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  1. I’d go for July, August. The weather then is...

    I’d go for July, August. The weather then is more reliable (it’s a relative thing) and it’s back end of icebergs, still prime whales, and less bugs.
  2. Glad to hear you can hammock it all. I’ve only...

    Glad to hear you can hammock it all. I’ve only done some parts and was wondering the same thing. There’s some pretty good trail information on the ECT website. Choose the summer months and you’ll...
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    Welcome aboard

    Welcome aboard
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    When Shug comments on your HF post, you grow a...

    When Shug comments on your HF post, you grow a full inch taller.
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    Welcome Mick. I'm just back from four years in...

    Welcome Mick. I'm just back from four years in Aberdeen. The UK is good hanging country. Enjoy!
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    Glad folks enjoyed the read. You bet,...

    Glad folks enjoyed the read.



    You bet, Shug. Eyes to the sky from now on.
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    Terra Nova Canoe Trip

    The trip was the groupís second annual canoe trip. Last year, we canoed the Gander River (Newfoundland) from Glovertown to Gander Bay and the intention was to repeat it in 2019. However, we felt...
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    Welcome. I’m 2 weeks removed from 4 years in...

    Welcome. I’m 2 weeks removed from 4 years in Aberdeen. Best of luck getting StrungUp
  9. Am I the only person whose wife, before heading...

    Am I the only person whose wife, before heading upstairs to bed, says something along the lines of "Goodnight. Don't stay up too late watching that Shug fella"?

    A day with a new Shug video is a...
  10. Ordering my first TQ and, from this thread thus...

    Ordering my first TQ and, from this thread thus far, believe 20deg F. is the way to go (I have a 20g UQ, afterall).

    I have width options of 52", 55", and 58". I won't be using it other than in...
  11. Yeaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaassssssss

    Yeaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaassssssss
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    Love my LSOH gear. James was great when it came...

    Love my LSOH gear. James was great when it came to advising me on options.
  13. Come to Newfoundland.

    Come to Newfoundland.
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    Good for you. The shakedown cruise is always...

    Good for you. The shakedown cruise is always important.
  15. I fell, as a slow rate, the very first time I sat...

    I fell, as a slow rate, the very first time I sat in my hammock. Twisted strap buckles (following all of my messing around). My fault and lesson learned.
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    Nova Scotia is lovely. Or, get a slightly better...

    Nova Scotia is lovely. Or, get a slightly better jacket and head to Newfoundland and turn it up to 11!
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    I’m in, fer sure

    I’m in, fer sure
  18. I had this problem, too, and in the end picked a...

    I had this problem, too, and in the end picked a sunny day (challenge in Scotland) and staked it out flat on the lawn, sealed it, and let it dry for 4-6 hours. Then hit it with the talcum powder and...
  19. Welcome aboard.

    Welcome aboard.
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    Welcome to the club

    Welcome to the club
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    +1 for the Sea to Summit Premium pillow

    +1 for the Sea to Summit Premium pillow
  22. Welcome! I've been to a shipyard in Pori and,...

    Welcome! I've been to a shipyard in Pori and, like most business trips Ive been on, never got a chance to look round the town. Was nice, from what I saw of it.
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    Welcome board. Lots to read here and hopefully...

    Welcome board. Lots to read here and hopefully for you to write, too.
  24. I'm excited for you. I have an Toaster UQ and am...

    I'm excited for you. I have an Toaster UQ and am just saving up for the TQ. Deadly gear.
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    I was sure I saw you here before now....

    I was sure I saw you here before now....
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    Very nice. Great photos. Thanks for sharing.

    Very nice. Great photos. Thanks for sharing.
  27. That titanium trowel looks to be the bee's knees....

    That titanium trowel looks to be the bee's knees. It's good I don't have the skills nor equipment to make things out of titanium or I'd slowly be replacing every metal object in my life that was...
  28. Welcome aboard!

    Welcome aboard!
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    Sorry for the delay, missed this one. The LSOH...

    Sorry for the delay, missed this one. The LSOH is great and James (the owner and Ď
    firesongí here on the forum) is great.

    I canít speak for the duties as I get that gear when Iím in Canada.
  30. Welcome to the forum. It’s a Narnia.

    Welcome to the forum. It’s a Narnia.
  31. Donít mind the missus with the hole in her shoes....

    Donít mind the missus with the hole in her shoes.
    Donít mind the cold with me fingers turning blue.
    Donít mind the pantry when thereís nar bit of grub.
    But itís hellish when you got no baccy!
    ...
  32. Little Shop of Hammocks 20 degree F underquilt...

    Little Shop of Hammocks 20 degree F underquilt (plus lots of overstuff)

    Vertical Elements Aircore Pro Cabon Blade kayak paddle

    I’ve been a very good boy.
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    Nice to have another member from the UK. Nice...

    Nice to have another member from the UK. Nice kit list. Welcome aboard.
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    Hello and welcome. Good name!

    Hello and welcome. Good name!
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    Welcome. Indeed, if you're a tarp man then...

    Welcome. Indeed, if you're a tarp man then you're not 'converting', you're 'enhancing'.
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    Work - good idea. Here’s what I do: start...

    Work - good idea.

    Here’s what I do: start high. Start talking about sailboats or
    Sports cars. Kayaks and hammocks seem a deal thereafter.
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    Welcome to the forum. Trans-Lab(rador) Highway? ...

    Welcome to the forum. Trans-Lab(rador) Highway? The modern Lure of the Labrador Wild! (read that, if you haven't, as you'd really enjoy it having been there).

    That's a pile of First-rate gear,...
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    Welcome and indeed you’re off to a good start...

    Welcome and indeed you’re off to a good start with that book and this forum.
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    Welcome to the forum. Looks like you have an...

    Welcome to the forum. Looks like you have an interesting hammock!
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    Welcome to the forum.

    Welcome to the forum.
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    Welcome aboard.

    Welcome aboard.
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    Welcome aboard!

    Welcome aboard!
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    I've done it every time. There are probably...

    I've done it every time. There are probably lighter options but I just use a carabiner to hang my pack off my suspension and it's still under my tarp. No issue. I hang by shoes off the other end...
  44. I have straps/buckles but have recently purchased...

    I have straps/buckles but have recently purchased some whoopies (for the joy of kit acquisition and the fun of learning new things). I appreciate the comment on how your minimum-possible hang is...
  45. Welcome aboard!

    Welcome aboard!
  46. Tikker, Then you know exactly how I feel about...

    Tikker,
    Then you know exactly how I feel about this UQ!!!
  47. I havenít been this excited for Christmas morning...

    I havenít been this excited for Christmas morning since Legoís Black Seaís Barracuda was on my list!

    170155
  48. I've got one coming for the same purposes:...

    I've got one coming for the same purposes: 'casual' hanging. Exciting!
  49. Hello, Watch everything Shug has on hammocks and...

    Hello,
    Watch everything Shug has on hammocks and the technical bits twice and then, if you employ all that and it still doesn't work for you, maybe best to get a nice Hilleberg tent. No shame in...
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    I the quilts don't work out, it sounds like...

    I the quilts don't work out, it sounds like you've the makings of a great fort!
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