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    The Trek: Thru-Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail with a Hammock

    Hey guys. After my recent PCT thru hike I was able to put together information I was able to figure about hammock camping the Pacific Crest Trail. The link is below. I didn't want to copy and paste the article because there are tons of pictures and embedded links that may provide more info for readers.

    https://thetrek.co/pacific-crest-tra...c-crest-trail/

    If you have time, give it a read. As usual I'd love to hear any comments or feedback. This group gave me a lot of information before the trail and I used that to successfully finish the trail in a hammock and will hopefully use it to get more hammock folks out on the trail.

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    Great article. If I were doing this through hike I think I would have carried a tent through the desert and switched out to my hammock for the rest of the trail for weight savings and to not have to do the extra miles hunting for trees. The good news is that it's doable and I would have never imagined that.

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    Excellent article, Sir. Iíve been considering adding a NeoAir short to my arsenal for just such trips, Iím glad to hear it worked well for you.

    Thank you for sharing!


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    Awesome info! I hope to one day hammock the PCT (but I still need to knock out the AT first). I look forward to following your future trips.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Hackap View Post
    Awesome info! I hope to one day hammock the PCT (but I still need to knock out the AT first). I look forward to following your future trips.


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    No need to knock out the AT first, they are both excellent trails.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TrailSlug View Post
    Great article. If I were doing this through hike I think I would have carried a tent through the desert and switched out to my hammock for the rest of the trail for weight savings and to not have to do the extra miles hunting for trees. The good news is that it's doable and I would have never imagined that.
    Yeah there was time in the desert where I got pretty familiar with going to ground but with the excellent weather in the Desert tarping it on the ground wasn't horrible but theres a reason this type of shelter system is mostly used by the more seasoned hikers. I actually talked to at least one other person who used a tent for the first section and then switched out for the rest of the trail and he said it worked great.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TxAggie View Post
    Excellent article, Sir. I’ve been considering adding a NeoAir short to my arsenal for just such trips, I’m glad to hear it worked well for you.

    Thank you for sharing!


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    As long as you can keep the neo air from getting a hole they work great. thanks for reading.
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    Great read, clear and concise. Thanks!

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    Enjoyed this very much! Have dreams of hiking some on the PCT one day!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Peppy View Post
    Enjoyed this very much! Have dreams of hiking some on the PCT one day!
    Thanks for reading! The PCT is a great trail, should definitely be on everyones bucket list.
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