Originally Posted by Hang_time
I'm planting my feet firmly on the trail mid-March 2013 at Springer (I'll be hiking the approach trail, too), and I would really prefer to hang for the entire trip.
I'm aware that there are going to be times that I won't be able to and have to go to ground, but I wanted to know from any AT thru'ers here that could shed some light on the pros/cons, and why they ultimately chose to hang over taking a tent.
Thanks in advance.
I've seen plenty of posts about this and the consensus is usually that you will never have to go to ground.
Asking for pros and cons for hammocks on a hammock forum will give you some seriously biased opinions.