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    had a great time camping with these guys, can't...

    had a great time camping with these guys, can't wait to do it again

    breaking trail to u.p. camp

    http://i793.photobucket.com/albums/yy219/lonetracker/camp%2015/IMG_2608.jpg

    heading in, not...
  2. had a great time and enjoyed meeting fellow...

    had a great time and enjoyed meeting fellow yoopers not afraid of the cold. look forward to sharing camp with any of you.
  3. I wish you and your young'un could be here too...

    I wish you and your young'un could be here too MacEntyre. however looks like you got the ball rolling for me to start setting up a winter hang around here, and I get to meet 2 new winter hangers both...
  4. sounds like you guys are all ready to have a good...

    sounds like you guys are all ready to have a good time on this hang. you have some snow and the weather is going to cooperate and stay cool. i will be thinking about you this weekend as I am hanging...
  5. ok this hang will be off of marquette co rd...

    ok this hang will be off of marquette co rd 438.this road is also known as Dickinson co rd 581e.the county line is .6 mile west of 4x4 parking.
    the 4x4 parking is about 15.25 miles from ralph. the...
  6. bring a shovel,will help get unstuck from the not...

    bring a shovel,will help get unstuck from the not best parking area and clear snow from the fire pit area and dig out your hang site,and build a snow wall to cut the wind.

    use a sled to haul your...
  7. Riverjoe, would love to have you here sir. looks...

    Riverjoe, would love to have you here sir. looks like lonetrackers UP 2016 January(2nd annual) hang is on.




    great that makes 4.this weekend sometime I will post some more specifics.
  8. well darn it was looking forward to seeing you...

    well darn it was looking forward to seeing you all. had a nice hemlock stand picked out that is a great looking spot to camp. I will definitely keep you in mind for next year.




    shroud still a...
  9. was thinking of a little north of there,but this...

    was thinking of a little north of there,but this area has some good spots and brings to mind a plowed parking area we could shuttle to not to far distant. will go out new years day and check a few...
  10. still finalizing a spot most likely on state land...

    still finalizing a spot most likely on state land in northern Dickinson co.
  11. looking forward to seeing MacEntyre and mountain...

    looking forward to seeing MacEntyre and mountain goat again. there is room for a few more cold hangers that weekend....
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    never tried it but a problem i can see is after...

    never tried it but a problem i can see is after you tighten everything up it would be very difficult to release tension on the whoopies to take the tarp back down.
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    skeeta ...

    skeeta

    http://www.skeeta.com/html/netting/mosquito_no_see_um_netting.htm


    10 yard packs for 29.50. 5 colors. i ordered the olive and slate.nice stuff.
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    i think this is close to the same as what i use.i...

    i think this is close to the same as what i use.i call it an openable whoopie sling. had a slight thread about it here

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?t=46782

    have been using...
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    looked like a great trip Mark.glad to see that...

    looked like a great trip Mark.glad to see that saw is going along and used.fire is a great winter tool.

    Bill
  16. looks like a good time Joe.i do not really...

    looks like a good time Joe.i do not really consider any winter camp a success unless i am digging out or working on my truck in some fashion.
    how did the new sled system work?
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    cool trip camo. awesome big hemlock stand you...

    cool trip camo. awesome big hemlock stand you camped in.love hanging in those spots,the snow does not look as deep as i would expect there.
    without seeing further sign i would say a wolf ate the...
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    good stuff Joe.i would say you both got lucky on...

    good stuff Joe.i would say you both got lucky on that visit to the shelter.
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    great seeing you again Tz and thanks for your...

    great seeing you again Tz and thanks for your pitchin in and snacks and leadership.quiet and unassuming it was,but it helped us all get thru safely and in comfort.
    here is a little more vid of our...
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    liked the first half of the vid. watch rest...

    liked the first half of the vid. watch rest tomorrow. glad to have met you both,see you fbh 2015?
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    nice vid blaktee. you were a fine addition to the...

    nice vid blaktee. you were a fine addition to the froze butt hang.glad you came out.
    Bill
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    have a good time guys.

    have a good time guys.
  23. i am still going.last year at the wi hang this...

    i am still going.last year at the wi hang this same weekend as this hang,it drizzled all day fri and all the snow melted.by sat night it was back down to 12 deg with about 30+ mph winds.we had a...
  24. here is my original tote idea.the ricktote.to...

    here is my original tote idea.the ricktote.to cheap to buy a sled i just lashed some poles to a tote, made a basic harness and off i went.it did pull kind of hard as compared to a sled.it never...
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    Nick you are a polar bear.solo no uq. eating up...

    Nick you are a polar bear.solo no uq. eating up the cold and wanting some more.way to go.i strangely want and do not want to beat that record.
  26. do not stack the gear on the sled to high.if the...

    do not stack the gear on the sled to high.if the snow is deep you will spend half the trip tipping your sled back upright.long sleds are better for this reason.when you pack the sled keep the heavy...
  27. excellent Tom.i normally do not notice the music...

    excellent Tom.i normally do not notice the music portion of any ones vids but your music selections were great,they complimented the scenes perfectly.ha ha nice plea but Nick does not really need a...
  28. great job with the vid hikingdad.i must get out...

    great job with the vid hikingdad.i must get out with you guys again soon.
  29. i think the best part of this trip is going to be...

    i think the best part of this trip is going to be perusing Riverjoes homemade stuff.that warm up pod looks neat you could also place a few hot rocks in it and we could be taking sauna's in da wood.
  30. for those of you who can not wait and need a snow...

    for those of you who can not wait and need a snow fix maybe some of these vids i shot will help.
    this one just shows the incredible amounts of snow at my girls place in negaunee mi.
    e7ncXhb3w4g
    ...
  31. are we going back to the exact same spot? seems...

    are we going back to the exact same spot? seems like we put a serious dent in the nearby available firewood last year.would it be prudent to move camp a bit and git into some new firewood?
  32. hmm Joe looking at google earth i would say the...

    hmm Joe looking at google earth i would say the first third of that route is young pine plantation.the next third or so is maybe young popplar regrowth(the combination of these two is normally a...
  33. will be good to see you TZ.on your side of the...

    will be good to see you TZ.on your side of the lake for a change.
  34. i would expect we should have a large fire going...

    i would expect we should have a large fire going for most of the weekend.we can also build a large potstand over the fire and have several pots continuously melting snow.i have a 1.5 gallon pot i...
  35. how bout stay home two weekends before or after...

    how bout stay home two weekends before or after then camp two weekends.you're just not getting your moneys worth out of your winter gear if it's sitting at home....
  36. my first pocketed hammock i have slept in about...

    my first pocketed hammock i have slept in about 70 times.there is 11 rows of zigzag stitches across the hammock body. 1.6 oz ripstop. the hammock is holding up great.i feel no discomfort sleeping on...
  37. heck yea!about time i visited my lower mi....

    heck yea!about time i visited my lower mi. brothers.,come to think of it except my lady i have never hung with a yooper.
  38. to anyone still curious as to how the sewn...

    to anyone still curious as to how the sewn through bottom held up,have slept in it about 70 nights and have had no issues with the sewn thru bottom.still holding up great.
  39. room for a 250....what! ok i am going to do...

    room for a 250....what! ok i am going to do everything i can to make sure this works for you.pm me if you have any sewing and design questions.heck pm me if you have any questions about anything as...
  40. here is a thread i wrote about it.the only thing...

    here is a thread i wrote about it.the only thing i would change is i would use a couple different colors of material for the pocket dividers.easier to keep track of whats where that way. and maybe...
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    http://i793.photobucket.com/albums/yy219/lonetrack...

    http://i793.photobucket.com/albums/yy219/lonetracker/trips%2013/IMG_0758.jpg


    pike fried with bacon.that was good. i will go over it again.
    1.have cryofwild catch a pike.
    2. find a flat area...
  42. going to be great to see all you cold blooded...

    going to be great to see all you cold blooded hangers again. am planning on coming over. will miss you Stairguy!
  43. finally lured below the bridge. i am coming down...

    finally lured below the bridge. i am coming down to see you guys.
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    as much as i would like to see you guys i decided...

    as much as i would like to see you guys i decided to head over to lower mi. this same weekend and attend an outing there.
    Bill
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    try the zipper lady.not sure of the extent of her...

    try the zipper lady.not sure of the extent of her seperatable zippers but she has a lot of zipper stuff.and different colors! she did not have double tab pulls last year,but i had some from diy gear...
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    i have been using this set up for over 1.5 years...

    i have been using this set up for over 1.5 years now.works well has never come off.probably 70 in da woods hangs and nightly on my at home hammock.
    i started using sliding whipping like is used on...
  47. thanks for the vid Hikingdad.really wish i could...

    thanks for the vid Hikingdad.really wish i could have come on this one,looked like a great time.
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    glad to see you finally got up off your cart joe....

    glad to see you finally got up off your cart joe. pod looks warm and you seem as crafty as ever.
    bill
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    how about having both? on the bury section of...

    how about having both?
    on the bury section of the ucr instead of spliceing the end line back into itself,tie a monkeyfist knot.now your ucr will still work as a ucr,or just by looping the loop end...
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    with some creative pocket stuffing an uq is not...

    with some creative pocket stuffing an uq is not needed.you will need to fill the pockets completely to stay warm.spare cloths,dry leaves or grass,crinkled up paper,crinkled up poncho,plastic bags,...
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