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  1. Suggestion for 3 day adirondack hiking trip September

    Hi Everyone,

    I'm planning a trip with a couple friends in mid-September and we're thinking of going to the Adirondacks. Something within 6 hours drive of Ottawa, Canada. It will be a 3-4 day...
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    Best hammock for kids?

    I'm in the same boat, have a 5 year old girl who likes my hammock so much I don't have one anymore ;)

    I'm talking with papasmurf to get one made for her. Looking like a 9' hot pink danger bird.
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    Re: Algonquin Park Accommodation

    I may be wrong, but I think that everytthing is campsites in the park. Even at achray campground which you can drive to has only campsites.
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    How tent-peg slingshot proof is your tarp?

    Got a chance to get out this weekend. The WBBB was pegged out a bit too tight to get the shelf nicely out there. When I sat down in the WBBB to get in for the night the peg got pulled out and...
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    zing-it in canada

    Hi everyone,

    Looking to buy 200' of Zing-it 1.75". So far it looks like I'll pay about 20-30$ in shipping prices for $40 of zing-it which I'm trying to avoid. I searched the forum and found some...
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    Pillow. Waterproof may be sweaty though.

    Pillow. Waterproof may be sweaty though.
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    Welcome Chris. I'm in Ottawa. My first...

    Welcome Chris. I'm in Ottawa.

    My first hammock was a HH expedition that I got at mec. I slept in it 4 nights in the backyar and really tried to like it but couldn't get comfy. It wasn't long...
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    Nice pictures. I've got the packafeather also. ...

    Nice pictures. I've got the packafeather also. Love it's simmer, it works with the outback oven and I've made some good treats on it.

    I'm headed out next weekend with my dad to Algonquin. ...
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    Underquilt for ridgerunner and wbbb

    I've got a WBBB and basically sold my wife on the idea that this is awesome so now getting her setup with a hammock also. I've ordered her a ridgerunner and need to get it outfit with quilts.
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    Hello (again) from Ottawa

    Hi Everyone. I've just recently gotten into hammocking but have been tent camping quite a bit (as much as I can). I had the username 'dcardamo' which is basically my name and decided to create a...
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    Gear List Calculator

    I'm working on building a spreadsheet that has a list of all my gear, how much it weighs, and which gear lists each item belongs to so that I can sum up my weight and make gear checklists before...
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    I'm a big Shug fan. Long time camper, newbie...

    I'm a big Shug fan. Long time camper, newbie hammocker and I have him to thank for this new experience. I was looking to reduce my pack weight, was thinking of getting a quilt instead of a...
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    That's quite clever. Thanks!

    That's quite clever. Thanks!
  14. I enjoyed watching it.. skipped some of the...

    I enjoyed watching it.. skipped some of the emotional scenes. Takes a lot of courage to share something like that with the world.

    Agree he didn't look well prepared but not sure I'd do much...
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    I think he's enjoying a long weekend off, think...

    I think he's enjoying a long weekend off, think thatís a fantastic idea.

    The sling is really well put together, I like how you can't pull it back through the splice because he splices the end to...
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    Thanks Gargoyle, thatís the one. I've got 2...

    Thanks Gargoyle, thatís the one.

    I've got 2 trees that are 15' apart, and I've got 8' huggers, then I've got the whoopie sling itself. If I string it up the way the video says I'd need trees...
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    All-in-One Marlin Spike?

    I've got the all-in-one system (great fast shipping btw) and I'm trying to figure out how to get it all setup.

    There isn't a big fixed eye at the end like all the whoopie sling video's I've seen...
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