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  1. Thread: help!!!Big Basin

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    I called, since I figured I had nothing to lose. ...

    I called, since I figured I had nothing to lose. The woman on the phone said she was familiar with the tree saver straps, and knew what a camping hammock was about. She said that because there are...
  2. Thread: help!!!Big Basin

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    Thanks for finding the regulation - I hadn't...

    Thanks for finding the regulation - I hadn't discovered it in my trip planning so far.
  3. Thread: help!!!Big Basin

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    Can you tell me what you ended up doing? We're...

    Can you tell me what you ended up doing? We're going to be backpacking the trail in May, and would rather bring our hammocks. Any help would be appreciated.
  4. I recently backpacked Forest Glen. Its a great...

    I recently backpacked Forest Glen. Its a great mini trip. 8 miles in to the camp site with lots of hanging option, and then 4 miles out the next morning. Best of all, its free. You just have to...
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    http://studiotau.com/lj/fybo1410.jpg I...

    http://studiotau.com/lj/fybo1410.jpg

    I actually own the Gortex sock in question. I used it early February for a weekend camping trip with a group of friends. I decided at the last minute to put...
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    Thanks for all the advice! Looks like we might...

    Thanks for all the advice! Looks like we might need to consider other arrangements.

    Hope to see you there!
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    Its the River Roots Music Festival. We're big...

    Its the River Roots Music Festival. We're big fans of Elephant Revival and are super excited about seeing them. Takes place May 16 and 17.

    http://www.riverroots.org/
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    Indiana - Clifty Falls State Park

    Has anyone been to Clifty Falls State Park? We're hammock campers and wondered if anyone could recommend specific sites that had proven hanging trees.

    We're going to the music festival and won't...
  9. Thread: Jacks R Better???

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    I just recently used the Mt Washington 3 when...

    I just recently used the Mt Washington 3 when temps dropped to 20 degrees. I also had underquilts.com gore tex sock and a zero degree bag, but found myself colder than I'd like. I sleep really...
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    We're in Champaign, but the camp was near...

    We're in Champaign, but the camp was near Bloomington. Nice park and I recommend the area. (lake usage is pretty pricey though)

    Thanks to everyone for all their kind words. :) I'll probably...
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    Illinois car camping hang

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    I recently started a blog to archive all of our hiking trips. I figured it was good practice for when we hope to hike the AT in 2019.

    The...
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    Excitedly in!

    Excitedly in!
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    My family is working hard to pull together enough...

    My family is working hard to pull together enough gear to do some serious hanging this year. Group hangs are high on my list of goals. I've been following along with the trip reports from previous...
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    Withdrawn with apologies.

    Withdrawn with apologies.
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    I'm in! :) (and I 'liked' you on Facebook too)

    I'm in! :) (and I 'liked' you on Facebook too)
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    Please add me to the pile! I would love to begin...

    Please add me to the pile! I would love to begin modifying my hammock. :)
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    I'll take it

    I'll take it
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    I had rigged an old queen sized down comforter to...

    I had rigged an old queen sized down comforter to attach to the end loops of the hammock, and while it kept me warm, it put tension on my feet when I tried to stretch out. Ultimately it was an...
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    Underquilt for Mayan hammock

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    I got a wonderful Mayan hammock on a lark in Mexico a couple of years ago and finally managed to set it up this weekend. I'd really love to use it as my...
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