5659Re: [Hammock Camping] storms
- May 11, 2004I'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 onlydanger--
> there isversatile!
> > still a problem with falling trees or branches and potentially
> 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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