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    New Member Sassafras's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by wirerat123 View Post
    Ah welcome! It's nice to see new people show up after discovering or to discover the correct way to actually sleep well in the woods without breaking your back to get comforts there.

    Hammocks > tents, cots, pads, etc.

    Someone has already mentioned it, but there is the Jericoh hang coming up. Will likely get to see some cool DIY and purchased setups there.
    Thanks for the info, it's funny how something you never even considered suddenly becomes an obsession!! I mean a few weeks ago, I had no clue that there was such a thing as a whoopie sling! LOL
    "Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop off like autumn leaves." ~John Muir

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    New Member Sassafras's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by bigbamaguy View Post
    Welcome to HF from Bama...............congratulations on the elevation of your outdoor sleeping and you will love the WBBB. There is a group hang at the Walls of Jericho in North Alabama and you are more than welcome to come up and join us. Good luck on the wait and you only have six more days to go.
    Thanks for the info on the group hang and you are right the week is going to go by slowly! Going camping this weekend and I know all I will think about is the hammock.....traveling...my way!
    "Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop off like autumn leaves." ~John Muir

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    New Member Sassafras's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sassafras View Post
    I've been a backpacker and camper since my twenties and in the past year joined the Trail Dames and Southeast Women Backpackers to occupy myself during football season! LOL.
    Long story short, I met several "hangers" and borrowed a hammock for a trip last weekend. I am a restless sleeper on the ground and wake early and often, crawling out of the tent stiff and sore. When I woke up this weekend, I lay looking out at the trees with my bag snug around me.....and then it dawned on me....I actually wanted to stay in the hammock!!!
    Ordered my Warbonnet Blackbird this afternoon. .... Look forward to a new journey
    Hammock is IN TRANSIT!!!!!!!
    "Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop off like autumn leaves." ~John Muir

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    Senior Member Ewker's Avatar
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    Sassafras, welcome to the group. When I saw your name I thought it was a friend of mine who lives in Mich.
    There are times that the only way you can do something is alone Ė that waiting on the convenience of others means that a lot of opportunities will pass you by
    Spirit Walker

    Religion was invented when the first con man met the first fool.Ē ― Mark Twain

    Who cares about showers, gourmet food, using flush toilets. Just keep on walking and being away from it all.

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    Welcome, Sassafras! From one wild flower to another!
    "Pips"
    Mountains have a dreamy way
    Of folding up a noisy day
    In quiet covers, cool and gray.

    ---Leigh Buckner Hanes

    Surely, God could have made a better way to sleep.

    Surely, God never did.

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    Senior Member GvilleDave's Avatar
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    Welcome to HF and enjoy that WBBB! You picked a great rig from the start and if you are like me you will never regret the switch from ground to hammock!

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    Welcome from another Georgian..............
    oh and you are going to need the yeti UQ to go with that hammock.

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    New Member Sassafras's Avatar
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    I know, my head is spinning with all the possibilities! BUT keeping my hiney warm is a priority!
    "Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop off like autumn leaves." ~John Muir

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    First thing I remembered was the dreaded PUD on the AT in Georgia by the same name ~Sassafras~ I hope you are not as ornery as it is!
    Seriously welcome to a true family forum, so many many great people here who will help you in anyway to get your hang on.
    If I may give some advice, go ahead and start planning now on how you can hang in your home
    There are two levels of ascension...off the ground and away from the roots/rocks; and then the second rising-off the bed.

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    Welcome to the trees from up here in New England! Your WBBB will be your life (and back!) saver, and urge you into the woods at every turn!

    Welcome to The Flock!
    SkyPainter - "... and then the police came."

    All these years people said,"He's acting like a kid!"
    He did not know that he could not fly, and so, he DID!

    Live Purposefully; Dare Greatly; Land Gently

    "Never knock on Death's door - just ring the bell and run! He hates that!"

    My outdoorsy YouTube channel is: "WMICommissioner"

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