9315Re: [Hammock Camping] Trip report
- Jun 1, 2005Penny, is that an Equinox 8X10 tarp? I just bought one but have not
tried it with my hammock yet. Looks like you have some great coverage!
On 5/30/05, PennyBright <GreenSoul@...> wrote:
> I just got back from my weekend trip -- it went pretty well, though very
> physically challenging - beyond what I had conditioned for.
> The hammock and tarp came through three thunderstorms and one steady nights
> rain perfectly. I stayed dry, I stayed warm, my gear stayed dry, everything
> worked exactly as it should. Weirdly, I was so comfortable that I kept
> disoriented in my sleep and waking up dimly thinking I was at home in bed
> and getting upset that I hadn't actually left for my trip yet.... and I
> would get so upset I woke up all the way and realized I was out on the trip,
> and then be able to go back to sleep.
> I only took a few pictures of the hammock set up on the first night - the
> second night I was too exhausted - I almost forgot how to set the tarp up, I
> was so tired. so, no pictures... but it was pretty much the same as the
> first night.
> I am totally in love with the ossel hitch. I was able to adjust the hammock
> in the middle of the night when it had stretch a little too much just by
> loosening and then sliding some more length into the free end on the hitch.
> And that's that.
> Pictures can be seen
> there's a longer trip report with all the gory details on my blog.
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