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    Red face Hello from Southwest Ohio

    I've been doing the tent thing for near 20 years. Now-a-days the aches and pains (even with a top of the line bed roll) of sleeping on the ground is getting to me. I saw some YOUtube vids by Shugs and a few others folks and decided to give it a try. I have a HH on its way.

    I am a bit worried about cold weather treks and how to rig for it.

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    Welcome to the forum and enjoy the hanging

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    Welcome to HF!
    If you are properly prepared you can successfully and comfortable hand and stay warm in cold weather.
    Spend some time snooping around here and you will find a ton of information on staying warm in a hammock.
    Terry

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    welcome from columbus, oh.
    as others stated,,, there's' more than enough info on here.

    *i'll be in your neck of the woods doing the ceaser creek perimeter trail this saturday with a group.
    looks like snow and cold............
    "Jeff-Becking"

    DOWNTOWN BROWN!!!!

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    Welcome from Northern Ky. You'll find hammock camping so much more comfortable.

    I'm a bit worried about cold weather treks and how to rig for it.

    Lots of ideas on here to adapt to the cold. You might want to look for a local hang - there are trips to SE Ohio and the Red Gorge quite often. That way you can see some of the options. Hope to see you there!
    --Don---

    May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds. - Ed Abbey

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    Welcome to the madness.
    Merchants Mill Pond SP Swamp Hang

    www.neusioktrail.org ..................... Free Hammock Classes

    Hammock Gear Time Line ..............Hammock Friendly Sites in NC

    I am 18 with 42 years of experience.

    Hammock Hangers...taking over the world..2 trees at a time !

    Warbonnet BB 1.7 and a whole lot of other great gear from the vendors on HF

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    welcome from columbus ohio

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    Welcome from North Texas.
    "Keep away from people who belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great."
    - Mark Twain

    "Pray to God, but row for shore." - Old Proverb

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    red river is my home away from home

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    Shug says Hey and a Whoooo Buddy Welcome.
    Whoooo Buddy)))) I Love Onions, Grits, Greens, Livermush, NC Style BBQ, Potted Meat, Anchovies, 'Naner Puddin", Peanut Butter Pie, Red Velvet Cake and Cocoa and Straaaaaawwwwberrrry Milk and Coffee Crisps....
    I Hope Heaven has a Bakery!!!!



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