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Re: [Hammock Camping] using bug protection

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  • Jeff Palmer
    Amy, Thanks for the info. I will definitely take my bug net, and perhaps some DEET. Jeff ... [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
    Message 1 of 12 , Aug 23, 2008
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      Amy,

      Thanks for the info. I will definitely take my bug net, and perhaps
      some DEET.

      Jeff


      On Aug 23, 2008, at 3:42 PM, Amy Bailey wrote:

      > Jeff,
      >
      > I went on a bird walk with a ranger this morning in Acadia NP (Ship
      > Harbor). After 10 minutes several people went back to their cars to
      > use bug
      > repellent before continuing on the walk, due to the number of
      > mosquitoes.
      >
      > Another note - they've had lots of rain in Maine this summer. Today
      > and
      > yesterday, many people remarked on how nice it was to have a day
      > without
      > rain.
      >
      > Good luck, and enjoy your hike!
      >
      > ---Amy
      >
      > On Wed, Aug 20, 2008 at 2:27 PM, Amy Bailey <rosecentaur@...>
      > wrote:
      >
      > > By the way - I'll be camping near Acadia National Park tomorrow
      > through
      > > Tuesday, so I can give you a direct report. :)
      > >
      > > ---Amy
      > >
      > >
      > > On 8/18/08, Amy Bailey <rosecentaur@...> wrote:
      > >>
      > >> I've been in Maine in late August and the mosquitoes are
      > numerous. To say
      > >> the least. I've gotten 20 bites on each ankle when I forgot bug
      > repellant.
      > >>
      > >> ---Amy
      > >>
      > >>
      > >> On 8/14/08, Jeff Palmer <japalmer@...> wrote:
      > >>>
      > >>> > I will be hiking from Mt. Katahdin south through Maine and New
      > >>> > Hampshire on the AT, leaving September 4th. I'm using a Speer
      > >>> > hammock and wonder if I should leave my bug net home. Any one
      > have
      > >>> > experience hiking in Maine and NH in the Fall who can give me
      > some
      > >>> > advice?
      > >>>
      > >>> Thanks,
      > >>>
      > >>> Jeff
      > >>>
      > >>> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      > >>>
      > >>>
      > >>>
      > >>
      > >>
      > >
      >
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      >
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