Page 1 of 9 123 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 88
  1. #1
    slowhike's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Winston-Salem, NC
    Hammock
    DIY, gathered end , w/ spreader
    Tarp
    DIY w/ pull-outs
    Insulation
    DAM/ HG Incubator
    Suspension
    Webbing and rings
    Posts
    10,795
    Images
    319

    5th Annual Mt Rogers Winter Hang report

    Couldn't have asked for much better weather & people for a winter hammock hang!!!
    There will be much more to come but a few basics are that every one did well. A few of us could have used better foot wear for standing around on packed snow, & a few slept a little on the cool side I believe, but most slept toasty warm.
    My thermometer read a low of 7.7 Fri night (actually 6am Sat), but some had lower readings.

    Some came early Thurs & hiked into Wise Shelter to spend a cold, windy night, but most of us arrived Fri.
    A few arrived Sat.

    There were several day hikes to be told about, & the GHSP Rangers were great folks. A pleasure to meet & talk to.

    Everyone got off to a good start home, several stopped to eat at the Log House Restaurant.
    The roads, even at higher elevations were in good condition, so hopefully everyone should be home soon.

    Thanks again to all who took part! Looking forward to more stories, pictures & videos!!!

    For any missing details, here is the planning thread...
    http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/s...ad.php?t=26153
    don`t leave the CREATOR out of the creation!

  2. #2
    slowhike's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Winston-Salem, NC
    Hammock
    DIY, gathered end , w/ spreader
    Tarp
    DIY w/ pull-outs
    Insulation
    DAM/ HG Incubator
    Suspension
    Webbing and rings
    Posts
    10,795
    Images
    319
    BTW, I think the new location for our winter hang was considered a very good thing by most of our campers.
    Near perfect in my opinion for so many people testing new limits.
    Lots of conveniences & safety factors built in. And plenty of hiking available for those that want it.
    don`t leave the CREATOR out of the creation!

  3. #3
    2Questions's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Lititz, PA
    Hammock
    HH Explorer w/ Zipper Mod #4
    Tarp
    ZQ Special w/mods
    Insulation
    Down
    Suspension
    Slings/straps
    Posts
    2,708
    Images
    146
    Home ! I had a good time.... as usual. Thanks to Doctari and all for the prep work for this hang. Now what was our lowest temperature??

    A few pics.
    Attached Images Attached Images
    2QZQ Hammock Specialties
    Specializing in:
    Hennessy Hammock zipper modifications
    Sewn on Tarp doors, Pole Pockets, and Grizz Beaks
    Ridgeline and gear organizers, peak storage bags, UQ protectors,
    2QZQ tree table!

  4. #4
    Senior Member tonejones's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Location
    Spokane, Wa
    Hammock
    1.4oz\sqyd single, DIY
    Tarp
    zpack cuben fiber
    Insulation
    down goodies
    Suspension
    The Force
    Posts
    174
    Images
    22
    so sad i missed it this year. Since i live 3000 mi away now it wasn't possible but glad a good time was had by all

  5. #5
    Senior Member RAW's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Location
    GA
    Hammock
    WBBB 1.7Dbl
    Tarp
    Superfly w/doors
    Insulation
    JRB TQ, Te-Wa UQ
    Suspension
    Straps&dutch-clips
    Posts
    614
    I haven't really posted or seen my hammock in months.
    But I was with you guys in spirit.
    One of these days I'll be able to get back out for some hangs.

    Mostly posting so that I can be subscribed for the pics.

  6. #6
    MacEntyre's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Location
    Jamestown, NC
    Hammock
    Molly Mac Gear
    Posts
    7,653
    Images
    6
    Here is a video of our hang and hike at Mt Rogers and pictures of the horses at Massie Gap, with the view to the southwest.

    My thermometer said the low on Friday night was -2*F, but the battery died on Saturday night. It was 5*F when we turned in at midnight Saturday.

    Attached Images Attached Images
    Last edited by MacEntyre; 01-23-2011 at 22:51.
    "We must, indeed, all hang together or, most assuredly, we shall all hang separately." - Ben Franklin
    www.MollyMacGear.com

  7. #7
    all secure in sector 7 Shug's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    Minnesota
    Hammock
    DIY GreenBeanHammock
    Tarp
    DIY Tarps/HG Cuben
    Insulation
    Frankenquilt/Pod
    Suspension
    Whoopie Slings
    Posts
    16,028
    Images
    62
    I got a good and fine report from Hickery!!!!!!
    I did a sympathy hang here......
    Shug
    Whooooo Buddy)))) All Good in the Backwood Hood.

    Shug's YouTube Videos

  8. #8
    Senior Member Tendertoe's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2010
    Location
    Columbus, OH
    Hammock
    WBRR
    Tarp
    Superfly
    Insulation
    HG
    Suspension
    webbing and rings
    Posts
    1,501
    Had an awesome time out with you all. Great to meet you and thanks again for the hard work in planning and orchestrating this.

  9. #9
    Member bike camper's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Location
    Kingsport, TN
    Hammock
    WBBB
    Tarp
    Superfly
    Insulation
    Phoenix,LHBR,PP
    Suspension
    Whoopies
    Posts
    74
    Quote Originally Posted by MacEntyre View Post
    Here is a video of our hang and hike at Mt Rogers and pictures of the horses at Massie Gap, with the view to the southwest.

    My thermometer said the low on Friday night was -2*F, but the battery died on Saturday night. It was 5*F when we turned in at midnight Saturday.

    Video is being processed, and will be available soon!


    Tried to play the video. The message says "Video is unavailable".

  10. #10
    Senior Member bugman0914's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    Willis, Va.
    Hammock
    WBBB 1.7 DOUBLE
    Tarp
    WB SUPERFLY
    Insulation
    IN SEARCH OF!
    Suspension
    tree huggers
    Posts
    184
    Images
    2
    Great Hang great meeting so many folks from here and putting names on faces. I was only able to stay Friday night as I had things responsiblities at church on Sunday I felt I needed to be there for. But had a great first winter hang. Actually stayed warm in my antiquated sleeping gear above ground. Saw some great equipment. Looks like a Speer Polarpod from TTTrailgear is going on my wish list!
    Thanks to all!
    T
    Tony a.k.a. bugman0914

Similar Threads

  1. 2nd Annual Oregon Winter Hang Report
    By Gary_R in forum Trip Reports
    Replies: 96
    Last Post: 02-06-2013, 22:19
  2. 1st Annual Oregon Winter Hang (report)
    By Gary_R in forum Trip Reports
    Replies: 53
    Last Post: 01-07-2013, 13:29
  3. VIDEO-Mt. Rogers 6th Annual Winter Hang Jan. 2012
    By maztrain in forum Trip Reports
    Replies: 30
    Last Post: 02-14-2012, 23:00
  4. 4th Annual NJ winter Hang Report
    By Iafte in forum Trip Reports
    Replies: 51
    Last Post: 05-17-2011, 18:46
  5. 3rd Annual Mt Rogers Winter Hang Out, Jan 23-25. Planning and Discussion.
    By Doctari in forum Hangouts, Campouts, and Trip Planning
    Replies: 584
    Last Post: 01-27-2009, 08:28

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
  •