Search:

Type: Posts; User: DutchConch

Search: Search took 0.07 seconds.

  1. Replies
    4
    Views
    117

    I have not been in Camp Daniel Boone but have...

    I have not been in Camp Daniel Boone but have been in that area a bunch over the years in July and had it get into the low 50s high 40s plenty. I'd bring the 40 degree quilt. But then again I have...
  2. Replies
    13
    Views
    437

    Thanks everyone for the info. I'll try to do a...

    Thanks everyone for the info. I'll try to do a report when I get back.
  3. Replies
    13
    Views
    437

    Can you reserve campsite and get permit online?

    Can you reserve campsite and get permit online?
  4. Replies
    13
    Views
    437

    Great, thanks. I found your trip notes and a...

    Great, thanks. I found your trip notes and a video from TallPaul and you both had stayed there but I wasn't sure if there was enough room for us four. Sounds like there is for sure at that site...
  5. Replies
    13
    Views
    437

    Grandfather mountaiin campsites

    I'm hoping to do an overnight hike up Grandfather mountain this summer and was planning on staying at either Calloway Gap, Cliffside, or Raven's roost campsites and was looking for any first hand...
  6. Replies
    11
    Views
    975

    Thanks. I have a couple of shorter length pieces...

    Thanks. I have a couple of shorter length pieces for the top bar so I can easliy adjust that ridge length if needed. Right now ridge length is 13' 2" and my biggest tarp is a 12' HG Journey. ...
  7. Replies
    11
    Views
    975

    Yes that's right, BlueSky Mast. I don't think...

    Yes that's right, BlueSky Mast. I don't think you'd want to buy one by the looks of the price tags on their site but when its free...the price is perfect.
  8. Replies
    11
    Views
    975

    My new hammock stand

    Just made a new hammock stand using two antenna mast tripods and 3' aluminum mast sections. Very strong and easy to put together. Someone gave me all the equipment a while ago and I just thought...
  9. None yet. Still kinda new at it. Don't get to...

    None yet. Still kinda new at it. Don't get to use it as often as I would like. But I hope when I do finally flip out that it will be memorable! But without a trip to the ER!
  10. Replies
    2,419
    Views
    400,715

    Sticky: As I got older it hurt more and more to sleep on...

    As I got older it hurt more and more to sleep on the ground. I always thought that hammocks kept you curved like a banana and that would be bad for my back. When someone gave my scouting son a HH...
  11. Replies
    995
    Views
    236,569

    Sticky: Added myself. Thats alotta people. A hammock...

    Added myself. Thats alotta people. A hammock army. If we lived closer together we could get a gym discount.
  12. Replies
    109
    Views
    5,055

    Sorry it took a while to reply. It actually fits...

    Sorry it took a while to reply. It actually fits a bit better than the wookie. The wookie does not have the side shock cords like the trail winder so it looks loose on the sides but keeps me warm...
  13. Replies
    20
    Views
    1,042

    Hey XmekanikX I hope to do that same hike in the...

    Hey XmekanikX I hope to do that same hike in the near future. How was the Oak Grove campsite? Good for a few hammocks? Thanks.
  14. Replies
    109
    Views
    5,055

    I just used my new 50 degree trail winder...

    I just used my new 50 degree trail winder underquilt this past weekend. At 44 degrees it was kinda cold. At 55 degrees it was still a bit cool but quite doable. I am a cold sleeper and don't plan...
  15. When backpacking I wear my hiking pants, clean...

    When backpacking I wear my hiking pants, clean socks, clean shirt, and a light fleece zip hoodie by terramar. The hoodie zips up tight so it does not come off or move around like a hat does and if...
  16. I thought it was a good idea too. I also had...

    I thought it was a good idea too. I also had extra whoopies just laying around doing nothing. So I tried it. It was difficult to get them tight enough and then it was hard to loosen it under...
  17. My weak spot is getting my tarp up high enough so...

    My weak spot is getting my tarp up high enough so its not right in my face but still being nice and tight. Porch mode is great but when its windy or rainy I like it tight. Just got the new Journey...
  18. Replies
    7
    Views
    460

    If you start at the Standing Indian campground, ...

    If you start at the Standing Indian campground, on your side of Franklin, you can make your own loop trail that uses the AT and connector trails from the campground that will get you back to your...
  19. Replies
    12
    Views
    2,488

    Website says weight capacity is 300lbs

    Website says weight capacity is 300lbs
  20. Replies
    9
    Views
    395

    I've done that trail a few times and I highly...

    I've done that trail a few times and I highly recommend it too.
  21. Replies
    109
    Views
    5,055

    ShortRound convinced me. Just ordered a 50...

    ShortRound convinced me. Just ordered a 50 degree for the warm and humid conditions here in south Florida. I love the design.
  22. Replies
    6
    Views
    569

    Leave it to a crazy Dutchman!

    Leave it to a crazy Dutchman!
  23. Replies
    68
    Views
    5,420

    I have a small fleece pillowcase that I stuff...

    I have a small fleece pillowcase that I stuff clothing in depending on what I have with me. I also tried a few of the inflatable ones but don't like the noise in my ears or the feel of the material...
  24. Replies
    324
    Views
    40,706

    I found the poles on a military surplus website. ...

    I found the poles on a military surplus website. They come in 4' lenghts in either fiberglass or aluminum. I was thinking of using the aluminum ones. Were yours originally 4' long? If so why did...
  25. I started hammocking because as I'm getting older...

    I started hammocking because as I'm getting older it hurts to sleep on the ground. Feels great to sleep in a hammock. BUT I've been car camping and backpacking for many years with my wife and kids....
  26. Replies
    2,355
    Views
    393,877

    Sticky: My family came over from Holland(Dutch) and I...

    My family came over from Holland(Dutch) and I live in the Florida Keys (call ourselves Conchs)
  27. Replies
    2
    Views
    304

    I got what I was looking for thanks to soulsurfer.

    I got what I was looking for thanks to soulsurfer.
  28. Replies
    2
    Views
    304

    20 degree Wookie XL UQ

    Looking to buy my first underquilt. Would like to get a 20 degree Wookie XL underquilt. Thanks.
  29. Replies
    42
    Views
    2,320

    Warbonnet 20 degree Wooki

    Warbonnet 20 degree Wooki
  30. Replies
    2
    Views
    491

    I was up there for the solar eclipse last year. ...

    I was up there for the solar eclipse last year. There were several hammocks set up on top in the trees just past the marker. Steep slope and buried in the trees but looked quite cozy.
  31. Replies
    5
    Views
    1,256

    FS/FT: Would you consider a Mamajamba in Olive brown 20D...

    Would you consider a Mamajamba in Olive brown 20D Silpoly in trade? Only used 4 times. Excellent shape. Bought it one year ago. Stored inside, non smoker.
  32. Replies
    7
    Views
    692

    Hello from the Florida Keys!

    Been camping in various ways for most of my life. Started in scouts, we do car camping for family trips, also backpacking trips before and with the kids, even made a camping utility trailer to haul...
Results 1 to 32 of 36