View Poll Results: 2nd Annual Wisconsin Winter Hang Location???

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  • Chwabegon National Forest

    6 42.86%
  • Black River State Forest

    5 35.71%
  • Nicolet National Forest

    3 21.43%
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  1. #51

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    So this is the list so far. Post up to let us know.


    cryothewild
    snipen
    hikingdad
    jesse

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    i will be there.i am bringing my 30 inch bow saw to.
    pray for snow.
    will be good to see you all again
    Bill
    diyin to hang

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    Quote Originally Posted by lonetracker View Post
    i will be there.i am bringing my 30 inch bow saw to.
    pray for snow.
    will be good to see you all again
    Bill
    glad you can make it! will be good to see you again.

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    So I haven't been home for a couple days, but when I left we only had about 2 inches of snow. Hopeing we get some more before the hang. AS it gets closer I will keep a tally here of how much we have so everyone can plan for it.

    Can't wait till its here.

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    Still planning on coming up at this point
    Are meeting at the parking lot at a particular time? Or at a particular camp site?
    "nature speaks in the silence between words"
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    Howdy all,

    Can't make the winter trip, scheduling conflict. I would really like to be there. I live near Ashland, am a newbie when it comes to hammock camping but am eager to learn more (I want to use it for bikepacking and backpacking). Is there going to be a spring hang? I'll be checking on this forum to see if one is in the works but just wanted to see if a trip is on the backburner.

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    page 4 has the map on it, I tried to copy to here but no luck.

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    Hikingdad and I did a little New Years Eve hang in the Black River State Forest and a few things came up that I would like to pass along. Due to the shallow snow, I would recommend leaving your snow stakes at home and instead pick up a cheap pack of spikes like these.

    http://www.menards.com/main/tools-ha...100-c-8759.htm

    They will not bend or break easily and can be pounded into frozen ground.

    For water, I will be bringing a large 2 gallon aluminum pot for melting snow. On average, the snow to water ratio is about 10:1 but in very dry conditions like Hikingdad and I experienced this past weekend the ratio was more likely >15:1. This means roughly 15 inches of snow melted produced only 1 inch of water.
    Wisconsin Winter Hang 2014 https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/...t=81556&page=2

    "Familiarity breeds love.
    We don't need to save nature we need to love nature.
    The only way people will love nature is if they experience it first hand.
    There is no better way to experience nature than participating in it."

    -Me

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    I am really hoping to get to this hang. I haven't been able to even open the forum in forever and it has been almost two months since my last hammock night. Ryan, however, spent 22 nights in 2012 in his hammock, I only had 15. I got to up my woods time.

    Thanks for putting it on Cry, hope to see you all there.
    We never fail when we try to do our duty, we always fail when we neglect to do it. -- Robert Baden-Powell

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