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    Senior Member vtrek's Avatar
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    First hang in the snow!

    Went up to Bridal Veil Falls again, this time took my sons (tent). It got down to the very low 20's. I was doing well until my underquilt decided to ride up the side of my hammock. Guess I now see a reason to stake out the sides of the hammock. Livin' and learnin'. My toes got a little cold (very common for me) so I put my OR gloves over them and slept well. I also hung without a tarp so there were plenty of stars to stare at for awhile before dozing off. All in all it was a very nice trip.


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    Glad your trip went well.

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    Nothing better than laying in a hammock with nothing but the stars above. Love it!!

    Triangle thingies are a big help in keeping the UQ in place. As a quick, easy cheater... I've had success using an S biner across the lines. I clip each side's line in the top and bottom part of the biner. I can slide this up and down the line to pull the quilt tighter or loosen as necessary. Using this my UQ has always stayed in place perfectly.


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    Hey vtrek,
    Sounds like you had a good time.

    Hey Joey,
    That is a great idea to adjust the quilt.
    Take care,
    Bluefin


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