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    Hanging high? (Footlines)

    Hey all,

    Sometimes I like to string my hammock quite high off the ground, or sometimes adjust it to bring it up snug against my tarp, or sometimes I'll pitch on a hillside.

    Whatever happens it always ensures I have a PITA job trying to get in as I'm a bit of a short arse and have yet to develop 'The Technique'.

    Wondering if a footline of non-stretch cord would work as a step up into the hammock?

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    Hmm... what about this method
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    That is classic!!!

    The ingenuity as only a true Gorge Rat can exhibit!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hangin' Burrito View Post
    That is classic!!!

    The ingenuity as only a true Gorge Rat can exhibit!!
    Ha ... amazing what a fat old man can do huh?

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    Where there is will..... there is a way.....
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bomber View Post
    Where there is will..... there is a way.....
    ... or someone makes a dare

    "here ... hold my beer and watch this"

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    Hmm... i guess that we never get to old for a good dare(the emergency room bears evidence of this)

    But i would like to see the equivalent exit maneuver for that trick - is that what you call a face-plant?

    (is this the start of Olympic participation??? Freestyle hammocking?)
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