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    I Learn So Others Can Too FireInMyBones's Avatar
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    Breakfast From the Hammock

    This looks like a great idea, but as an almost religious bear-bagger, what are some tips. I always hang my food downwind and away from where I hang my hammock.
    I would love to eat from the hammock for breakfast, just like Shug, but I am concerned about critters getting into my food.
    Do you just eat dehydrated foods in a good airtight packaging to prevent a foo disappearing act?
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    Food from the hammock

    I always cook dinner away from where I sleep, but I cook breakfast in camp. I don't worry about breakfast because I'm packing up to leave anyway. I typically have something simple for breakfast like oatmeal in a freezer bag and tea.

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    I hang my food at night and just get up and go get it in the morn as I wet the dew.
    Jump back in the hammock and enjoy some coffee and Pop Tarts.
    May not be for all.
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    +1 on the Shug approach. It's what I do. Be bear aware. Be smart.

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    Excellent. I couldn't imagine not bagging my food. I have to protect that stuff. It's valuable.
    -Jeremy

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    I can say I saw a bear ignore a baggy of oatmeal sitting on a table. ;-) OTOH I fully agree with not having it handy while I'm asleep.

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    I never cook dinner in camp and always hang a bear bag away from camp.
    In the mornings I will partially pack up, get the bear bad and cook breakfast FBC in camp.
    But I will immediately hit the trail after breakfast.

    Also, I never camp in designated camps/shelters - just somewhere random, off the trail.
    I figure the bear, rats, opossums, etc know more about those shelters than I do.
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    breakfast from the hammock

    Quote Originally Posted by nothermark View Post
    I can say I saw a bear ignore a baggy of oatmeal sitting on a table. ;-) OTOH I fully agree with not having it handy while I'm asleep.
    That's why I like oatmeal.

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    No kidding why go hunting when you can pop in at the local pub?
    -Jeremy

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    Quote Originally Posted by Met77 View Post
    I don't worry about breakfast because I'm packing up to leave anyway.
    Yep ... why worry about the next person to hang at that site?
    Last edited by obxh2o; 09-30-2011 at 14:15.
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