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    Talking Video: Fronkey and the Noobies "Part 1"

    Fronkey hear and I made my return to the Superior Hiking Trail for a 5 day hike.

    After a few months of planning a couple dudes from Florida flew up here to go on their first hiking trip. I had mailed them a couple hammocks awhile ago to get some practice in before they got up here, but it wasn't until we hit the trail did I find out that they never once set up their hammocks or exercised or prepared in anyway what so ever.

    Fortunately I had fellow Hammockforums member ArcsandSparks with me to help out with these two guys.

    We started out at Temperance River state park and hiked south to Section 13. Lost a couple member of our party and even saw a wolf. This is part 1 of our adventure on the good ole' SHT. Thanks for watching!




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    YOU ARE AN AWESOME TOUR GUIDE! hahahaha awesome vid dude, loved it.

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    hmmmm that jacket looks familiar! Hope it worked out for you!

    Noobs... cant be trusted to train or practice! lol

    BTW... for the record... If we hike <ever> and you come in singing at the butt crack of dawn I'll collar choke you LMAO that was funny!

    heeeey macarena

    look forward to the other vids coming. In fact I've been on the look out for this video since Thursday.
    "If you give a monkey a gun and he shoots someone, you dont blame the monkey"

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    Fun video.
    " The mind creates the abyss, the heart crosses it."

    “The measure of your life will not be in what you accumulate, but in what you give away.” ~Wayne Dyer

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    You'll have to sing a whole lot louder and perttier on the " Northern Hang " to wake up this hearing challenged boy.
    " Wiggs "

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    What did you do to those poor Florida guys
    don`t leave the CREATOR out of the creation!

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    I've never hiked anywhere near the Superior Hiking Trail. However, after looking at both your videos and Shug's videos, I see one thing that is different and inviting compared to all the places I hike. That difference is that you can eat like a king in camp - without getting eaten by bears! I would be dead if I did that... so jealous
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    Quote Originally Posted by slowhike View Post
    What did you do to those poor Florida guys
    If you go out ill prepared, you get left behind.

    If I ever get out to MN on the SHT, I've got to go out with you and Shug! Nice video as always T.
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    was hoping for a report on those jury-rigged beaks. They do the job for you?

    hope the "never been camping before" guys you left behind had fire-starting skills
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    Quote Originally Posted by MrTiles View Post
    YOU ARE AN AWESOME TOUR GUIDE! hahahaha awesome vid dude, loved it.
    Thanks man! Just wait until part 2.

    Quote Originally Posted by Raul Perez View Post
    hmmmm that jacket looks familiar! Hope it worked out for you!

    Noobs... cant be trusted to train or practice! lol

    BTW... for the record... If we hike <ever> and you come in singing at the butt crack of dawn I'll collar choke you LMAO that was funny!

    heeeey macarena

    look forward to the other vids coming. In fact I've been on the look out for this video since Thursday.
    That jacket kept me plenty warm.

    I'm all for teaching people things and helping out, but they kind of made things a nightmare. Arcsandsparks can vouch for it too. One claimed to have broken his hand and the other one "twisted his ankle 3 times." and they both kept thinking we were lost. Arcs and I had a blast though!
    Quote Originally Posted by mbiraman View Post
    Fun video.
    Thanks dude!

    Quote Originally Posted by stairguy View Post
    You'll have to sing a whole lot louder and perttier on the " Northern Hang " to wake up this hearing challenged boy.
    Challenge accepted!

    Quote Originally Posted by slowhike View Post
    What did you do to those poor Florida guys
    If you only knew what they put me through. :
    They did said they had a good time, so that's great!

    Quote Originally Posted by MAD777 View Post
    I've never hiked anywhere near the Superior Hiking Trail. However, after looking at both your videos and Shug's videos, I see one thing that is different and inviting compared to all the places I hike. That difference is that you can eat like a king in camp - without getting eaten by bears! I would be dead if I did that... so jealous
    We actually ran into a day hiker who said he saw a bear about 30 minutes prior to running into us. But, it is a huge perk that our bears are pretty rare because I sure do love to eat like a fat kid on the trail.

    Quote Originally Posted by Bubba View Post
    If you go out ill prepared, you get left behind.

    If I ever get out to MN on the SHT, I've got to go out with you and Shug! Nice video as always T.
    You will love it! It's such a great trail.
    Thanks for watchign!

    Quote Originally Posted by GrizzlyAdams View Post
    was hoping for a report on those jury-rigged beaks. They do the job for you?

    hope the "never been camping before" guys you left behind had fire-starting skills
    It surprisingly worked very well. I'm sure it's not as good as the real thing, but it did help to keep me warm on those windy nights that week.

    We managed to talk them into hiking to the next campsite, so they only spent one night alone. Arcs and I even went into the campsite they were planning on camping in the 4th night and gathered fire wood for them to give them some help while we were at Section 13.

    Fronkey

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