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    I apologize for the delayed reply. This is a UGQ...

    I apologize for the delayed reply. This is a UGQ Hangar 12 tarp with internal pole mods (two poles). I ordered the tarp that way after buying a used one from a fellow member on here. Many of my tarps...
  2. The bear spray is for cats also. I have been...

    The bear spray is for cats also. I have been within spitting distance of a panther at night many years go. It was purchased for me as a birthday present from my wife who requires me to carry it even...
  3. I have an Ursack Major XL with liner that I like...

    I have an Ursack Major XL with liner that I like a lot. I also use a Zpacks bear bag hanging kit often. I haven't carried the BV450 in a few years lol.

    Thanks for the load out list. I was...
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    All of our LL winter quilts have maximum down (up...

    All of our LL winter quilts have maximum down (up +4oz/quilt). I do agree with the idea that extra down may help but would also think that baffle design and size would have a larger effect of...
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    Now I'm no expert on down shifting but here's my...

    Now I'm no expert on down shifting but here's my two cents. I use a Ghost Pepper 0F TQ from George. In the two years that I have had it I have never had an issue of the down shifting with his zig...
  6. Don't feel bad about the filter. I made the same...

    Don't feel bad about the filter. I made the same mistake on a Linville Gorge hike back in 2019. I have since learned lol. Are bear canisters required anywhere along the foothills trail. I noticed on...
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    Thanks for the comments everyone. I want to do...

    Thanks for the comments everyone. I want to do this trail again later this year if possible because our friend Jeremy did not get to join us.
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qNExIGnIK-k

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qNExIGnIK-k
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    I like that picture Dvankirk

    I like that picture Dvankirk
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    Linville Gorge Trip-17.44 Miles

    Greg (member Lazy Squirrel) and I set of from Pensacola last Tuesday for the gorge.

    Day 1- We parked at table rock and did our first day hike up to the top at about 10am. We had the amazing view...
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    My wife and I have the 0F rated Carolina Reaper...

    My wife and I have the 0F rated Carolina Reaper (4oz overstuff) and Ghost Pepper (3oz Overstuff) combos. We absolutely love them. The lowest that I have had mine is 15F on a wet and windy night....
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    Update-We finally got some good cold weather here...

    Update-We finally got some good cold weather here in Florida this past weekend or so. My buddy and I headed to the swamp for an overnight car camping trip (due to work) to test out the quilts and a...
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    I have a new DCF Winter Haven still in the box. I...

    I have a new DCF Winter Haven still in the box. I unrolled it slightly, decided that I did not like it, and have promptly set it aside for my buddy to claim. His HG dcf tarp lasted three trips before...
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    My wife uses Lawson 2.5mm Glow Wire and loves...

    My wife uses Lawson 2.5mm Glow Wire and loves them. I use the 3mm Guywire from Lawson myself on my Winter Haven. The 3mm won't slip when wet and under very heavy bursts (70-80mph) in a lineloc3. I...
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    I own two sets of George's zero degree quilts...

    I own two sets of George's zero degree quilts that are also overstuffed. The other two quilts that I own are rated slightly higher with no overfill. It is my "opinion" that based on what I have seen...
  18. Copied from another forum that I recently posted...

    Copied from another forum that I recently posted on: Allow me to share a story from this past week. We camped on a mountain (Shortoff Trail) above 2600' within twenty feet of the cliff in Linville...
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    Both my wife and I use a zero degree combo of LL...

    Both my wife and I use a zero degree combo of LL quilts in the winter. I sleep cold and she sleeps hot. I sleep especially cold due to blood thinners. The coldest that we have had our quilts is...
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    It is said that a darker tarp makes some people...

    It is said that a darker tarp makes some people feel like it's gloomy outside. My wife and I use Winter Haven Tarps from Simply Light Designs. Hers is moraccan blue and mine is coyote brown. She...
  21. On a trip last January my buddy had a new cottage...

    On a trip last January my buddy had a new cottage UG that was rated below the expected temps. He got into his hammock and I adjusted it for him. He was snug as a bug when he went to sleep. In the...
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    Remember that you not only have to deal with...

    Remember that you not only have to deal with blowing wind but also splashing up onto the under quilt. An under quilt protector from 2QZQ is a minor investment and weighs almost nothing. I prefer...
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    It would be great to meet everyone again but our...

    It would be great to meet everyone again but our next trip to Sipsey is in early September and this event is one week before my Linville hike. Every stay safe and enjoy yourselves.
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    @m00ch --I sleep cold for starters and the blood...

    @m00ch --I sleep cold for starters and the blood thinners don't help. The main reason that I have found that the 15 F TQ feels so cold is the lack of a draft collar and no cinch system for the neck....
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    A ten degree buffer is not enough for me...

    A ten degree buffer is not enough for me personally in the fall and winter times. I sleep cold. Since I live in Florida I have to travel to get somewhere cold and I am not car camping. I have...
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    Hi MJM-NY. First off the best advice that I can...

    Hi MJM-NY. First off the best advice that I can give you is to watch Shug's videos on youtube. Secondly, perhaps you can turn that tarp into a diamond configuration to shorten the distance needed...
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    I was in my overstuffed zero degree set of LL...

    I was in my overstuffed zero degree set of LL quilts and had to vent when I first entered (it was about 50F) but by 2am I was warm and snug. It was a fun trip.

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    I prefer to hike with an overweight hairy women...

    I prefer to hike with an overweight hairy women that snores. She'll scare off the bears, keep me warm if need be, and not complain about the cold....Seriously though I would personally prefer to have...
  29. I wear a 14 EEE size shoe and always go for a no...

    I wear a 14 EEE size shoe and always go for a no taper option with the hot box feature when designing a quilt from George. My problem is that I move my feet often at night and am also on blood...
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    I have never owned a Paria but I do own a HG 20F...

    I have never owned a Paria but I do own a HG 20F UQ. The HG one is old, from a former member on her with an AT hike under it's belt, and still performs years later. I have only had it down to 36F...
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    I'm in Florida also. Let me first say that if...

    I'm in Florida also. Let me first say that if your hanging here a No-See-UM mosquito net is invaluable. Make sure that any net purchased is rated for it. Secondly, I camp in swamps quite frequently...
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    I have poor circulation (heart issues) and am on...

    I have poor circulation (heart issues) and am on blood thinners. I understand what you mean by cold feet. I have an old pair of walmart wool socks that keep my feet warm and dry for days even with...
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    I would love to see single digits. My reaper has...

    I would love to see single digits. My reaper has four ounces overfill and the lowest that I have gotten it too was 28F with a slight breeze. I would love to see some "Shug" weather !
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    The wife and I got to test out new 13' Winter...

    The wife and I got to test out new 13' Winter Haven tarps this past weekend. They are definitely worth the extra weight and really pleased with them.

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    My wife recently got her Winter Haven in robin...

    My wife recently got her Winter Haven in robin egg blue and she loves the color. Your gear bag looks nice.
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    The wife and I both got to test our zero degree...

    The wife and I both got to test our zero degree quilts this past weekend on our wilderness hike. It got down to 29F at the coldest part of out trip and we had no issues. I measured mine at 1:30 am...
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    I know that this is an old thread but I thought...

    I know that this is an old thread but I thought that I might weigh in. I own two UGQ Hanger 12 Tarps in 20D silpoly using the end pole mods and although they are not the Winter Dream version they are...
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    I placed my order with Jared. I opted for a 13'...

    I placed my order with Jared. I opted for a 13' Silpoly XL 1.1 oz in coyote grey with three internal poles, cat cuts, and snaps. Our next trip is hopefully next month and I hope to have some pictures...
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    I have the same quilts for myself but prefer the...

    I have the same quilts for myself but prefer the coyote/grey combo. Thank you for the kind remarks. These will hopefully get tested this upcoming January in Linville Gorge.
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    The quilts arrived today. The wife is very happy....

    The quilts arrived today. The wife is very happy. I'll post pics once it quits raining here.
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    WooHoo...It's in production ;)

    WooHoo...It's in production ;)
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    I like your tarp Oneclick. It is really nice and...

    I like your tarp Oneclick. It is really nice and the cat cuts are not too high. It looks really spacious. I'll definitely go with the snaps on mine. I would never use side pull outs though. I've...
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    I was leary of cat cuts because my current tarp...

    I was leary of cat cuts because my current tarp has larger cuts than I see on yours. Last winter they allowed a good solid air flow under the tarp. I like the poles in a tarp because on our last trip...
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    Winter Haven Recommendations

    My wife and I have Jared's 11' Trail Lair hammocks and currently use the 12' UGQ Hangar tarps. They are great tarps for the summer but fall short on what I consider ideal for the winter due to the...
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    I will definitely posts some pics. My colors are...

    I will definitely posts some pics. My colors are coyote brown and titanium grey mostly while hers is the morrocan blue and lime green. She wants to match her Trail lair hammock and UGQ Hanger 12...
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    Her specs are: 0 Ghost Pepper Topquilt ...

    Her specs are:

    0 Ghost Pepper Topquilt

    Size: 85" - WIDE width 900 fill power goose down, Outer Shell Color: Moroccan Blue Argon 90, Inner Shell Color: Lime Green Argon 90, Outer Stitching...
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    Ordered a new set for the wife

    So I was finally able to order my wife a set of quilts from George. We patiently waited for the store to re-open and hopefully that is a good sign in regards to Georges recovery. I ordered a Reaper...
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    My buddy is rather tall and stout. He brought one...

    My buddy is rather tall and stout. He brought one of these on our last camping trip and said that he liked it. He does not lay diagonal though. Temps were in the 50's.
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    I live near Pensacola and have an overstuffed 0F...

    I live near Pensacola and have an overstuffed 0F for all of my winter camping in north Alabama and future hikes. My wife has a older 20F quilt and although she is a warm sleeper she finds the...
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