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  1. Oh gosh, somehow I missed that entirely. That's...

    Oh gosh, somehow I missed that entirely. That's what I get for assuming instead of reading :)
  2. I am probably going to have to miss this after...

    I am probably going to have to miss this after all. My anniversary is on Dec 18 and we normally take a trip, but can't do so around that time this year. So instead we will probably do a trip on MLK...
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    Howdy neighbor!

    Howdy neighbor!
  4. Due to a change in circumstances, this hang is...

    Due to a change in circumstances, this hang is now canceled. I will try to organize another one at Torreya in a month or two.
  5. There is not as far as I'm aware. You might could...

    There is not as far as I'm aware. You might could leave your car on the side of the road outside the gate but I'm not sure if they'd do anything about it Saturday morning. If you decide to do that, I...
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    Howdy from Tallahassee.

    Howdy from Tallahassee.
  7. Right now the only confirmed attendies are myself...

    Right now the only confirmed attendies are myself and birdiesgirl. They close the gate to the park at sunset, but if you can make it in before then it's about 0.75 miles from the parking lot to the...
  8. Went out to scout the site yesterday. We should...

    Went out to scout the site yesterday. We should be able to do 2-3 hammocks no problem. Might have to spread out from what is technically our site to accomdate more than that. The stream that runs...
  9. We have a reservation at Rock Creek site #3....

    We have a reservation at Rock Creek site #3. That's the only one that was open Saturday night. Looks like a popular time of year at Torreya. The ranger mentioned that she recommends not to rely...
  10. I can be.

    I can be.
  11. Okay my family situation has been resolved so...

    Okay my family situation has been resolved so still good to go for the original dates of 21-23.

    If you plan to attend, please reply and let me know even if you have already done so.
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    Howdy from Tallahassee! If you make it up here,...

    Howdy from Tallahassee! If you make it up here, I'd be glad to show you my gear and how it all gets set up and works together.
  13. IMPORTANT I've had some family stuff come up...

    IMPORTANT

    I've had some family stuff come up that may require me to be unavailable the weekend this trip is scheduled. For those of you who plan on attending, would it be alright to reschedule for...
  14. Hanger, you can count me in for the hike. Don't...

    Hanger, you can count me in for the hike. Don't care which day.
  15. I meant more like I don't know if "we" means you...

    I meant more like I don't know if "we" means you and the wife or you and and the whole Boy Scout troop :)
  16. Updated attendance: 1. WaffleBox 2. abatis49...

    Updated attendance:

    1. WaffleBox
    2. abatis49 +2 or +3
    3. birdiesgirl
    4. Robin A

    Maybe:

    5. happydensity
  17. I'll be there, and I'll bring my harp to play...

    I'll be there, and I'll bring my harp to play around the fire. Real harp, not harmonica.
  18. Thanks, that is very kind of you!

    Thanks, that is very kind of you!
  19. CANCELLED!!! FL > Panhandle > Torreya State Park Hike and Hang > Oct 21-23, 2016

    Okay so I am finally getting around to posting a planning thread.

    Dates: Oct 21-23, 2016
    Location: Torreya State Park, about 30 miles west of Tallahassee
    Activities: Hiking, hanging, lounging,...
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    I'm going to post an official planning thread...

    I'm going to post an official planning thread this weekend. We'll likely get a primitive spot on the regular trail for two nights, and do a day hike of the whole 14 mile figure 8 on the second day....
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    Did you make it through okay? Our power was out...

    Did you make it through okay? Our power was out until about 1.5 hours ago but no damage to anything.
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    Then you should definitely come to Torreya....

    Then you should definitely come to Torreya. You'll feel like you're not even in Florida anymore.
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    Just for giggles I'll add a hike-and-hang at...

    Just for giggles I'll add a hike-and-hang at Torreya State Park the weekend of Oct 21-23, in case anybody wants to see other parts of the state. :)
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    Howdy from a native of Coos Bay!

    Howdy from a native of Coos Bay!
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    My tarp has no ripstop and it has held up well...

    My tarp has no ripstop and it has held up well throughout the one time I've used it. :)
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    God's color, even if it's not new.

    God's color, even if it's not new.
  27. Sorry, I got nothing. After I finished, I drove...

    Sorry, I got nothing. After I finished, I drove to Aspen in my stink and showered at a hotel that night. There is no real civilization within 45-60 minutes of the trail head. The closest place that's...
  28. Do they take cards?

    Do they take cards?
  29. That's less than two weeks away!

    That's less than two weeks away!
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    My drier usually gives up fabric softener for...

    My drier usually gives up fabric softener for lent.
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    Just in case it's helpful, I'll just leave this...

    Just in case it's helpful, I'll just leave this here:

    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/114805-Lost-Creek-Wilderness-CO-August-18-21-2015
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    I had mine made with cat cuts on one long edge...

    I had mine made with cat cuts on one long edge and Knotty Mod on the other side so I'd have one side that I could sit on comfortably and get in and out of.
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    Howdy! I grew up in Coos Bay.

    Howdy! I grew up in Coos Bay.
  34. Sounds like carpooling may be in order again. But...

    Sounds like carpooling may be in order again. But I'll drive this time so that I'll notice as soon as I lose my car key, instead of halfway across the state :)
  35. I'll be coming in from Pat's Island. Not sure...

    I'll be coming in from Pat's Island. Not sure what time. Probably mid afternoon.
  36. I'll probably come.

    I'll probably come.
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    2-3 day hike near Minneapolis?

    I'll be in Minneapolis for a conference in the middle of September, and would like to add a 2-3 day hike on to the trip while I'm there. Any suggestions? It needs to be reasonably easy to get to from...
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    Wind + rain with a small asym tarp will probably...

    Wind + rain with a small asym tarp will probably lead to you and your gear getting wet. Asym tarps are fine if the rain is falling straight down, but if it blows sideways at all then they provide...
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    Howdy! I grew up in Coos Bay but live in Florida...

    Howdy! I grew up in Coos Bay but live in Florida now.
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    I've got 2 cats (well actually 3 now) and I am...

    I've got 2 cats (well actually 3 now) and I am totally comfortable keeping permethrin-treated gear in the house. Just make sure that you keep the permethrin itself in a place that the cats can't get...
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    Depends on the mammal. It would be deadly to the...

    Depends on the mammal. It would be deadly to the one in your profile picture if it came in contact with the cat's skin while wet. But it's not toxic for humans, and it's fine for cats once it has...
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    That's one of the reasons I prefer Fronkey-style...

    That's one of the reasons I prefer Fronkey-style bugnets. Significantly less likely that any mosquitos get in while you are getting in.
  43. I can't provide any useful information about...

    I can't provide any useful information about hanging in the area, but I can express my huge amount of jealousy. Savannah is an amazing city. Definitely in the top 5 cities in the US I'd most like to...
  44. Pole mod is awesome. I highly recommend poles...

    Pole mod is awesome. I highly recommend poles from Fibraplex. Insanely light and completely customizable, both in terms of total length and in number of sections the poles collapse into.
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    Otters are cute, but I'm not sure I'd trust any...

    Otters are cute, but I'm not sure I'd trust any financial advice they gave me... :)
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    How's that expression go? Sew or get off the pot....

    How's that expression go? Sew or get off the pot. :)
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    You've been saying that for dang near a year now.

    You've been saying that for dang near a year now.
  48. Check out Torreya State Park.

    Check out Torreya State Park.
  49. If my current MEMBRANE tarp already has...

    If my current MEMBRANE tarp already has triangular reinforcements (made of MEMBRANE) sewn on, should I seam rip them and reapply rounded reinforcements with Silnet?
  50. A team of researchers from the Departments of...

    A team of researchers from the Departments of Hammock Sciences at Harvard and MIT did a study and found conclusive evidence that the best color for hammocks is Olive Yellow.
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