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Re: [Hammock Camping] Trip report

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  • DaveG
    Penny, 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! ... -- DaveG The
    Message 1 of 6 , Jun 1, 2005
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      Penny, 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
      > here<http://www.msnusers.com/MyHikingPhotographs/zaleskimay05.msnw>,and
      > there's a longer trip report with all the gory details on my blog.
      > Anna
      > --
      > http://long_trails.blogspot.com/
      >
      >
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      >
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      DaveG
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    • PennyBright
      Dave, Yup - Equinox silnylon 8x10 -- got it from REI. Anna ... -- http://long_trails.blogspot.com/ [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      Message 2 of 6 , Jun 1, 2005
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        Dave,
        Yup - Equinox silnylon 8x10 -- got it from REI.
        Anna

        On 6/1/05, DaveG <footslogger@...> wrote:
        >
        > Penny, 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
        > > here<http://www.msnusers.com/MyHikingPhotographs/zaleskimay05.msnw>,and
        > > there's a longer trip report with all the gory details on my blog.
        > > Anna
        > > --
        > > http://long_trails.blogspot.com/
        > >
        > >
        > > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
        > >
        > >
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        > >
        > > To visit your group on the web, go to:
        > > http://groups.yahoo.com/group/hammockcamping/
        > >
        > > To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to:
        > > hammockcamping-unsubscribe@yahoogroups.com
        > >
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        >
        >
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        > DaveG
        > "The sinning is the best part of repentance"
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