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    Road Conditions

    Hello dejoha:

    I do not have a big truck either. Like you, I have been thinking about road conditions traveling in and out of Maxwell. The roads in this area are known for being muddy (sometimes...
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    Arizona - January Hang

    Thanks for the confirmation lowclass.

    I'm going to try to get my older son (19) to attend, and maybe one of his friends. Not sure about them yet.
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    Maxwell TH

    Is this the map you are referring to?
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    Arizona Winter Hang - Great Idea

    Hi lowclass: Thanks for posting. I would like to participate in a late January hang... cold weather is OK. I think that your planned dates of January 28-29+ will work for me. But I will need to...
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    Clark NX-250 & JRB MW-4

    +1 ... I have an NX-250 and a MW-4 and can attest to the MW-4s ability to fit the NX-250 and keep you very warm down to zero degrees.

    I'm not biased, just a satisfied user.
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    Javelina

    Could you tell us specifically where you were camped? Looks like a great area.
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    Secret Canyon

    Does anyone know the anticipated water situation in Secret Canyon, at this time of year? Is water available or is it a matter of packing in what is needed?
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    Clark NX-250

    I have been using the NX-250 since they first came out and I like it.

    I am 6' and 195#; with a lifetime of experience living/working in bush country. My age doesn't mean that my gear choices are...
  9. Thread: New guy in AZ

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    Arizona

    Welcome to HF...
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    Arizona Hang

    I tried my hand at creating a couple of maps. Are these correct regarding the location under consideration?
  11. Thread: Mexico Hang

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    Go For It

    I live in Hermosillo, Sonora Mexico about 50% of the time and I work throughout Mexico in bush country. You will love Ures, Sonora. We have friends with a ranch in the area and we ride horses in...
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    Hello Big Papi: I do not think that you are...

    Hello Big Papi:

    I do not think that you are looking at things too simply. From what I understand, you have researched the subject thoroughly and made an informed and well considered decision...
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    Map Requests

    OK, all of the map requests received so far have been met. I noticed that I also included the track coordinates as pages 2-3 behind the map. If you can make use of these, great. If not, just...
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    Map Requests

    I have sent maps to all of those who have provided e-mail addresses.

    Lowclass, I will need your e-mail or other guidance from you on how to transmit.
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    USGS Route Map Available

    FWIW, I have created a route map for our upcoming trip using a digital topographic map program. I am willing to share it with those that might be interested.

    I have used the proper USGS Calloway...
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    Sorry to hear that things have changed. If you...

    Sorry to hear that things have changed. If you ever do get out this way, please check-in again. I am sure that most of us would be glad to share our thoughts with you, so that you can get all that...
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    Your Trip To Phoenix

    Hello jhunt87:

    I agree with the others that without a car in Phoenix, it is going to be very difficult for you to get to a decent camping place where you can use your hammock. Although, if you...
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    Many Thanks........

    Many Thanks........
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    I have no experience using 100# test Dyneema for...

    I have no experience using 100# test Dyneema for tie outs.

    But, I just "spooled up" 300 yards of 65# test Dyneema on my saltwater reel. It was pretty expensive to buy that much. I put on a 20...
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    I am glad that things finally came together for...

    I am glad that things finally came together for an Arizona Fall Hang and that you will be joining the folks from Arizona while you are in town.

    Strictly speaking, you are probably right about...
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    +1 maybe 2 for October 22 - 24

    +1 maybe 2 for October 22 - 24
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    Thank you for the reports and pictures. I for...

    Thank you for the reports and pictures. I for one, have been vicariously enjoying your trip through your planning and now the reporting of the outcome. What a great area for a trip and the...
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    Thank you guys; please keep the feedback coming...

    Thank you guys; please keep the feedback coming in so we know where we stand.
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    Thank you Dejoha. OK, maybe it is time to call...

    Thank you Dejoha.

    OK, maybe it is time to call the question...

    For all of those interested in a "West Clear Creek - Arizona Fall Hang", will you please indicate your availability for the dates...
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    I am not sure how much time I have available to...

    I am not sure how much time I have available to "grab the bull by the horns". But, I am willing to help things along. Here is a straw-man proposal just for discussion.

    It sounds like people are...
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    Hi Te-Wa: Both of the Creek hikes (West Fork...

    Hi Te-Wa:

    Both of the Creek hikes (West Fork of Oak Creek or West Clear Creek) sound very good. I did check out both of the West Clear Creek trails (Maxwell and Calloway) on "Hike Arizona". ...
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    I know that this thread is focused on hiking the...

    I know that this thread is focused on hiking the West Fork of Oak Creek. That is a trip that should definitely happen if there is interest. But, I have an additional thought, that might be useful....
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    Is anyone still thinking about a fall hang in...

    Is anyone still thinking about a fall hang in Arizona?
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    Nx-250

    Great post! Thanks for the pictures.
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    Insulation

    Buenos Suerte Amigo.
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    Jrb Mw-3 Uq

    Hello NickJ:

    Sorry I have been out of town and didn't pick up your post until tonight. Here are a couple of photos of the "business end" of the JRB MW-3 UQ. I just took these quickly tonight; so...
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    UQ for NX-250

    Hello NickJ:

    I think that you will like the JRB MW-3 UQ. As you said, the dimensions are on the JRB web site. You can also view JRB's UQ rigging which is a combination of bungee/shock cord; as...
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    Z-Liner Bulk

    Hello NickJ:

    I just noticed your post regarding the Z-Liner.

    I have an NX-250 with the Z-Liner set as well. I have had the same experience as you have with the issue of bulkiness. I think...
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    Arizona Hang

    Thanks for the posting Drewboy and the terrific pictures; and thanks again to Roadtorque who worked so hard to organize the Arizona outing.

    Jacob and were not able to attend due a sudden death in...
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    Arizona Hang

    Thank you for the work that you are doing in setting up this trip. Finishing up at the Beeline sounds great.
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    Well Said...

    Hello zgadow20:

    I think you said it very well, "as long as your parents trust you and know where you are , or a have a way of reaching you , you should be fine."

    Best wishes in your outdoor...
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    Hiking Solo

    Hello rankinesoccer:

    I have a son and a daughter close to your age.

    You sound like a mature and thoughtful young man with great enthusiasm. But, while you are still a minor; IMHO the most...
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    Arizona Hang

    Hi Roadtorque:

    It sounds like this trip is shaping up well. There are many good suggestions. Would you please re-state the specific location that you are settling on; just so we are all on the...
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    Z-Liner

    Hello scbron:

    The Z-Liner was pretty well reviewed/discussed at this link on HF.

    http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?t=10557

    I bought one of the first Z-Liners for my...
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    Arizona Hang

    Hey Roadtorque:

    My son Jacob and I are good for the dates you pick. Anywhere the group wants to go is good with us.
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    Arizona Hang

    Yes, both my son Jacob and I are interested. Thanks for the suggestion.
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    I wish...:unsure:

    I wish...:unsure:
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    I prefer to say; "I am what I am; and that's all...

    I prefer to say; "I am what I am; and that's all that I am"!
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    Stealth

    When thinking about picking a stealth camping location, I tend to remember the methods we used in setting up a secure field perimeter during my tours of duty as a Marine rifleman in Vietnam.

    In...
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    Hanging In The Desert

    Hi Boarstone:

    I live just a bit south of Cave Creek and I know the area pretty well. It is beginning to suffer from urban sprawl and there are new roads, off road vehicles, and construction in...
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    Camping Alone

    There are many good responses here.

    I admire your courage in considering a week alone in the forest at your ages.

    I would say that, if you both have solid/proven experience in camping and...
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    Arizona - January Hangout

    My son Jacob and I are going to have to cancel out on attending the Fossil Springs hangout. Unfortunately, I have aggravated an old injury in my right knee this past weekend on a "tune up hike"...
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    Fri/Sat

    Hi Angelo:

    Jacob & I are getting slammed with last minute stuff on Friday as well. Discretion being the better part of valor, we might opt for Saturday. But, getting in to the Springs late on...
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    Just A few Thoughts

    I certainly agree with everyone about the fun of converting folks to using a hammock. In my case, the greatest enjoyment has been in introducing hammock camping to my older kids. Both of my...
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    Fossil Springs

    I might have been the one that inter-mixed the terms Fossil Springs and Fossil Creek. Sorry about that.

    In my reference, I intended to use the term Fossil Springs to refer to the groundwater...
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