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    I believe you might be able to order them from...

    I believe you might be able to order them from mountainlaureldesigns.com. I made my own.
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    Ok that is a lot of questions. Let's see if I can...

    Ok that is a lot of questions. Let's see if I can help any. Of course when others chime in they will give you answers that work for THEM. they may not work for you.

    For the superfly, I use...
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    I have a mesh one on my SF, and a Cuben one on my...

    I have a mesh one on my SF, and a Cuben one on my HG. tarp. I actually prefer the mesh one. It does breathe more letting out any excess water. It also folds down smaller then the Cuben as well. I...
  4. Your kidding right? You would miss the hang for...

    Your kidding right? You would miss the hang for Ahem.... Golf? The only golf I like to watch is Caddy Shack.


    J/k. You will be missed, mocked and laughed at.

    Okay just missed.
  5. If you will never see below 20* then I would...

    If you will never see below 20* then I would probably just get a 20* tq with 1-2 extra oz. of fill and use that all year round. Unless you are a gram weenie the you could go for a 40* later on too.
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    The only time I have ever had a hard time being...

    The only time I have ever had a hard time being warm in my ridgerunner with a -5* Uq is when I spent over 10 hours in the hammock without food. My body stopped producing heat. Besides that there is...
  7. So am I. I don't determine its cold out until...

    So am I. I don't determine its cold out until it's -5 and below. So to each is their own
  8. Define cold? ;)

    Define cold? ;)
  9. I think this is far as it is going to go.

    I think this is far as it is going to go.
  10. Yeah yeah. I will believe it when I see your face...

    Yeah yeah. I will believe it when I see your face in ashby. :)
  11. Poll: I would keep my Superfly. I love the weight of...

    I would keep my Superfly. I love the weight of the Cuben fiber but it lets too much light in the morning. So I would go with my darker tarp.
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    My wife is 5'2" and she loves her 11' hammock....

    My wife is 5'2" and she loves her 11' hammock. It's a DIY and has used it from 0*-70* She would not go with anything shorter at this point.
  13. MA > Ashby/Pine grove Campsites> April 8-10

    Alright Folks we are headed back to Ashby for our 4th Annual Spring Swing. This will be April 8-10 with the same deal as last year. $12 Per person. With the additional cost for wood. I think Paul...
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    Thank you guys for the compliments. It was truly...

    Thank you guys for the compliments. It was truly an memorable time. Especially looking up at the summit from the Lake of the Clouds hut and seeing it clearly to making the 1 hour summit and getting...
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    The Mountains were Calling...

    So for Christmas Lilprincess gave me an unexpected Christmas Gift. I live in Massachusetts and one of the things I have wanted to do was climb Mount Washington. "Home of the World's worst Weather". ...
  16. My wife bought me a guided trip up there. Sat. We...

    My wife bought me a guided trip up there. Sat. We are learning the use of crampons and ice axes, including self arrest and I am sure other safety issues. Sunday we make our attempt to the summit of...
  17. Would love to but I will be hopefully climbing...

    Would love to but I will be hopefully climbing tucker mans ravine at Mt. Washington.
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    I am using Dutch Stingerz at each end and then I...

    I am using Dutch Stingerz at each end and then I have been using the Voladian Tresse know for the guy outs. The knot has worked out extremely in all sorts of weather and temp.
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    Would love too. As always it depends on when more...

    Would love too. As always it depends on when more then where. We have done several hike to Stratton Pond area in the green Mountains.
  20. Now that is a good Question Rick.

    Now that is a good Question Rick.
  21. I believe we just put it one the calendar as...

    I believe we just put it one the calendar as well. Also I have to start the thread but Ashby has been reserved for April 8-10 2016. So all you all put that on the calendar too.
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    Using just reflectix you will always have...

    Using just reflectix you will always have condensation. It is a non breathable surface so the moisture just collects there. If you were to continue using it, like mentioned above put something...
  23. I am sure I will be out plowing but my scouts...

    I am sure I will be out plowing but my scouts will be out in it. Along with my wife and another adult leader.
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    Great slide show Jerry.

    Great slide show Jerry.
  25. We will be back at Ashby for April 8-10th 2016...

    We will be back at Ashby for April 8-10th 2016 for the Spring Swing.
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    Thread report has been started.
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    2016 Winterish NEHHA trip report.

    Good evening folks of NEHHA. I hope everyone is coming down from the food high this weekend. Food literally continued to rolled out from Friday afternoon to Saturday late evening. If you were hungry...
  28. Some crazy winter mix tonight then night nothing...

    Some crazy winter mix tonight then night nothing tomorrow until overnight.
  29. We are all set with stoves. Thanks though. See...

    We are all set with stoves. Thanks though. See you in the morning.
  30. Man that stinks. Sky. I was looking forward to...

    Man that stinks. Sky. I was looking forward to hanging out at the campfire with you. Good luck with he issues.
  31. Just a reminder for everyone bring ice traction...

    Just a reminder for everyone bring ice traction devices. It will be slippery.
  32. I recommend the Kootuhla Microspikes. The work...

    I recommend the Kootuhla Microspikes. The work really well.
  33. Make sure you pack a set of ice spikes. I will...

    Make sure you pack a set of ice spikes. I will have most of it sanded but it will be slick in some areas.
  34. Yes will be having a raffle. We do have things...

    Yes will be having a raffle. We do have things from vendors like HG, Tato, 2qzq and others. It will be held Saturday around noon.

    Civetta while you are correct for the ratings I was wrong on my...
  35. Here is the Map: ...

    Here is the Map:

    http://images.tapatalk-cdn.com/16/01/04/f9bbbd8466dbcf2dbc9e878bf5dc3a7f.jpg
  36. Thanks Gil for the heads up. Folks: here are...

    Thanks Gil for the heads up.

    Folks: here are directions.

    From Berkshire County:New York side.
    Take Route 8 south to Hinsdale. Pick up Route 143. Travel east on Route 143 for approximately...
  37. Hey Michael don't let that stop you. There will...

    Hey Michael don't let that stop you. There will be enough gear to keep you warm on hand that you can borrow if you need to. I have spent a night or two being slightly cold in my hammock myself. If...
  38. I don't have the synmat. I have the downmat that...

    I don't have the synmat. I have the downmat that is rated for 11*. We will see.
  39. Bummer. I wish I could say something that would...

    Bummer. I wish I could say something that would change your mind.

    It is well worth it to come.
  40. Hey folks so people can plan accordingly for food...

    Hey folks so people can plan accordingly for food can you confirm that you are coming and what you might bring for food.
  41. Will do. I have an exped 7 that I will be using. ...

    Will do. I have an exped 7 that I will be using. It is rated for 11*. So we will see. I had also thought about if I like it how do I go lower. This hammock setup seems to be difficult to work with...
  42. Whooo hooooo my order from Amok just came in. I...

    Whooo hooooo my order from Amok just came in. I will have my Draumr hanging this weekend. Very curious about this hammock.
  43. Thread: Gear loft

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    Pretty cool idea. Thanks for sharing.

    Pretty cool idea. Thanks for sharing.
  44. Yeah they are predicting 3-5" of snow. It is too...

    Yeah they are predicting 3-5" of snow. It is too far out to confirm that but what I can tell you is that we had a couple of inches of sleety mix here on Tuesday so at least it will look wintery.
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  45. Sky I don't think it will get much below that....

    Sky I don't think it will get much below that. Though it will be 4* here on Monday or Tuesday prior to the hang.
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    There is a hang coming up Jan 8-10 in...

    There is a hang coming up Jan 8-10 in Chesterfield Ma. You are well me to come and check it out and meet a bunch of great Folks. Check out further details in the Northeast section under NEHHA ( North...
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    What did Santa bring you?

    I received a gift certificate for 1 weekend of Ice Climbing training at Mount Washington. At the end of January. About 4 hours from the house.

    A couple of plastic training knives from cold steel....
  48. Welcome to the site. I am a scoutmaster for Troop...

    Welcome to the site. I am a scoutmaster for Troop 705 of Chesterfield Ma. Been hanging for the last five years and have hung in temps. ranging from 70's down to -12*. I used the XLC with the...
  49. Bill is that the ridgerunner? I can let you...

    Bill is that the ridgerunner? I can let you borrow an winter full length Lynx.
  50. It is not convenient close for that. But if you...

    It is not convenient close for that. But if you keep it in a pot with a bail I can make sure it stays warm over the fire.
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