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  1. Yaaay! But . . . why would a girl feel...

    Yaaay! But . . . why would a girl feel uncomfortable while alone out in the woods with a bunch of us hammockers?
  2. Another fine vid Paul. Thanks for bringing us...

    Another fine vid Paul. Thanks for bringing us along.
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    That is what I'm afraid of! I would hate it if...

    That is what I'm afraid of! I would hate it if you couldn't come to the Smoked Butt Hang because of a broken hiney!
  4. Cliff!!! Feel Better. Did they do it...

    Cliff!!! Feel Better. Did they do it laproscopically?

    Been there, done that, similar story although ~45 years ago. You would probably rip your stitches out trying to get in/out of the...
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    :scared::scared::scared:

    :scared::scared::scared:
  6. I am a warm sleeper, 5'10", 225 lb. and have used...

    I am a warm sleeper, 5'10", 225 lb. and have used my UGQ 30 deg Flight Jacket at 21 deg and been toasty warm. The quilt has 800 fill power down, an extra oz in the footbox area, is standard 78"...
  7. Looking good John! One plus for the ridgeline...

    Looking good John!
    One plus for the ridgeline tieouts for your doors. If you put your tarp in porch mode and then tie your doors to each other inside the tarp without using that tie point, you...
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    Hello cousin! Please send the formula for...

    Hello cousin!

    Please send the formula for getting your wife to go camping. Mine will go again any time I can provide her with a heated place to sleep with indoor plumbing!

    Pappy
  9. Was kidding with regard to changing. Obviously...

    Was kidding with regard to changing. Obviously too late for that.

    It's NC and when it comes down to our weather, WYSIWYG! Ridiculously cold one weekend then unusually warm the next.

    To...
  10. Bummer Paul! Seems like you don't have a lot of...

    Bummer Paul! Seems like you don't have a lot of luck with this one. Perhaps you can sneak in for the day like last year. Gunner needs support for another "Hike form He!!"

    Spent a year in...
  11. Looking on Accuweather.com I see lows for Thurs,...

    Looking on Accuweather.com I see lows for Thurs, 2/18 thru Sat nite, 2/20 as 29, 39 and 44

    On Weather.com I see 36, 42, and 43

    On Weatherunderground.com I see 36, ?, ?

    Is it too late to...
  12. Well, I was supposed to go to the Uwharries this...

    Well, I was supposed to go to the Uwharries this coming weekend (2/12 - 2/14). The others just cancelled because the expected low Sat night is 14. Too cold for em! Booooooo!

    Would have had to...
  13. The orange barrel guy is your best bet. He is a...

    The orange barrel guy is your best bet. He is a pro!
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    So glad to hear you're feeling better.

    So glad to hear you're feeling better.
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    Spent a week in your town last November. Nice...

    Spent a week in your town last November. Nice Place. Area up near Taos looked like prime hanging country!

    Welcome Aboard!
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    And their fire building skills:shades:

    And their fire building skills:shades:
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    Hate you had a bad experience. Hope to see you...

    Hate you had a bad experience. Hope to see you again at John Rock if not sooner!
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    By "insulated foot box" they mean the end of the...

    By "insulated foot box" they mean the end of the quilt is sewn closed, often using an additional round or square insulated end to the quilt. This is a preferred method for very cold weather quilts...
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    Good Grief! Somebody close this thread.

    Good Grief! Somebody close this thread.
  20. Hope you can come. Would be good to see you.

    Hope you can come. Would be good to see you.
  21. Shucks! Was hoping to hear about Beth's next...

    Shucks! Was hoping to hear about Beth's next hospital. Hope to see you in April.
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    Way To Go Ripstop By The Roll!

    Placed my order yesterday at 11AM. Found the package in my PO Box this morning at 11AM!

    Very Fast Service - Thanks!
  23. She hath awakened from her long winter's nap!

    She hath awakened from her long winter's nap!
  24. My money is on Grannypat!

    My money is on Grannypat!
  25. Gotcha! Stayed there many years ago. See you...

    Gotcha! Stayed there many years ago.

    See you at Yates!
  26. Site 4 is the one with the fire ring we always...

    Site 4 is the one with the fire ring we always use, right? And our camping area extends all the way to the boat ramp road, right?
  27. Attaboy Tim!!

    Attaboy Tim!!
  28. May plan on hiking from Yates to a place down on...

    May plan on hiking from Yates to a place down on Dutchman's Creek for Thurs night. Read reports of a Sasquatch encounter down there and would like to check it out.
  29. On the calendar! Saw something about the Fat...

    On the calendar! Saw something about the Fat Butt hang being in April?? Shouldn't be a conflict this time.

    No ice storms please!
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    Welcome aboard! The Hennessy Hex tarp is well...

    Welcome aboard!

    The Hennessy Hex tarp is well known. Big and strong. I have one I use for car camping. They sell a lighter version for more $ for backpackers.

    Come up to Merchants Mill Pond...
  31. Seems to be the way in the Uwharries. Either...

    Seems to be the way in the Uwharries. Either everything is wetter than you would like or it is so dry that the streams have dried up.

    Can you be more specific about your campsite location please?...
  32. To quote Scooby Do - Rut Roh!

    To quote Scooby Do - Rut Roh!
  33. Don't forget to register on the sign-up sheet...

    Don't forget to register on the sign-up sheet guys.
  34. You are a silver tongued devil!

    You are a silver tongued devil!
  35. We'd have plenty to eat! Don't know how they...

    We'd have plenty to eat! Don't know how they would feel about the camp fire though.
  36. All right CAS!

    All right CAS!
  37. You guys need any QC people up there?:cool:

    You guys need any QC people up there?:cool:
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    Well, The hang at MMP is going to be this same...

    Well, The hang at MMP is going to be this same weekend. Hope to see everyone at The Gorge in the spring. Have a big time.
  39. Same weekend as The Gorge hang. Unfortunate but,...

    Same weekend as The Gorge hang. Unfortunate but, as said before, there are just so many weekends!

    I'm on the SS Gunner - we did 21 deg last year, let's see what we get this time.

    I see the...
  40. Hotlips works nights so may be a while...

    Hotlips works nights so may be a while responding. By all means come on down. There is no established charge or anything like that.

    Contributions to the cost of renting the campsites are...
  41. Thanks for the report. Good to know he will...

    Thanks for the report. Good to know he will recover fully.
  42. Yep! Know all about HIPAA. First time It has...

    Yep! Know all about HIPAA. First time It has prevented me from checking up on a friend.
    Anyway, back to hoping he or someone who knows him will let us know something.
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    Welcome from down at the beach! Watch for the...

    Welcome from down at the beach!

    Watch for the group hangs in the spring. Should be one at Yates Place in the Uwharries in March. Probably one at Merchant's Mill Pond in NE NC in April and then...
  44. I couldn't get them to acknowledge he was ever...

    I couldn't get them to acknowledge he was ever even there! Hopefully, all is well and he will pop up and post.
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    Welcome from just south of you down at the beach!

    Welcome from just south of you down at the beach!
  46. Great fun Rob. Thanks for sharing. But. . . ...

    Great fun Rob. Thanks for sharing.

    But. . . .
    That "Worlds Greatest Hiker" stuff is in danger of giving Dutch "The Worlds Biggest Head!":scared:
  47. See a reference on linvillegorge.net that the...

    See a reference on linvillegorge.net that the injured may be named Mark - a forum member. Burke EMS hasn't been able to give me any more info.
  48. +1 Did some searching and haven't found...

    +1 Did some searching and haven't found anything about this.
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    I carry a CS 3.6 quilt as my warm weather quilt. ...

    I carry a CS 3.6 quilt as my warm weather quilt. Made much the same except I sewed the footbox vertically. I have used that quilt at 40 deg while wearing only my BVDs. Also good loosely covered at...
  50. Great fun Rob! Thanks for bringing us along.

    Great fun Rob! Thanks for bringing us along.
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