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17789Re: [Hammock Camping] Hanging distance?

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  • Scott
    Jul 3, 2007
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      If you are car camping and you need more length you can do this:
      http://www.imrisk.com/hammock/singlepolehammock.htm

      There is a good thread on this at hammockforums.net .

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      Scott
      www.HikeHaven.com
      www.AntiFuel.com

      Minds are like parachutes, they only function when they are open.

      On 7/3/07, Martin Mendelson <martin275@...> wrote:
      >
      > With a ridgeline probably a little less than 8 feet or the limits of the
      > ridgeline whichever comes first. Without a ridgeline probably 9 to 10
      > feet.
      >
      > Really a lot depends on your comfort level. For instance a Speer 8.5 can
      > probably be pulled taunt between to trees 9 feet apart but then you have
      > to
      > deal with shoulder squeeze issues. On an Hennessey that won't be an issue
      > but getting in and out without stepping on exposed roots could be an
      > issue.
      >
      > I believe that most hammock manufactures recommend something in the 10 to
      > 14
      > foot region as optimal.
      >
      > Marty
      >
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