Page 41 of 41 FirstFirst ... 31394041
Results 401 to 409 of 409
  1. #401
    Senior Member Lonely Raven's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Location
    Bolingbrook, IL
    Hammock
    WarbonnetBlackbird
    Tarp
    Olive Superfly
    Insulation
    Incubat Dempsey TQ
    Suspension
    Stock Webbing
    Posts
    1,516
    Quote Originally Posted by fourdog View Post
    Calling all Old Dogs, Gray Hairs, Sourdoughs & those with frozen brain cells to the 2nd MN Frozen Butt Hang to be held the 20,21 & 22 Jan 2012

    The hang will be at Sturgen Lake, MN at Camp Miller. There is 330 acres of prime Boreal forest. So the harvest of fire wood on site is no problem.
    There are x-country ski-trails, lake for ice fishing. It also borders General CC Andrews State Forest that covers over 7,500 acres with 40 miles + trails.

    The temps will be from 20F up to -35F.More then likely -15 to -30F .Camp will 1/2 mile + from parking. This will be a little thinner of the widge hang then last time with no warm tent or backup. Unless you have slept in the snow bank before and liked it this may not be the hang for you.If you do not have the gear and skills for those temps this may not be the hang for you.

    But if you don't mind a little frost bite. A little suffering thats good for the soul. A whole lot of challange and great comradere around the stew pot hung over a northern fire. It may be just the outing for you.

    www.fourdog.com

    I'm in. My fiance has decided not to go once she read the -30F and no backup/warm tent.

    Will we still have the parachute shelter?
    Warbonnet Blackbird 1.7DL Green
    Switchback (w/Netting) 1.9DL Green
    Grizzbridge (aka The Loaner)
    Grand Trunk - Deep Blue
    Trek Light in Olive

    Backwoods Daydreamer Winter Tarp - Red
    DIY "Deluxe" in Olive
    Warbonnet Superfly in Olive

  2. #402
    Skygzr's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Location
    St.Louis, MO
    Hammock
    DIY
    Tarp
    Hammock Gear Cuben
    Insulation
    Hammock Gear UQ,TQ
    Suspension
    whoopie sling
    Posts
    699
    Quote Originally Posted by beep View Post
    This is a "trial balloon" to see if there is interest in a mid-winter "Frozen Butts" hang in Minnesota. I'm looking at a calendar and thinking the weekend of January 7-9, 2011 would work for me.

    This would probably be "up north" in Minnesota, though NOT NECESSARILY on the Superior Hiking Trail. In the interest of encouraging participation from all without getting into gear checks or experience, I envision a shortish (3-5 mile) walk-in to a hang site. There will likely be snow (think snowshoes) and seriously cold temperatures. Lows could be sub-zero (F.)

    The actual hang site selection would depend partly on who wants to go and how many there are. I'm willing to do some research to line up a site. If there are "out-of-towners" whose travel would dictate an overnight spot in the Twin Cities on their way to-and-fro, I have floor space aplenty.

    So, this is a very early trial balloon to test interest. If you want to try your gear in winter conditions...or acquire (make or buy) winter gear to extend your hammock kit inventory...get cracking! Clear the calendar!

    Safety Disclaimer: In serious cold weather, you can experience risk of injury or extreme discomfort if you aren't prepared for it. You should NOT contemplate coming along unless you've tested your gear in similar conditions whether in a backyard or a local park. This is not the time to inaugurate stuff you've never used!
    would be better for me the weekend of the 13-15th. I will be 50 years old.
    "nature speaks in the silence between words"
    www.mustexplore.blogspot.com

  3. #403
    Senior Member CryOTheWild's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Kenosha, WI
    Hammock
    (Winter) DIY Gathered End
    Tarp
    HH Hex fly
    Insulation
    (winter)HG -20 UQ
    Suspension
    DIY Whoopies
    Posts
    409
    I would be free during the first week of January but am hosting a Wisconsin winter hang the 13th-15th of January in the Nicolet National Forest in Northern Wisconsin. The weekend of the 19-21st I will be hanging way up in the Porcupine Mountains.

  4. #404
    Skygzr's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Location
    St.Louis, MO
    Hammock
    DIY
    Tarp
    Hammock Gear Cuben
    Insulation
    Hammock Gear UQ,TQ
    Suspension
    whoopie sling
    Posts
    699
    Quote Originally Posted by CryOTheWild View Post
    I would be free during the first week of January but am hosting a Wisconsin winter hang the 13th-15th of January in the Nicolet National Forest in Northern Wisconsin. The weekend of the 19-21st I will be hanging way up in the Porcupine Mountains.
    got more info on the wisconsin hang? I would be interested- is there a thread started?
    "nature speaks in the silence between words"
    www.mustexplore.blogspot.com

  5. #405
    Senior Member beep's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Location
    Minneapolis, MN
    Hammock
    WB BB 1.1 dbl
    Tarp
    MacCat Dlx SpinnUL
    Insulation
    Phoenix/Incubator
    Suspension
    Whoopie Slings
    Posts
    2,087
    Images
    47
    You who are interested in a 2012 Frozen Butt Hang need a new thread. This one is about LAST January!
    "The more I carry the happier I am in camp; the less I carry the happier I am getting there" - Sgt. Rock

  6. #406
    Senior Member Lonely Raven's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Location
    Bolingbrook, IL
    Hammock
    WarbonnetBlackbird
    Tarp
    Olive Superfly
    Insulation
    Incubat Dempsey TQ
    Suspension
    Stock Webbing
    Posts
    1,516
    Quote Originally Posted by CryOTheWild View Post
    I would be free during the first week of January but am hosting a Wisconsin winter hang the 13th-15th of January in the Nicolet National Forest in Northern Wisconsin. The weekend of the 19-21st I will be hanging way up in the Porcupine Mountains.
    Yeah, is there a thread on this yet?
    Warbonnet Blackbird 1.7DL Green
    Switchback (w/Netting) 1.9DL Green
    Grizzbridge (aka The Loaner)
    Grand Trunk - Deep Blue
    Trek Light in Olive

    Backwoods Daydreamer Winter Tarp - Red
    DIY "Deluxe" in Olive
    Warbonnet Superfly in Olive

  7. #407
    Fronkey's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Grass Valley, Ca
    Hammock
    DIY "The Crippler"
    Tarp
    "Cuben Refugee"
    Insulation
    DIY "The Ex-gf"
    Suspension
    Whoopie Slings
    Posts
    5,419
    I agree, than more people will know it's a knew hang instead of being last years.

    Fronkey

  8. #408
    Senior Member CryOTheWild's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Kenosha, WI
    Hammock
    (Winter) DIY Gathered End
    Tarp
    HH Hex fly
    Insulation
    (winter)HG -20 UQ
    Suspension
    DIY Whoopies
    Posts
    409
    There is a thread on the Wisconsin Winter Hang. I started the thread back in October. Here is the link

    http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/s...ad.php?t=41142

    Let me know If you have any questions. Hope to see you all there

  9. #409
    TZBrown's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Location
    Fenton, Michigan
    Hammock
    DIY,Speer,Tbird, JRB
    Tarp
    HG CF, MacCat, GG
    Insulation
    HG,JRB,Speer,UGQ
    Suspension
    numerous, seasonal
    Posts
    1,697
    New planning thread started for the second Froze butt hang here

    http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/s...ad.php?t=42886
    Life's A Journey
    It's not to arrive safely at the grave in a well preserved body,
    But rather to skid in sideways, totally worn out, shouting,
    Woo Hoo!....What a Ride!

    My PHOTOS

    My VIDEOS

Similar Threads

  1. 2015 Minnesota Frozen Butt Hang
    By Kaycee in forum Midwest
    Replies: 26
    Last Post: 09-14-2014, 12:57
  2. Pictures: Minnesota Frozen Butt Hang
    By Vincethebutcher in forum Trip Reports
    Replies: 14
    Last Post: 01-24-2014, 23:10
  3. January Frozen Butt Hang
    By BigBearCamper in forum Northeast
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 01-07-2014, 17:44
  4. 2nd Minnesota Frozen Butt Hang
    By Snipen in forum Hangouts, Campouts, and Trip Planning
    Replies: 212
    Last Post: 02-01-2012, 11:15
  5. Replies: 141
    Last Post: 01-19-2011, 18:20

Tags for this Thread

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •