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    Ten reasons why you should try hammock camping-By Derek Hansen

    BSA's Scouting magazine has a hammock write up By Derek Hansen.
    Well done Derek.



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    great write-up! I"m so glad there are people getting the word out is such a positive way.
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    That is too cool. And they have a contest where they are giving away free hammocks, to boot. My only complaint is that the contest is only open to adults who are 18 and above. Seems like the scouts themselves might like to get in on the action.
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    Nicely done (as would be expected from Derek) and quite informative while being fun!
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    Excellent write-up, Derek! Covered all the bases yet managed to keep it concise and interesting.
    As a matter of fact, I'm convinced! Where can I get one of these hammock?
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    a very straight-forward top-10... good stuff!

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    Nice work D. Keep selling the hammocks to the ground dwellers.
    I did notice a few more hammocks at Scout Camp this year. (Your book was in a couple camps too. )
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    Nice article Derek, presenting hammocks in a very positive manner. Not a bad way to promote the book either. Hope you have plenty ready to ship out.

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    Good article Derek. Glad you are getting some publicity as well as promoting hammock camping. If it wasn't for meeting Tom Hennessy at 2007 world scout jambo, I wouln't be writing this and still trying to find sleeping nirvana on the ground! Glad I am no longer on a quest for the ultimate sleeping pad!

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    Way to go! I keep showing people your book and the illustrations really help in explaining things.

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