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  1. All in fun, amongst friends. Both above comments...

    All in fun, amongst friends. Both above comments have the ring of truth!
    Had a great time with y’all and others, when we backpacked into Uwharries.
    It was a good time to learn from both of you—how...
  2. Feel free to schedule a large or small hang If...

    Feel free to schedule a large or small hang
    If you build it, they will come
    Impromptu hangs into Uwharries are funtastic!
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    Trailheadz under quilt is generously wide. When I...

    Trailheadz under quilt is generously wide. When I sleep on diagonal, the under quilt covers both sides of hammock.
    Little or no having to tug on edge of under quilt, because it痴 already there.

    I...
  4. I add a hammock ridgeline to a gathered end...

    I add a hammock ridgeline to a gathered end hammock that does not have a built in bug net or top cover.
    I multiply the length of hammock in inches by .83 to get length of fixed length ridgeline. ...
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    You might like a 12x6 gathered end hammock, for...

    You might like a 12x6 gathered end hammock, for your comfort. This is considering your height and preference as a side sleeper. You will probably end up sleeping on your back much of the time. ...
  6. When flint meets steel, I’ll be a realist, and...

    When flint meets steel, I’ll be a realist, and cheer for the best, along with everyone! Within most parameters I wouldn’t even be fifth string on JV B team. I can easily take 30 minutes to set tarp,...
  7. No doubt, I知 rigging my hammock and tarp perfectly!

    Just finished watching recap of World Chess Championship with Magnus and Nepo. They mostly make perfect chess moves. While I have an uncanny knack for choosing the exact wrong move!

    I began to...
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    S&D Suspension by David Hughes aka Phantom...

    S&D Suspension by David Hughes aka Phantom Grappler
    Video is hard to find, I might change its name to
    S&D Hammock Suspension
  9. Are you backpacking solo, or with friends? If...

    Are you backpacking solo, or with friends?
    If possible, get a friend to lay in your hammock, while you check for air gaps in underquilt, and adjust as needed.

    After adjusting underquilt, you...
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    Hot tents with a wood stove (or other) and a...

    Hot tents with a wood stove (or other) and a stove pipe, can be 78 degrees inside during freezing weather outside.
    Use smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors for your safety and peace of mind...
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    Click forums Click outings Click hangouts...

    Click forums
    Click outings
    Click hangouts
    Click West

    This will show group hangs in your area
    If there are no group hangs near your location

    Then you can initiate your own new group hang...
  12. WolfPackOne, thank you for wonderful video You...

    WolfPackOne, thank you for wonderful video
    You are Yates
  13. Thank you Two Speed幼onqueror of the elusive...

    Thank you Two Speed幼onqueror of the elusive Triple Crown
    Two Speed has through hiked
    Appalachian Trail AT
    Pacific Coast Trail PCT
    And most recently
    Continental Divide Trail CDT
    Wow Two...
  14. NC Yates Hang Fall 2021 November 4 5 6 7

    Got to meet new friends and see old friends. So many good people makes for a great weekend hammock hang. Younger campers were very well behaved.

    Jackson won Bottle Toss in his division, and...
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    Apparently, I now have two YouTube channels ...

    Apparently, I now have two YouTube channels
    When my friend tried to upload new videos, we had both forgotten the old user name and password
    So when he uploaded new videos, with a new user name...
  16. NC Yates Hang Fall 2021 November 4 5 6 7

    I will be warm, on account of, my Hawaiian Shirt and South Sea Island garb.
    My skin will be fooled into thinking, I知 on a hot sandy beach, drinking perfectly chilled tropical beverages
    Lol
    Wood...
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    New S&D hammock suspension

    My apologies to you, Jake

    I might get my friends to help me at Yates, this weekend. I believe one of them can cut and paste the correct link. Try it again, it痴 different now
    ...
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    New S&D hammock suspension

    https://youtu.be/qniOlKKGjp4

    It is a niche suspension, few if any will build it and use it
    Pros
    Never Slips
    Never Jams
    Never damages strap
    No Hardware
    No Knots
    Not a single knot tied at...
  19. Say hello to Shannon on way here, and come on...

    Say hello to Shannon on way here, and come on join us. Now I remember pleasant conversation with you at Hangsgiving at Falls Lake.
    Maybe you can show us some of your stoves
    You stand a good chance...
  20. Peeeeetey, I dunno Maybe Roogles can offer...

    Peeeeetey, I dunno

    Maybe Roogles can offer some insight into alcohol stoves. He痴 got an extensive collection of stoves. I think Roogles was at Hangsgiving at Falls Lake.
  21. As the Sef Proclaimed 撤urdy Boil Champeen, I...

    As the Sef Proclaimed 撤urdy Boil Champeen, I assign you our new Co-judge of hot water contest. Thus eliminating a formidable foe

    Do not shirk your duty
  22. Even though 32* is not as cold as temperatures in...

    Even though 32* is not as cold as temperatures in the teens, single digits, and negative numbers
    As the temperature drops with our first fall weather of the year, most of us are not yet acclimated...
  23. Please bring pop up canopy Will be needed for...

    Please bring pop up canopy
    Will be needed for meals during rain

    Might rain
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    If socks make a line or indentation on your leg,...

    If socks make a line or indentation on your leg, then they are too tight, reducing circulation to your feet
    Ok to wear one pair of Loose wool socks or down booties

    Plus plus plus. Eat good for...
  25. NC Yates Hang Fall 2021 November 4 5 6 7

    We will have some other Legal campers at Yates
    Please respect them and their campsites
    Most of them are hunters, their base camp is at Yates and they go into the woods to hunt

    The gate is open...
  26. WolfPackOne, we should have enough wood. If you...

    WolfPackOne, we should have enough wood.
    If you bring it and get it offloaded, there is no need to haul it back
    The more the merrier
  27. See my post #1 Order #51042926 yatesbeach It...

    See my post #1
    Order #51042926
    yatesbeach
    It is hammocks&palm trees at a beach

    And see my post 29
    Link to Customink.com

    And or call 800 293 4232
  28. NC Yates Hang Fall 2021 November 4 5 6 7

    撤urdy Boil contestants please remember our alcohol fuel should be alcohol溶ot petroleum distillates. This will give all Noobs an even chance

    And I promise not to cheat, 鍍oo much, while keeping...
  29. Thanks SteelPlayer, gotta ketchup on wild stories...

    Thanks SteelPlayer, gotta ketchup on wild stories of bands late night adventures.Lol
  30. Bottle Toss Contest Some like to use a 16 ounce...

    Bottle Toss Contest
    Some like to use a 16 ounce water bottle, for best results. I think the brand is Deer Park, not sure.

    While I知 not skilled at Bottle Toss, some are really good at it. Looks...
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    Cmoulder can fold his tarp and get packed in...

    Cmoulder can fold his tarp and get packed in short order, fastest I致e ever seen
    All without seeming to be in a hurry
  32. Be great to see you Slugger Happy Birthday Young...

    Be great to see you Slugger
    Happy Birthday Young Man
  33. Gunner, I hope your roof is dried in?!?!!...

    Gunner, I hope your roof is dried in?!?!!
    Countrybois and his NamaClaws, what a great invention. Possibly the best slip&grip tarp hardware invention ever. Adjusts easily to a new position and holds...
  34. NC Yates Hang Fall 2021 November 4 5 6 7

    Chappy your memory is excellent and we thank you for donating your tarp to John Rock and Yates

    That was some night under blue tarp, some people 澱early slept
  35. I知 bringing a blue tarp, But we can easily need...

    I知 bringing a blue tarp, But we can easily need a larger blue tarp and an extension ladder will help us put tarp up in trees
    I値l see if I can get some rope and bring to Yates

    It値l be great to...
  36. PappyAmos, you are the man

    PappyAmos, you are the man
  37. Hammock campers, we can use as many as five...

    Hammock campers, we can use as many as five pop-up canopies in case of rain during cooking and chowing down
    I知 bringing the blue tarp that was at John Rock
    We might can use one more tarp.
    ...
  38. Peeeeetey, Gas, and Hickery, don稚 go thinking...

    Peeeeetey, Gas, and Hickery, don稚 go thinking I知 gonna feel sorry for you and give you any extra chances
    Many years ago, I wanted to be a coach, and as an assistant coach with our team, we...
  39. Cmoulder, you made our trekking and hammock...

    Cmoulder, you made our trekking and hammock camping memorable. Thanks for showing your fantastic knots. Your Lapp hitch and slipped buntline hitch never slip and never jam.
    Your Lapp loop went...
  40. NC Yates Hang Fall 2021 November 4 5 6 7

    Since I now have a perfect 0 and 8 record in 撤urdy Boil contest

    That is no reason to give up

    My arch enemy is Bob-Joyride the reigning Purdy Boil champ.
    Bob I知 gonna burn you up just...
  41. PappyAmos, we got to camp with Gorge Rats first...

    PappyAmos, we got to camp with Gorge Rats first night with TZBrown&Ann, MajorTom&WanderingBear&Sugar, HoldsClaw.

    Then climbed Shortoff Mountain and camped a night. Got a visit from KennyRaygreat...
  42. All new to this thread Please read the first...

    All new to this thread
    Please read the first post to get details for our hang
    There is a $20 fee for all adults to help cover our Saturday noon catered meal, firewood, and some prizes for contests ...
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    If you use a relatively short 2 inch strap that...

    If you use a relatively short 2 inch strap that has sewn loops on both ends, you can easily larkshead a 1 inch strap or amsteel and continue on with your suspension of choice.

    Your 1 inch strap...
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    Some, but not all will allow two wraps with one...

    Some, but not all will allow two wraps with one inch strap.
    Depends on the placeand depends on the park ranger or camp hosts on duty.

    I have not camped where this 2 rule was in place
    Other...
  45. I知 going backpacking this week. Might or might...

    I知 going backpacking this week. Might or might not post all week. My ULA Catalyst is about full
    Hahaha Lol
    And then complain on trail葉oo much stuff stuffed in pack
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    I say, experiment to find ways to make your...

    I say, experiment to find ways to make your suspension work best for you. Playing or tinkering with suspension is good for learning new ideas.

    I知 in the hardware free camp, and through play I致e...
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    Two Speed does great quality work, and since he...

    Two Speed does great quality work, and since he backpacks, he knows the importance of lightweight and durability.
  48. Two Speed, are you going to sleep in hammock you...

    Two Speed, are you going to sleep in hammock you used on your epic journey?
    I壇 like to see your rig, maybe I can get pack weight to a more reasonable number
  49. Yates commemorative t-shirts available at...

    Yates commemorative t-shirts available at Customink.com Called yatesbeach, you can view them online.

    Despite my record of 0 and 8, I have set my sights on 撤urdy Boil alcohol stove contest to...
  50. Pay at Yates, no charge for your young man As...

    Pay at Yates, no charge for your young man

    As my friend Bob said

    The first 60 years of my childhood, were the hardest
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