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  1. Thread: Trail Help!!!!!

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    Red river is the coolest place for you within...

    Red river is the coolest place for you within your drive time. Im in cbus and 4 hours is the most i want to go and red river and WV are the two best i know of.
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    Probably one of the best endorsements for clarke...

    Probably one of the best endorsements for clarke ive seen. Gonna go watch some clark vids
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    Id love to have both the colder it got. ...

    Id love to have both the colder it got. Definitely not though outside of winter.
  4. Thread: To pillow or not?

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    I went pillowless last night.. sucked. I always...

    I went pillowless last night.. sucked. I always take a way to make a pillow. Necessity if i cant sleep on my stomach
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    This is what i was thinking. Actually looks...

    This is what i was thinking. Actually looks highly functional evem ifd not the prettiest thing.
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    My first hammock and first I ever tried. Im...

    My first hammock and first I ever tried. Im 5'11" 180 and I slept in one with my exped for 3 months as my bed. Its a fantastic value, for a ul hammock its incredibly durable and i even enjoy the...
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    Man Diz, wish Id have checked this, did an...

    Man Diz, wish Id have checked this, did an impromptu overnight on the other side just past camp 2 on the bridals by 97. Ended up night hiking in but it was beautiful this morning.

    Hope youre...
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    I heard relectix is dubious /sarcasm

    I heard relectix is dubious

    /sarcasm
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    I wouldnt recommend an uninsulated pad under 60. ...

    I wouldnt recommend an uninsulated pad under 60. Thermsrest prolite is crazy durable and can be had relatively cheap now, prob 80 bucks but itll keep yyou warm down to freezing probably better, its...
  10. Check you tube. Theres tons of mods. I...

    Check you tube. Theres tons of mods.

    I recently went to a backpacker and i kept the line and used it with a helios suspension i had. Works fantastic and allows me adjustability even after youve...
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    Bottom line is the quilt will fit about any...

    Bottom line is the quilt will fit about any gathered end hammock. Width is based on covering people not hammock edges. 3/4 dont have the same accordian issues you can get with a full lngth so its...
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    Just BUY a UQ from one of our vendors. Youll...

    Just BUY a UQ from one of our vendors. Youll save yourself money in the long run. They are perfect. And magic.
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    Pull your suspension tighter. Its really hard to...

    Pull your suspension tighter. Its really hard to over-do the shockcord suspension and most people who are having this issue arent tightening the quilt enough. It should be lifting your hammock up...
  14. Griswold reference. Love it.

    Griswold reference. Love it.
  15. Doesnt get much better than that.

    Doesnt get much better than that.
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    Another personal preference. Some people like...

    Another personal preference. Some people like the stretch some dont. Double layer would add to weight rating and stretch. Material matters too. 1.7 vs. 1.1 is a real different feel. Even my HH...
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    You can whip the ends to your liking. You should...

    You can whip the ends to your liking. You should be able to pull the sides tighter while whipping. Should take 10 minutes and no sewing or anything. Nothing new needed. Frugal.

    Sorry just...
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    Exactlt, well said.

    Exactlt, well said.
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    Pads get rid of calf ridge

    Pads get rid of calf ridge
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    I find any synthetic makes me clammy by morning. ...

    I find any synthetic makes me clammy by morning. No matter what. Down fixed the problem for me.
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    Converted to hennessy, using a backpacker setup. ...

    Converted to hennessy, using a backpacker setup. Loving it. Actually havent had any mosquitos this year anytime ive been out. Its been weird
  22. Welcome to the life man. If youre just getting...

    Welcome to the life man. If youre just getting into hammock campinh, Shuggiddy shug shug has put together a wildly comprehensive yet entertaining how to hammock camp videos. Id check them out, save...
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    Its sooooo looooud lol. Klymits seem to mold...

    Its sooooo looooud lol. Klymits seem to mold fantastically to the hammock. Sea to summits new pad looks great too and a little more versatility in dialing in comfortm
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    Forum trail magic, awesome. I would look into...

    Forum trail magic, awesome.

    I would look into the hennessy systems for cost vs. Weight.

    Ive been using a hennessy ul backpacker i recently got and ive noticed two things i love.

    A) its...
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    Not living the dream like you. Getting out...

    Not living the dream like you. Getting out though and putting in miles. How is jungle hammock life?
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    I took my spectre 20 which is down with event...

    I took my spectre 20 which is down with event shell, wind and waterproof and i slipped my pad out to see if I needed it and i could definitely feeel the cold without it. It was about 60. Def need a...
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    You can add a ccf to a 20* quily and cover...

    You can add a ccf to a 20* quily and cover yourself year round.

    Im a pad advocate because it gets people out because its more affordable. People act like its near impossible yet i woke sunday...
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    Im telling you, that hack weighs nothing, super...

    Im telling you, that hack weighs nothing, super useful and cheap.

    Saturday is looking pretty nice
  29. Thread: Eno sub 7

    by Slo
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    Haters gonna hate, Truer words never...

    Haters gonna hate,

    Truer words never spoken.
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    I might be able to do Mohican weekend of the 8th....

    I might be able to do Mohican weekend of the 8th. Have a few appts Friday and ill have to see how backed up we are at work Tuesday.

    You thinking Friday or Saturday diz?
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    I used the RR with an exped downlite7. Ill say...

    I used the RR with an exped downlite7. Ill say season matters a good deal. My pad is preferred in the warmer months for reasons someone mentioned above, spreads oit your sleeping surface. More...
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    Integral for winter camping, if on the fence do...

    Integral for winter camping, if on the fence do it. Number 1 complaint i hear from people i take or go winter camping with is keeping their feet warm all night. 2oz solution. Wont go without my...
  33. Thread: Eno sub 7

    by Slo
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    Really? Because in my years of experience with...

    Really? Because in my years of experience with enos i havent found that. How about you?
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    Reflectix, highly durable and versatile. You can...

    Reflectix, highly durable and versatile. You can buy it by the ft. From Dutch. Its in thr insulation section at Home Depot if youre north enough.
  35. Thread: Eno sub 7

    by Slo
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    I think theres a lot of bougie, yuppie attitudes...

    I think theres a lot of bougie, yuppie attitudes about gear and vendors on hear.

    I used an ENO for years and Ill get in the ring with anyone covering ground. Ive slept at 0degrees 12 hours in my...
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    Just imagine youre watching a national geographic...

    Just imagine youre watching a national geographic show. May entice rational thought and help control or diminish your fear. Shug made a great analogy with it being like an unfamiliar neighborhood. ...
  37. If that were the case, OP, then we wouldnt have...

    If that were the case, OP, then we wouldnt have to insulate ground pads.. but we do.
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    My sisters from montegue. Welcome aboard.

    My sisters from montegue. Welcome aboard.
  39. Thread: Oh June trip.

    by Slo
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    Came back, H is now P. Glad I did we got a...

    Came back, H is now P.

    Glad I did we got a guest appearance from one of my favorite hangers, Bannerstone. Even put on a little show ;)
  40. Thread: Oh June trip.

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    Update: Theyve renamed all the sites at...

    Update:

    Theyve renamed all the sites at Zaleski. Just goes to show, get a map everytime at the trailhead if you can. Mine was 3 aeeks old but out of date. I looked around to see of there was...
  41. Thread: Oh June trip.

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    Haha.. came across camp P... which was weird...

    Haha.. came across camp P... which was weird cause the map had it on the west loop but i was heading north. Came to a road i thought was 257 if i was at P.. found out it was 56..

    Lot of unmarked,...
  42. Thread: Oh June trip.

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    Im good to go for night hike

    Im good to go for night hike
  43. Thread: Oh June trip.

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    Check the weather, they have advisories until 10...

    Check the weather, they have advisories until 10 so do your best to dodge the weather. Im going to clear it with the wife when i get home.
  44. Thread: Oh June trip.

    by Slo
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    I took friday off, should be leaving mid morning...

    I took friday off, should be leaving mid morning as well unless anyone feels like night hiking in tonight.
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    Lot of bushcrafters use silicon dots on the...

    Lot of bushcrafters use silicon dots on the corners of their pas. Tube cost about a buck, silicon calk. Clear.
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    Go fast and light sale

    http://www.gofastandlight.com/mobile/Rip-Stop-Nylon-Summer-Season-Sleeping-Bag/productinfo/S-WFS-XLITE/

    Specs 1.3lbs, 40*, $24.99

    Could be a good uq project or great summer bag/topquilt
  47. Thread: Oh June trip.

    by Slo
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    Theres water there. Ive been down twice this...

    Theres water there. Ive been down twice this spring and there was water at A and D. Theres some filterable water along the way if you get real thirsty. Theres a road on the right before the...
  48. Thread: Oh June trip.

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    Packed up last night, ready to take off straight...

    Packed up last night, ready to take off straight from work friday. This trip is making my work week drag on.
  49. Thread: New member

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    Welcome William. Check out some hangs kn your...

    Welcome William. Check out some hangs kn your area. You alresdy have hammock gear?
  50. Thread: Life is Good

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    Well done. Im jelly, my buddy at work was just...

    Well done. Im jelly, my buddy at work was just showing me pics of his friend sho just had to bail his summit of Ranier a few days ago.
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