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    New Member jcnick34's Avatar
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    Greetings from Montana

    Hey there! Just got into hammock camping this summer and it is Awesome! No more bugs, snakes and critters! No more cleaning off the bottom of the tent to pack up! And no more sore hips and shoulders in the morning.

    I managed to get my hammock packed so that it takes about 3 minutes to set up - thanks Stu for the All-In-One whoopie slings!

    I started out hanging in the basement (winter in Montana - BRRR!) then practicing in the backyard in the spring (June?) and now have been out in the woods three times. It's been great!

    Anyone know of any hammock hangs this summer/fall in Montana?

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    Don't know of any in Montana but the ID Hang is in a couple weeks in the Sawtooths. Just a hop and a skip from lots of places in Western MT. September 5th-11th, Hiking fishing and lots of hammocks in the woods.

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    Welcome to HF from Georgia! Getting off the ground is a great way to sleep.

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    Welcome to HF from Georgia! Maddog
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    Hello from within the vast 406!

    If there isn't a MT hang, we need to start one! I'm in Billings, I know of at least one other member (SnrMoment) from Billings and I've seen a couple from elsewhere in the state.

    Aside: Stu rocks! So fast on getting cool gear to my door.
    ‟Im in love with Montana. For other states I have admiration, respect, recognition, even some affection. But with Montana it is love.″ John Steinbeck

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    And a hearty welcome from Colorado!
    Love your enemies, but keep your gun oiled!

    I am a CONCENTRATED vegetarian. I let the cows eat all the grass, and then I eat the cows!

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    Montana...on my bucket list! Welcome and never take your section of the outdoors for granted!

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    Quote Originally Posted by waddy View Post
    And a hearty welcome from Colorado!
    "Concentrated Vegetarian" - LMAO! Love that!

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    Maybe, in the spring we could arrange some sort of hang, it would most likely be very informal, unless someone wants to put the effort into organizing. I know I would be unable to organize, I am the pick up and go type, planning into the future never works for me, life gets in the way.

    I am thinking about returning to my roots, either Bozeman or Butte, I think I like Butte better than Bozemen. Butte, has so many oportunities, both my Grandfather and Greatgrandfather had homesteads near those two cities.

    My clan would guarantee three adults, if you came that would be at least 4 people and I know there are others that might be interested. It is worth thinking about.

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    Quote Originally Posted by IRONFISH45 View Post
    Maybe, in the spring we could arrange some sort of hang, it would most likely be very informal, unless someone wants to put the effort into organizing. I know I would be unable to organize, I am the pick up and go type, planning into the future never works for me, life gets in the way.

    I am thinking about returning to my roots, either Bozeman or Butte, I think I like Butte better than Bozemen. Butte, has so many oportunities, both my Grandfather and Greatgrandfather had homesteads near those two cities.

    My clan would guarantee three adults, if you came that would be at least 4 people and I know there are others that might be interested. It is worth thinking about.


    Good idea. Plus something to look forward to this (long) winter.

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