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    I like my goosefeet socks. I can see why you...

    I like my goosefeet socks. I can see why you might want over- stuff but mine were standard and have been plenty warm. I just shake the down more into the toes on colder nights and they do the job I...
  2. Thought I'd be able to make it but work has other...

    Thought I'd be able to make it but work has other plans. Some day I'll get back. Here's hoping you all have cold and snow up there.

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  3. Add another maybe to the list! Sent from my...

    Add another maybe to the list!

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  4. Bet you'll be fine. ...

    Bet you'll be fine.

    https://support.enlightenedequipment.com/hc/en-us/articles/115002770588-Layering-Sleep-Systems

    Add a foam pad if needed.

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  5. This might be the year for me to get back up...

    This might be the year for me to get back up there. Will be nice to see all of you again.

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  6. That's a shame. Maybe next time. Sent from my...

    That's a shame. Maybe next time.

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  7. Cumberland Gap trip fell through. Aggressive bear...

    Cumberland Gap trip fell through. Aggressive bear activity so backcountry closed. Silver lining is that I'm back in for the hang! See you all Friday.

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  8. Won't be there after all. Got an opportunity to...

    Won't be there after all. Got an opportunity to backpack at Cumberland Gap that weekend. You all have a good time!

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  9. I'll be there, too. Looking forward to it. ...

    I'll be there, too. Looking forward to it.

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    Way to go! Awesome blend of function and style. ...

    Way to go! Awesome blend of function and style. That table is a beaut!

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    In my experience, adjusting a pad after climbing...

    In my experience, adjusting a pad after climbing in the hammock (which you will always have to do) is far easier in a single layer than a double.

    Over the past year or two i have been...
  12. I think the concept that hardware can stop...

    I think the concept that hardware can stop moisture from getting to you hammock is centered around stopping the capillary action of a wet rope or strap from wicking it there rather than stopping a...
  13. I agree. I use whoopie hooks (one is a double)...

    I agree. I use whoopie hooks (one is a double) but have awakened enough times to a wet CL or hammock end even in moderate rain to always use a drip line. I cut strips from a cheap viscose camp towel...
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    I like mine, mainly in the warmer months and when...

    I like mine, mainly in the warmer months and when I need lower volume. I never inflate it all the way unless I'm on the ground, which is very rare, and have used it for several years without any...
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    Sure, but I don't think it will tell you much...

    Sure, but I don't think it will tell you much more than I already...
  16. I've been using 7/64 whoopie slings since the...

    I've been using 7/64 whoopie slings since the first Amsteel group buy. That was what, 10 years ago or so? Never had the rope harden permanently. It will harden under load due to the coating but...
  17. For a longer trip I've thought about (but haven't...

    For a longer trip I've thought about (but haven't tried much yet) using an insulated pad in my DL hammock (have an Xtherm size L) and to pair it with a lightweight UQ, like a 40 deg, for colder...
  18. If it's a short hike to a base camp I will take a...

    If it's a short hike to a base camp I will take a chair. Right now I'm loving the Helinox Sunset. Otherwise I won't carry the weight.

    If pack weight is a concern I will use a Jerry Chair. For...
  19. I've had mine down to 40 with a 40 deg TQ....

    I've had mine down to 40 with a 40 deg TQ. Wouldn't want to go any lower. I was able to sleep but wasn't comfortable when awake, if you know what that is like. For me, 50 is the low- end comfort...
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    Cuben...

    Cuben Avenuehttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20210426/48388d72c197b767d49e0f28e2700066.jpg

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    The compound....

    The compound....
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    It was good to meet you, Greg. Always nice to...

    It was good to meet you, Greg. Always nice to faces with names, especially "old guard" members. I hope to camp with you again one day.

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    It will be great to see you, again, Brad. ...

    It will be great to see you, again, Brad.

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    I agree, so I made a smaller version with an...

    I agree, so I made a smaller version with an appropriately-sized stuff sack filled with cubic- inch- size pieces of OC foam I cut from packing material.

    I just added foam until I felt the support...
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    Better check with Yogi on that. Actually......

    Better check with Yogi on that.


    Actually... better not. In fact, forget I mentioned it.

    LOL

    [emoji1787][emoji1787][emoji1787][emoji1787]

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    I'm planning to be there, Larry. Sent from my...

    I'm planning to be there, Larry.

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    Used to get cold feet when sleeping in colder...

    Used to get cold feet when sleeping in colder weather. Then I got Goose Feet down socks. 2 or 3 ounces for the pair IIRC-- no reason not to bring them. My feet now stay toasty in the hammock. I never...
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    Can't see the route. Link wants me to install...

    Can't see the route. Link wants me to install GAIA.

    Trail just west of Grays Arch collapsed in a landslide. Will be closed for a while. Reports I have seen on FB are confusing, saying the arch is...
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    No worries. Sounded like another sign- up. I've...

    No worries. Sounded like another sign- up. I've been on trips which were cross- posted on different sites and it's difficult to figure out what is happening, who is going, etc.

    Sent from my...
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    I don't know why we would need 2 sign- ups on...

    I don't know why we would need 2 sign- ups on different platforms. That only gets confusing. A link on FB to this page would be sufficient IMO.

    That said, I re- arranged my time off and plan to be...
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    I think that, though gathering opinions is great...

    I think that, though gathering opinions is great and can give you a general feel for what to expect, you really just need to try different options to see what works FOR YOU.

    I've found that a...
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    I agree with everything jeff-oh said. The RRG is...

    I agree with everything jeff-oh said. The RRG is beautiful but a little dis- jointed for that kind of mileage. Keep in mind that the terrain will slow you down a lot. Not just because of the...
  33. Glad you all had a good time. Wish I could have...

    Glad you all had a good time. Wish I could have been there. Maybe next year. I've never been to the gorge-- one of these days I'll have to cheek it out.

    Would love to see some pics!

    Sent from...
  34. Cute, Shug. That was fun. Thanks for sharing. ...

    Cute, Shug. That was fun. Thanks for sharing.

    You all have fun... wish I could be there.

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    I would agree if it was taking a load, but it's...

    I would agree if it was taking a load, but it's just keeping fabric rolled up. Maybe use backing. You would want to seal the stitching, of course.

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    My HG DCF standard w/ doors came with ties...

    My HG DCF standard w/ doors came with ties (strips of DCF) to hold the doors after you roll them up. Similar to Shug's suggestion but lighter and you can't lose them. In fact, you can pretty much...
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    I have a tiny prussik loop on my tarp CRL for...

    I have a tiny prussik loop on my tarp CRL for that purpose. The mitten hooks on my shock cord door tie outs clip to that when one end is closed up.

    Hear ya on the space taken inside the tarp when...
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    Regarding the stake loop, a bowline would do the...

    Regarding the stake loop, a bowline would do the job but has a tendency to work loose when not under tension unless you fix the tag end to the loop with a stopper- type knot. I just use an overhand...
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    I always use a clothing bag that is at least...

    I always use a clothing bag that is at least twice as big as the clothing I pack so I can stuff it with other gear at night. I put it under my knees to make the hammock more comfortable (for knees,...
  40. Be careful what you ask for... you just might get...

    Be careful what you ask for... you just might get it. ;)

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  41. Very nice! When can you do the same at my house?...

    Very nice! When can you do the same at my house? ;)

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    Don't know how I missed this. He was on here and...

    Don't know how I missed this. He was on here and active when I first joined. I never hiked with him but always looked forward to his comments. I found his posts informative and backed by experience,...
  43. Not going to work out this year, unfortunately....

    Not going to work out this year, unfortunately. Maybe next year. Have a good time!

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    Love those Event dry bags-- my go- to if I need...

    Love those Event dry bags-- my go- to if I need more compression for a thicker quilt. Otherwise I use the trash compactor line bag as others do. I still remember being amazed at all the extra room I...
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    I might be in depending on dates. Sent from...

    I might be in depending on dates.

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  46. I signed up! Really looking forward to getting...

    I signed up! Really looking forward to getting back up to Wisconsin again, and to use my cold weather gear again! I think this trip would be a blast....

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  47. Mt Rogers hang got postponed due to COVID...

    Mt Rogers hang got postponed due to COVID restrictions in Virginia and I can't go, so I'm thinking about trying to get up there. Needing to ask for time off... what time/ day do folks usually...
  48. Ha! Yeah, Dave, would definitely do a few things...

    Ha! Yeah, Dave, would definitely do a few things differently next time... lessons learned!

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  49. Well, guess I'm out-- that's my weekend to work....

    Well, guess I'm out-- that's my weekend to work. Maybe someday I'll get to go to this hang again. Hope everything aligns for you all and the new dates work out!

    Since I have the time off I'm...
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    I have no tips to add to the great advice given...

    I have no tips to add to the great advice given already, so I'll just offer some encouragement. I've had my circuit for many years and I love it. It seems to offer me the best combo of size, weight,...
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