8575Re: Alternative Hanging Methods?
- Mar 25, 2005Mirage wrote:
>I've tried it with trekking poles, but even fully extended, they wereDon't do it with adjustable trekking poles. I tried it last summer with my
>too short to work for me. I used two poles at one end, in an inverted
>"v" or aframe with the handles lashed together with the hammock line,
>extending down to an anchor point. The other end was tied to a tree.
> There was alot of stress on the poles too, and I would not want to do
>this with expandable poles due to the risk of failure, either while
>sleeping, or on the trail. If you have a stout staff, I expect this
>would be more dual purpose.
adjustable Komperdells and the stress was too much. Good thing Komperdell
sells replacement sections!
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