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  1. :thumbup1: Got the ear plugs on standby.

    :thumbup1: Got the ear plugs on standby.
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    In the Daniel Boone N.F. you will need a permit...

    In the Daniel Boone N.F. you will need a permit for each vehicle.

    main page https://www.fs.usda.gov/dbnf/

    vehicle passes for overnight back country camping ...
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    Since 1990 I have seen 8 large fires in the Red...

    Since 1990 I have seen 8 large fires in the Red River gorge. The hardwoods will take time to re populate but it is amazing just how quickly the blueberry and pines will green up a burnt area in just...
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    I just heard from a local who works down there,...

    I just heard from a local who works down there, the total size of the burn was 50-100 acres and the two trails are still closed because of concerns with partially fallen trees still snagged in other...
  5. Yep, we had usually had one the weekend before...

    Yep, we had usually had one the weekend before the KY Derby or the weekend after Thunder over Louisville...
  6. I defer to my previous post, I have no info from...

    I defer to my previous post, I have no info from BigE or JimBeam... try Facebook, Bluegrass hammock hangers group? Not sure what is planned as I do not do facebook.
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    Looks like from your link the area between Hwy...

    Looks like from your link the area between Hwy 715 and Swift Camp Creek is currently burning. Sad to hear this because the way the land lays all they can do is contain the burn between the road and...
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    Plenty of ideas and suggestions within this...

    Plenty of ideas and suggestions within this section, just page back through and read the RRG threads. Enjoy and don't forget the camera. Short list of 'sights'. Auxier Ridge loop, Hanson's Pt off the...
  9. David they usually have the Spring date reserved...

    David they usually have the Spring date reserved for the site by the end of the Fall hang, not sure if someone just has not posted the hang here yet or...? I don't have Facebook, but I know they...
  10. 10 day weather forecast link for camping area. ...

    10 day weather forecast link for camping area.

    https://www.wunderground.com/forecast/us/ky/fairdale/KKYLOUIS123?cm_ven=localwx_10day
  11. Car camping, that's what headlights are for!

    Car camping, that's what headlights are for!
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    OK! Sounds like a chili kind of weekend!

    OK! Sounds like a chili kind of weekend!
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    Flirting with St. Valentines day around then? I...

    Flirting with St. Valentines day around then? I don't have a calendar handy.
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    Thanks you all, she was a mortgage processor at a...

    Thanks you all, she was a mortgage processor at a local bank. Interest rates are up and during the holidays no one is buying or selling homes right now. No one refinancing either. She has almost 20...
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    As of now everything is a big maybe, my wife got...

    As of now everything is a big maybe, my wife got news last week that she is being laid off as of Jan 1. Great thing to get news of right before Christmas, she is not taking it well...
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    That works for me, certainly in the high...

    That works for me, certainly in the high probability of snow then too.
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    2nd weekend of the month is a no go for...

    2nd weekend of the month is a no go for me...unless its in the RRGorge.
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    You might consider a 6ft wide 11' or 12' gathered...

    You might consider a 6ft wide 11' or 12' gathered end, you have to go extreme on the angled lay to enjoy the flatness. The benefits of the gathered end hammocks are the variety of quilts available.
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    Just need someone with a open bed pickup...

    Just need someone with a open bed pickup truck....https://louisville.craigslist.org/search/zip?query=firewood

    the ice storm provides
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    Wife's b-day is the 15th so I'm good...20F gear...

    Wife's b-day is the 15th so I'm good...20F gear is all I have for this F.Y.A.O. hang. BigE, bring your chain saw over I have PLENTY of dead 3yr old ash ready to come down for the fire.
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    Your welcome. Could is the key word, it can...

    Your welcome. Could is the key word, it can happen but that does not mean it will happen. It seems to happen in spells down there, but Rock Bridge Rd is a usual hot spot when it does. Its better to...
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    It's not a matter of lighting, its more a problem...

    It's not a matter of lighting, its more a problem with use and patrol by law enforcement. Rock Bridge Rd is about 5 miles long and only one way in and out. It generally does not get as much use as...
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    Don't know and never heard of Sand Castle.......

    Don't know and never heard of Sand Castle.... sounds like a modern name for something. Rock Bridge Falls is Creation falls they are not two different waterfalls. Just FYI if you ever try this plan,...
  24. November is always a busy month for me and this...

    November is always a busy month for me and this one will be no different. I won't be making it to this hang.
  25. There is a website with an address, gps will get...

    There is a website with an address, gps will get you there.

    https://louisvilleky.gov/government/...emorial-forest
    Jefferson Memorial Forest
    (502) 368-5404
    11311 Mitchell Hill Road
    Fairdale, KY...
  26. There is a website with an address, gps will get...

    There is a website with an address, gps will get you there.

    https://louisvilleky.gov/government/jefferson-memorial-forest
    Jefferson Memorial Forest
    (502) 368-5404

    11311 Mitchell Hill Road...
  27. You won't find anyone hunting adjacent to the...

    You won't find anyone hunting adjacent to the trails there. Surrounding areas may have hunters perched in their stands and we have heard neighboring homes doing target practice in the past, but there...
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    November can be as warm as 70F during the day and...

    November can be as warm as 70F during the day and as cold as upper 30s. Typically your looking at 40-60F daytime temps and 30-50s at night. It can snow that early but its rare until mid December,...
  29. FS: Can you post a picture with inside and outside...

    Can you post a picture with inside and outside colors? Also, if I am reading the chart correctly on the link posted, the 6' wide is $240 new? Am I missing some extras? Thanks.
  30. The family sites are usable and a couple of them...

    The family sites are usable and a couple of them back up to the group site #3 this group uses. All have trees skirting them. I have not been down to Taylorsville Lake in 25 years.
  31. Is that the same hang BigE sent me a snapshot of...

    Is that the same hang BigE sent me a snapshot of from facebook? I didn't know there was a yearly hang at Hansen's Pt... Well, I'll probably be somewhere more secluded at the gorge the same weekend,...
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    Its on my list of places to visit and hang. Its...

    Its on my list of places to visit and hang. Its hit or miss with the KY state parks camping regulations, they vary from place to place. Here is a direct link to their website and has their phone...
  33. No worries I'll probably just go to the gorge...

    No worries I'll probably just go to the gorge that weekend, what other hangs other than Hoosier were going on that weekend?
  34. I will try to pull this off but since the hang...

    I will try to pull this off but since the hang had been planned since last year for that weekend I now have a schedule conflict.
  35. Almost took tomorrow and Friday off to go down...

    Almost took tomorrow and Friday off to go down there since it will be in the 50s at night and only 80 in the day. Just too much other stuff going on to do it.
    Beef it is!
  36. hmmmm, I doubt it would be anything to loose...

    hmmmm, I doubt it would be anything to loose sleep over...
    Are there any preferences on a Can Cooker pot roast? Pork or beef? It should feed 8-10 people.
  37. And what would those details be? Since I don't...

    And what would those details be? Since I don't have facebook....
  38. Been a few spells of low humidity and highs in...

    Been a few spells of low humidity and highs in the mid 80s lows in mid 60s. Its been a great summer to get out all and all.
  39. I've made a few excellent stews with that can...

    I've made a few excellent stews with that can cooker! Just got back from the RRGorge, awesome for July, low humidity! 166422
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    My wife just told me we have a birthday party/...

    My wife just told me we have a birthday party/ family reunion to attend on the 30th at McCormick's Creek S.P. in Indiana. So I'll have to bow out on this one.
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    Heads up if your still in need of a hammock! ...

    Heads up if your still in need of a hammock!
    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/147427-DIY-Cowboy-Reversible-1-3-oz-DOUBLE-Layer-Hammocks-Good-to-300-lbs!
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    Yea, I figured most of them in KY would be living...

    Yea, I figured most of them in KY would be living in Louisville in the highlands! At least that's where all the old ones live now!
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    Sounds just like the old ones! Put a sign up '...

    Sounds just like the old ones! Put a sign up ' -----> FREE! Mary Jane! 20miles ahead on your left' and watch them clear out.
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    What the heck are Rainbow people? Is that like a...

    What the heck are Rainbow people? Is that like a new term for Gypsy?
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    Bright light colors help an itchy triggered...

    Bright light colors help an itchy triggered hungry hunter know your not dinner. They call them hunting accidents for a reason...
    The turn signal on a car is not an indicator that your changing...
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    Go subdued color/camo. If your worried about...

    Go subdued color/camo. If your worried about either not spotting your own hang after a jaunt in the woods or it being hunting season, buy a yard of blaze orange and sew 2 triangles. One for you as a...
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    +1 on the Tadpole ! Light and just big...

    +1 on the Tadpole ! Light and just big enough..... if you know your prevailing wind direction and your backpacking with a compass, try to hang broadside and low into the prevailing wind. Yes wind...
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    If I can make this, it will be just me...no...

    If I can make this, it will be just me...no guests. I just spent 4days/3nights in the Red River Gorge. The heat was getting to me! I am a little reluctant to plan a Summer over-nighter LOL. I think I...
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    I just got back from a long weekend at the RRG....

    I just got back from a long weekend at the RRG. Man it was HOT! Glad you had a good experience. Looks like you got some good mileage in. I see you found some Spring flowers to admire, they were still...
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    I would be coming from over 150 miles away, I...

    I would be coming from over 150 miles away, I don't think a few more is going to make a difference to me! The more remote the better IMHO.
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