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    Hammock Hang made it on TV

    Last year at the MN FBH the local tv crew for MN Bound made it out with us and they finally aired it on TV. If anyone is interested - here it is :)

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    really no replies? we've already got 37 people...

    really no replies? we've already got 37 people attending via Facebook. Hope to see more of you there.
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    2019 Frozen Butt Hang

    It's that time of year again that we get to start planning the FBH! Last year was a big success and hoping this year will be even better.

    The Facebook event for planning is located here:...
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    Yeah it was for sure different. I think next year...

    Yeah it was for sure different. I think next year we should sort of outline a series of campsites for people to camp at if they would like to be closer together. Also, there are some photos on...
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    Great! See you there! Well I just got off...

    Great! See you there!



    Well I just got off the phone with the ranger and he said he just got off the phone with a guy named tumblweed... lol so I'm guessing your question has been answered....
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    FYI The owner of Sawbill Outfitters is part of...

    FYI The owner of Sawbill Outfitters is part of the Facebook group and monitors posts on there. She has been very helpful and kind in planning this event.
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    Water is always the biggest issue - however we...

    Water is always the biggest issue - however we are on a lake this year so we don't have to melt snow. If you can bring a few 1-gallon plastic jugs that can feeze and we can cut open, that would be...
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    well it's been -20ish every morning here in...

    well it's been -20ish every morning here in central mn for the last couple weeks. We'll see how it holds.
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    looking at the spreadsheet there are 75 now! Glad...

    looking at the spreadsheet there are 75 now! Glad we have such a large campground for the hang. Looking forward to it.
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    Here is a little video with some info and a look...

    Here is a little video with some info and a look around the hang site. Sorry it's not the most informational video every, but it's fun to see for those that have never been to this site.
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    That's too bad! Thanks for letting us know.

    That's too bad! Thanks for letting us know.
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    Hey everyone! Lots of activity on the hang is...

    Hey everyone!

    Lots of activity on the hang is happening. Hillbilly Deluxe and myself will be heading up next weekend to scout the area out and plan logistics. We will hopefully put together a...
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    Thanks for posting!

    Thanks for posting!
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    The outfitter/campground is at the end of the...

    The outfitter/campground is at the end of the road.... can't miss it! As for the water jugs, bring water in the plastic 1gal milk jugs and we can just cut them open to melt. Since we will be on a...
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    Thanks for the question, Shug. We have some...

    Thanks for the question, Shug. We have some attendees discussing bringing trailers full of chopped firewood. Additionally, the camp is surrounded by national forest, and we specifically called and...
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    good call - that should have been in there and...

    good call - that should have been in there and was an oversight.
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    I'd also like to point everybody to the liability...

    I'd also like to point everybody to the liability waiver/disclosure which has been added to the original post on this thread, to the spreadsheet, to facebook, and will be posted at the hang as...
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    doesn't change anything - you are free to show up...

    doesn't change anything - you are free to show up whenever you want that week :)
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    That's a super nice gesture and he might take you...

    That's a super nice gesture and he might take you up on that. We are likely going up in two weekends, and he might go up this weekend too. Members have said that they are going to bring a cord of...
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    I don't know them personally, but it is a great...

    I don't know them personally, but it is a great place and they are very friendly and welcoming of us!
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    Alright everyone - it has been a struggle to pull...

    Alright everyone - it has been a struggle to pull together the details for this hang, but after spending all morning on the phone with various locations and people we can officially announce the 2018...
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    Hi Tumbleweed, Thanks for the input. We...

    Hi Tumbleweed,

    Thanks for the input. We (Hillbilly and I) have been discussing the fire situation. He was just up there preparing wood and the site. We will be going up again shortly to do more...
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    It means various things. Some vendors are...

    It means various things. Some vendors are supplying full hammock systems for people to try at the hang if they would like (Sierra Madre Research), all have donated to a raffle (we've got some really...
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    Thank you to our 2018 sponsors who represent the...

    Thank you to our 2018 sponsors who represent the very best in hammock and cold weather camping! Please visit their sites (listed below) and outfit yourself for the hang! Thanks!

    2018 SPONSORS:...
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    Glad to have you join us!

    Glad to have you join us!
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    My video on the DIY bridge quilt for this hammock...

    My video on the DIY bridge quilt for this hammock fits the WBRR too. The biggest difference is that the width of my hammock is a little wider, so the lynx likely wont cover all the way to the edge,...
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    yes - in my experience they fit.

    yes - in my experience they fit.
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    That is too funny! I reply to these from my phone...

    That is too funny! I reply to these from my phone and didn't even realize. Oh well it's no big deal. Just want to get the info out there for people. Maybe we should start using this post...
  29. Thread: Frozen Butt 2018

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    What he said. The official hang is friday to...

    What he said. The official hang is friday to sunday, but several people typically show up earlier in the week for a longer hang. You can look at the spreadsheet and see when others are arriving. I...
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    A GIANT thank you to Sierra Madre Research for...

    A GIANT thank you to Sierra Madre Research for their generous sponsoring of the event! They not only are coming to the hang, but will outfit people with full setups if they'd like. They can outfit a...
  31. Thread: Frozen Butt 2018

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    Just wanted to update people. The 2018 hang is...

    Just wanted to update people. The 2018 hang is coming together nicely. We have someone bringing a parachute shelter, so that'll be back for 2018 (thanks Dave)! Additionally, we've got an awesome...
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    MN Frozen Butt Hang 2018 Official Planning Thread

    The Minnesota Frozen Butt Hang is the premier group hang for those brave enough to camp in sub-zero temps in Northern MN. The hang brings people from all over the country. Bic (Tom) & Hillbilly...
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    Well thank you everyone for your input here and...

    Well thank you everyone for your input here and on Facebook. We've used the voting as the way to decide the date and it was a landslide for the weekend of the 19-21 of January.

    I am going to post...
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    I agree with you! Slush is no fun! That said,...

    I agree with you! Slush is no fun! That said, there isn't much of a difference with only two weeks separating the dates. Either weekend could be colder than the other :)
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    well so far the 19-21 is far more popular between...

    well so far the 19-21 is far more popular between the facebook poll and the page here.... keep chiming in!
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    My vote is for January 19-21.

    My vote is for January 19-21.
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    Hey Everyone! This summer has been insane! We...

    Hey Everyone!

    This summer has been insane! We were moving to NC and ultimately decided to stay put in MN and are closing on our new home here in just over a week! I'm more than happy to help plan...
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    Looks good, and glad my vids were able to help.

    Looks good, and glad my vids were able to help.
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    Hey Scrope! Glad it could help you!

    Hey Scrope!

    Glad it could help you!
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    I do an 18x18" and find it's about the perfect...

    I do an 18x18" and find it's about the perfect size. It comfortably fits the hammock, bug net, and tree straps without me having to force them in.... it's also just big enough for me to get my big...
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    Will just throw this out there, but the Midwest...

    Will just throw this out there, but the Midwest Backpackers page on Facebook is having a father son trip this coming weekend. We will be paddling on the Rum River. We've got three dads and 5 kiddos...
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    you can find these types of eno style hammocks...

    you can find these types of eno style hammocks from Chinese manufacturers online for sale for around $3 a piece when buying large quantities. I'm sure if you end up ordering the volume that ENO or...
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    I've wanted to get down there for the last...

    I've wanted to get down there for the last couple. Years, but it hasn't worked out and each time I go we head to the OHT instead. Looks beautiful and now I must go!
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    This right here!

    This right here!
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    Nice looking bridge! I didn't realize that they...

    Nice looking bridge! I didn't realize that they were selling kits and had my videos up. Props to them for giving credit... always nice to see!
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    I started with knots, then went to hardware, and...

    I started with knots, then went to hardware, and now am back to knots... at least for hammock suspension. I am a huge fan of the becket hitch.
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    I'm a full length guy usually. I've played with...

    I'm a full length guy usually. I've played with 3/4 quilts... but I've landed on full length for me.
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    Interesting. I have been toying with a similar...

    Interesting. I have been toying with a similar idea for for a while now, but haven't put thread to fabric yet as I've been busy. Thanks for posting.
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    Welcome welcome welcome! It's a great place with...

    Welcome welcome welcome! It's a great place with lots of info!
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    so it's an expensive no net basic hammock? am I...

    so it's an expensive no net basic hammock? am I missing something? I did skim through the video.
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