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    Oh my snugpak must not do any winter field...

    Oh my snugpak must not do any winter field testing.
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    I enjoyed the video and pics thanks you.

    I enjoyed the video and pics thanks you.
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    Please take pics and share them. It really is a...

    Please take pics and share them. It really is a lot of fun.

    Here are two pics of my very first backyard winter hammock test back in the winter of 2010.

    My gear list: Warbonnet 10' black...
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    Well I am probably too late to the party. Its...

    Well I am probably too late to the party.
    Its not all about an ounce or two of down its baffle depth.
    A 2" baffle vs a 3.5" there is a huge difference in warmth with the same fill.

    When Marty...
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    GilligansWorld, I love the project. Thank you for...

    GilligansWorld, I love the project. Thank you for taking the time to post your details for others to work with.
    I have snapped a pole in the woods. Tried to take too sharp a turn in deep snow.
    I...
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    Sure why not give that a try. I agree with the...

    Sure why not give that a try. I agree with the guy in the video the std PVC jet sled will out perform just about all of them. You just need polls that will not break in the cold.
    I am no fan of...
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    Good lord I had to google that (A hydrophilic...

    Good lord I had to google that (A hydrophilic molecule or portion of a molecule is one whose interactions with water and other polar substances are more thermodynamically favorable than their...
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    Any sled will work the trick is finding the right...

    Any sled will work the trick is finding the right poles and waste belt. I have seen a lot of DIY home depot pole snap in the cold. PVC with nylon cord, chimney sweep poles just won't stand up to the...
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    I am just the opposite the colder it gets the...

    I am just the opposite the colder it gets the less a covered hammock helps and the more venting you need. There is a range where covered hammocks really shine go outside of that range and you will...
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    Yes my bad. Thanks for the correction.

    Yes my bad. Thanks for the correction.
  11. In Colorado every place I hang in winter has a...

    In Colorado every place I hang in winter has a pack of coyotes. I love listening to them complain that I am in there territory but I have never felt threatened or scared.
    I am so glad I live in a...
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    I really like shockcord and mitten clips.

    I really like shockcord and mitten clips.
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    Congrats on your new personal best. 8 degrees is...

    Congrats on your new personal best. 8 degrees is dammed cold. Sounds like you had a nice warm sleep in your hammock kit. Did you take anymore picts? I will never get to visit Stokes Forest.
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    At your weight, this is all the snow shoe you...

    At your weight, this is all the snow shoe you will ever need in Colorado. ...
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    Love it MichiganDave. I to like to take all the...

    Love it MichiganDave. I to like to take all the fun toys in the winter. All my bushcraft toys that are way to heavy if I was hiking with a pack.
    ...
  16. Poll: A under quilt without the leg shelf for us side...

    A under quilt without the leg shelf for us side sleepers. An original like this
    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49206863102_66f706cef7_c.jpg

    For the last 10 years this as been my go to UQ in...
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    For about 5 years when I was really into winter...

    For about 5 years when I was really into winter hanging in Colorado I lead group trips. If I might suggest a possible trip. Kenosha Pass Colorado Trail seg 6 TH is a wonderful adventure. At the...
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    Colorado Trail segment 2 is a great out and back...

    Colorado Trail segment 2 is a great out and back with some really nice views. Crampons would really help getting up out of the canyon if there is snow and ice. Here's some pics....
  19. I just found out its 3:30pm on Thursday. I also...

    I just found out its 3:30pm on Thursday. I also just posted the announcement on the facebook page.
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    You are welcome. You won't find a vendor selling...

    You are welcome. You won't find a vendor selling these. I made this myself. It is very easy to make if you know how to make your own whoopies
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    I did a lot of backyard testing a few years back....

    I did a lot of backyard testing a few years back. If you get a lot of snow overnight and don't want to keep knocking snow off all night long I'd stay away from anything that allows snow to build up...
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  23. Hi BillyBob, This summer has really lingered in...

    Hi BillyBob, This summer has really lingered in Colorado the Aspen have not even started changing yet. That is very strange for Colorado. I am still using 40 degree quilts with no gloves or head gear.
  24. Welcome Lee, ask away there is no wrong way to do...

    Welcome Lee, ask away there is no wrong way to do this. Sweden is one very special place. I live in the center of the US and will never get to hang a hammock in Sweden. I look forward to your trip...
  25. No we are not. Man one would have to really...

    No we are not. Man one would have to really stretch to take Ironfish45's post as political. Maybe you have been watching a little to much cnn.

    I hope the donor contacts you Rick. Anonymous or not...
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    The South Platte and the Northfork of the South...

    The South Platte and the Northfork of the South Platte is a good place to fish. You can not hang by the water but you can hang on the Colorado trail or anywhere in the National Forests.
    Here's what...
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    Hi Shug, Hobbies are like girlfriends after about...

    Hi Shug, Hobbies are like girlfriends after about 7 years you get an new itch. I too have seen many leave and move on to other interest.

    However our forum is growing at about 30 members a month...
  28. I have no issues with black bears or mtn lions....

    I have no issues with black bears or mtn lions. They both hate people and since you are out West these animals are not acustom to people and food like back East. You will be fine.
    If you are lucky...
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    I don't mind hammock camping in the summer...

    I don't mind hammock camping in the summer because I live in Colorado where at 10,000ft it 50 at night and 75 during the day.
    There are still lots of reasons to get out with your hammock in the...
  30. Here's a good review on the Typhoon if HH is they...

    Here's a good review on the Typhoon if HH is they way you want to go.
    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/129644-Typhoon-fly-product-review
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    Wow amac 2008 you must be one of the original...

    Wow amac 2008 you must be one of the original members. Welcome back. The biggest changes have been in the material they make hammocks with. Also, 11' hammocks have really taken off as super...
  32. You should check the FS section of the forum. I...

    You should check the FS section of the forum. I buy most of my tarps there these days. Last purchase was a very nice 12'x10' from JacksorBetter. I sent it to 2QZQ and had a door put on one end. Love...
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    Same here. I kind of quite using YT since they...

    Same here. I kind of quite using YT since they got so pissy about copyrighted music.
    I always have music playing in the background and it can tick me off if they cut my soundtrack because of it. I...
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    Hi Mike, left my comments on your youtube...

    Hi Mike, left my comments on your youtube channel. I've sub'd hope that is OK?
  35. Yes porch mode and coffee from the hammock way...

    Yes porch mode and coffee from the hammock way back in 1976.
    Thank you for sharing your trip report it really brought back some great memories for me.
  36. I grew up in Alabama. This trail was my first...

    I grew up in Alabama. This trail was my first peak at the West for backpacking. That was 1976 in 1980 I moved to Denver and have lived here ever since.
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  37. I miss Marty @Wilderness Logic's so much. They...

    I miss Marty @Wilderness Logic's so much. They have been my go to UQ folks for so many years.
    I have asked Mary for some pretty crazy stuff over the years. Let me see -10F maybe -20F

    175662
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    Just a quick shout out to Paul

    I just bought the wife a kickback hammock chair and I surprised her with it in on the trail today. She loved it.
    Thank you, my friend, for making such a great product. Since this is a...
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    Hi Waz, It is always great to hear from someone...

    Hi Waz, It is always great to hear from someone on the other side of the planet. I can't wait to see some trip reports from you. Please consider sharing them as you work your way thru hammock camping.
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    Mike I checked out your GPS site noticed a bike....

    Mike I checked out your GPS site noticed a bike. With Kenda's Are those small block 8's I ask because they are one of my favorite tires.
    Do you still like the road bike handlebars? Have you tried...
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    Hi Mike If you use your hammock put your...

    Hi Mike If you use your hammock put your bike/hammock trip report in the main forums Trip Report folder other wise put it here.
    Sometimes there's just no trees but I still want to mtn bike and...
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    Thank you for your support to help keep the...

    Thank you for your support to help keep the lights on arund here. I hope you find all the new topics in the donating memebrs section worth the 10 bucks a year. I look forward to seeing your first...
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    Hi Mike I know you are new here. On the donating...

    Hi Mike I know you are new here. On the donating members side of the forum, we have a bikepacking/hammocking folder where we post picts and talk all the specifics of hammocking with just about all...
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    Have you tried using the tarp high higher on the...

    Have you tried using the tarp high higher on the trees. The only reason the tarp should be on the RL is in a storm. I would try putting the tarp high enough you can easly walk under it without...
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    74 bucks sure seems steep for so little. You can...

    74 bucks sure seems steep for so little. You can beat that ebay sale that is no deal.
  46. I only sleep on my side and I have had no issues...

    I only sleep on my side and I have had no issues with any gatherend I have owned which is many and a BMBH bridge. If you want to sleep on your right side you need a mirror image on the standard Head...
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    Vickence are you sure the smell you noticed was...

    Vickence are you sure the smell you noticed was not the goose down oil. When the down is damp from your body perspiration and dew from camping the down can get a bit rank. Some don't mind it I can't...
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    Thankyou UncleMJM I was hoping you would notice...

    Thankyou UncleMJM I was hoping you would notice this thread and help Shane out.
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    Sticky: Rick did you mean to close/lock this thread? I...

    Rick did you mean to close/lock this thread?
    I just followed the instructions you posted above and had no problems entering my handle to the Denver Colorado area.
    I am on PC win7 with firefox...
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    The West is pretty big. Could you narrow it down...

    The West is pretty big. Could you narrow it down an pick a state?

    Looking for Blues, Greens and snow with allitude?

    https://www.flickr.com/photos/outandback2012/albums/72157634147276905

    Or...
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