October 2-5/'14 Bugger Off You Pikey this is Still Nottarally

Discussion in 'Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge' started by _anatic, Feb 23, 2014.

  1. Ducky 149

    Ducky 149 Been here awhile

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    How many tents allowed per campsite???
  2. Al Tuna

    Al Tuna NSFW

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    Bunches I'll clear an acre for you.
  3. Cuttle

    Cuttle twisted

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    it's one big field....
  4. Cuttle

    Cuttle twisted

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    apparently I did break the paypal button.... it's fixed now.
  5. blake716

    blake716 nine toes

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    Thank you. :D
  6. Motor7

    Motor7 Been here awhile

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    Hammock trees?????
  7. r1ng3l78

    r1ng3l78 Adventurer

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    what he said.
  8. 6USMC6

    6USMC6 Long timer

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    I hope.

    I don't even own a tent.
  9. truck6driver

    truck6driver The Fireman

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    I don't own a tent either, however I have a tarp and pvc pipe. :evil

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  10. GlennR

    GlennR Playin' in the Fire

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    Speaking of hammocks, I'm still trying to figure out how to camp in mine. Is there an "Idiots guide to hammock camping" thread? So I can read explanations without having to ask the dumb questions myself.
  11. r1ng3l78

    r1ng3l78 Adventurer

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    There are forums dedicated to it. I say tie out between two stationary objects and go to sleep. for more details, Google. You'll find people who spend way too much time thinking about hammocks.

    cellphoned!!!!
  12. Cuttle

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    great hammock spots! not a problem at all :deal

    cars/trucks will be in the front area of the camp ground - but you can camp in it (no hook-ups and no big RV's).
  13. 6USMC6

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    Ask Glenn. I've been hanging for over 40 years and like anything else in life, you never really stop learning. But the basics are easy so just ask.
  14. GlennR

    GlennR Playin' in the Fire

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    Cool.

    Where do you put your stuff, especially your boots?

    In a tent you can undress and get into your sleeping bag, leaving your clothes & boots next to the sleeping bag. What do you do with the clothes & boots when sleeping in a hammock?

    I have trouble getting into a sleeping bag in a hammock too. They are both slippery and the hammock is curved, so it's a loosing battle (and I'm usually tired and/or buzzed). If it's not cold, I'm okay.
  15. 6USMC6

    6USMC6 Long timer

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    I have used three different methods.
    1: Pull the Panniers off the bike and put clothes on top.
    2: I generally have a chair with me. Clothes etc go of the chair.
    3: I have used a second, light hammock hung beneath the one I sleep in to hold gear.

    For changing, privacy, I use a large tarp and I carry two adjustable MSR poles. I can put one side of the tarp up, like an awning or down for privacy or to keep foul weather out.

    Getting into your bag: I bring a mat with me to stand on to a: keep my feet clean and b: I will get into the bag while standing on the mat, sit down in the hammock, swing my feet up and then lay down. Then just zip the bag as you lay there.
  16. GlennR

    GlennR Playin' in the Fire

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    Thanks Mike.

    That gives me some ideas to work on.
  17. 2WheelinWill

    2WheelinWill Southern Man

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    Bugger off you pikey, I'm coming.
  18. r1ng3l78

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    if it matters, the bridge from hot springs to del rio is open now. i was wandering today and found myself thinking, "my, what a lovely white bridge i'm on." then i realized where i was and that i didn't have to dodge anything orange.
  19. Pork Butt

    Pork Butt Save the USA

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    I think that's the bridge a member of another club I am in got launched from. :huh


    they cut the deck out and left about a 1 foot drop which he hit was shot off his bike when the front tire hit the other side.


    PB
  20. Motor7

    Motor7 Been here awhile

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    holeeey crap