...
    Nothing better than a bunch of cast iron cooking up some good grub
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    Poll: I'm doing a Dutch oven favorite also for Saturday...

    I'm doing a Dutch oven favorite also for Saturday nights dinner. Yum...
    Going up this weekend with my Troop for an adventure in Cold Weather Camping. Good shake down for the Yeti Hang.. Ohhh I'm...
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    Poll: Nice video.. thanks for sharing.

    Nice video.. thanks for sharing.
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    Poll: Went up last weekend.. Trees are ready and the...

    Went up last weekend.. Trees are ready and the site looks great. There was not a lot of snow.. but snow shoes were still worth taking.
    Supposed to get a good snow fall this weekend.. so with any...
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    Poll: 22 Days till the Yeti Hang!!

    22 Days till the Yeti Hang!!
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    Poll: In Sandy, OR.. on your way up you can get a Sno...

    In Sandy, OR.. on your way up you can get a Sno Park at:
    Sandy AM/PM Local: 503-462-7151
    16355 Champion Way
    Sandy OR 97055
    Safeway 782 Local: 503-668-3202
    37601 Hwy 26
    Sandy OR 97055
    Shorty’s...
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    Poll: You can get them on the way up to the mountain at...

    You can get them on the way up to the mountain at the Arco stations, Fred Meyer, and other shops.
    Here is more information on the Sno Park permit....
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    I'm in.. thanks for being so generous.

    I'm in.. thanks for being so generous.
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    Poll: I guess what Rip is saying is Be Prepared.. we...

    I guess what Rip is saying is Be Prepared.. we never know what we are going to get.. other than a great time, fun hanging out with the Cascade Hangers and Your Yeti may be white, wet, frozen, or...
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    yes, they work great. They are actually the reason I upgraded to the Super Fly. Needed the doors.
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    Poll: Vince, Fortunately we do not get the super low...

    Vince,
    Fortunately we do not get the super low temps that they get in MN. Bundles of wood that we pulk in tends to work.
    Yeah, it's a bit crazy that we buy wood living in Oregon, but like Gary...
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    +1 on the Reflectix... plus. You need to start...

    +1 on the Reflectix... plus.
    You need to start with dry clean socks going into the hammock. I have a pair of down booties, but my feet get to warm in them. So I wear them till I get warm then kick...
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    Poll: $20 sounds about right.. I couldn't remember if...

    $20 sounds about right.. I couldn't remember if it was 10 or 20...
    It's all about the fun and seeing the stuff shared.
    Just have fun with it.
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    Poll: Given the early snow fall this year.. I think we...

    Given the early snow fall this year.. I think we are in for an AWESOME!!!! Yeti Hang!!!! Pulk sled and winter gear ready to go!!!
    YEEE HAAAWWW!
    2 MONTHS till the Hang!
    A couple things to think...
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    Poll: I don't know that we have ever set a limit on the...

    I don't know that we have ever set a limit on the white Elephant.. Don't go crazy.. I think the $10 range is reasonable.
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    Got my Speed Hook set up in the mail Monday......

    Got my Speed Hook set up in the mail Monday... got them on the WBBB today. I assume the continuous loops replacing the buckles are installed like a whoopie sling?
    Will be hanging this weekend to...
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    OK.. I'm in.. going to order a set for my WBBB. ...

    OK.. I'm in.. going to order a set for my WBBB. Not a fan of whoopie slings, but this is right in my wheel house.
    Thanks Dutch for keeping us tweaking our gear!
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    The videos that I love the most is when Shug has...

    The videos that I love the most is when Shug has the camera on out in the woods. The videos for Noobs is a great series.
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    Can I borrow that one? That is a great quote.

    Can I borrow that one? That is a great quote.
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    Poll: Dicks Sporting Goods carries the Jet Sled... You...

    Dicks Sporting Goods carries the Jet Sled... You may have to order it. Cheaper if you have it shipped to the store.
    Jet Sled at Dicks
    $35 great price.
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    Poll: Yes there are "Facilities"... bring your own TP...

    Yes there are "Facilities"... bring your own TP just in case they are empty.
    On the Pulk...
    There are sites on the internet to show how to put one together. Gary has a good thread on the forums....
  34. I have used both the CRL and the Tarp flies set...

    I have used both the CRL and the Tarp flies set up. I prefer the Tarp flies sets up.
    I do not need the CRL to hang things off of and can't really see a benefit other than that.
    Tarp flies much...
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    Poll: Hey folks, Just sitting here on a blustery day...

    Hey folks,
    Just sitting here on a blustery day thinking about hanging...
    In past years the Winter hang has had little "organized" activities. Other than the traditional White Elephant exchange...
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    WBBB - $180 WB SF- $130 HG 20UQ - $199 UGQ...

    WBBB - $180
    WB SF- $130
    HG 20UQ - $199
    UGQ 20TQ - $209
    Dutch clips - $18
    Dutch Tarp Fly's- $15
    Triangle Thingies- $20
    Zingit - $26
    That's the basics... = $797
    I camp in the hammock at least...
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    Not all the Scouts, but some. Many are going to...

    Not all the Scouts, but some. Many are going to just tarps now.. Have a bunch of Super Fly's out there. We are a backpacking troop, so its all light and small.
    The Hammock bug is spreading though.
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    I use the Super Fly and the UQ protector from...

    I use the Super Fly and the UQ protector from 2QZQ. I never have issues with the wind, rain, or snow. If at all possible set with the broad side of the tarp into the wind. Pitch as low as...
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    Adapting to conditions

    Well, as we know hammocks are just for trees! This weekend we had the Scout Troop out and all the good trees were taken. My three Assistant Scoutmasters and I had to find a place to hang.. A fence...
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    Poll: Of course I would recommend an UQ. But having...

    Of course I would recommend an UQ. But having said that adding an UQ protector to you pads will keep the elements off of you and reduce the amount of air under your hammock.
    If you or anyone...
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    I also use the tie outs, I find it gives me a tad...

    I also use the tie outs, I find it gives me a tad bit more room inside. I have never had an issue with my underquilt hanging under the WBBB.
    If you are having issues with a consistent hang of the...
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    Poll: If you have the hammock and a tarp you are just...

    If you have the hammock and a tarp you are just about there.
    1. You need insulation. A pad will work in your hammock. Suggest you add a blanket in the hammock to add warmth.
    2. At least a 20...
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    Poll: Yes sir on the pulk. There is always enough snow...

    Yes sir on the pulk. There is always enough snow to justify the pulk. Push comes to shove have your gear configured to pack in or pulk in. The hike to and from the parking lot is not hard nor...
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    It's already been said.. but yep, the Super Fly...

    It's already been said.. but yep, the Super Fly is a great option for going to ground. I have a buddy I camp with every month that uses it as a ground dweller every time we go out, in a 4 seasons......
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    Poll: Correct on those coordinates. See you there. It...

    Correct on those coordinates. See you there.
    It will be easy to find. Follow the signs to the camp ground.. we are the folks hanging from trees.
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    Poll: Fronkey, You are always welcome to come up and...

    Fronkey,
    You are always welcome to come up and get some hang time in with us...
    Just let us know when you are up this way. I am sure that something could get put together.
  47. That is awesome!!!!

    That is awesome!!!!
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    Poll: Mark (all) The hike is 1 mile. It is an easy...

    Mark (all)
    The hike is 1 mile. It is an easy hike in, no real grade.
    Snow shoes- well it all depends on the snow. If memory serves, Last year we really did not need the snow shoes, but in years...
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    Poll: OK folks.. I know that we will never be able to...

    OK folks..
    I know that we will never be able to pick the perfect weekend... so here it is. The Tribe has spoken and I have heard more "likes" for the 23-25 Jan.
    LOCK IN THE DATE-
    23-25 JANUARY...
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    Poll: Last year we did not get too much snow. It was...

    Last year we did not get too much snow. It was good enough to pull our Pulk sleds in, but snow shoes were it and miss. Had them in case, but really didn't need them.
    We have had years where you...
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