Monthly Archives: April 2015

YAY! New Purchase for warm weather!

One of the goals I have set for 2015 is to sleep outside in my hammock at least once every month. When I initially purchased my gear, I prepared for the worst weather that I thought I would encounter. That’s … Continue reading

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Trip Report for Group Hang in Bankhead Forest 24-26 April 2015

Group Hang: a gathering of people who sleep in camping hammock in one location. This normally takes place over a weekend and some people travel great distances to participate. Most often it is advertised on http://www.hammockforums.net. The time for the … Continue reading

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Sticker Addict

Hello, my name is Jim and I’m addicted to stickers…. I have a large box in which I store most of my hiking/camping gear excludimg my down quilts. The gear box is fairly large and a dark green in color, … Continue reading

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Sipsey Wilderness Map Information

I am often asked where I obtain my information for the Sipsey Wilderness. I’ll give away (some of) my secrets….. My most often used map and in my opinion the best map for for backpacking use is the CartoCraft map. … Continue reading

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Davis Creek Bushwack in Bankhead National Forest

I have been looking at my maps recently looking for places to explore outside of the normally used areas in Sipsey Wilderness/Bankhead Forest. My hiking/camping buddy and I decided to explore the Davis Creek area south of Cranal Road. We … Continue reading

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