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    Trip report posted under trip reports

    Trip report posted under trip reports
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    100 Miles in 10 days

    We did it. I strained, sprained, or somehow injured my right foot about 20 miles in but pushed through the pain to the end. The Lone Star is approximately a 96.6 TRAIL miles but we hiked 99.7...
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    We are in Huntsville, have cached some water and...

    We are in Huntsville, have cached some water and a car. We are resting in a Motel tonight, a beautiful night for camping. Tomorrow when 50% chance of rain is predicted, wecwill begin our hike.
  4. If it is as nice today down there as it is in...

    If it is as nice today down there as it is in Dallas, you picked a wonderful weekend for your hike. It is difficult for Bob and I wanting a good freeze so we don't have as bad of a bug problem next...
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    Update on 100 Mile HIke

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    YEAH Top Quilts arrived. We will be mostly warm..... especially if I get Bob's under quilt finished.
  6. We will be heading out the 15th I believe going...

    We will be heading out the 15th I believe going from West to East 1-10. Maybe we will see you.
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    JC Penny diy underquilts

    Has anyone tried just doubling a couple together for a lower temp rating?
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    Well, we started our first official online trail...

    Well, we started our first official online trail journal. Another learning experience. Still need to figure out how to add to it by phone. Our UGQ top quilts and Vietnam silk liners have been...
  9. Thread: Packa

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    WTB: I am interested in the Packa. They look awesome...

    I am interested in the Packa. They look awesome online. What did you not like about them besides the terribly high price? How much are you hoping to recoup? the only problem I have heard is not...
  10. Thread: Packa

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    WTB: Packa

    Anyone have a Packa they gave up on but is still in great condition? Or even with a repair on it?
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    We have ordered the super lightweight Vietnam...

    We have ordered the super lightweight Vietnam made liners and plan to mod them in one of the ways mentioned. Mine I think I will turn into a top quilt liner by keeping the footbox but putting a slit...
  12. What FUN! We are so sorry to have missed it this...

    What FUN! We are so sorry to have missed it this time around. We hope to soon have more time to take off whenever for whatever adventures lie ahead.
    Thanks for the great and humorous recap.
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  13. Thanks for the great trip report. As I have...

    Thanks for the great trip report. As I have posted elsewhere we plan to do a thru in February YIKES in 3 weeks. From the video reports I have seen and this report here, it is the road parts that...
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    Silk liner as a summer bag

    I think there is a vast difference in the night time summer heat index between N. Carolina and Texas. I have not found a sleeping bag rated at 95F. :lol:
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    Yes Junior, We will be on the Lone Star Trail. ...

    Yes Junior, We will be on the Lone Star Trail. Thank you so much for your donation to our charity and the encouragement that brought to our hike. Of Course we are also thankful for the friendship...
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    Thank you. Yes it will likely be very cool mid...

    Thank you. Yes it will likely be very cool mid February even in Texas but we will have underquilts and good UGQ top quilts. Bob will be using a DYI underquillt made from JC Penny coats Plus a pad. ...
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    Thank you Sarge.

    Thank you Sarge.
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    All Trails or other hiking phone aps.

    I am wondering if The Lone Star Trail in Texas is on All Trails. Is the entire Appalachian Trail on it. How often do they update?
    what experiences have others had with this program? Good...
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    Silk sleeping bag liners?

    Bob and I have ordered top quilts from UGQ, hoping to get them in time for our "100 miles in 10 days" hike (see trips SW). Should we also get some silk sleeping bag liners. Has anyone tried the new...
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    Oh we will, Tom. I am sooooo looking forward...

    Oh we will, Tom. I am sooooo looking forward to a long stretch in the woods. A stretch of the legs and the stretch of the hammock. :-)
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    Thank you and thank you for your donation,...

    Thank you and thank you for your donation, Spidey. I know we will be looking forward to the perfect hang each night. Look forward to seeing you again somewhere on some trail.
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    We will look forward to hearing about your...

    We will look forward to hearing about your experiences as we plan to do the same soon.
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    100 Miles in 10 days.

    Of course we will be hammock camping....

    https://www.crowdrise.com/100milesin10days/fundraiser/beverlyflach
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    There is no place prettier. We are looking to...

    There is no place prettier. We are looking to hike it in February.
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    HELP WITH Gear idea

    We want to hammock on our Appalachian Trail Hike but occasionally will want to go to ground for marital "cuddling" and may have to in certain areas or conditions. We want to purchase our bags. We...
  26. Unfortunately The Wanna Bs will not make it to...

    Unfortunately The Wanna Bs will not make it to the Fall Hang this year. With a son getting married and our fall production of "A Christmas Carol - the Musical" in production and several other...
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    Beavers Bend

    We are planning a hiking camping trip at Beavers Bend. Anyone had any experience there. Are they friendly to hammockers? what about the trails. Are there places to hang along the trails?
  28. Is the zipper full length?

    Is the zipper full length?
  29. I'll take the Big Agnes pad.

    I'll take the Big Agnes pad.
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    Thanks Sarge. I hope your ministry trip was...

    Thanks Sarge. I hope your ministry trip was rejuvenating for all.
  31. Bob and I are thinking about this hike. We...

    Bob and I are thinking about this hike. We talked a lot about it while hiking this last weekend. We are planning a thru hike of the LST the first weekend of October and could use another...
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    I want to give a shout out to all who responded...

    I want to give a shout out to all who responded to my thread asking about the Georgetown River trail. Yes, Caveman and Spaceweasel, I agree with you about the Dam. Thanks to Spaceweasel for the...
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    We did it. You can find our trip report on the...

    We did it. You can find our trip report on the forum at.. https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?95336-Goodwater-Trail-26-5-official-miles
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    How Spam saved us and what we learned.

    We stopped the middle of day two and rested in the shade. I think that is where I picked up the chiggers. It wouldn't be Texas without them. We started out again at about 4 PM and put in several...
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    What we saw.

    On the other side of Camp Tejas, after your cross the river, there is an old historical road that is the trail and goes for miles with little shade. Throughout the trail there are historical markers...
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    Goodwater Trail 26.5 official miles

    Starting out the supposed 28 mile hike around Lake Georgetown at 1:00 in the afternoon was probably not the brightest thing to do but we were determined that rain (as predicted) or shine (as...
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    Thanks for this great report. Bob and I will...

    Thanks for this great report. Bob and I will leave Cedar Break Park Thursday afternoon sometime and hike until dusk...hopefully finding some trees. We will not hike 18 miles the next day but will...
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    Well, anyone who prays, pray for us as we are...

    Well, anyone who prays, pray for us as we are bound to try it this coming weekend. All the rain may make it a bit more difficult. Pray mostly that we find places to hang and water to drink. We...
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    Lake Georgetown backpacking

    Has anyone on this forum hiked this trail? Are there good hanging / camping sites to make it a thru hike? We're you able to find filter able water sources?
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    So sad. We can't make it.

    We have a schedule conflict that we cant change. Wish we could. Ya'll have a real good time now. We will catch the next one, hopefully.
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    considering

    Yes, we are considering. Need to get as much hiking in before we try the AT. And going with the hammock people can not be beat. We have to make sure about our schedules.
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    Fall Hang

    We enjoyed your presence at the hang and loved seeing some of your products up close. I, for one, plan to purchase at least the underquilt. I am really looking forward to it. You were also a...
  43. I'll take it.

    I'll take it.
  44. Sorry I was late on my amsteel order. Hope you...

    Sorry I was late on my amsteel order. Hope you see it. 50' of orange or blue. If it is too late it is not a problem I just want to make some soft shackles. Also, I will be bringing some Mango...
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    I'll take it

    I'll take it
  46. Sorry to bring you down. We budgeted 150 so we...

    Sorry to bring you down. We budgeted 150 so we are sighing too. PM with paypal info.
  47. I'll take the Nitro for $175.00.

    I'll take the Nitro for $175.00.
  48. Re: TX>Last Chance Hang>13-15 September>Lone Star Trail Section 1

    I drank a quart of gatoraide on the trail, put an envelope of Emergency in two of my 16 oz store waters, and accepted a small Cherry gatoraide at parking lot two. It could be that my heat regulator...
  49. Things I learned this trip

    Things I learned this trip:
    Head learning:

    1. Somewhere on the net there is a place that helps you with gear weights, Someone named Nakoma or something like that wrote a good trail guide...
  50. I think I am coming after all. Got a couple of...

    I think I am coming after all. Got a couple of things to wind up here in Dallas. I packed up last night just in case. I will know I am coming when I get south of Dallas....maybe,
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