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    Greetings

    Hello All,

    Member from Backbackinglight.com.....wanted to expand my horizons...who knows, maybe you good folks will convert me to sky sleeping as opposed to terra firma.

    couch

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    Senior Member gargoyle's Avatar
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    naw, you'll convert yourself. once your back enjoys a night's sleep in a hammock.
    enjoy
    Ambulo tua ambulo.

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    Welcome! I hope you'll give hammocking a fair shake. You might just like it
    don`t leave the CREATOR out of the creation!

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    Yep, ...
    You'll convert yourself ... I too am a member from "Backpacking Light.com" and from "Practical Backpacking.com" ... Yet, I have enjoyed and dove in head first to hammock camping. Even with the little extra weight it all comes out to the good when you get a good nights sleep in the woods. You will be surprised.
    Questtrek
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    Just think of a hammock as an air "couch" - nice and comfy... but portable!

    Welcome.

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    Welcome to the forum. I made the switch last year and haven't looked back,,,very comfortable, dry,,,and cool
    " The mind creates the abyss, the heart crosses it."

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    thank you all for the warm welcome

    Well, it seems an open mind is in order. If I get the chance to try one, I will certainly give it a go. Before I ask all the "newbie" questions, I will spend some time searching the forums for Ultralight recommendations and the like. As I spend almost all my backpacking time in the Sierra- that would be my preferred set up if there is such a thing.

    couch

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    A Big Ol' Whooooo buddy Welcome to ya' couch....
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    Anyone with the name couch loves comfort. You'll be hooked in no time! Welcome!
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    "couch"

    Yes, as the name implies...I do indeed love my down time...not where the name came from though. Have to talk to the "Misses" on that one The email address says it all, "onthecouchagain" but that is another story for another day.

    couch

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