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    Yates Place, NC 11-12 Trip Report

    I dropped down Saturday to meet everyone and enjoy the campfire for a while. What a great day. Here are a few pics of the gathering.







    Ahh the SST - Sweet Smelling Toilet


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    And here are a few of the hammocks. There were plenty of trees to choose from!








    This was a really intersting way to secure an amsteel suspension without making a whoopie sling


    Here are some pics of the Mono Pole Stand








    Here is the real mystery. I know this canteen was hanging there in 2010, Who, how and why is anybodies guess?



    It may very become a national landmark!

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    looks lke you guys had a great time.Wish we could have made it out. Maybe we'll be able to cone to the next one
    It's not the fall im scared of, it's the sudden stop at the end!!!

    Only hang as high as your willing to fall- H.F. member

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    Looks like a great crowd

    Looks like a great crowd - too bad I was tied up this weekend. Wish I could have been there.

    Canteen in the tree. Old military trick for getting lines high up in a tree for an antenna. You can spin it right good and really launch it high up into a tree. The weight of the filled canteen will drag the line back down to the ground. Tie the end of the antenna to the line and haul it up into the tree.

    Every once in a great while the canteen gets hung up and you can't get it down. I suspect someone knew the trick and was trying to get a high line up for a parachute or some other fly like cover.

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    I had a great time with everybody and really enjoyed my first group hang dinner sat night was excellent hope to have pics up soon it was great meeting everyone

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    Quote Originally Posted by gunsfan05 View Post
    I had a great time with everybody and really enjoyed my first group hang dinner sat night was excellent hope to have pics up soon it was great meeting everyone
    I have some pics I will post tomorrow
    A special thanks to Dream Hammocks, Dutchware. BIAS and Hammockforums.net for donating to our Secret Santa.

    Uwharrie hang in March https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/...ad.php?t=83029

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    This trip was an awesome one! this was my first one, and im diffidently going to do this again! and again! Thanks to all that came out!!

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    Enjoyed meeting everyone, good to get out for some hang time. Good time hiking with Tall Paul and HikingHanger.

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    I had a great time at my first group hang. Couldn't have spent the weekend with a better bunch of folks! Special thanks to all the camp chefs and to fluffythecat our designated pyromaniac!

    Thanks Eaglej and Tallpaul for their patience as I turned from Hiknhanger to crampinhanger on the Dutchman's Creek trail. Whew! Anybody got a banana?

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    I really enjoyed my first hang. Great people and great food. I learned a lot of tricks. When I grow up I hope I am still in the woods like Bone Pile. Can'wait for the next trip. You guys got me thinking about a better design for the Porta-hang mono pole hanging system. Thanks to all who planned this trip lets do it again.

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