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  1. Thread: MAHHA weekend

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    north east vamp

    Why not try Watkins glen. We have a bus camp out there every year. Great place. Hike the gorge go too corning glass center, visit any number of wineries. Shopping in downtown Watkins. Large enough to...
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    I'm already there. I'm at a campground called big...

    I'm already there. I'm at a campground called big bass lake. Its on rt 42 .
    leaving here tomorrow. Headed to the west side of the state. Will be over that way for a few days. Perhaps I'll venture...
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    Alexander Florida

    I'm in Florida right now but Florida is an awful big state to try and find Alexander springs when it's not even on the map some guidance may help
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    Bsf

    Bsf is not much of a clue as to what country this is in. BSF
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    hang calculator

    How come I can't get the page without the error403 forbidden. It says I don't have permission to view this page. Who do I get permission from:(
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    susquehannock trail

    I'll keep an Eye out for the posts on that hike. ;)
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    pres hang

    I know your pretty much trapped by AMC to pay for the huts up there. Not only are they expensive but you can't get in them. I think they are about $85.00 a night but you still can't get in there....
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    AFT thurs evening

    We must be looking at 2 different maps. The map I went by was in post #9 by Gris. It had a link to a map of the AFT called Pahikes.com. Aparently their's either 2 different maps or 2 different...
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    AFT meet up

    Hi gang Bob Mac here. I broke free with some time so I decided to meet up with you guys on thurs evening. As per your itinerary I thought I would park at mile 23.25 and walk the almost 2 miles in and...
  10. place to hang

    Yeah man, Get a map at the park office of the trails and have at it
  11. place to hang off rt 80

    Get off at exit 220 south. turn left (north) and follow the signs to bald eagle state park. It's about 3 miles. Find somewhere to pull over and have at it.
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    fall mahha

    Got this on the calendar. Hope to make one of the prehikes even though I've done it in both directions. Nice area and totally devoid of the Pa rock hopping (ha ha ha ha) Hope to see everybody again....
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    mosquito net

    I have a pyramid shaped one for drape style.
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    old loggers path

    Hiked it years ago. As I remember it their is nowhere near the middle of the hike with a view. I kayak a creek that you will be crossing (rock run) a beautiful class 4 run in a very pretty area. If...
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    esbit titanium

    I have one if you can't find one. Make me an offer. Also have 35 trioxane tabs that I'll part with. These are the millitary tabs:scared:
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    step count for the hikers

    Some stats for the hikers to ponder.
    Wed. 9422 steps calories burned 3102
    Thurs. 19572 steps 3422
    Fri. 27092 steps 3550
    Sat. 27131.steps This...
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    spring mahha Pine grove

    OK, here's my attempt at photos. Had a great time hiking with you guys and gals. good company, good weather and an all out good time. I'll get back to you with the step count. Special thanks to all...
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    mahha this weekend

    Looks like I'm going to make this one. I should be arriving around 12, 1 pm wed.Hope to get there earlier. I need to hitch a ride to cal. to start the hike so if you see me on rt 233 with my thumb...
  19. Thread: Ct hang?

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    CT hang

    As I remember Ct is not a hammock friendly state, At least that's how it was a few years ago when I did the AT thru there. Correct me if I'm wrong but da man say no. Confused:confused:
  20. Thread: tarp pullouts

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    shock cord pull outs

    Loop it, then wrap dental floss around it. tie it off and then sylicone the threads so it wont come apart
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    BMBH loaner

    I have one your welcome too. I don't live in Ny but if your hiking in the Pa. area and want to use it for the weekend your welcome to it. Plan an overnighter around the 18704 area code and your in....
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    whisperlite

    I have one of these I bought back in the 70's. This is the best stove for winter use barr none. I've tried all makes and models and their's no comparison. Anybody that does serious winter hiking,...
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    nehha

    I second the bear thing. I camped there on many occasions when I kayak the dearfield river. The bears are brasin too. You must keep your food locked up or suffer the consequences. I might make this...
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    pre pre hike

    I would be interested in the hike. This whole thing is all determined buy my work schedual. Being in construction, I have no personal life. At least that's what the companies I work for think. If I'm...
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    triptease

    I've been using triptease for years now. It lights up like lazer beams. If you have a flashlight on, theirs no way you could miss these lines. Great stuff
  26. Got my blankets today. Thanks again Aaronalso,...

    Got my blankets today. Thanks again Aaronalso, for your time. Now to figure out just what I'm going to do with them.
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    I don't like putting anything on the ground...

    I don't like putting anything on the ground because of the little critters. I sit in the hammock (hennessey) and take my shoes off, tie the laces together and beaner them to the hammock ridge line, I...
  28. I sent a P mail for 2 but I don't see my name on...

    I sent a P mail for 2 but I don't see my name on the spread sheet. Am I supposed to sign the spread sheet or what.
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    If it fits on the regular jet boil stove top I'll...

    If it fits on the regular jet boil stove top I'll take it
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    I'll be going on one of the hikes but without...

    I'll be going on one of the hikes but without knowing the area I don't know which one.
    I see a lot of names attending. What's the head count now. Is anybody keeping track
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    This weekend

    Yes, I'm going to make it this weekend. Normally I wouldn't go unless their was a hike involved. I saw the other post for a pre hike and that made up my mind. Not much mention of the pre hike anymore...
  32. winter pre hike

    It's kind of hard to tell if this hike is a go or not. I've been watching the thread and it seams to be a definate maybe. I'm in if it's on. Just tell me when, how many days out and where to meet....
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    hammock hang

    I might show up to meet some of you guys weather providing. It depends on my work schedule. I can give you a definite maybe
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    location

    Do you have to hike into this spot your hanging at or is this a drive up and hang deal.:huh:
  35. Thread: Angle of Hang?

    by Bob Mac
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    angle of hang

    Somebody had a calculator of some sort that showed the differant angles to height measurements. (so many feet high to so many feet wide) In order to achieve the 30 degree angle. Anybody remember...
  36. Thread: old hammocker

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    lumps

    I think I stated that I started in a hennessey backpacker ( which by-the-way is for sale) I would post a pic of the pad but I'm computer challenged.:scared:
  37. Thread: old hammocker

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    start with ccfoam pads

    Yes, I started with a foam pad. I still have them too. Wierdest things you ever saw. I have them cut so they don't bunch up when you lay down. Every time I took them out I got asked "why did you cut...
  38. Thread: old hammocker

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    best advice

    For the newbies on the forum, my best advice would be to go to one of the hangers campouts and you will learn a wealth of information in one weekend. Much much more than you will ever learn thru...
  39. Thread: old hammocker

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    A little more chatter

    After a bunch of years in the hennessey and turning a few friends into hammockers I decided to move on to a new hammock. I decided to give the BMBH a try. When I first got this thing I was a little...
  40. Thread: old hammocker

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    All good thoughts

    I started with the hennessey and stayed with it. I bought the first prototype JRB underquilt. One of the best creations in the hammock camping industry. I live in the northeast and up here their is...
  41. Thread: old hammocker

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    old hammocker

    Hi gang; I've been on this forum since it's inception and on the hammock camping forum before that.I don't do a lot of posting but enjoy reading and following along. I've been hammocking since it's...
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    mahha hangout

    Both myself and a fellow hanger will try to make this one. I'd like to check out this bridge hammock.Hope to see and meet all of you there.
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