18877Re: [Hammock Camping] ,Newbie
- Mar 24, 2008Hi David,
Two hammocks set up so that the head end of each hammock is tied to the
same tree and the feet are spread by 5-8 feet works out nicely. That
way sweet nothings can be whispered and the two are within touch
distance. I have also set up two hammocks using two wide trees with the
hammocks tied so that the ends are at the width of the tree. I suppose
that it would be possible to lash a cross brace on two trees, though I
have not tried that.
David Ball wrote:
> Howdy folks,
> My wife and I have been guiding on the Manistee River in Northern
> Lower Michigan for 15 years on canoe camping trips of 3 to 10 days.
> Youth groups, adult groups, church groups, father son, father
> daughter, women's trips, etc. etc. We love to go alone a couple of
> times a year to remind us of why we do it. We are intrigued with the
> idea of hammocks for a number of reasons. When we go alone, we enjoy
> going minimalist and taking as much a LNT approach as we can.
> Thus the hammock idea seems appealing. I am big, 6'2" 250 and my
> wife is about 5'4" and 120 (least I think, I never ask). While she
> likes the whole hammock idea, she does not like the idea of sleeping
> seperately. Any ideas? Looking forward to hearing more and as time
> goes on, looking forward to contributing.
> David Ball
> aka: canoebie
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