Where do i start with this?anyway here it goes.Im 46 and work as a pipefitter(12yrs)retired from the Army Res.(22.5yrs)just moved back to MS.(it hasnt chg)for as camping/hiking ive did both off and on over my 46yrs,but onces i got turn on to Hammocks.I fall in love with it and my first Hang was in Sipsey Wilderness with my 45lbs pack(lol)until i seen AS pack just 18lbs,but i had a great time and did alittle chg in the gear dept as well.Id like to thank everyone on that trip for making me feel welcome and look forward to the next hang.As always be safe.HS