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  1. Looks great. I'm with Chigger. I haven't been...

    Looks great.
    I'm with Chigger.
    I haven't been to the Chattooga for a long time.
    I've missed it.

    Swampfox
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    Welcome from South Carolina USA, Nina. Yes, it's...

    Welcome from South Carolina USA, Nina. Yes, it's great to see people on here from all over the world. I look forward to trip reports with pictures of your beautiful country.
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    Buncombe Loop Trail, South Carolina

    This is at the Brickhouse Campground I believe.
    I camped there several years ago with the scouts. We used the loop there for a 20 mile hike. The thing I remember most was the spider webs. Some...
  4. Great trip report. That old home place with the...

    Great trip report. That old home place with the rock furniture is an awesome campsite. Glad you found it.
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    I'm very sorry to read about this. I went back...

    I'm very sorry to read about this. I went back and caught up on the back issues of Scout the Wonder Dog. What an awesome creature. You were truly blessed to have such a friend and so was he.
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    I have a Garmin eTrex Vista HCx. It's several...

    I have a Garmin eTrex Vista HCx. It's several years old but any time I have checked the elevation, it has been within less than 10 ft.
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    The FHT map has the river at 2100 ft just north...

    The FHT map has the river at 2100 ft just north of there
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    Just to make sure we're talking about the same...

    Just to make sure we're talking about the same place... East of Hwy 107 would be across the road and toward Upper Whitewater Fall. There is a very nice campsite over there. I'm referring to one south...
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    I'm envious of you CeeVee. It looks like you've...

    I'm envious of you CeeVee. It looks like you've picked a great time to go.
    Here is a screen shot from my GPS of the area you're going to hike....
  10. Thread: Columbia SC

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    Gresh mentioned one of my favorite places, the...

    Gresh mentioned one of my favorite places, the Congaree National Swamp. Search for it on here and you'll find some trip reports. It's a great place to winter camp.
  11. You will not be disappointed with the WBBB. My...

    You will not be disappointed with the WBBB.
    My wife was introduced to hammock camping with the Blackbird. She had many concerns...
    What if I don't like it?
    What if I can't sleep?
    The 1st...
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    Great write-up JBD. It sounds like you got out...

    Great write-up JBD.
    It sounds like you got out in time.
    I worried about those folks last night.
    We had record flash flooding here in Greenville and I'm sure they got plenty of water there.
    ...
  13. What a great trip! I love that lake. I was...

    What a great trip!
    I love that lake. I was coming back from Canebrake with Muskrat in June and saw maybe the same eagle. Flew right over us and landed in a tree next to what we believe was the nest....
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    Ellicott Rock Wilderness Loop

    If you get ambitious, I would recommend you go east on the Foothills Trail when you get to Sloan's Bridge. It's a nice 5 mile hike to Upper Whitewater Falls. You'll see some beautiful views of the...
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    By loop, I assume you mean something like...

    By loop, I assume you mean something like Burrell's Ford to Sloan's Bridge, Fork Mountain Trail to Chattooga River, and back to Burrell's Ford.
    You'll have plenty of water along the Chattooga...
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    Desperately seeking MacCat Deluxe

    This thread is a perfect example of what makes this a great site. A question is posed and 18 hours later there is a wealth of responses.
    As has been said, there are a lot of vendors that provide...
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    I would be very surprised if you see anything...

    I would be very surprised if you see anything close to freezing in early October.
    I camped there the 1st week of November once and my temp gauge said 28 was the low. The next week it was 50. Really...
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    I'm sure we'll get another chance. The pleasure...

    I'm sure we'll get another chance. The pleasure will be mine.

    Swampfox
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    Chickenwing and Muskrat... you boys sure know how...

    Chickenwing and Muskrat... you boys sure know how to throw a hang. Looks like it was an AWESOME weekend.
    Swampfox
  20. 2ply, I'm so sorry to hear about David. I hope...

    2ply, I'm so sorry to hear about David. I hope and pray all goes well for him . You were certainly blessed to have such help so close.
    Swampfox
  21. I'm looking forward to the lake trip as well. I...

    I'm looking forward to the lake trip as well.
    I hope you have a great weekend on Goat Island .
    I'm taking the Scouts to Panthertown Valley this weekend and I'm pretty excited.
  22. Is there a link to donate to the fire pit fund ?

    Is there a link to donate to the fire pit fund ?
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    Hey Rick, I can't help much with the...

    Hey Rick,
    I can't help much with the campground.
    I've only camped in the group section and it had plenty of hanging opportunities.
    May I suggest the James Island County Park in Charleston?...
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    I agree with blackbalsam6214 on the Slickrock...

    I agree with blackbalsam6214 on the Slickrock Expedition map. It's called Burt Kornegay's A Guide's Guide to Panthertown. Don't go without one.

    There is another good book out there, Todd Ransom's...
  25. Video: Brother Bones on the Appalachian Trail: 2014 Part 1 "Georgia"

    As always, another great video. I really enjoy following you through these. Hope to run into you on the trail one day.

    swampfox
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    I camped there last September and hung just a few...

    I camped there last September and hung just a few feet from the top of the falls.
    I shot this video.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NJHc163KloY

    You're right about some accidents happening...
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    Nice report. That's my favorite part of the FHT....

    Nice report.
    That's my favorite part of the FHT.
    It would have been hard for me to pass up that camp site at the top of the falls.
  28. I can think of a couple of places I think you'll...

    I can think of a couple of places I think you'll enjoy.
    Anywhere on the Chattooga River, north of the Burrell's Ford Campground, There are a lot of trip reports on here for that area. You can hike...
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    A lot of good suggestions on here. If you don't...

    A lot of good suggestions on here. If you don't mind going about 30 minutes past Burrell's Ford, may I suggest Panthertown Valley?
    Check this link.
    20 Waterfalls-Panthertown Valley
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    I really enjoy seeing pictures from other parts...

    I really enjoy seeing pictures from other parts of the world.
    Thank you for sharing.
    I hope your weather turns good and you get a chance to post more.

    Swampfox
  31. Payment has been received for both items. ...

    Payment has been received for both items.

    MODS:
    As far as I'm concerned, this thread can be closed.
  32. Barchetta, I'm very sorry you feel the need to...

    Barchetta,
    I'm very sorry you feel the need to make a big deal of this.
    When you first posted, I thought it was just someone trying to be cute.
    I was stunned and disappointed when I realized you...
  33. Sorry, it's pretty clear from the above exchanges...

    Sorry, it's pretty clear from the above exchanges that the Black Rock pillow has been sold to Rooster.
  34. Black Rock Pillow has been sold to Rooster.

    Black Rock Pillow has been sold to Rooster.
  35. Black Rock goes to Rooster.

    Black Rock goes to Rooster.
  36. Xtrm tj, It's yours Swampfox

    Xtrm tj,
    It's yours

    Swampfox
  37. SOLD Pillows for Sale- Black Rock and AHE Snoring Cub

    I have two pillows for sale.


    Black Rock Down Pillow

    "Each one is carefully constructed from ultra light ripstop, lined with a soft wicking fabric for your face and filled with premium 900...
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    I would vote for the Foothills Trail or the...

    I would vote for the Foothills Trail or the Chattooga River Trail.
    The FHT is about 76 miles from end to end but there are many places you can get in and out and make it as long or short as you...
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    Welcome to the forum Eddie. I look forward to...

    Welcome to the forum Eddie. I look forward to some pictures of your hammock with some beautiful scenery around it.

    swampfox
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    What an awesome trip report and videos! I saw a...

    What an awesome trip report and videos!
    I saw a lot of familiar places in your pics and videos. King's Creek Falls had more water than I have ever seen there. That was beautiful.
    I camped at the...
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    I vote for the Foothills Trail mentioned above....

    I vote for the Foothills Trail mentioned above.
    You said seven day trip and hike in two days.
    I would start at Laurel Valley Access hike west. Spend the first night at one of the Three campsites...
  42. I'm sure it will be another great hang. I'm...

    I'm sure it will be another great hang.
    I'm really going to miss seeing the old friends and making some new ones.
    And I'll try not to think about that Saturday supper.
  43. As it stands, it appears I will miss this one. I...

    As it stands, it appears I will miss this one. I have plans to take our troop backpacking in Panthertown Valley over the long Memorial Day weekend.
    There is a chance I was going to miss out on the...
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    SC Camping Calendar

    Here is a link to a thread chickenwing started on a calendar for camping events in the SC area.

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?t=46481

    FYI,
    Goat Island on Lake Greenwood is...
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    Foothills Trail Birthday Hike

    Wow!
    That was some long, hard, days.
    If my math is right, you had about a half day more time and covered 20 more miles than we did. I know you were tired Sunday night.
    I've decided 7-8 mile days...
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    Awesome pictures! I love the FHT. You guys really...

    Awesome pictures! I love the FHT. You guys really captured the beauty of it.
    Where did you camp and how long did it take you?

    I did the section from Bad Creek to Laurel Valley in Sept. with...
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    Hey Cricket, There are places to park along side...

    Hey Cricket,
    There are places to park along side the road at the trailhead. You'll hike north up the river about 1.7 miles or 45 minutes.
    When you get to the bridge, you have arrived.
    Don't cross...
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    Ga/Sc>Burrells Ford>Oct. 25-27

    For those wondering if it's ok to show up and if there is room for one more, the answer is a huge YES!
    The place where most of the activity is centered is the size of two football fields with more...
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    Well said old4hats. I'd love to make this one...

    Well said old4hats.

    I'd love to make this one but it's just not in the cards.
    I'll be hanging in Panthertown Valley the weekend before, and I've promised to take the Mrs and our camper to the...
  50. That's an awesome trip report. I did a portion...

    That's an awesome trip report.
    I did a portion of that from Bad Creek to Laurel Valley 3 weeks ago,
    We took a lot of the same pictures!

    Sorry about the knee. Get it healed and get back out...
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