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    Noob from New Hampshire

    Really new to hanging, but love it so far. Planning an AT section hike (Springer Mtn GA to Damascus VA) March-April 2013. Any advice you can give me for hanging on the Appalachian Trail in late winter/early spring would be really appreciated! I've been lurking for a couple of months, and I'm really impressed with the helpfulness and ingenuity of a lot of folks on this forum. Looking forward to any thoughts and ideas you think might help.

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    A hearty welcome to HF from Michigan! Hope you get good advice. I like watching videos. For fun, read A Walk In The Woods.

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    Welcome from a Florida resident with a retirement home in New Hampshire. It's too bad I can't retire!
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    best advise i've heard is bring a bug net!

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    Welcome to the forum, from Ohio. We have many members that have thru hiked the AT. Ask specific questions and they'll help you out.

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    Welcome from the Boston area! See my link to the NEHHA to meet others in our area.
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    hey Momo-
    welcome

    and someone just started a similar thread:

    http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/s...ad.php?t=64270
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    MoMo welcome to the HF from NorTex, The Ultimate Hang is a great read....
    ~My therapist has told me that the first step to recovery is admitting my problem, Hello I'm a Hammockolic~

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    Welcome from Denver. #1 on The Ultimate Hang.
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    Welcome from CT!

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