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    I'd say 15' apart minimum. Like someone above...

    I'd say 15' apart minimum. Like someone above said, with the hammock suspension system (for instance, whoopies) added to the length of the tree strap (or the distance from the post to the Marlin...
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    I have ordered from Harmony House in the past and...

    I have ordered from Harmony House in the past and have been happy. They have many choices and combinations.
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    If memory serves me correctly, the SOL Emergency...

    If memory serves me correctly, the SOL Emergency bivy is not breathable whereas, the SOL Escape bivy is breathable. I played around with the Escape bivy a few years ago and was surprised at how...
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    Well, it's hard to imagine how one could sleep on...

    Well, it's hard to imagine how one could sleep on a concrete floor in winter with only a blanket. I suppose I could do it for one night (not getting much sleep) but, for a four to six month thru...
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    To answer the original question: yes, pre...

    To answer the original question: yes, pre cooked, dehydrated beans will rehydrate and can be eaten. That said, it's been my experience that adding boiling water or nearly boiling water will...
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    Falls and trips

    Falls and trips
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    I've heard that many or most times, even when...

    I've heard that many or most times, even when there is a clear cut case of justifiable homicide, the innocent person is still put through hell legally, financially and emotionally in the aftermath of...
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    Lincoln Gap to App. Gap or, the other direction.

    Lincoln Gap to App. Gap or, the other direction.
  9. Thread: New stove

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    New stove

    I'm heading out next week on an easy, three day backpacking/camping trip and I thought I'd take an alcohol stove this time. I have a box of homemade alchy stoves . . . everything from the simple cat...
  10. So, here's the report on the 4lb. jug of pre...

    So, here's the report on the 4lb. jug of pre cooked, whole, dehydrated pinto beans that I got from Harmony House.
    They are perfect for my needs. They do take 15 or 20 minutes to rehydrate...
  11. My back started to bother me about 5 years ago. ...

    My back started to bother me about 5 years ago. I thought I'd have to give up backpacking/camping. Fortunately, I tried a hammock and haven't looked back. I sleep better in the hammock than...
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    A 20 degree quilt is a nice compromise for three...

    A 20 degree quilt is a nice compromise for three season camping/backpacking. I know 20 degrees sounds too warm for summer but, the ability to vent a quilt or, move most of it off your body or,...
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    Filtering water for a large group

    This summer I am going on a camping trip with a group totaling five people including myself. We're not going backpacking per se but, more like setting up a base camp by a remote lake and probably...
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    pros and cons to any rain gear and I think I've...

    pros and cons to any rain gear and I think I've tried everything. There's no best answer

    what slo-go-in said "hiking, a poncho isn't a good choice in Maine and NH, as the trail is often narrow and...
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    Please, tell us which trail runners you use and...

    Please, tell us which trail runners you use and if you know how heavy they are? You make some good points.
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    Did you catch this bobcat story, also from...

    Did you catch this bobcat story, also from Connecticut?
    https://www.providencejournal.com/news/20190425/golfer-after-bobcat-attack-its-good-to-be-in-one-piece
  17. WB Superfly. 30D Silnylon or 20d Silpoly?

    As many of you hangers probably know, Warbonnet is having a Memorial Weekend sale. I am planning a Lash in early March 2020 for about 60 days and am going to pull the trigger on a Superfly Tarp...
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    Biodegradable Wipes

    Is there really such a thing?
  19. Thanks but I don't want refried or pinto bean...

    Thanks but I don't want refried or pinto bean flakes. I'm looking for pre cooked, dehydrated whole pinto beans, preferably non salted and non spiced.

    I ordered a 4 lb. jug from Harmony House. ...
  20. It looks like Mother Earth Products also has them...

    It looks like Mother Earth Products also has them in a variety of package sizes.
  21. Here's the instructions for the Honeyville pinto...

    Here's the instructions for the Honeyville pinto beans.

    "Soak pinto beans in water overnight and place in refrigerator. Drain beans. Add 3 parts water to 1 part soaked beans. Bring to a boil, then...
  22. Source of Pre cooked, bulk, dehydrated pinto beans?

    I don't get tired of beans on a long hike. I found one source but they require a minimum order of 150 pounds at a cost of $894. I wouldn't mind buying 20 or 25 pounds but 150 would go bad long...
  23. But Therm-a-Rest also makes the RidgeRest SOLite...

    But Therm-a-Rest also makes the RidgeRest SOLite with an R Value of 2.8 (the z-lite is only 2.3 but folds up nicer).
    That's what I was going to suggest. Get a RidgeRest and fold it in half so now...
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    It sounds like your 12' CF tarp would do the job...

    It sounds like your 12' CF tarp would do the job if pitched correctly especially since it has doors. With CF, you don't have to be very concerned with the tarp stretching when wet so the shock cord...
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    Well, so far you've got a lot of reasons why you...

    Well, so far you've got a lot of reasons why you shouldn't rent it. They are all valid and many point out the potential pitfalls of renting while you're taking a long walk in the woods. But, that's...
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