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  1. Doh! Did it impact you the rest of the trip or...

    Doh! Did it impact you the rest of the trip or where you heading out?

    BTW what map set is that on Gaia? Looks nice.
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    Awesome. Itís a fun hang. Pretty chill. Lots of...

    Awesome. Itís a fun hang. Pretty chill. Lots of trees.
  3. Definitely email Brandon.

    Definitely email Brandon.
  4. I can see them.. thanks for sharing. Looks nice

    I can see them.. thanks for sharing. Looks nice
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    The RR, Whereís the Magic?

    I didnít take to the RR - my sleeping style has me side sleeping with my legs up sometimes and I couldnít get that to work comfortably in the RR.

    I returned mine. Might be an option for you if...
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    Thansk.. thats what I thought.

    Thansk.. thats what I thought.
  7. At the end of the day... you do you. Brandon...

    At the end of the day... you do you.
    Brandon from Warbonnet started as a one man shop as did many other vendors. On the other hand, I get some of the talk about waiting for a product to flush out...
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    Phantom feet cold!!

    I thought this was about Phantom Grapplers feet as well - ha.

    Anyway...

    A pretty easy solution is to take a Hothands hand warmer and toss it in the foot of your TQ. May take a bit to warm up...
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    Sounds like you got out just in time. I donít...

    Sounds like you got out just in time. I donít winter camp much but my concern would be around getting back to a car blocked in by snow. Even if they plow you might have to dig your car out.

    This...
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    Looks like a fun trip. Great pics. Stars out at...

    Looks like a fun trip. Great pics. Stars out at night? Looks like it was clear.
  11. Just my two cents... learn how to thread and...

    Just my two cents... learn how to thread and unthread the straps through the buckle. Iím sure if you practice it 10x youíll have it for life.

    I have an XLC and rarely unattach the straps from...
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    Not only does my daughter like this stuff our...

    Not only does my daughter like this stuff our styles match pretty well. Except those times she puts it in another gear I donít seem to have anymore - ha. I make up for it by giving her a few extra...
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    Thanks Swampfox. I cherish the time with my...

    Thanks Swampfox. I cherish the time with my daughter - fortunate she likes to do these trips with me.

    Mucho appreciated Sinite. Were you on a mobile or tablet when viewing? Iíve found you have to...
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    We only saw the one snake the whole trip but Iím...

    We only saw the one snake the whole trip but Iím sure there were lots we didnít see. Couldnít have asked for better weather - cool enough to keep the bugs away and warm enough for shorts. And it was...
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    Appreciate it Old4Hats I wondered what kind...

    Appreciate it Old4Hats


    I wondered what kind of snake that was - it was big. Surprisingly that was the only one we saw though Iím sure more were hanging around.

    I bought the Penobscot back...
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    Here are a few pics from the trip. ...

    Here are a few pics from the trip.


    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49369971687_211d12d11f_c.jpg
    IMG_7890 by Southeast Backpacker, on Flickr
    ...
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    Florida backpack and canoe trip

    Just returned from a 4 day trip to Florida with my daughter Thumbs. Left the beagle home as one creek / park didnít allow pets.

    We backpacked into Hidden Pond one night under a bright moon;...
  18. If itís a situation where the hammock failed,...

    If itís a situation where the hammock failed, then Iíd put the hammock on the ground with TQ on top of it. Or Iíd use a combination of my trash compactor bag, rain coat, hammock and pack to keep me...
  19. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200102/1eab880d...

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200102/1eab880d7e0637ff68fc1ecaca4d12f2.jpg

    I think I can see the dog.
    The tail goes to Yates in this one.
  20. Glad you made it out. You get a blue ribbon for...

    Glad you made it out. You get a blue ribbon for doing that upper western portion. Nothing East about that. Do it a few more times and youíll figure out whatís important in your backpack. Ha.
    Fun...
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    Glad you made it out. Walking on that slushy ice...

    Glad you made it out. Walking on that slushy ice must have been unnerving.
  22. Do we need to send out a couple Sherpas or trail...

    Do we need to send out a couple Sherpas or trail goats to get you back to the car? Some of those trails go right up the contour lines. Ask Groundhog. Hope the phone battery held out cause Iíd be...
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    Oh and I wonít complain about my 3 hour drive to...

    Oh and I wonít complain about my 3 hour drive to Table Rock anymore . I looked up where you are from. Kudos on taking the family there. At least youíll have some good stories.
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    For the places I know can be windy, Iíll check...

    For the places I know can be windy, Iíll check Mountain Forecast for temps and wind speeds. You can toggle F vs C and also different elevations (Mountain top vs valley). Iíll also check a few other...
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    I didnít buy mine until I encountered situations...

    I didnít buy mine until I encountered situations where I could see the value in having it. For me, that was camping at elevation with swirling winds and rain. I now also like it for colder weather. ...
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    Great pics. Did you still get a night in camping?...

    Great pics. Did you still get a night in camping?
    That wind can be fierce in the gorge. Iíve had the tree trunks moving around on me before. Retreat is sometimes the best choice.
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    The specs show its the same width as the HG...

    The specs show its the same width as the HG Standard. Iíll be curious if their price point will differ.
  28. That looked like a fun one. I like all the...

    That looked like a fun one. I like all the laughter - good sign folks were getting along. And wow some of those packs were big. But hey we all start somewhere. At least they are out in the woods
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    For comparison.. figured I wouldnít be the only...

    For comparison.. figured I wouldnít be the only one looking this up

    HammockGear Dyneema Standard with doors

    11í long
    8í6Ē wide
    Green version
    7.28 oz w/ .50 oz/yd2
    $315
  30. Enjoy PG. Looking forward to updates. Is this...

    Enjoy PG. Looking forward to updates. Is this your first solo or longest? Or did somebody decide to go with you and swap lies?
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    No advice but wow that looks challenging. Good...

    No advice but wow that looks challenging. Good luck.
  32. Nice video. Looked like a nice fire and learned a...

    Nice video. Looked like a nice fire and learned a thing or two.
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    Unscientific thoughts... posts with more replies...

    Unscientific thoughts... posts with more replies get more views. The General one had more replies. That also keeps a post at the top of New Posts which gets more eyeballs.

    I also donít know the...
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    I almost always use New Posts. Occasionally I...

    I almost always use New Posts. Occasionally I go to Forums, then the subforum, etc. but itís rare.
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    The anchor is the key IMO. My setup had a pole...

    The anchor is the key IMO. My setup had a pole at one end and a tree on the other. The pole angled away - say 45* - from the hammock. I used amsteel cord from the pole down to two separate anchors....
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    If you are looking for information on hammocking...

    If you are looking for information on hammocking from long distance hikers, check out Two Speed, Shrewd or Frozen Outdoor Adventures. Lot of good data points from folks that completed long trails...
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    Sticky: Geez I just realized I have the number 20 listed...

    Geez I just realized I have the number 20 listed twice. On for an UQP and the other to get up and fix the problem.
    Which did you like?
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    Sticky: These work when using a PC / browser. 1) View...

    These work when using a PC / browser.

    1) View threads you have participated in
    This allows you to search for threads you have previously posted in. Not the perfect solution for this but maybe...
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    Lot more trees to pick from when you show up on...

    Lot more trees to pick from when you show up on the wrong date. Just saying :)
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    Thanks Hickery. Let it snow! (But not too...

    Thanks Hickery. Let it snow!

    (But not too much)
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    Another vote for doors. Been in swirling wind...

    Another vote for doors.

    Been in swirling wind with rain and been very thankful to have the doors. Save money or weight elsewhere if you have to. Important to stay dry.
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    Great pics. Iíd like to do that section sometime....

    Great pics. Iíd like to do that section sometime.
    I tried some cold soaking but it didnít take for me.
  43. Where is the group camping within the park? ...

    Where is the group camping within the park? Sorry if I missed this.

    Iíve got family in town so wonít stay overnight but may come over to say hey.
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    Nice I bet that was a fun one. Such a great area

    Nice I bet that was a fun one. Such a great area
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    I forgot to mention the shortbread... still...

    I forgot to mention the shortbread... still thinking of it as I drink my coffee this Saturday morning.
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    It was great seeing the Hickery brothers in...

    It was great seeing the Hickery brothers in person. Sharing stories by the campfire and eating some southern grub. Great job capturing the feel of the hang in the video. Phantom Grappler throws...
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    Iíve experienced CBS due to venting.. Too hot...

    Iíve experienced CBS due to venting.. Too hot when the quilt was snuggled up against me, and too cold due to the wind blowing into the open space from venting. Thatís what pushed me into getting a...
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    FS: Funds received and item shipped.

    Funds received and item shipped.
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    FS: Sold pending funds. Iíll PM ya to get your...

    Sold pending funds.
    Iíll PM ya to get your details.
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    Turtle Ties, a new hammock suspension option

    Thanks the comparison to cinch buckles and Whoopies helps.
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