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  1. The "Wonderland Trail" goes around Rainer and has...

    The "Wonderland Trail" goes around Rainer and has spots to hang.
  2. Lightning was Awesome!

    Hey Shug,
    The Lightning scenes were the best I've ever seen! Especially the ones where you're standing out in it with the light up effects...WOW! I like the nostril enema too. You've got it in the...
  3. I think so! I had a hard time sleeping last...

    I think so! I had a hard time sleeping last night, so I got in the diagonal position and imagined I was in the sweet spot of my hammock. Then I imagined a recent backyard hang in which there were...
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    Thanks creativeKayt! Wild Bill is doing good, I...

    Thanks creativeKayt! Wild Bill is doing good, I check on him daily. We had some close calls on this trip. Dmitry almost stepped on that rattle snake and Wild loosing his eye. Things would have been...
  5. Mmm, you've got me thinking now. I could hang...

    Mmm, you've got me thinking now. I could hang things on it or use it to help me get out of bed :rolleyes:
  6. Uh Oh, Found Myself Sleeping On The Triangle Of My Queen Size Bed Last Night

    I found myself sleeping asymmetrically on my queen size bed last night...what's wrong with me?
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    Nice pics! I love Oregon and anything around Mt...

    Nice pics! I love Oregon and anything around Mt Hood. I was just out that way from ATL to visit my Dad in Lebanon. It wasn't a fun visit and even though I had brought my hammock, I never got a chance...
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    YT=Youtube....dooah!! I should have known that...

    YT=Youtube....dooah!! I should have known that one :)

    Dmitry (Mr.Monkey) is from Russia and you should hear him tell jokes at the campfire...funny! His accent is not as bad as it used to be, he's...
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    Thanks MosquitoFood! Mr. Monkey carries some...

    Thanks MosquitoFood! Mr. Monkey carries some fancy equip with him, nice resolution. Sorry if this is a dumb question: what does YT stand for?

    our facebook page:
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    Video Of The Wild Flower Hike In Ga

    Here's a video that our leader of the Atlanta Wilderness Backpackers Dmitry or MR. Monkey took of us two weeks ago at the Ft Mt State park. He's really getting good at his video skills.
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    Kayak Camping

    Welcome Van,
    I recently did a multi day camping trip down the Tennessee River from Chattanooga (http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php?t=24940&highlight=tennessee+river ) I loved it. I'm...
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    I had a space blanket between the UQ and hammock...

    I had a space blanket between the UQ and hammock with my poncho tarp sealing out the wind from the bottom. Then on top I folded my windshield car reflector long ways and bungee it down. No...
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    A White Christmas in Gerogia, backyard campout.

    Merry Christmas to me! I spent Christmas night in the hammock Low of 27 with wind chill at 14, Kennesaw, Georgia. I had the uq (KAK Lost River) with a space blanket and poncho tarp to keep the wind...
  14. Thread: NW GA Hang?!!

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    Poll: Put me down for Cohutta for Memorial day weekend....

    Put me down for Cohutta for Memorial day weekend.


    The Panther Creek trip: Is that the one North of Duluth or Cohuttas? Two Panther Creeks and trails.
  15. Thread: NW GA Hang?!!

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    Poll: They're real protective about the Falls area...

    They're real protective about the Falls area because of the years of abuse. There's plenty of places to camp down the river about a mile and half near the Rice camp intersection and Jack's River...
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    Thanks questtrek! I've promised my brother I'd...

    Thanks questtrek! I've promised my brother I'd throw away my crappy camera. It's an old Apptek and has more then paid for it's self. The resolution just sucks so bad, plus I can't do any zooms or pan...
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    Thanks Bearpaw! Let me know if you want to do...

    Thanks Bearpaw! Let me know if you want to do this, maybe we can get a trip up.

    ----Iggy---
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    The dogs were very friendly , just barked all...

    The dogs were very friendly , just barked all night, so yes nuisance is a great word for them. :lol:

    I love the Hobie! Not the first time taking it out, but first time on an over night. The mirage...
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    Cool map and website for camping on the Tenn River

    http://www.outdoorchattanooga.com/TRBWM.pdf

    http://canoetennessee.com/
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    Feet Tingle

    Thanks, I know what you mean about the "Tingling Feet". I hate to put my gear up in the closet and like to leave it out. It's like if I put it up, then the trip is all over :(

    ----Iggy---
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    Thanks we had a blast, even the island with the...

    Thanks we had a blast, even the island with the dogs :D
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    Video of Trip Down the Tennessee River

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  23. Thread: Privacy?

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    I'll always yell out a warning....so there won't...

    I'll always yell out a warning....so there won't be any accidental blindness and will get behind a tarp or go out deeper into the woods.

    P.S. Always yell out the warning BEFORE you start...
  24. Hey Ocala Florida Boy!

    Ocala is my home town! ( ok, more like Belleview) Your right about Juniper run and the Gators.Also, snakes hanging from tree branches add to the effect. Were you able to get a reservation at Juniper?...
  25. I've done this Spring to Spring hike a few times....

    I've done this Spring to Spring hike a few times. Car shuttling isn't too hard and there's a campsite somewhere in the middle between Alexander and Juniper Springs. I think it's called Farles (?)...
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    Hey NC, It was our pleasure to have you and...

    Hey NC,
    It was our pleasure to have you and your daughter with us. Hope to hang with you guys again!

    I'll bet you don't have any problem with trees at that campsite. There's just SO many on...
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    Lots of trees!

    Hey NC,
    I don't know about the family campsite, but the rest of the campsites on the island have plenty of trees to hang from. That's an awesome place and hope to get back there soon.
    Below is a...
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    The last I knew the Cross Florida was under state...

    The last I knew the Cross Florida was under state park regulations. THERE are many places to stealth camp.
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    My Backyard

    Great Trip report Damifino!

    I grew up about 2 miles from the Santos Trail head. As a matter of fact, I was one the founding fathers of the Mt. Bike Trail system there and omba. Hiked and ran that...
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    That's what I used to do! Grew up in Ocala and...

    That's what I used to do! Grew up in Ocala and have lots of experience with these beauties. In the Early 90's I helped build the Santos mnt bike trails from the beginning and there were many a times...
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    Great Job SGT, you made me want to go out and get...

    Great Job SGT, you made me want to go out and get one. I was one of those who tried a Hennessey at first and went looking for something else. One of the reasons was: the size and the bottom entry.
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    Ricegravy...you are my new hero! I can't think of...

    Ricegravy...you are my new hero! I can't think of a better way then to lay in a hammock just over the water, overlooking a lake and drinking a beer. It just doesn't get any better then that!! (...
  33. Thread: custom art tarp

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    Yeah, that would very cool! I could see some...

    Yeah, that would very cool! I could see some people getting very creative and making some masterpieces to be shown off at some of the campground hangs. Try Tyvek, I had some paint stick to it pretty...
  34. Thread: WBBB Spreader Bar

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    No problem, here's a pic of the tip I use for my...

    No problem, here's a pic of the tip I use for my lekis :
    http://www.sunnysports.com/Image/Product/Full/LKIRTA.jpg

    http://www.sunnysports.com/prod/LKIRTA.html


    ------Iggy-----
  35. Thread: WBBB Spreader Bar

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    I have the rubber tips for my Leki poles and use...

    I have the rubber tips for my Leki poles and use one right above my head in my Traveler. The rubber on the handle and tips grips the fabric really well and there's been no harm to hammock. It holds...
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    Fantastic!

    Congrats Paul!

    Love my Lost River and plan on getting some of those triangle thingys when the weather cools down some. You definitely got that niche for speedy service and delivery! I think all...
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    Nice and Comfy!

    Here's my favorite with my daughter taking a nap and she's nice and comfy.

    http://www.hammockforums.net/gallery/files/3/0/9/3/alanna_sleepy_hammock.jpg

    I just took this one on my last trip to...
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    Birds of a Feather

    I Like the Devo reference!

    Reminds me that I've always been attracted to sports that are a little different. Backpacking wasn't all that mainstream and until recently with these forums and meetup...
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    I needed that

    Thanks Jeff,
    Great report and pics. I needed that!

    ----Iggy----
  40. Thread: Atlanta Hangers

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    I'm Game!

    Lazyboy, Rainfly, and I are doing a trip up on the Tennessee River in Oct. Let one us know and we'll sign you up as a guest. http://www.meetup.com/backpackers-126/calendar/13871052/

    (I'm...
  41. Thread: Atlanta Hangers

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    I know, it was SO sweet to be that close to a...

    I know, it was SO sweet to be that close to a swimming hole! From the hammock my view was a waterfall, talk about relaxing. I'm sure the next time I go, I'll be fighting for that spot. I LICKED the...
  42. Thread: Atlanta Hangers

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    Hi from Kennesaw! We had a blast a few weeks ago...

    Hi from Kennesaw! We had a blast a few weeks ago on the Conasauga River in the Cohuttas in North Gerogia. We stayed very cool even though the temps around us were in the mid 90's. It felt like it...
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    That's Funny!

    Yeah, I've gotten a few paybacks too! Guess that's the drawback of the practical joke :eek: The last one I did was : he never had the Mountain House Lasagna before and I told him he had to put it in...
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    My brother is SO in trouble!! Thanks Hawk Eye! ...

    My brother is SO in trouble!! Thanks Hawk Eye!

    -----Iggy--
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    Hey Ed, Grew up in Fire ant country, Ocala...

    Hey Ed,
    Grew up in Fire ant country, Ocala Florida. They just love the soft sand down there. Anyways, never seen them climb a tree. Not saying they never had, just I've never seen it. I'd say you'd...
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    Reflective Thumbtacks

    Now , I got a chuckle out of this! :lol::lol::lol:

    That seems harmless enough....mmm where do you get those reflective thumbtacks ??

    ----Iggy--
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    Looking forward to it

    Thanks Mindwalk, I'll be looking forward to that report. I'm actually partial to the Mt Hood area.





    The best swim of my life was at Crater lake. I'll be marking this on my calender for next...
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    Cool! Keep me update and pics too if you get...

    Cool! Keep me update and pics too if you get them. Thanks!

    ---Iggy--
  49. Thread: Atlanta Hangers

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    Conasauga River Trip

    Hey there ATL hangers,
    We just had a couple spots open up for this weekends hike. Friday and Saturday July 17th and 18th. Great easy summer hike and hanging!:shades:

    Lazyboy, Rainfly, and me...
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    Forgot to mention, we're be wanting to do a two...

    Forgot to mention, we're be wanting to do a two nighter.
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