6865Re: [Hammock Camping] My Simple Hammock Hints...And My Underquilt Problem....
- Sep 29, 2004
> 1. I have placed a wrap of silver duct tape on the "foot" end of theI always just tie a little knot in the end of the foot-end rope when I take
> hammock main line. Since I have snakeskins for the hammock, this
> allows me to determine right away (without unravelling the
> snakeskins) which end of the hammock is which.
> 2. I use 2 small carabiners hung inside the hammock on the ridgeWalmart sells some little ones that work great. You can leave them in the
> line. This allows me to hang my flashlight(s), socks, etc and
> easilly unhook them, or slide them up and down the ridgeline. The
> hammock comes with 2 clasps but I find they are too small to work
hammock, because they're so small that the snakeskins slide right over them.
> 5. I bought 2 expandable poles (10 bucks each) that allow me toI just use my hiking poles.
> raise one side or the center of each side of the fly. It provides a
> better view out of the hammock and creates a sort of awning.
> 10. I use a small piece of an old plastic tarp as a ground coverI use a Neat Sheet as a ground cloth/welcome mat. I wrap my gear in it at
> underneath the hammock. It is about 2 feet by 2 feet and provides
> just enough room to stand on and get in and out of the hammock.
> Just thought I'd share....Thanks!
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