FYI, all the advertising photos I have seen for the more commercial hammocks like ENO and Hammock Bliss show improper setups. You will find much better in the gallery here.
Shug's YouTube videos would be excellent for presentations at a staff meeting. Serve milk and Oreos and watch it come out their noses
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d7NZVqpBUV0 is the first of a four part series and there are more with reviews and winter camping tips.
Mt. Bayou Lake, St. Landry, Louisiana
This set is on a 30 degee slope after the last major storm in the south. My set and gear for the weekend was carried in the Osprey Talon 30 seen hanging from my ridgeline for a combined weight of 23#'s with 2.5L of water in the sleeve.
Three more hangers joined our ranks after this trip. Apparently, their naps were as comfy as mine...
Temps- 70 degrees days, 40 degrees nights.
Hammock- HH Hyperlite w/ 2QZQ zipper mod
Insulation- HH Supershelter
Quilt- ALPS Mountaineering Alpine 30 Wide (bag)
Tarp- OES Maccat Deluxe w/ MYOG ridgeline and tie-outs
Poles- Biggymart specials (trailsticks work too)
SM TR49, SR-875 "A boy learns integrity through his eyes, ears and hands."
"You step into the Road, and if you don't keep your feet, there is no telling where you might be swept off to." Bilbo Baggins, as quoted by Frodo The Fellowship of the Ring
In the Arava Valley, near Tsofar, Israel.
Kinda off topic, but kinda not, Bearpaw and I will be putting on a Hammocking Workshop/Clinic/Class at SoRuck 2012. Should be, ahem, "interesting".
"If you play a Nicleback song backwards, you'll hear messages from the devil. Even worse, if you play it forward, you'll hear Nickleback." - Dave Grohl