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    In the Hammock

    Alright all you hammock hangers. What do you do in the hammock once you're in it. I know some of you go right to sleep, but I know others of you stay awake for awhile after hitting the sack. What do you all take with you to keep entertained in the hammock?
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    mp3 player or a book
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    In the winter when it gets dark WAY before I'm ready for slumber, I flip on the iPod and watch a movie or listen to music whilst practicing some knot tying. However, in the summer when the days are long and the hikes are longer, by the time I hit the hammock I'm ready to blow spit bubbles for the night, so minimal extra-curricular activities for me.
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    Audiobooks, music. listening to the woods. Talking w/ friends. Very rarely watch a movie on itouch, only if alone and truly bored.
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    Watch a show, read a book, listen to a book, or listen to a podcast. Got to love this generation of smart-phones. Only thing missing is Shug releasing his videos as a video Podcast so I can take them with me!

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    My favorite is to lay there listening to the woods. Not much to listen to in the winter, so I listen to the quiet. Every now and then, usually only in the winter, I'll take my iPod for some movies or music. I've taken a book a couple times but it's not very comfortable trying to ready by headlamp in a hammock.
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    Quote Originally Posted by WrongTurn View Post
    What do you all take with you to keep entertained in the hammock?
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    for me it depends on the type of trip I'm hanging at. Boy Scout summer camp, week long camping in one spot, I'll be carrying my kindle. I never know when I'll have a few "spare" moments and be able to read. Backpacking I'm usually to tired to do much of anything except camp dutys and then I flat out am asleep in no time. Maybe if I could plan a backpacking trip where I stopped hiking sooner and then had more in camp time?? Then I might want something to read later. I like to meet the other people at the sites I camp at and don't usually spend much time alone in my hammock unless I'm actually asleep.

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