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5659Re: [Hammock Camping] storms

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  • Ralph Oborn
    May 11, 2004
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      I've heard it cures baldness
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      I've had trouble finding volunteers willing to test my hammocks
      in actual situations, so my advice is
      > > still--avoid all lightning! Electrocution is not the only
      > there is
      > > still a problem with falling trees or branches and potentially
      > deadly

      > Besides being electrocuted or fragged, the other danger is having
      > your hearing damaged by sound concussion. (People have even had
      > their ear drums blown out.) By the time you realize you're in the
      > strike zone there's not much you can do. But you can clip off two
      > small bits of packtowel to plug your ears. Or some tissue will do.
      > Bear take-out bag, wilderness body bag... hammocks are so
      > ;-)
      > Doug Frost
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