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    Arrow Struck!!!

    Here is a great question that I have never seen talked about or asked .

    If you are hung between two trees and one of the trees is struck by a bolt of lightning will you get hurt ? or killed ?
    Chris Duke aka SWAMP FOOT

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    I know of at least two threads dealing with this in detail. I can't find them but maybe some else can.
    I may be slow... But I sure am gimpy.

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    "Tenting is equivalent to a bum crawling into a cardboard box, hammocking is an art" KK

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    It's been discussed in pretty much detail around here, but the general conclusion is that it's just about as dangerous being under a tree in a tent when it gets struck by lightning as it is being in a hammock. Lightning is scary stuff, especially when you do a lot of hanging just shy of treeline like I do.

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    I appreciate the info fellows , good reads! alot of theorys in place...I guess it just boils down to conditions. I really appreciate the feedback.
    Chris Duke aka SWAMP FOOT

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