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18866Re: [Hammock Camping] How High do you hang your hammock?

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  • debswebworks
    Mar 17, 2008
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      Ouch! :-)

      --- In hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com, "Ralph Oborn" <Ralph.oborn@...>
      wrote:
      >
      > On Mon, Mar 17, 2008 at 1:53 PM, Blake Robert <xflagstaff9@...> wrote:
      >
      > > I don't worry about racoons traipsing under me while I
      > > sleep.
      > >
      > > It's the porcupines I worry about.
      > >
      > > Get the point?????
      > >
      > > RB
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > While tarping at a scout camp and later at a public campground, I've had
      > skunks walk right over me.
      > They were very accustomed to people, and to people throwing food
      into the
      > bushes.
      >
      > I'm not afraid of the skunk per se..... I'm afraid of startling the
      skunk.
      > :]
      >
      > So I started looking for large (long) lightweight cheap tents and
      stumbled
      > upon hammocks (and this list)
      >
      > The rest (as they say) is history
      >
      > ( I teach my scouts about "skunk bait" (the problem with throwing
      > waste food into the bushes)
      >
      > Ralph Oborn
      >
      >
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      >
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