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  1. Lost & Found; LNT Awareness Workshop

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    Thanks to all, especially those that logged in the miles driving to West Virginia. I only travelled 5 hours and I know many drove double that or more. Hats off to the organizers, vendors,...
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    :laugh: Haha, WV, you crack me up!

    :laugh: Haha, WV, you crack me up!
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    Poll: How old are hammockers?

    53. Ground dweller until I developed sciatica (while laying on a gravel USFS campground tent pad). My tax dollars at work. ;)
  4. interested in LNT training at MAHHA?

    WV, HappyCamper, Dutch, other unnamed conspirators:

    Thanks for all legwork to make this happen.

    I am a Leave No Trace Master Educator and will be training Scouts the prior weekend, so I'll be...
  5. Attention! Fall MAHHA to relocate. No longer at BRC in Virginia.

    Kudos to WV!! I'm there!
  6. 3 hours from my house. No. :)

    3 hours from my house. No. :)
  7. ScoutmasterCG.com plugs hammockforums.net

    Customizing My Hennessy Hammock
    http://www.scoutmastercg.com/customizing-my-hennessy-hammock

    If you Scouters haven't heard, Clarke Green has a weekly podcast with outstanding content and is of...
  8. West Virginia for MAHHA?

    Hi HappyCamper et al,

    What about a West Virginia state park (assuming a covered pavilion is available)? (apologies if this was hashed out earlier in this or other threads)

    I know MD, PA, VA are...
  9. Thread: tarp sale

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    Is the Superfly olive brown in stock?

    Brandon, here is an email I sen today to the warbonnet gmail account.
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    Hi Brandon,

    I am in a bit of a jam. This week, Scouts in another troop threw rocks and my WB tarp at Boy Scout summer...
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    Storage suggestion - thanks! Opinion on leather...

    Storage suggestion - thanks! Opinion on leather vs. rubberized (less expensive) sheath?
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    Thanks for the suggestion. What do you use for a...

    Thanks for the suggestion. What do you use for a sheath?



    :laugh: vdeal, WV, thanks both of you. You've given me lots of great ideas! Planning is underway...
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    Welcome, vdeal, and thanks for your contributions...

    Welcome, vdeal, and thanks for your contributions on my Cranberry Wilderness trip planning thread. Are you the same vdeal that M. R. Hyker (midatlantichikes.com) mentions on his hike in Coopers Rock...
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    All, thanks for the ideas. I bought the...

    All, thanks for the ideas. I bought the Monongahela NF Hiking Guide on CD. My eyes are fatigued now...


    I'm with WV, do tell more!


    Bow saws are vicious sharp! I'm reluctant to bring...
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    Hey WV, Thanks for the tip on the PDF maps on...

    Hey WV,

    Thanks for the tip on the PDF maps on the CD, I was looking for tips like that, and thanks for the offer on a shuttle. We usually hike a loop for logistics but I'll keep in mind the...
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    Thanks, 2Q. I'll recruit an Asst. Scoutmaster to...

    Thanks, 2Q. I'll recruit an Asst. Scoutmaster to handle my Scoutmaster duties (that's our annual Webelos Weekend, which is why I missed the 2010 hang).
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    Scout trip to Cranberry Wilderness, WV

    Boy Scouts in my troop are planning a six day, 50-60 mile backpacking trip to Cranberry Wilderness, Monongahela National Forest, West Virginia. They are looking over some maps but I'd like to give...
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    Poll: That is our district's Webelos Weekend and why I...

    That is our district's Webelos Weekend and why I couldn't attend this year. HOWEVER, I will have an Asst. Scoutmaster trained that can fill in for me, so I'll attend in 2012. In other words, I voted...
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    Thanks, Hooch and Deucalion. I didn't have time...

    Thanks, Hooch and Deucalion. I didn't have time to call those outfits so we'll be taking two cars.

    I appreciate the tips for next time.
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    Anyone? Getting down to the wire.

    Anyone? Getting down to the wire.
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    Mar 31 Harpers Ferry to Pen Mar shuttle

    Hi folks,

    I'm looking for a shuttle from Harpers Ferry, WV to Pen Mar Park, PA on Mar 31 at 7:00am for 5 souls (2 adults, 3 Scouts). We're leaving cars at the Harpers Ferry National Historical...
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    sky, I'm looking at the Mont-Bell U.L. Super...

    sky, I'm looking at the Mont-Bell U.L. Super Spiral #0 (0 degrees); I'm a cold sleeper. Ever come across Mont-Bell on sale or a coupon?
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    Adia, thanks for taking the time to post your...

    Adia, thanks for taking the time to post your photos, brings back fond memories.
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    Grizz, which model is that? The website has great...

    Grizz, which model is that? The website has great usability as long as you already know their entire product line, which I do not.
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    What goodies did you guys acquire? Anything...

    What goodies did you guys acquire? Anything lightweight?
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    I was hiking with Hooch and Dancer from Pen Mar...

    I was hiking with Hooch and Dancer from Pen Mar to Crampton Gap for the Fall 2009 MAHHA hang in Gathland State Park. We were discussing trail names and as I am quite fond of vegetables (kale,...
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    Mac, thanks for the memories! Next time I'll try...

    Mac, thanks for the memories! Next time I'll try to say something more profound than "Howdy" (at 8:54).
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    MML I've got it

    He buddy, look no further; I've got it. I did an LNT sweep and called out but everyone had left camp. Down to the parking lot I traipsed, asking the stragglers. We concurred 'twas abandoned, so I...
  28. :laugh: hehe, permission granted.

    :laugh: hehe, permission granted.
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    If I meet you this weekend, please show me your...

    If I meet you this weekend, please show me your tarp ridgeline. I'm using Ed Speer's Four Wrap Knot and I want to speed up wrapping the tree and setting the tarp, using only knots (toggles ok).
    ...
  30. Ah, that sounds familiar. Glad you saw this,...

    Ah, that sounds familiar. Glad you saw this, Dutch! But next time, don't make me wait so long for an answer (12 minutes!).

    Beans in the Belfry
    (301) 834-7178 or (877) HER-CAFE
    122 West Potomac...
  31. Restaurants near Gathland State Park (MAHHA)

    Bug-Bait, Dutch, Vitamaltz, and some others went to a veg-friendly restaurant near Gathland State Park (MAHHA) at the Fall 2009 MAHHA. It might have been in a former church. Anyone recall the...
  32. Thread: Pink

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    Something tells me Boy Scout leaders might want...

    Something tells me Boy Scout leaders might want to avoid this selection.
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    :lol: True, true. I haven't been on there in...

    :lol: True, true.


    I haven't been on there in ages. Great board.


    Thanks!
  34. Thanks, Shug! I like the under hammock POV --...

    Thanks, Shug! I like the under hammock POV -- very fluid. Who needs a Steadicam?! Lookin' forward to the review!
  35. Shug, nice work, I like the low and underwater...

    Shug, nice work, I like the low and underwater POV. New camera? Housing?

    You were so kind to those sensitive areas... what a compassionate guy. :rolleyes: I'll bet you LNT and everything!
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    mugs, are you on NASIOC or Edmunds? I no longer...

    mugs, are you on NASIOC or Edmunds? I no longer frequent either (I'm here instead). Not to hijack the thread but...

    Any idea if/when SIA is bringing the diesel to the US?

    Would it be based on...
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    Very cool, Dutch. Congrats.

    Very cool, Dutch. Congrats.
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    Welcome aboard, Mike! Neat that the USS Hornet...

    Welcome aboard, Mike! Neat that the USS Hornet sleeping accommodations inspired you make your own hammock!
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    Wow, that's a sad story. Glad your dad was there...

    Wow, that's a sad story. Glad your dad was there to help.

    I just returned from a troop meeting and the first thing I thought of was that it's time for refresher training.
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    gratefuldanny, I replied to your Visitor Message...

    gratefuldanny, I replied to your Visitor Message under my profile. Here it is:

    Yes, I'm going to MAHHA. You? Where about in the Old Line State do you live?
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    Yes, it is an addiction and this is a site full...

    Yes, it is an addiction and this is a site full of enablers. :D Welcome!
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    Isn't it grand when everything works the way it's...

    Isn't it grand when everything works the way it's supposed to? A Scoutmaster, too, I know how you feel! Nice photos of some happy moments.

    I'm intrigued by the differences in Scouting across...
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    Principle #8: Hang without hang-ups

    Principle #8: Hang without hang-ups


    Principle #8: LNT has 7 principles of responsible environmental stewardship; "principle #8" implies LNT without trademark infringement.
    hang: we hang out...
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    Poll: 1 veggie burger, please.

    1 veggie burger, please.
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    Bug-Bait, we'll miss you, too. Enjoyed talking to...

    Bug-Bait, we'll miss you, too. Enjoyed talking to you and vitamaltz about everything veg at my first MAHHA in Fall 2009.
  46. Thread: BSA Camporee

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    Hey dejoha, I'm in the Montgomery District (all...

    Hey dejoha, I'm in the Montgomery District (all of Montgomery County).
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    MAHHA recycling

    May I suggest that we be good stewards of the earth and recycle? This will only work if everyone cooperates and consumes or pours out all beverages BEFORE putting in the recycling bags.

    I...
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    Hooch, looking forward to seeing you and Dancer!

    Hooch, looking forward to seeing you and Dancer!
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    DC/Baltimore carpool

    An Asst. Scoutmaster is covering me this weekend so Fall MAHHA 2010, here I come! Any DC/Baltimore folks want to carpool? I'm in Silver Spring.
  50. Thread: BSA Camporee

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    PGSoft, I'm also a Scouter and run into the...

    PGSoft, I'm also a Scouter and run into the problem of treeless zones at camporees in the National Capital Area Council, so I'm keenly interested in your solution. No trees at Assateague Island,...
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