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    No Excuses!

    Since I became a hanger, I've talked to some of my friends and family who camp about my expirience. Most of my family lives out west, and I've have heard a time to many "hammocks aren't possible... we don't have trees." Well, enough I say! I just came back from a trip to the badlands... and i lugged my hammock around on my short hikes just to prove them wrong. Hanging without trees IS possible, You just have to know what youre looking for. I found two small rocks jutting out from the side of a hill, about 11 feet apart. Setting up the hammock almost straight across the rocks to compensate for their shortness, I pulled it off. So all those people out there who don't think hanging is possible in the desert, I say NO EXCUSES
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    Fantastic!!! It is amazing what a little ingenuity and a determination not to sleep on the ground can accomplish. Great pictures.
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    Quote Originally Posted by chickenwing View Post
    Fantastic!!! It is amazing what a little ingenuity and a determination not to sleep on the ground can accomplish. Great pictures.
    pic creds go to my dad
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    Nice shots! Taking over the world one non tree area at a time!
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    Good work! Where there's a will there's a hang.
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    Nice... No campfire?

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    Looks good. Those jagged rocks under would worry me though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jbyrd View Post
    Looks good. Those jagged rocks under would worry me though.
    me too but i was so low, if i had falllen it would have been more like laying down an inch on to the rocks so i dont think itd hurt too mych... at least not my young body
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