That was a great trip report! Gorgeous area and scenery- glad you finally found two trees that worked! Colder hanging takes different gear, from what you hang in to what you wear and how often you eat. Glad you got to test it all out.
Thanks for sharing the trip, and your thoughts!
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All these years people said,"He's acting like a kid!
He did not know that he could not fly, and so, he DID!
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