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    I second Minister Creek. Great spot there and...

    I second Minister Creek. Great spot there and plenty of places to hang. Hiking wise in ANF I've only done around Tracy Ridge. Easy hikes and you can change up the loops to make them longer or...
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    Going to try and make this one. Of course it will...

    Going to try and make this one. Of course it will depend on driving conditions. Yes I live in Buffalo and drive a car that sucks in the snow.


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    Diz, To be honest, I haven't done any hiking...

    Diz,
    To be honest, I haven't done any hiking in the Minister Creek area. Only car camped at the Minister Creek campsite right on PA-666. Only hiking I did in ANF was the Tracy Ridge trails...
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    I've hung at Minister Creek in Allegheny three or...

    I've hung at Minister Creek in Allegheny three or four times. Real nice place. Plenty of parking. North side of road is paid sites, but that isn't a problem for you since there aren't any good...
  5. Well to be honest I think I enjoyed it as much as...

    Well to be honest I think I enjoyed it as much as I did going to HangCon. The smaller group hangs have something the big hangs don't.

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    We are slowly walking backwards towards the door...

    We are slowly walking backwards towards the door now. Slowly bringing Chris and Todd in, but looking to 50 being the final one with us. It was just a nice round number. Wasn't any specific...
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    If this is something you plan on continuing, I...

    If this is something you plan on continuing, I would make a list of everything that you bring, then at the end of the trip, review the list and ditch anything you didn't use. Of course still packing...
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    I went to Gander Mnt and got some carbon arrow...

    I went to Gander Mnt and got some carbon arrow shaft cut offs. They were just throwing them out so they were free for me. Cut them about 3-4 inches, drilled a hole in them and tied a loop with...
  9. I don't know about that. I'm sort of enjoying...

    I don't know about that. I'm sort of enjoying myself with the audit from the Dept of Labor that I'm going through right now from an employee that's been claiming unemployment while working all...
  10. I thought what happens at the hang stays at the...

    I thought what happens at the hang stays at the hang. Glad I didn't do anything too embarrassing. There is always next time.
  11. Had a great weekend at the hang. Made some new...

    Had a great weekend at the hang. Made some new friends and nice being able to put faces to names from the board. My only disappointment was that I wasn't able to get there till Saturday. Would...
  12. Well as of now it looks like I'm in, but can't...

    Well as of now it looks like I'm in, but can't make it till Sat morning. At least I get to hang out Sat and Sat night. Something is better than nothing.
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    http://www.hyohpodcast.com/frozen/ Sent from...

    http://www.hyohpodcast.com/frozen/

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    Episode 45 Ė Donít Wait

    In this post, Jonathan and Mark interview Frozen, a backpacker and popular vlogger currently hiking the AT. We chat with Frozen about some of his experiences planning for a long hike, along with some...
  15. Episode 44 Cool Hanging (Little Shop of Hammocks)

    In this episode, Mark and Jonathan interview James Jackson from Little Shop of Hammocks. We chat with James about his experience camping and in the outdoors, then discuss some of the challenges and...
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    Welcome to the forums from Buffalo.

    Welcome to the forums from Buffalo.
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    Welcome from down the 90 in Buffalo

    Welcome from down the 90 in Buffalo
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    I'm in!!! Thanks

    I'm in!!! Thanks
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    Hey Coldfeet, welcome to the forums from Buffalo...

    Hey Coldfeet, welcome to the forums from Buffalo via Smithtown
  20. Going to try again on this one sound's like fun. ...

    Going to try again on this one sound's like fun. Hopefully that family thing doesn't get in the way like it did on the winter hang. Although that is my birthday weekend, it would be a good excuse...
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    Another local here in Tonawanda. We should...

    Another local here in Tonawanda. We should definitely try and get something together for a local hang. Seems there are a bunch of us here in the WNY area.
  22. Thanks for the heads up. I just looked on...

    Thanks for the heads up. I just looked on youtube and if you do a quick search and type in "Shug Nube" the first post is the impostor post. I know Jonathan has been crazy busy and it must have...
  23. Well a box arrived today. Thought the storm was...

    Well a box arrived today. Thought the storm was going to delay it but the USPS came through. 10 weeks to the day of ordering. Pretty good estimate on the shipping times on Hammock Gear's part. ...
  24. Yup, I remember. You used to live over by the...

    Yup, I remember. You used to live over by the West side before moving up to GI right? My boss and one of my carpenters live up there. They said its been fun going back and forth between home and...
  25. No thanks. At least in Buffalo we have plenty...

    No thanks. At least in Buffalo we have plenty and it is still coming down.
  26. :laugh: Yea, Hopefully in the summer if there is...

    :laugh: Yea, Hopefully in the summer if there is a hang at Minister Creek. Especially since that's where you found it for me last year.
  27. GRRRR!! Just found out that my wife and daughter...

    GRRRR!! Just found out that my wife and daughter are going to Chicago for a cheer competition, so I have to bail on this one. Stinks because I just got shipping notification on my new Burrow so I'd...
  28. Just got my shipping notification!! Can't wait. ...

    Just got my shipping notification!! Can't wait. And it would be just in time for the hang in Allegheny Nat Forest next weekend, if I didn't have to back out. Oh well, Boy Scout trip the following...
  29. My 12yo daughter hangs full time in her bedroom. ...

    My 12yo daughter hangs full time in her bedroom. My wife got her a cheap hammock from Walmart and she uses a spare UQ that I had and just one of her blankets. For attachments, I picked up a set of...
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    Hope everyone is having a great time at Hangcon...

    Hope everyone is having a great time at Hangcon right now. 14* and blizzard conditions right now while I sit in the parking lot while my son is at soccer practice up in Buffalo. Hopefully next year i...
  31. Great video. Thanks for sharing, I've been...

    Great video. Thanks for sharing, I've been checking their website everyday looking for it.
  32. I ordered mine on the 26th, but it was late at...

    I ordered mine on the 26th, but it was late at night, so I'm figuring the order date was the 27th, and still says awaiting fulfillment. Looking at people's order dates and updates on shipping, they...
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    Interesting. I never looked into hot knives...

    Interesting. I never looked into hot knives since I never saw the benefits of the price in the amount of DIY I do. Although after clicking on some of the links above it looks like I actually have a...
  34. Ordered 11/26, although it was late, so probably...

    Ordered 11/26, although it was late, so probably 11/27. Still awaiting fulfillment. Hate the waiting game, but I know it will be worth it in the end.
  35. I'll do my best for next year. The mention of...

    I'll do my best for next year. The mention of shine just caused my liver to curl up into the fetal position. Have a great time this year. Will be thinking of all of you while shivering here up in...
  36. Spigyver did a good job on that video and thanks...

    Spigyver did a good job on that video and thanks for taking it out of the trash to show all the boys oops. Yea the boys did a number on my tarp. Those Keltys are built like tanks, except when...
  37. I've had the RSBTR winter tarp for a few years...

    I've had the RSBTR winter tarp for a few years now. I used the membrane PU4000 material. Added pull outs using a reflective construction vest. Actually I sewed everything and seam sealed it all. ...
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    Someone posted and asked about these on Facebook....

    Someone posted and asked about these on Facebook. Pretty sure they will be on the Dutchware website sometime in January from what I read.
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    Still using whoopies lark's head to my hammock...

    Still using whoopies lark's head to my hammock and MSH to my straps. Toggle is an arrow shaft cutoff that i got from Gander Mountain. Just asked guy that cuts arrows for some cutoffs, and free...
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    Yea, I'm going to start looking into the inreach,...

    Yea, I'm going to start looking into the inreach, as soon as I pay these hospital bills. Never really thought about the idea of those back home having to get in touch with me in the woods.
  41. I know if you look on the forum there seems to be...

    I know if you look on the forum there seems to be a love hate feeling with the Tato Tarp Connectors. Personally I have them and love them. There is a slight fiddle factor when you first start to...
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    Isn't it amazing how that happens when we aren't...

    Isn't it amazing how that happens when we aren't around and it's still our fault? (And yes I know this goes both ways, don't want to start an argument)


    Thanks Shug. I was thinking of that, but...
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    Quick overnight in Allegheny

    Had a quick overnight Friday night at Allegheny Nat Forest at Minister Creek. Good times, lots of rain, but gear held up good and stayed comfortable. Now here is where it gets interesting. I leave...
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    Great video, Looks like everyone had a great...

    Great video, Looks like everyone had a great time.

    Shug, didn't you have a news crew follow you last winter on a trip? Did that ever air?
  45. Really want to try and make this one. Of course...

    Really want to try and make this one. Of course half the time I don't know what I'm doing tomorrow, let alone 4 months from now, but maybe by putting down in post form, I'll be committed.
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    So a quick update: Everyone survived. Girls...

    So a quick update:
    Everyone survived. Girls had fun hiking, collecting wood and playing with the fire and sleeping in the hammocks. They said they did get a little cold overnight, but they slept...
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    Thanks for the additional ideas. I told her mom...

    Thanks for the additional ideas. I told her mom to have her download an audio book, or some music to her phone and bring some earbuds for when she goes to sleep to help drown out the sounds of...
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    Thanks for the ideas. I'm taking my daughter...

    Thanks for the ideas. I'm taking my daughter food shopping tonight and start packing too. Looking forward to the trip.
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    Ideas for taking a reluctant newby out

    Backstory: So, my 12yo daughter is hooked on hammock camping and backpacking, (yea me). After our last trip, my daughter's friend's mom asked me to take her daughter out and I said sure, love to. ...
  50. It was a great time last weekend. Took my...

    It was a great time last weekend. Took my daughter, Jonathan's daughter and son and one of his son's friends from our scout troop out. Weather was great, everyone was in hammocks and site was...
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