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    My son and I backpack and geocache a lot. We've...

    My son and I backpack and geocache a lot. We've geocached while on trails like the AT, Pinhoti, Benton MacKaye, Foothills and Bartram. Georgia State Parks are also very friendly to geocaching. This...
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    Thanks for the write-up and videos. My 11 year...

    Thanks for the write-up and videos. My 11 year old son and I are planning thru-hiking it during his spring break. The videos will be great for him to see.
  3. I just did the first section to Neels Gap with my...

    I just did the first section to Neels Gap with my son this past Thursday & Friday. Water was flowing nicely in all the expected places, and in all of the unreliable places too. As mentioned above,...
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    Check out this thread...

    Check out this thread from a while back for HF members on Twitter.
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    Here's my Warbonnet Traveler with straps and...

    Here's my Warbonnet Traveler with straps and Dutch clips.

    http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8370/8473821181_52519213c4_z.jpg
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    Add another to the list. I added rubber feet and...

    Add another to the list. I added rubber feet and tested it inside after making it today.

    http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8091/8474908560_7db140eab1.jpg

    I used a 10.5 ft pole (will cut two later)...
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    Welcome from up the road in Rome.

    Welcome from up the road in Rome.
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    Hi Mike. Welcome from Rome.

    Hi Mike. Welcome from Rome.
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    Something like this?...

    Something like this?
  10. New personal low of 19.6 / underquilts.com UQ test

    I received a torso length UQ shell from www.underquilts.com and finally got a chance to work on it. I finished it to 52 inches and 9 ounces of 850+ down from WildernessLogics.
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    Welcome from...Rome.

    Welcome from...Rome.
  12. I just posted this in another thread...

    I just posted this in another thread:


    I picked up a GoLite 1-Season quilt not long ago and I'm really happy with the purchase. They're currently out of stock and are most of the time. However,...
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    I picked up a GoLite 1-Season quilt...

    I picked up a GoLite 1-Season quilt not long ago and I'm really happy with the purchase. They're currently out of stock and are most of the time. However, they do become available periodically, but...
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    Sorry...I just saw this post. Of course, you can...

    Sorry...I just saw this post. Of course, you can have retroactive permission to use the pic for your Google account avatar. Thanks for asking. :D
  15. I'll keep an eye on the dates. I stayed at...

    I'll keep an eye on the dates. I stayed at Burrell's Ford this past weekend. That was my first time in the area, but definitely not the last. I can't wait to take the family back during warmer...
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    These were taken on Springer Mountain this past...

    These were taken on Springer Mountain this past April.

    http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7084/6909354704_a65cfcf755_c.jpg

    When I was converting the tarp to porch mode in the morning, I looked back...
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    Howdy from Rome, GA. Enjoy exploring the forums....

    Howdy from Rome, GA. Enjoy exploring the forums. There's a wealth of info here waiting to be discovered.
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    Welcome from just down the road in Rome.

    Welcome from just down the road in Rome.
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    The Cohutta Wilderness (with all it's shade and...

    The Cohutta Wilderness (with all it's shade and rivers) is one of the best areas to head to during the hot months. Thanks for sharing your trip report.
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    Howdy and welcome from over in Rome (GA).

    Howdy and welcome from over in Rome (GA).
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    You didn't miss it. Both the regular and long are...

    You didn't miss it. Both the regular and long are still available (as of now).
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    I was in a tent in a vicious thunderstorm in 2004...

    I was in a tent in a vicious thunderstorm in 2004 with lightning popping all around. We thought about making a run for the car a few miles away, but figured we'd just ride it out.

    The next morning...
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    Others are giving good advice, so I'll just say...

    Others are giving good advice, so I'll just say welcome from Rome, GA.
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    Nice report and nice pics...makes me want to hit...

    Nice report and nice pics...makes me want to hit that section of the Pinhoti.
  25. Thanks for another entertaining trip report. You...

    Thanks for another entertaining trip report. You gotta love seeing how much fun kids have on adventures. As me and my son say when we're out there, we're makin' memories...
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    Yup. Such a nice place (especially during the...

    Yup. Such a nice place (especially during the summer when everywhere else is so hot). Be there soon. Can't wait.
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    Howdy...from up the hwy in Rome.

    Howdy...from up the hwy in Rome.
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    I think others have said the main ones I use, but...

    I think others have said the main ones I use, but I thought I'd second the (little known?) Farrimond hitch. I use a Farrimond hitch on every trip (and most day hikes).

    I have a length of zing-it...
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    Welcome from GA (moved from Hammond).

    Welcome from GA (moved from Hammond).
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    Welcome to the forums from Georgia. I'm a...

    Welcome to the forums from Georgia. I'm a transplant from south Louisiana. I sure do miss the crawfish, crabs, gumbo, and other good food. I'm hungry now.

    Enjoy your time getting pulled into the...
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    Thanks for posting the videos for us to follow...

    Thanks for posting the videos for us to follow along with you.
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    Welcome from GA.

    Welcome from GA.
  33. Yes, it's possible. A co-worker did just that to...

    Yes, it's possible. A co-worker did just that to his HH. He got the webbing / buckle / amsteel loop from Arrowhead Equipment and hasn't had any problems with the setup.

    Here's a link to Just...
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    First question. What type of hammock do you have?...

    First question. What type of hammock do you have? I'm wondering if it's a smaller (narrower) hammock.

    I've never fallen out. I don't know that I could fall out of any of mine. Hmm...
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    Very cool. For those not familiar with the...

    Very cool.

    For those not familiar with the area, if you want to try this, here's something to think about while hanging in the hammock at night:

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  36. Thanks. That pic may or may not have been...

    Thanks. That pic may or may not have been enhanced on my phone.



    Ft. Payne, huh? We're practically neighbors. Definitely worth the drive over to get to experience the southern part of the AT....
  37. As has been mentioned, when backpacking I use a...

    As has been mentioned, when backpacking I use a stuff sack with extra clothes. I attache it to the ridge line so it doesn't slide around. I can get it where I want it and not worry about it. If I...
  38. Thread: Back Yard

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    I agree that you should think about adding some...

    I agree that you should think about adding some eye bolts (drill all the way through the posts). It makes setup very easy.

    In my three post setup, I only use one eye bolt per post. We share eye...
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    It was either move the rock and put a stake in...

    It was either move the rock and put a stake in the ground where the rock was, or just use what was there. I chose less work.



    It's grey. The lighting does make it look blue. Here's a pic from...
  40. These are old, but a good start: Pinhoti Trail...

    These are old, but a good start:

    Pinhoti Trail GPS Tracks

    The same guy (Parkay) put the trail on topo maps and made elevation profiles. He's done it for quite a few trails.

    His website is...
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    HG 4S Maiden Voyage

    I was one of the ones who got stuck in limbo while Hammock Gear dealt with the cuben backorder. Once the cuben backorder issue was resolved, HG got my order out quickly.

    This past weekend, I got...
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    Looks good. You'll love the speed and ease of use...

    Looks good. You'll love the speed and ease of use of the straps and buckles. My project for tomorrow is to add stretch sides to one of my hammocks. Have you tried it yet? Thoughts?
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    That setup in the tree looks awesome. Love...

    That setup in the tree looks awesome.

    Love seeing pics of parents out on adventures their kids. Keep 'em coming.
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    It's possible to use a mummy style bag in a HH....

    It's possible to use a mummy style bag in a HH. Many people do. At those temps, you'll still want some extra insulation under you.

    As for getting into a sleeping bag in a HH. The best way I've...
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    I've used a cut up NeatSheet before. I did add a...

    I've used a cut up NeatSheet before. I did add a channel to attach it to the hammock, but you could probably just cut it to size and tie it in place.

    Here's a couple of pics. The NeatSheet is...
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    Sure. Let me know if you need any other info....

    Sure. Let me know if you need any other info. Also, post some pics after you finish the project.
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    I added 6x6 posts in my yard. Here's a post with...

    I added 6x6 posts in my yard. Here's a post with pics.

    There's more good ideas in that thread as well.
  48. How about doing a section of the Pinhoti Trail?

    How about doing a section of the Pinhoti Trail?
  49. Quick trip to Springer and the start (or finish) of the AT

    A coworker (Hammock Forums member brownc) and I made a quick turnaround trip to Springer and lounging around on the AT this weekend. While on Springer, we met fellow HF member Ashman.

    Here's the...
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    Welcome from NW Georgia.

    Welcome from NW Georgia.
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