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I backpack in the southeast us so use a hammock here as well! Depends on the trip but I go to ground periodically as well ... I like a hammock but am still a newbie and figuring it out. And t...

In Hammocks » Hammock User Survey
April 04, 7:09am

two schools of thought
As noted there are two approaches - buy a basic hammock and see if you like it then upgrade or save for what you want. A wb or Hennessey or cottage hammock (I have two simply light designs I love ...

In Hammocks » Hammock advice
April 04, 7:04am

looks awesome
You caught some nice looking fish!

In Fishing » Tenkara Trip in WNC
March 25, 11:33am

oh yeah
and it rained a fair amount on the way in. Dried out for the afternoon and evening setting up camp, day hike and cooking etc... but then rained that evening. I opted for the hammock and was g...

In Hammocks » Rainy weather - hammock or tent preference?
March 20, 2:34pm

piss in boots
I shared that tale with the guys on our trip last weekend with the scout troop (did not share it with the scouts although they would have enjoyed it I think) and much jocularity ensued. I'm th...

In Hammocks » Rainy weather - hammock or tent preference?
March 20, 2:29pm

The only alcohol stove I have is the evernew which I use primarily with the ti cross pot stand and wind screen. Traditionally sitting the pot on the stove itself is going to reduce the flame by 1/...

In Philosophy & Technique » Stove experiments
March 20, 2:23pm

PM sent re: stakes.

In Gear Swap » FS: Zpacks Arc Blast 60L plus extras
March 17, 7:04am

I've found this to be quite helpful as I am also a cold sleeper. One thing not mentioned that I've really found helpful is I sleep in a hoody with the hood up. If it's cold enough I...

In GEAR » Cold sleeper - what to do?
March 16, 1:58pm

top quilt
To clarify - my 20 degree bag is a Golite Feather - which has a half zipper right down the middle rather than a side zip - so it is configured in a way that makes it very difficult to get into even...

In Hammocks » Rainy weather - hammock or tent preference?
March 10, 9:16am

Rainy weather - hammock or tent preference?
I've been weighing the benefits of a tent versus hammock when rain is forecast. It seems to break down for me like this: Hammock Pros - if it gets really soupy you're up off the ground!...

In Hammocks » Rainy weather - hammock or tent preference?
March 10, 8:21am

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