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    New Member tspirtle's Avatar
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    Newbie from Tennessee

    Hey everyone,

    First off, I'm GLAD I found this forum. I've only been lurking for a few days and have already learned a lot.

    Since a child, my favorite past-time was going out and walking around in the woods. I grew up on a small 20-acre farm, but we were lucky enough to have neighbors with hundreds of acres that let us hike their property any time.

    My uncle took me on a few hikes when I was younger to places like Fall Creek Falls, but I went on my first backpacking trip a couple of years ago to Virgin Falls. I've been back to Virgin Falls a few times since then, and also went on a cross-country road trip with a friend to hike Yellowstone last summer. I'm hoping this forum will lead me to some new areas to visit.

    Last summer, I decided to buy a ENO Double-Nest hammock, mostly to use when I did overnight floats on the river. I fell in love with it instantly.

    I haven't done any mods to my hammock yet, but after reading this forum, I'll be doing some soon. Whoopie slings are at the top of my list.

    Anyway, I'm glad to be here and hope I can continue to learn about hanging and backpacking.

    - Tommy Pirtle
    Last edited by tspirtle; 02-22-2012 at 14:26.

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    hey tspirtle!! Hello and Welcome to the Forums from Canada!
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    Welcome to the forums
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    hey from Old Hickory
    There are times that the only way you can do something is alone that waiting on the convenience of others means that a lot of opportunities will pass you by
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    Religion was invented when the first con man met the first fool. ― 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 to the madness
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    Welcome aboard from a Mid Tn peep, now living not too far south. I also have fond memories of Fall Creek Falls.

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    Welcome from the west side of the state! There's lots of kayakers and canoe paddlers on here as well. You'll get hooked on here in no time.
    It'll be alright Friday!


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    Howdy from Nashville

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    Welcome from Dover, TN

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