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    Senior Member Life Scout's Avatar
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    FL;12/3/18;gator hole;green swampt;cool butt hang

    We are heading out. 6pm the sun has set and we are on the road. Heading to the pines woods to meet up with a load of friends.

    The weather outlook is great. Highs in the 70's and dropping to 55 overnight. Absolutely no snow or rain in the forecast all weekend.

    Traffic is super heavy as all the snow birds are clogging up the roads. On our way out to the trail head now.

    8:10 PM we just hit the parking lot. 8 cars in total in the parking area. Looks like some people showed up.

    Tightened up the Arc Haul and we are headed off into the dark.

    A short ways down the trail there were quite a few blow downs across the trail. With only a mile and a half to camp we were there in no time.


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    Senior Member olddog's Avatar
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    Fantastic weekend with a great bunch of people. Made it out to the trailhead just as the rains began. More later.
    Most of us end up poorer here but richer for being here. Olddog, Fulltime hammocker, 365 nights a year.

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    Juanchoman said y'all had a good time. Waitn' for the pics! Missed y'all this go round!

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    Senior Member MAD777's Avatar
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    I definitely missed you all!
    Always a great time in the Florida woods!

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    Here are some pics...
    We had a great time! Perfect cool weather. Great Sunset. OldDog caught some fresh fish and grilled them up. Cyotoyes were calling Friday night. Lots of stories by the blaze of a fat pine fire with some great hammock friends!
    Sunday had a forecast of rain by 9am so we all made a quick exit before the storm hit.
    But it was a perfect hang trip. This is one of my favorite places to visit. Lots of beautiful trees, water, pretty hike in... bonus with all the great people who came!
    What else could you ask for

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    Like Marlene mentioned we had to leave before the rain, it was a quick exit, so appologies if we didn't get to say good bye. We had an amazing weekend, love that place! And thank you all for saving the "penthouse suite" for us. Here are some more pics.

    Until Next Time!

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    What a great turnout. The pics are wonderful and I sure do wish I could have been there. Hope to see yall soon.
    Enjoy and have fun with your family, before they have fun without you

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    Senior Member MAD777's Avatar
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    Truly fantastic pictures! Knowing this crowd, they really captured the true spirit of each moment!

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