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  1. As long as you stay in your...

    As long as you stay in your hammock:scared::scared::scared::scared::scared::scared:!
  2. Thanks. See you there.

    Thanks. See you there.
  3. He is a slippery fellow!!!!!!! Commitments...

    He is a slippery fellow!!!!!!!

    Commitments from 4 vendors for "bling".:cool::cool:
  4. Sorry y'all can make it. Hang in there. More...

    Sorry y'all can make it. Hang in there. More hangs to come in Sept and Oct.
  5. So this is "car" camping. Bring any extra you...

    So this is "car" camping. Bring any extra you think you might need. Usually we have 70's during the day and 50's at night. That can vary a lot since the site is around 5000 feet elevation. ...
  6. Glad y'all can make it. Been a while since we...

    Glad y'all can make it. Been a while since we saw you.
  7. A Toyoto Corola seems to work well. Just about 4...

    A Toyoto Corola seems to work well. Just about 4 weeks before the magic happens. Don't forget your camp chairs and gear for good weather.
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    Does not much matter. GA is pretty much all up...

    Does not much matter. GA is pretty much all up or down. You might want to check the need for a bear canister if you decide to hike around the Blood Mountain area. I think there was a USFS...
  9. Many good suggestions above. Personally, I leave...

    Many good suggestions above. Personally, I leave my guy lines attached to my tarp (OES Spinntex) rolled up in the skins. The stake ends are in a Tautline hitch. All I do is set the stakes and...
  10. Not sure why it did not open. You should be able...

    Not sure why it did not open. You should be able to click on the sign up link and get the page open. If you can not open the link, we will add your info from our end.
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    You might check the BM Trail Association web...

    You might check the BM Trail Association web site. Sometimes they have updates. If not there are lists of folks who take care of sections who might have advise for that area.
  12. Hope to see y'all there. Been a while.

    Hope to see y'all there. Been a while.
  13. I think we discussed this at John Rock - drag 'em...

    I think we discussed this at John Rock - drag 'em along. We got tents and cots!!!!!!!
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    Shut my mouth woman:D:D:D:D:D:D

    Shut my mouth woman:D:D:D:D:D:D
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    Official planning thread has been posted. Go...

    Official planning thread has been posted. Go here: www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/154917-VA-8th-(almost-annual)-Grayson-Fall-Festival-Hang-official-planning-thread-2019
  16. Okay folks, here is the planning thread for...

    Okay folks, here is the planning thread for Grayson Fall Festival, 2019. If you find something that does not work on the enclosed links, please PM me so it can be fixed. Have at...
  17. VA, 8th (almost annual) Grayson Fall Festival Hang - official planning thread - Sep 27- 29

    8th (almost annual) Grayson Highlands Fall Festival
    Hang

    Mt Rogers, Virginia
    Grayson Highlands State Park
    September 27-29, 2019

    HAMMOCKERS! come join the fun again! Family-friendly event!...
  18. Thanks to Tacoma and FoxPoop for a great hang. ...

    Thanks to Tacoma and FoxPoop for a great hang. Finally got back to this hang after a couple years missing. Nice to see some familiar faces and meet some new ones. Watched in "HORROR" as the tarp...
  19. Looking like an "iffy" maybe??????:confused: ...

    Looking like an "iffy" maybe??????:confused: Possibly Friday! Or not!:confused:
  20. Love those lightweight coolers. It is usually...

    Love those lightweight coolers. It is usually the 24-pack inside that causes me transport problems. Sometimes you need to lighten the load as you go!:lol::lol::lol::lol::lol:
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    Brings back many memories. Done this loop a...

    Brings back many memories. Done this loop a couple of times as well as the AT thru the highlands. As usual, weather is always a challenge at Grayson.
  22. What with the surge in sharks, flesh eating...

    What with the surge in sharks, flesh eating bacteria, etc.,etc., etc. -- you couldn't get me in that water if it was 102 degrees. And it was that today!:lol::lol::lol::lol::lol:
  23. Dang! Glad she is making progress. Hope to see...

    Dang! Glad she is making progress. Hope to see y'all at Grayson this year.
  24. On the calendar.

    On the calendar.
  25. I remember a Forest Service primitive campground...

    I remember a Forest Service primitive campground that I stayed at somewhere off the mountain and somewhat back toward the direction of the hang. I came down the mountain from Carver's Gap and turned...
  26. A couple of wraps and volia -- "snake on a...

    A couple of wraps and volia -- "snake on a stick":laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh:
  27. What could go wrong with 2 dogs on the same...

    What could go wrong with 2 dogs on the same seat????:lol::lol::lol::lol::lol::lol:

    Hope y'all have a great weekend. Friday wife gets new ears - rather tubes in the ears - unfortunately, now...
  28. Gunner, it happened again. No trip. Wife has...

    Gunner, it happened again. No trip. Wife has minor surgery re-scheduled for the 12th. Bahhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!!!! Plans gone to H----- again!
  29. Never knew of a Lab that didn't want to be in the...

    Never knew of a Lab that didn't want to be in the water. Anytime my Chocolate saw me hook up the boat, she went nuts - ready to go!
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    Thanks. Excellent detail and a lot of work. ...

    Thanks. Excellent detail and a lot of work. Appreciate the dedication to the trail.
    On my bucket list - maybe this fall.
  31. Well Greg, like I said earlier, plans change. ...

    Well Greg, like I said earlier, plans change. Fortunately I can still come Friday and Saturday with the 30 miler on AT at Waynesboro put off until after the hang. Got tickets to Savannah Music...
  32. Greg, I have a plan for this hang. But we all...

    Greg,

    I have a plan for this hang. But we all know about plans - depends on the family. I want to finish a 30 miler on AT near Waynesboro, VA the 4 days prior and then drive down for a couple...
  33. 10-Day weather from Grayson State Park weather...

    10-Day weather from Grayson State Park weather station. Saturday morning looks like 8 with wind around 10mph. Screen shot of 10-day forecast.
  34. Did not see your name. It must have been removed.

    Did not see your name. It must have been removed.
  35. From the Tastee Freeze in Marion - Friday...

    From the Tastee Freeze in Marion - Friday clouds 36/26; Saturday am Snow showers 27/16; Sunday pm snow showers 32/27; winds - west steady at 10 mph for weekend.
    Hummmmm! Subtract 10 degrees; Add...
  36. Congrats. A new adventure awaits - enjoy.

    Congrats. A new adventure awaits - enjoy.
  37. Ok, I updated the link to the spreadsheet. ...

    Ok, I updated the link to the spreadsheet. Everyone should be able to access it now. Had a request for access and found that link had changed to "view" only. Not sure why that happened. If there...
  38. Took the old sheet from 8th hang and modified it....

    Took the old sheet from 8th hang and modified it. Changed the SHARE to let anyone edit the sheet. That should allow everyone to add their names and other info that is needed.
  39. try this. ...

    try this.

    https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1c48ezXEPsda6lik_UxL2uGEwrYEB5Kl7syN5RklJG6s/edit#gid=0

    sheet needs to be reduced to 75% scale for easier use. Slowhike may be able to do this...
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    Makes my bones cold just thinking about Grayson...

    Makes my bones cold just thinking about Grayson in winter.
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    Wait for Hickery and Slow Hike to post up the...

    Wait for Hickery and Slow Hike to post up the announcement. I was only offering a chance for the other folks on that thread to have an option for cold weather hammocking/hiking.
  42. Same as old winter hang. Always hoping for snow...

    Same as old winter hang. Always hoping for snow and below freezing temps.
  43. If you want to try a winter hang at Grayson State...

    If you want to try a winter hang at Grayson State Park, watch this forum for a new thread for the late Jan/early Feb annual Grayson Winter Hang.

    Rain, wind, snow, fog, frozen water bottles,...
  44. Please remember to thank the vendor if you...

    Please remember to thank the vendor if you received one of their donations in the raffle. Always nice to let them know we support them as much as they support us.
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    Would like to remind all who got an item in the...

    Would like to remind all who got an item in the raffle from one of our vendors to please send them an email thanking them for their support.
  46. Thanks to all for bringing food and supplies. ...

    Thanks to all for bringing food and supplies. Special thanks to those who contributed to the raffle. I'm thinking we might have broken a record on funds raised but I need to go back and look at...
  47. I got them. Remind me to tell you the other...

    I got them. Remind me to tell you the other lost/left strap story.
  48. Adding a few pics from Saturday. I apologize for...

    Adding a few pics from Saturday. I apologize for the sideways pics. Can not seem to get the edit function to correct this error.
  49. Greg, Took me a couple of readings but I...

    Greg,
    Took me a couple of readings but I figured out why you got ill. Had to be that Maple King decal. Send it to me and you wil get better! :lol::lol::lol:::lol:
  50. Another pretty good hang. Not exactly great due...

    Another pretty good hang. Not exactly great due to rain Thursday night and Saturday night, but great for the Saturday events. I counted 34 hammock folks, plus 2 ground guests Saturday night. Giving...
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