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  1. It depends. At group campouts I usually bring...

    It depends. At group campouts I usually bring something. On backpacking trips I don't.
  2. 2019 Iowa Hang Recap, Yellow River Forest

    Another year in the books.
    We had 18 campers this year, 4 total in tents.

    We camped at Glen Wendell Friday night. Had the group fire at the northern most ring in the pine stand. Nice to catch...
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    I made the switch back in 2016 and haven't really...

    I made the switch back in 2016 and haven't really looked back. I just recently hiked a section of the SHT and brought a GE rig to save a little weight. I regretted it every single night. I'll gladly...
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    Greeting from just below the border in North...

    Greeting from just below the border in North Iowa.

    FF
  5. You've obviously never been to the Iowa hang. ;)

    You've obviously never been to the Iowa hang. ;)
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    Ohhh I like that!! Thanks!

    Ohhh I like that!! Thanks!
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    I forgot about that one. Thanks!

    I forgot about that one. Thanks!
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    Ambush replacement

    I've been out of the gear buying game for a time and am looking to buy a ridgerunner underquilt. I went to UGQ to buy an ambush but learned they no longer make it. Are there any other company's...
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    If you have been yearning for a backpacking trip,...

    If you have been yearning for a backpacking trip, you're in luck! A group of us will be going to Yellow River Forest(Harpers Ferry, IA) Nov 1-2. It's a casual thing. Everyone brings their own gear...
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    FS: Incubator 0 ECON Underquilt

    Black (outside) and Grey(inside) Hammock Gear Incubator UQ
    Standard - Comes with stuff sack and storage sack
    No smoking, No Pets house.
    Been on 1 short trip. Going to bridge hammock...
  11. Funny, though, as many cars that were up there...

    Funny, though, as many cars that were up there the only time we really saw anyone was around Temperance falls/bridge area. Otherwise we had the trail mostly to ourselves. We were kind of groaning...
  12. We were up there at the same time. My car is the...

    We were up there at the same time. My car is the White ford bottom right of your 1st picture. haha

    Great few days up there! Looks like you had as much fun as we had!
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    Missing it already.

    Missing it already.
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    Steady, but not a down pour. Most of the heavy...

    Steady, but not a down pour. Most of the heavy stuff had moved out before we got there. Radar on app showed that it was supposed to have stopped by 4 pm that day...It rained until after midnight
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    SHT - Oberg MT to SugarLoaf Rd

    I finally got out to experience the Superior hiking Trail this past weekend. I have dreamt about it since 1st watching Shug's videos 6 or 7 yrs ago. It was fun to see some of the places in person I...
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    There are other trails to do up there, too....

    There are other trails to do up there, too. Definitely want to go back. We picked the backpacker loop because we didn't want to run into too many people....we had the WHOLE forest to ourselves. We...
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    Sounds like we have 12 hangers committed so far

    Sounds like we have 12 hangers committed so far
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    I've heard varying reports on stomach sleeping. I...

    I've heard varying reports on stomach sleeping. I can side sleep pretty decently in mine but I've never tried to roll all the way around.
    I keep water with an easily opened flip top in the saddle...
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    IA - Stephens State Forest

    Got out for a quick one-nighter on 9/29-9/30 as we prepare for a SHT trip next weekend.
    It was about a three hour drive South for us.
    It had rained a fair amount the day before and morning of our...
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    It's a hidden gem of a place. I sorta kinda took...

    It's a hidden gem of a place. I sorta kinda took on the unofficial duty of "hosting" the Iowa hang 5 yrs ago. Always a great group of hangers. We even let some tenters join in (as long as they chop...
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    It's always a good time! here's the event...

    It's always a good time!

    here's the event page on FB if you are interested: https://www.facebook.com/events/492812001519160/?notif_t=plan_user_joined&notif_id=1567470450992664
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    SE MN - Isinours Forest

    A little late in posting this. From May 2019
    Group assembled from Midwest Backpackers

    Isinours Management Unit is located just about 5 miles North of Preston, MN in Southeastern Minnesota ( 29604...
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    IA - Yellow River (8th Annual)

    NOV 1,2,3 2019

    Friday Night, Nov. 1 - Glen Wendel (43.166118, -91.259394) 7:00 p.m. or whenever you arrive.

    Saturday Night, Nov. 2 - Brown's Hollow (43.153873, -91.229473)

    ##Parking## at...
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    Much obliged! Been into the BWCA bunches but...

    Much obliged!
    Been into the BWCA bunches but never on the SHT so really looking forward to it!

    Missed seeing your show at the MN fair this year. Daughter and I were planning to drive up but life...
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    Beaver Bay to Split Rock

    Hey campers!

    Been quite a while! Dusting off the gear and finally making my way up to The SHT in October. Bringing a newb with so don't want too much of an obstacle course or hard miles. Any...
  26. Sorry for the delay, I've been having computer...

    Sorry for the delay, I've been having computer issues.

    We generally have been holding the Iowa hang around the 1st weekend of November. We'll most likely have it then again this year, but there...
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    I really like the Sawbill area. Have done many...

    I really like the Sawbill area. Have done many trips out of there. The outfitter there is great, too.
    We have done a few trips up the Gunflint as well and really liked those but always feel drawn...
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    Iowa Hang 2018 pictures

    We had a great time again this year. Had a total of 10 people between the two nights at Yellow River State Forest.

    We started Friday night at site Glen Wendell. It was windy but the trees blocked...
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    Agreed! I use FB to promote my business and...

    Agreed! I use FB to promote my business and interact with my customers, but otherwise I stay pretty well clear. I used to really like Twitter as well, but that place has become toxic sludge.
  30. **UPDATE** Night #2 has been moved to John...

    **UPDATE** Night #2 has been moved to John Schultz

    here is the updated itinerary:

    Friday Night, Nov. 9 - Glen Wendel (43.166118, -91.259394) 4:00 p.m. or whenever you arrive.

    Saturday Night,...
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    I just created a page for the Iowa Hang at Yellow...

    I just created a page for the Iowa Hang at Yellow River: https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/149300-IA-Iowa-Hang-Yellow-River-State-Forest

    The past few years we've had really good...
  32. IA - Iowa Hang - Yellow River State Forest - 7th annual

    Hey gang! Been a long season on the farm and I am excited to get back into the hammock!

    This year is what I THINK is the 7th annual Iowa Hang. A few of us have been planning it over at the Midwest...
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    Love the Sawbill area. 1st trip to the BWCA was a...

    Love the Sawbill area. 1st trip to the BWCA was a week on Alton, day trips to Lady Lakes up through Kelso, etc. Can't wait to go back!
  34. I use a stuff sack. Also took the step of...

    I use a stuff sack. Also took the step of attaching the small/middle piece to one of the larger ones like a nunchuck.
  35. Real nice. Enjoy!

    Real nice. Enjoy!
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    Bought brand new. Thread closed.

    Bought brand new. Thread closed.
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    I haven't done RAGBRAi, but it has stopped or...

    I haven't done RAGBRAi, but it has stopped or gone through my town plenty of times and I have a handful of friends and acquaintances who do it, so my comment comes from that place: after a long hard...
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    0 incubator

    Need to make room in your gear closet for new goodies? Have a 0 incubator? I'm interested.


    FF
  39. FS: PM sent. Sold to OC_Looper. Funds received

    PM sent. Sold to OC_Looper. Funds received
  40. FS: I am at work and snagged this photo from their...

    I am at work and snagged this photo from their website:

    https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4553/38517891252_d0632576f6_b.jpg
  41. FS: UGQ 20 Ambush UQ with 2 oz overstuff (for bridge)

    Catch and release sale so to speak. Picked this up in September of this year. Used on 2 short trips. Stored lofted in a non-smoking home. Selling because I won't be doing much cold weather camping in...
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    I'm afraid that might be above my pay grade ;)...

    I'm afraid that might be above my pay grade ;) back when I sewed the thing I opted for the silpoly because it was being said you didn't need cat cuts. My skill level: cutting and sewing straights...
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    I am about the same size and have struggled with...

    I am about the same size and have struggled with calf ridge in every gathered end I have ever slept in. I switched to the Ridge Runner last year and have never slept so comfortable..better than in my...
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    Reviving this thread. I have used the tarp...

    Reviving this thread.

    I have used the tarp now for the past few years and it has definitely stretched. The sides are quite loose and the panels themselves never become taught. Just last week I...
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    The were JUST past peak, but still a lot of color...

    The were JUST past peak, but still a lot of color on them. The weather could have been a lot worse. Just one of them trips where everything is wet....all the time.
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    Was a noob with the Kelty.(actually a good friend...

    Was a noob with the Kelty.(actually a good friend of mine) I kind of talked him into buying it just so I could razz him about it. ;) I tease him about parking a bus under it. haha But, it was...
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    It wasn't the same without your fish taco's.

    It wasn't the same without your fish taco's.
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    2017 Iowa Hang recap

    This, I believe, was the 7th annual Iowa hang? The weather kept the gathering pretty small: Gloomy and wet all weekend. But lots of laughs and a few flasks kept spirits high. :lol:
    ...
  49. I was recently in the market for a new uq for my...

    I was recently in the market for a new uq for my Ridgerunner. I antagonized over the color combinations. "WHAT IF I CHOSE POORLY AND REGRETTED IT?!" In the end I bought a display model from UGQ in...
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    I have a 20 ambush and a double layer RR. I have...

    I have a 20 ambush and a double layer RR. I have never tried, but am curious about slipping a CCf pad into the double layer along with the UQ - what the approximate attainable low would be?
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