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    Welcome to the group. Another Charlotte resident...

    Welcome to the group. Another Charlotte resident here.
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    Welcome to the forums. There are a number of us...

    Welcome to the forums. There are a number of us here in NC. If you get an chance, come to one of the group hangs. Itís a friendly bunch and family friendly.
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    Thanks Swampfox I have you to thank for the...

    Thanks Swampfox
    I have you to thank for the inspiration for putting the info together - mileages, water, etc. It really helped to have your data for the Bartram when I forgot my phone charging...
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    Thanks Infrastellar. I always enjoy your pics....

    Thanks Infrastellar. I always enjoy your pics. The majority of the time I was alone but some of the pics I had to crop out the people - it might look like this behind me....
  5. My experience starting in hammocks was similar in...

    My experience starting in hammocks was similar in that I didnít always sleep long but wow I didnít feel sore the next day. Like any new thing, your brain doesnít tend to relax but that gets better...
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    Itís a nice section - lots of views. And thanks...

    Itís a nice section - lots of views. And thanks for the note on my wife. She is doing ok considering it was all pretty traumatic.


    Thanks Falarny
  7. Grayson Highlands - high country with views and...

    Grayson Highlands - high country with views and ponies.

    Roan Highlands - more of a one way experience but plenty of shuttles around to help out.

    Smokey Mtns - the north part of the park is...
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    Folks - letís keep this thread respectful. This...

    Folks - letís keep this thread respectful. This is a good thread and I donít want to have to lock it.

    Good reminder from our Terms of Service

    ďIt's often easy to get frustrated over...
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    Here is a link to the For Sale guidelines. ...

    Here is a link to the For Sale guidelines.

    And welcome back.


    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/124788-FS-Forum-Guidelines
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    Also looking forward to following along. Good...

    Also looking forward to following along. Good luck to you.
  11. Hereís an old post but this may help. ...

    Hereís an old post but this may help.


    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/showthread.php/56706-Snake-skins-from-pantyhose-tights?highlight=pantyhose
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    You may want to start a new thread and ask this. ...

    You may want to start a new thread and ask this. It might get more folks viewing it.
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    Itís a nice area. I am thinking I need a trip...

    Itís a nice area. I am thinking I need a trip combing Big Creek, Cataloochee, Mt Sterling and what not. Probably easier to do a loop.



    Thanks Obd.
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    Itís a great section to hike. Loved the views and...

    Itís a great section to hike. Loved the views and that creepy old forest feel.

    As for the dog, the bite didnít involve food. It happened when my wife went to comfort the dog as it was stressed. ...
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    It was good to get out, enjoy the views and...

    It was good to get out, enjoy the views and breathe some fresh air.


    Lol sounds right
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    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200619/955789ad...

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200619/955789ada7bd5bdad007974e22996f35.jpg
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    I enjoyed the latest video on her hammock gear. ...

    I enjoyed the latest video on her hammock gear.
    Solid choices of the Warbonnet gear for hammock, tarp, UQ, etc based on her requirements (one vendor for all gear and lightweight).

    As to whether...
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    Ha thanks. Iíve learned to pace myself so I can...

    Ha thanks. Iíve learned to pace myself so I can get the hike done, maybe just not quickly. Kinda like an Everest climber.. step.. breath.. repeat. :)

    I canít imagine whiteout conditions. Part of...
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    NC - Newfound Gap to Hot Springs

    I have wanted to hike the AT through GSMNP and after doing roughly half of it last year, I wanted to finish the other half.

    Another big motivation - hammocks were allowed near the shelter due to...
  20. Looked like a fun trip and some nice campsites by...

    Looked like a fun trip and some nice campsites by the lake even if they were a bit breezy.
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    Sounds like an interesting group but...

    Sounds like an interesting group but unfortunately I didnít come across them.
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    Beautiful pics. Looks like a great trip.

    Beautiful pics. Looks like a great trip.
  23. Nice. I need to get up there sometime.

    Nice. I need to get up there sometime.
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    Looking forward to this one

    Looking forward to this one
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    I enjoyed the write up. I was up at Pecks Corner...

    I enjoyed the write up. I was up at Pecks Corner around the same time but kept going on the AT to Hot Springs. I did look at looping into the Cataloochee Valley as an option. Looks wonderful.
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    Thank you both

    Thank you both
  27. Nice. Iíd really like to do a kayak camping trip...

    Nice. Iíd really like to do a kayak camping trip sometime. Gotta get a kayak first... canoe has worked well so far but want to have my own ride sometimes.
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    Thanks Tom Tom

    Thanks Tom Tom
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    Thanks Tacoma Ha. Yep. Meet Rev first (and...

    Thanks Tacoma


    Ha. Yep. Meet Rev first (and thought what have I gotten myself into). Then he said go talk to Gunner - he has like 7 hammocks setup you can checkout. The rest is history.
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    I setup efficiently but am not rushed if that...

    I setup efficiently but am not rushed if that makes sense. All pretty much habit now.

    Use hiking poles if you have em to quickly estimate tree distance. Things are a bit easier the more...
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    They certainly help going up and over trees...

    They certainly help going up and over trees laying on the trail :)
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    Interesting 6í11Ē is quite tall. Iím nowhere near...

    Interesting 6í11Ē is quite tall. Iím nowhere near that. Just tall in relation to my kin, some of whom didnít hit 5í.
  33. Looks like we found @Refreshing / Treefools house...

    Looks like we found @Refreshing / Treefools house
    (heís a member that hangs high in the trees)
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    Welcome back. Always good to see an old timer on...

    Welcome back. Always good to see an old timer on the forums.
    Whatís changed? You can now pick from 57 different types/colors of fabric when you get a new hammock.
  35. I've seen or heard animals - deer snorting,...

    I've seen or heard animals - deer snorting, coyotees yipping, etc. But mostly I encounter imaginary animals - those part of my active imagination. I once woke up for sure I heard a bear. Realized...
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    This doesnít help exactly but I have seen some...

    This doesnít help exactly but I have seen some instructions before on using the side channels. Thatís how I planned to do it before I ended up selling the hammock with the knotty mods.
    I did have...
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    I have a Wilderness Logics hammock and they added...

    I have a Wilderness Logics hammock and they added 2 knotty mods - one by my head and one by my feet. It works well. Since i know which direction I lay, I wouldnít see much value in having them...
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    Be sure to email Brandon if you havenít already. ...

    Be sure to email Brandon if you havenít already.


    [email protected]
  39. I need help finding a hammock for my son in law

    The WTB subforum would do the trick. There is no rule on the number of posts for you to post there.
    Most purchases on the site get mailed to you - so if you only want something you can pick up be...
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    I feel ya - 6Ē of rain here since last Monday so...

    I feel ya - 6Ē of rain here since last Monday so Iím sure you got a good amount. Sounds like a good first solo. Iím itching to get back out.
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    1.3 MTN (Wide - 64Ē) ...

    1.3 MTN (Wide - 64Ē)


    https://www.dreamhammock.com/Darien-RTS-1-3-MTN-wide-p142097273
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    Just ordered a DHís Ready To Ship version... I...

    Just ordered a DHís Ready To Ship version... I think mine will be here a week after ordering. Course that isnít custom but Iím ok with their standard features and color choice.
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    Yea I remember when the fabric choice was olive...

    Yea I remember when the fabric choice was olive or brown and a couple different weight choices. Itís crazy how many choices there are now.
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    If itís between these two.. I say El Dorado. I...

    If itís between these two.. I say El Dorado. I think the extra length gives more of a sweet spot.
    That said I love my double layer XLC but find myself getting another hammock to reduce weight.
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    Thank ya Shug. Just bought a whole bunch of...

    Thank ya Shug. Just bought a whole bunch of butter to make some summertime shortbread. You've corrupted us. I mean enlightened us.
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    That was probably the Quick Start Tips I put...

    That was probably the Quick Start Tips I put together when I hit 50 posts on the forum.. way way back when. Thanks for the comment


    Thanks Tom... I plan to continue sharing whatever knowledge I...
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    Ugh ticks. Hate those suckers. I do spray my...

    Ugh ticks. Hate those suckers. I do spray my clothes for that reason.
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    Personally I don't spray my hammock. The bug net...

    Personally I don't spray my hammock. The bug net & underquilt keep the bugs away from me. Or maybe I haven't encountered bugs bad enough to spray it yet.
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    Nice spot & pic

    Nice spot & pic
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    Iíd say my HG DCF Standard with doors. Great...

    Iíd say my HG DCF Standard with doors. Great lightweight option for backpacking.

    The other would be a Superfly or the MountainFly. Good coverage for when I want to chill and not worry about rain.
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