Re: Re: [Hammock Camping] Help me, it's COLD!
- You are certainly welcome Tom.
There are too trees here! Stubby little stunted
Seriously though, along the creeks (Wet Beaver, Clear
Creek, or Oak Creek) in the area there are plenty of
cottonwoods, a few oak, the occational ash. Further
up the canyon on the sandstone ledges I spoke of,
there are still some trees. The sandstone ledges are
surounded by vertical walls though too, and most of
them have large horizontal cracks in which I can
insert a pair of cams I have for climbing, and that
Out in the desert though, I have come up with a few
other tricks. Carrying extra rope allows me to tie
off on the back side of large boulders or hills, such
that the rope wraps over the top of the rock. Also
can tie to the base of a bush at the top of a hill or
rise. And then you can always find a large log or
stick such as a rib from a dead cactus and jam that
into a crack on top of a stone formation. Basically
anything that is as tall as I am will work well. Of
course my rock climbing experience and equipement help
out a lot too in being able to see possibilities and
know how to rig them up.
Though I may die tomorrow, at least I can do it with the knowledge that once I did know true love -unknown
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