Summit Treestands
Anybody using/trying this?
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Contributors to this thread:
jordanathome 13-Feb-18
jordanathome 13-Feb-18
JTV 13-Feb-18
Glunt@work 13-Feb-18
Franklin 13-Feb-18
Jaquomo 13-Feb-18
Glunt@work 13-Feb-18
IdyllwildArcher 13-Feb-18
oldgoat 13-Feb-18
ohiohunter 14-Feb-18
Cheesehead Mike 14-Feb-18
Z Barebow 14-Feb-18
eddie c 14-Feb-18
midwest 14-Feb-18
keith 14-Feb-18
ohiohunter 14-Feb-18
jordanathome 14-Feb-18
SBH 14-Feb-18
Tonybear61 14-Feb-18
jordanathome 15-Feb-18
Huntcell 15-Feb-18
Beendare 15-Feb-18
WV Mountaineer 15-Feb-18
Aluminum Rain 16-Feb-18
crestedbutte 16-Feb-18
Woods Walker 16-Feb-18
GotBowAz 16-Feb-18
papadeerhtr 19-Feb-18
TrapperKayak 19-Feb-18
From: jordanathome
13-Feb-18

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From: jordanathome
13-Feb-18

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From: JTV
13-Feb-18
interesting ... at least it will make the bears have to work to get to ya ...

From: Glunt@work
13-Feb-18
I tried a sleeping hammok once. Froze my tail off.

From: Franklin
13-Feb-18
Yep Glunt....I don`t even like sleeping on a cot. That cold air underneath you is rough.

From: Jaquomo
13-Feb-18
"They can't chop trees down if we're all hanging out in them!"

Ummm, yeah we can.. We could also have a couple guys grab onto the bottom, pull hard, and shoot tree-hugging camper and all his granola through the woods like a slingshot.

From: Glunt@work
13-Feb-18
I drape a old wool army blanket over my cot trapping the air under neath it. Makes a world of difference.

13-Feb-18
Yup. Thick wool blanket on an air mattress makes a world of difference.

That tent looks like a swimming pool just waiting for a good deluge.

From: oldgoat
13-Feb-18
Time you pack enough stuff to stay warm, I can have a two man Tipi and stove and have all my gear inside dry. Haven't used the hammock but have done a cot and froze, but started warm in same bag on the ground!

From: ohiohunter
14-Feb-18
A hanging under quilt for your hammock is key. World of difference, to the point of being hot depending on your bag. Hammocks have their own challenges but I sleep sooo good in a hammy I’ll accept those challenges. With The condition of my back if I’m not on a cot, air mattress or hammock I’d better be on a full bed.

14-Feb-18
Been there froze that... in the Hennessey Freezer Bag...

From: Z Barebow
14-Feb-18
That young lady looks so peaceful and serene in the pic.

Unfortunately I don't see the same thing happening during fall in the backcountry. I see rain/snow and freezing my ass off.

From: eddie c
14-Feb-18
they always show those about 10-15 ft off the ground but never show the extension ladder they used on the trees.

From: midwest
14-Feb-18

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Must be warm enough for these conditions! :-)

See the ladder in the last pic.

From: keith
14-Feb-18
Hopefully, you're not a sleep walker.

From: ohiohunter
14-Feb-18
You pretty much need the perfect setting for one of those. I agree Eddie, I've seen pictures of these things stacked 3 high.... how in the world did they get those anchors attached without a boom truck.

From: jordanathome
14-Feb-18
I just thought it was interesting. They have rain flys to keep from being swimming pools. They have methods to create a layer below the floor for a quilt to keep from freezing. Lots of flexibility. Basically need to have 3 anchor points at roughly 90 degrees.

I loved sleeping in a hammock this last season....but did struggle with figuring out how to break the wind and not freeze. Once you have that figgered out.....damn.....what a great way to go.

From: SBH
14-Feb-18
My question is why? What is the benefit?

From: Tonybear61
14-Feb-18
Why do they need to be off the ground, are they scared of nature?

Speaking of when nature calls just try getting out of it in a hurry.

From: jordanathome
15-Feb-18
Comfort my friend....so much more comfortable than a pad on the ground.

From: Huntcell
15-Feb-18

From: Beendare
15-Feb-18
Pretty fancy. This is for the folks that want to be a big hit at the campground in Little Yosemite.......

15-Feb-18
If you do NOT put an appropriate under quilt on your hammock you will freeze your butt off in 60 degree weather. I've been in the low teens in hammock and slept like a baby because I did it right.

Lou, that was HILARIOUS

16-Feb-18

From: crestedbutte
16-Feb-18
Had a buddy that loved sleeping in a hammocks and would always give us grief for tent camping. That is until he set it up between trees on the side of a steep ridge that had a beautiful view of a river valley below that he enjoyed from his perch above.

About 4am while he was sleeping a gust of wind came down from above and the tree that he tied-off to near his feet blew over and slid down the slope below. His other tie-off’s snapped and you guessed it he went for about a 30-40 ft ride down the steep ridge in the dark while half asleep. He only stopped sliding when the tree stopped sliding. He came away with a sore back side and small cuts and bruises but scared him more than anything else. If you do that kind of camping, make sure you tie-off to a good one!

From: Woods Walker
16-Feb-18
What do you do in the middle of the night when you have to pee? Cut a hole in it and lay on your stomach?

From: GotBowAz
16-Feb-18
Woods Walker, that's funny... unless your a girl! LMAO!

From: papadeerhtr
19-Feb-18
looks like it would genuine pain setting it up not to mention being cold.

From: TrapperKayak
19-Feb-18
We're evolving into Spidermen, been watching too many Marvel comix movies.

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