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  1. I have created a Google spreadsheet for this...

    I have created a Google spreadsheet for this event. This worked really well for the Yeti Hang in January. Please give it a go and let me know if you can get into it.

    HF name, number in your...
  2. My son and I will be travelling up from Corvallis...

    My son and I will be travelling up from Corvallis on Friday. Rideshare?
  3. Yes and tp plentiful.

    Yes and tp plentiful.
  4. I had a super time! Thanks for making this...

    I had a super time! Thanks for making this happen and for all of you coming out for it. I am planning to make the time to go again next year. I really did enjoy meeting all of you and look forward...
  5. I have an interest and it is on my calendar. ...

    I have an interest and it is on my calendar. Anyone else from the Willamette valley want to share a ride?
  6. Sounds great!

    Sounds great!
  7. Item not found. :-/

    Item not found. :-/
  8. Weather forecast for Frog Lake Campground ...

    Weather forecast for Frog Lake Campground
    https://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lon=-121.69396877288818&lat=45.22285856472004#.XD59b1VKjIU
  9. Here is a question for you veteran Yeti ......

    Here is a question for you veteran Yeti ... backpacking or car camping or a combination of both? My son and I both have pulks to bring in stuff. I usually backpack myself and do more car camping...
  10. Reservations do not start for this campground...

    Reservations do not start for this campground until mid-May. A State of Oregon sno-park permit is required. Restroom is maintained by ODOT.
  11. MoMo sounds great! Thanks for understanding and...

    MoMo sounds great! Thanks for understanding and helping me be better prepared. :-)

    Did you know momo (don't know if it is spelled this way or not) is Japanese for peach? One of my co-workers...
  12. I see on the spreadsheet a dog will be in...

    I see on the spreadsheet a dog will be in attendance. Thanks for the heads up! :-)

    I am pretty terrified of dogs. I was mauled when I was 11 years old ... 67 stitches. I am working on my...
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    I wear a sports bra to hike in. I carry a second...

    I wear a sports bra to hike in. I carry a second one to sleep in. Either I hang my sports bra from my tarp ridgeline or I place it in my bugnet pocket to dry and air out.
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    I am from Corvallis. I love the PCT from Ashland...

    I am from Corvallis. I love the PCT from Ashland to Cascade Locks. Loads of hanging on The Rogue and Illinois River trails.

    There is a Jan 18-20 Yeti hang at Frog Lake on Mt Hood.
    -Mo
  15. I am super excited about this. I have the time...

    I am super excited about this. I have the time off and my son is coming with me. Last summer I did some PCT trail work near this campground.

    Thinking about bringing a dutch oven or two for a big...
  16. Membrane Silpoly Tarp Side Panel Pulls Info Wanted

    Hoping to make a winter tarp with RSBTR membrane silpoly. I know with membrane I should *glue* my corner reinforcements. On heavier fabric side panel tie outs are sewn on. What is done for membrane...
  17. This was my issue. I moved the snaps in beyond...

    This was my issue. I moved the snaps in beyond 1/4" from the edge of the throw (moved in about 1/2+") helped. Thank you.
  18. Thank you for the response. This is not my...

    Thank you for the response. This is not my issue. :-)
  19. This is awesome! Thank you. Am I the only...

    This is awesome! Thank you.

    Am I the only person having a hard time with the KAM Snaps? I can get them on the grosgrain ribbon just fine but shaking down the down and applying them to the quilt...
  20. Thread: New Set Up

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    Hammock Purple leaf single layer and hug net...

    Hammock
    Purple leaf single layer and hug net
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    Marlin spikes
    Titanium
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    Sorry for the delay. Summer is filled with Scout...

    Sorry for the delay. Summer is filled with Scout camps, trail work and backpacking.

    Orchid is the color. Silpoly is the fabric and I *think* I found it at Quest Outfitters. Hard to find...
  22. Thread: New Set Up

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    Thanks for asking. It is all DIY. The hammock...

    Thanks for asking. It is all DIY. The hammock is a single layer OutdoorInk 1.6 HyperD. The tarp is membrane silpoly hex instructions at Ripstopbytheroll.com The underquilt and camp quilt are...
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    My plan is to be hiking the Oregon Section of the...

    My plan is to be hiking the Oregon Section of the PCT. I expect to be about Crater Lake so no totality for me.

    Being anywhere near a road or campground sounds NO BUENO to me. Oregon alone is...
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    Hey I am a backpacking partner in a similar...

    Hey I am a backpacking partner in a similar situation! My friend - Santa Andy (no he does not hang) - needs a backpacking partner too. We met through and often go on outings with a group called...
  25. Thread: Gear Hammock

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    Here is the gear hammock in action. 151986

    Here is the gear hammock in action.

    151986
  26. Thread: New Set Up

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    FYI the lights stay home when I am backpacking. ...

    FYI the lights stay home when I am backpacking. :-)
  27. Thread: New Set Up

    by MoniqueWS
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    New Set Up

    Spent a four day weekend at Allingham (trails maintenance training camp in Oregon) in my new set up. I am so happy!

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  28. Thread: Gear Hammock

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    Gear Hammock

    I was looking for a better way to keep my pack up off the ground and under the tarp. I found it! A kind gentleman made a great pattern. I made a terrific gear hammock in a makes me happy color. ...
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    I know this is an old thread but it sure has been...

    I know this is an old thread but it sure has been super helpful. Thanks for sharing your work and pattern. I made this today and am super happy with it (and the color.) Please excuse the farm...
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    Two weekends ago our Scout troop hiked in for an...

    Two weekends ago our Scout troop hiked in for an overnighter. Two had their hammocks. My mini-man took his 2-person tent and shared with a friend. Uh-oh they didn't stake out the rainfly and left...
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    Sticky: I live in Corvallis and hang anywhere I get the...

    I live in Corvallis and hang anywhere I get the chance to hang.
  32. Almost 10 years ago my eldest son joined a Boy...

    Almost 10 years ago my eldest son joined a Boy Scout troop. The first year I did not do any camping with them at all. The next year he and I shared a tent while a father and son hammock camped. I...
  33. I made and use a double layer, 1.0 HyperD,...

    I made and use a double layer, 1.0 HyperD, gathered end, 11' hammock. I am 5'10" and 180#. It is the same thing I have made for my 13 year old son and now my 16 year old daughter. She is 5'9" and...
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    Caminante...

    Caminante -

    Was it a winter tarp with doors? Did you add panel pulls to it? I want to make a winter tarp with doors. I feel like the panel pulls might be important. I am trying to suss out how to...
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    Here is my setup at Boy Scout Camp Melakwa....

    Here is my setup at Boy Scout Camp Melakwa.
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    Here is a photo of one of the boys hammock set up. Not the best photo but the hammock is nice. He likes to set up over brush and small...
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    Looks good. I have a much newer White and love...

    Looks good. I have a much newer White and love it. I would adore one of those older mostly metal machines.
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    Are there pockets on the corners or the low...

    Are there pockets on the corners or the low hanging sides? If so just put your glasses/cellphone/small rocks in to weigh it down. If there are not pockets put some in by folding up the corners a...
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    Today is my birthday! View from my hammock this...

    Today is my birthday! View from my hammock this AM.
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    Yesterday I took the Crew out for a 3000' elevation over 3miles backpack. We added on a 3mile r/t and 1000' elevation hike to a lake...
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    Kind of like this one? Fun but not an official...

    Kind of like this one? Fun but not an official merit badge. :laugh:
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    Sorry. :( In BSA there is not a hammock camping...

    Sorry. :( In BSA there is not a hammock camping merit badge.
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    Boy Scouts Make Hammocks

    Earlier this summer I backpacked with some Boy Scouts and Venture Crew. Some of them expressed interest in making a hammock set up similar to my own. A super kind HF member squidbilly sent lengths...
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    There is NOTHING I would change. In fact I made...

    There is NOTHING I would change. In fact I made a second one for a slightly shorter person so lengths and down changed slightly to accommodate for that but otherwise I changed nothing. Second time...
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    I had this set up on our Diamond Peak loop hike...

    I had this set up on our Diamond Peak loop hike this weekend. On the second day we encountered more snow than we thought we would encounter making the PCT really tough to find in places (400 ft snow...
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    Sticky: MoniqueWS Corvallis, OR 97330

    MoniqueWS
    Corvallis, OR 97330
  45. Seam rip very carefully without tearing the...

    Seam rip very carefully without tearing the fabric. It should be fine especially is you are using a very skinny needle made for this type of fabric (microtex). If you are super concerned square it...
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    That is a super nice looking tarp and the weight...

    That is a super nice looking tarp and the weight gain is pretty puny-impressive!!
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    Here you go. The footbox is closed with velcro. ...

    Here you go. The footbox is closed with velcro. The ties are skinny shockcord, cordlocks, and grosgrain ribbon. Each end can be cinched close.

    My DH drew the pattern with CAD software to my...
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    Currently I am using my ThermaRest Zlite sleeping...

    Currently I am using my ThermaRest Zlite sleeping pad. It is a double layer hammock so I can slip that between the layers to keep me warm on my backside. I have the fabrics, down, and components to...
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    Ta-Da! DIY Set-up

    Thank you to all the folks who ask questions and for all the folks who answer them! I have greatly appreciated all of your insights and foibles and successes to learn from. Last week I finished...
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    WY > Grand Tetons Moose Basin Trail

    Hey folks -

    Can you tell me if there are hanging spots on the Moose Basin trail (Owl Creek trail,Webb Canyon, Moose Divide)? This is our proposed trek: http://caltopo.com/m/17MQ

    Thank you in...
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