Page 1 of 22 12311 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 220
  1. #1
    Rockdawg69's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Location
    South Central TN, Southeast GA
    Hammock
    WBBB 1.1 dbl & TTTR Switchback
    Tarp
    OES SpinnUL 11x10
    Insulation
    Nest, Hudson River
    Suspension
    Whoopies/Stingerz
    Posts
    1,021

    VA, 3rd Annual Grayson Highlands Fall Festival, Sept 27-30

    Welcome all to the 3rd Annual Fall Festival Hang at Grayson Highlands State Park, Virginia. This begins the official planning thread. If you have not attended before, the Fall Festival is mountain music, crafts, old time living history activities, and LAST but not LEAST, the annual pony sale from the Grayson Highlands/ Mt Rogers area. The park has graciously provided the group camp site at no cost to HF members again. For that privilege, we provide hammock demonstrations on Saturday during the festival. Bring your extra stuff and help explain how we rock!!!!

    Depending on how many folks attend, we may have a RAFFLE again this year from which we donate proceeds to the Friends of Grayson Highland State Park.

    Once a few folks get on board, we will set up an attendees list and begin the food planning. Don't miss the great cooking and fellowship. Also, this year the Park has let us camp through Sunday night if anyone is interested in staying over until Monday.

    LD Cakes pray for sunshine this year.

    Update: Here's two Google Docs sheets for Attendees and Meal planning:
    https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/...khPR1hfUmNlUUE
    https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/...nFRcGVXUTBrakE
    Rockdawg69

    Professional Prevaricator: Part-time dealer in Yarns, Tales, Half-Truths, & Outright Lies -1st half-hour session at no cost (Lawyers and Doctors excepted).

  2. #2
    Mullach' Abu XTrekker's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2012
    Location
    Hampton Roads, Virginia
    Hammock
    DIY - Canoe Hammock
    Tarp
    DIY Hex Tarp
    Insulation
    DIY TQ and UQ
    Suspension
    DIY UCRs
    Posts
    2,014
    Images
    83
    Definitely interested in going to this. Subscribed to thread.

  3. #3
    gunner76's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    Beaufort, NC
    Hammock
    Blackbird 1.7 double
    Tarp
    Big Mamajamba
    Insulation
    Jarbridge UQ
    Suspension
    Dutch Clips
    Posts
    5,813
    Images
    39
    Hope to attend. Made the first 2.

    Talked to a Ranger last year who told us about a person who bought one of the ponies and transported the pony home in their car, yes in the car....I would hate to see the inside of that car after that trip.
    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

  4. #4
    Senior Member Ewker's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Old Hickory, Tn
    Hammock
    Henry Shires Tarp Tent
    Tarp
    with a tent?
    Insulation
    Helium down bag
    Posts
    4,120
    well I may try to make this one since I have had to bail on the others. Rockdawg maybe just maybe you might get your chair back since you won't come to Tn
    There are times that the only way you can do something is alone that waiting on the convenience of others means that a lot of opportunities will pass you by
    Spirit Walker

    Religion was invented when the first con man met the first fool. ― Mark Twain

    Who cares about showers, gourmet food, using flush toilets. Just keep on walking and being away from it all.

  5. #5
    Rockdawg69's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Location
    South Central TN, Southeast GA
    Hammock
    WBBB 1.1 dbl & TTTR Switchback
    Tarp
    OES SpinnUL 11x10
    Insulation
    Nest, Hudson River
    Suspension
    Whoopies/Stingerz
    Posts
    1,021
    Quote Originally Posted by Ewker View Post
    well I may try to make this one since I have had to bail on the others. Rockdawg maybe just maybe you might get your chair back since you won't come to Tn
    Not "won't", "could not". Hey, thought about heading over to Meriwether just for a night one weekend - its only an hour from here. let you guys know if I can find a Saturday.

    headed to John Rock hang in Pisgah on 12 July for weekend - at least that is the current plan.
    Rockdawg69

    Professional Prevaricator: Part-time dealer in Yarns, Tales, Half-Truths, & Outright Lies -1st half-hour session at no cost (Lawyers and Doctors excepted).

  6. #6
    Rockdawg69's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Location
    South Central TN, Southeast GA
    Hammock
    WBBB 1.1 dbl & TTTR Switchback
    Tarp
    OES SpinnUL 11x10
    Insulation
    Nest, Hudson River
    Suspension
    Whoopies/Stingerz
    Posts
    1,021
    Quote Originally Posted by gunner76 View Post
    Hope to attend. Made the first 2.

    Talked to a Ranger last year who told us about a person who bought one of the ponies and transported the pony home in their car, yes in the car....I would hate to see the inside of that car after that trip.
    Great Gunner. Hope you and wife can make it.
    Wonder who was holding the pony on their lap in the backseat????
    Rockdawg69

    Professional Prevaricator: Part-time dealer in Yarns, Tales, Half-Truths, & Outright Lies -1st half-hour session at no cost (Lawyers and Doctors excepted).

  7. #7
    Rockdawg69's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Location
    South Central TN, Southeast GA
    Hammock
    WBBB 1.1 dbl & TTTR Switchback
    Tarp
    OES SpinnUL 11x10
    Insulation
    Nest, Hudson River
    Suspension
    Whoopies/Stingerz
    Posts
    1,021
    Quote Originally Posted by XTrekker View Post
    Definitely interested in going to this. Subscribed to thread.
    Hope you can make it over.
    Rockdawg69

    Professional Prevaricator: Part-time dealer in Yarns, Tales, Half-Truths, & Outright Lies -1st half-hour session at no cost (Lawyers and Doctors excepted).

  8. #8
    Senior Member Ewker's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Old Hickory, Tn
    Hammock
    Henry Shires Tarp Tent
    Tarp
    with a tent?
    Insulation
    Helium down bag
    Posts
    4,120
    Quote Originally Posted by Rockdawg69 View Post
    Not "won't", "could not". Hey, thought about heading over to Meriwether just for a night one weekend - its only an hour from here. let you guys know if I can find a Saturday.
    I am hoping to go somewhere over July 4th but normally any Saturday after hamhocker gets off work is good (1 or 2PM)...she is due a night in the woods

    shoot me a PM on when you will be there
    There are times that the only way you can do something is alone that waiting on the convenience of others means that a lot of opportunities will pass you by
    Spirit Walker

    Religion was invented when the first con man met the first fool. ― Mark Twain

    Who cares about showers, gourmet food, using flush toilets. Just keep on walking and being away from it all.

  9. #9
    slowhike's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Winston-Salem, NC
    Hammock
    DIY, gathered end , w/ spreader
    Tarp
    DIY w/ pull-outs
    Insulation
    DAM/ HG Incubator
    Suspension
    Webbing & rings
    Posts
    10,595
    Images
    319
    I've been slow to weigh in because of working nights & weekends, but I'm going to try my best to be there & help in any way I can.
    We've had some great times there. Always enjoyed it.

    Here are the "Report Threads" from 2011 & 2012.
    2012
    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/...+Fall+Festival

    and 2011
    https://www.hammockforums.net/forum/...+Fall+Festival

    Hope to see y'all there. Tim
    don`t leave the CREATOR out of the creation!

  10. #10

    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Location
    Pilot mt, NC
    Hammock
    wbbb
    Tarp
    Campmore 9x12
    Insulation
    pads
    Suspension
    single ring
    Posts
    303
    Images
    7
    Hope you can make it Tim. The hang there last year was my first and I really appreciated the help you and the rest of the group gave me as a NOOB. I was hooked on hammocks after that. I will be attending this year if at all possible.

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •