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  1. Unless they left early, Jiblets and Quiet are...

    Unless they left early, Jiblets and Quiet are there Friday night leaving Saturday morning. Also, I can't speak for Iguana but I believe he's not heading up.
  2. I bet that he sleeps in a tent as well! Oh...

    I bet that he sleeps in a tent as well!

    Oh well, We'll see you in the spring.
  3. Awesome!!

    Awesome!!
  4. Hi all, Update: Judging by Bob's Spot device,...

    Hi all,

    Update: Judging by Bob's Spot device, it looks like the lads have made the ascent to the Crack today! It was actually kind of cool to track their progress real-time. Creepy, but cool.
    ...
  5. Trip Report can be found here...

    Trip Report can be found here
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    EGL Winter Hang 2016 - Winter is Here!

    The "Winter is Here" Hang in Killarney Ontario

    For reasons beyond my control, I wasn't able to join the guys for the weekend, but here are some pics of them setting off. I'm definitely jealous.
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  7. FYI HWY69\400 North of Parry Sound closed due to...

    FYI HWY69\400 North of Parry Sound closed due to accident. Not sure when it'll reopen. Rerouting up through North Bay. Fun fun.
  8. Crap

    Crap
  9. Hi gang, Let's rendezvous at around noon at...

    Hi gang,

    Let's rendezvous at around noon at the Crack trail carpark and then head in to the area around campsite H50. Remember we'll need permits.

    Let's get keep in touch on the road up.
  10. That's terrible news! I hope he's ok. I'll keep...

    That's terrible news! I hope he's ok. I'll keep you guys in my thoughts and hope the lad has a speedy recovery.
  11. That's too bad TZBrown. Maybe we'll see you in...

    That's too bad TZBrown. Maybe we'll see you in the spring. Definitely count on a photo or two.
  12. Excellent. Are you guys brings a standard...

    Excellent. Are you guys brings a standard assortment of sharps?
  13. That's good to know Bob. Will you be setting up...

    That's good to know Bob. Will you be setting up your emergency messaging for a Canadian contact or your UK one? If the former, I'm sure we can find a responsible person to keep tabs on us and call...
  14. Good to have you onboard Quiet. Bringing the...

    Good to have you onboard Quiet. Bringing the smokehouse?



    Thanks Lofty.

    I checked Rogers "stated coverage" and they "appear" to have coverage in the areas we're looking at, although we...
  15. That's up to the Brits. Base-camping or moving,...

    That's up to the Brits. Base-camping or moving, we'll try to get more clarification.
  16. Hey gang, we're getting pretty close to the big...

    Hey gang, we're getting pretty close to the big day.

    Weather as of today (Jan 21) looks pretty good

    Friday, January 29: -10 Feels like -18, Low of -10, POP80% Light snow
    Saturday, January...
  17. Hey Lofty, I was talking with one of the park...

    Hey Lofty,

    I was talking with one of the park rangers and he suggested that given the westerlies blowing down the length of Freeland L., it might be better to take a right at the first junction...
  18. Fair enough.

    Fair enough.
  19. Hi Gang, Just wanted to know who was coming...

    Hi Gang,

    Just wanted to know who was coming out to the Winter Hang this year.

    Weekend 1 (Jan 29th - 31st)


    Chard
    Capt. Haddock (UK)
    Bob (UK)
  20. I think it's a great route. Get in, set up camp...

    I think it's a great route. Get in, set up camp and do day trips. Sounds perfect.
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    Soggy trip report can be found here...

    Soggy trip report can be found here
  22. Canada>Ont>EGL Gearing Up For Winter 2015-2016 "Still Waiting to Gear Up For Winter"

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    "Still Waiting to Start Gearing Up For Winter"

    Planning Thread

    Well another interesting hang is in the books. Thanks to...
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    Hi Broadwatet/Fred, it'd be good to have you...

    Hi Broadwatet/Fred, it'd be good to have you come out.

    The weather this weekend looks to be fairly mild (around freezing) and damp, so it might just be a bit colder than you've experienced.
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    Hi gang, Does anyone from the Toronto area...

    Hi gang,

    Does anyone from the Toronto area have room for an extra passenger from Friday afternoon to Sunday morning?
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    Hi guys, Sorry for the delay getting back to...

    Hi guys,

    Sorry for the delay getting back to you; was in Montreal for the long weekend.

    I called Valens and they're expecting us to start arriving Thursday or Friday. There are no reservations...
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    It's gotten so bad that when I tell my friends...

    It's gotten so bad that when I tell my friends I'm getting down, they think I'm about to breakdance!



    Aww man... Spoiler alert!!!



    Nice little reflector camp you guys had going... And...
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    No problem at all. The more the merrier.

    No problem at all. The more the merrier.
  28. Wow! A well-worded note left in permanent...

    Wow!

    A well-worded note left in permanent marker on the side of his tarp might have been in order.

    I think we need a thread/forum on proper hanging etiquette (campground and/or backcountry)...
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    Only 22 days away... Oh yeah and Star Wars is...

    Only 22 days away...

    Oh yeah and Star Wars is 2 days away....

    http://a.dilcdn.com/bl/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2013/12/stormtrooper-hammock1.jpg

    Daydreaming about the Winter Hang on Hoth...
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    Welcome from Toronto! I was just chuckling...

    Welcome from Toronto!

    I was just chuckling to myself thinking about ultralight tripping and then remembering my "filled to the brim" 120L Ostrum Wabakimi portage bag I've been known to take...
  31. That weekend's proving to not work out too well...

    That weekend's proving to not work out too well for me. Ironically, I PM'd Highboy a few hours before your post.


    I think Lofty's intereted in the mid-week so far. I'm in for both weekends at a...
  32. Hey guys, Given the distance, you might want...

    Hey guys,

    Given the distance, you might want to think about carpooling.
  33. Makes sense but please smack me if I try to haul...

    Makes sense but please smack me if I try to haul in that 5-man Cdn. Army tent again! I might be testing something out at Valens that would fit the bill and be a whole lot lighter. More on that...
  34. Unwise? It all comes down to the weather. Put...

    Unwise? It all comes down to the weather. Put it this way; prepare for the worst and hope for the best. If you are confident that you can coldcamp in the expected temperature range then you're...
  35. Hey Bubba! The dates are as firm as Jello...

    Hey Bubba!

    The dates are as firm as Jello pudding at -40c. Flights have been booked.
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    For everyone's information, click below to check...

    For everyone's information, click below to check out the EGL Winter 2016 Planning Thread.

    https://media1.giphy.com/media/GgbCiS1rMjGFy/200_s.gif
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    https://www.hammockforums.net/gallery/files/4/5/2/...

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    EGL Winter Hang 2016 - Winter Is Here!
    Double Weekender Hammock/Bushcraft Hang
    Jan 29, 2016 - February 7, 2016
    Hey all,

    Believe...
  38. >Canada>Ont>EGL Winter Hang 2016 - Winter is Here! Double Weekender Hammock/Bushcraft Hang

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    EGL Winter Hang 2016 - Winter Is Here!
    Double Weekender Hammock/Bushcraft Hang
    Jan 29, 2016 - February 7, 2016

    Hey all,
    ...
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    Without wanting to speak for anybody, here's a...

    Without wanting to speak for anybody, here's a summary of posts. Looks like a great turnout so far and we haven't even gotten started!

    Valens Jan 8-10, 2016


    Chard
    Bubba
    LuvmyBonnet
    76...
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    Does that mean Canada's going to be so cold that...

    Does that mean Canada's going to be so cold that it doesn't even register? Awesome!!!!

    Seriously though, winters have been getting milder over the years. But of course that can't have anything...
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    Mmmmm. Pie!

    Mmmmm. Pie!
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    Well, I look forward to seeing you guys. We were...

    Well, I look forward to seeing you guys. We were joking about roasting a pig on a spit, but rabbit's nice as well. To be honest, I don't think I've ever had any of those furry, cuddly, delicious...
  43. Thread: Hi from canada

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    No sir. Closest to Peterborough we've hung was...

    No sir. Closest to Peterborough we've hung was three times at the Kawartha Highlands Prov. Park. Nice spot. Some nice Crown land near Eels Creek?
  44. Thread: Hi from canada

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    Welcome to the forums from downtown Toronto. ...

    Welcome to the forums from downtown Toronto.

    Nice to see that there are so many Ontario hangers. Check out Bubba's note if you'd like to find out about upcoming group hangs to Algonquin and...
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    Well then, the only ICE in ice-fishing will be in...

    Well then, the only ICE in ice-fishing will be in my scotch. Could be worse; could be 'skeeter season.
  46. Thread title works for me. I haven't heard of...

    Thread title works for me. I haven't heard of ANY of those towns. I'm a little north though.
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    Well, here'e to hanging in the New year.. Jan...

    Well, here'e to hanging in the New year.. Jan 8-10 it is.

    I'm looking forward to seeing some familiar old mugs and some new faces as well.

    Everyone's welcome!
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    I am amused! Good job.

    I am amused! Good job.
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    Wow! I'm really glad nobody was hurt! But now...

    Wow! I'm really glad nobody was hurt!

    But now I'm confused. If a tree falls in a forest and there are people around to hear it, does it make any noise?

    Just kidding. Glad everyone made it...
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    I'm down with an early January Hang. I was just...

    I'm down with an early January Hang. I was just a little worried that some of us might be crowding the dance card with the Deep Freeze Hang planned for the end of January/Early Feb.

    Do we want to...
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