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    New Member Union41Proud's Avatar
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    Newly minted Pennsyltucky Hanger

    Hey HF Folks,

    I'm Justin and live in south central PA. I just thru-hiked the Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail with a borrowed HH Expedition. Overall it was a great experience and can't wait to do it again, in my own hammock!!

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    Hello and Welcome to HF from Canada!
    The key to immortality is first living a life worth remembering. - St. Augustine

    Some people feel the rain. Others just get wet.
    - Bob Marley

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    Welcome to the forums! Go to the DIY section and build your own hammock and tarp and underquilt and well, and so on!
    I got in a fight one time with a really big guy, and he said, "I'm going to mop the floor with your face." I said, "You'll be sorry." He said, "Oh, yeah? Why?" I said, "Well, you won't be able to get into the corners very well."


    Underquilts.com

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    *waves from VA* Howdy and welcome

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    Welcome to HF.
    I'm hanging over near the LH Trail myself tonight. It sure is a beautiful area over here.

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    I've hiked a bit of that trail as well. My brother was living in Johnstown and we had a great time together.
    Welcome to the forum.
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    2QZQ tree table!

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    Welcome aboard, from Ohio. We have quite the DIY crew here. You'll be making your own gear in no time at all.

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    Senior Member thegreatjesse's Avatar
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    Welcome from Portland, Oregon! My mom lives in Bedford, Pennsylvania and my sister in Indiana, PA. I hiked quite a lot in PA while I was in college - beautiful part of the world!

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    Welcome to the madness, from southern VA!

    Since you aren't being too specific, I'm guessing you're in the neighborhood of State College or there-abouts ... ? I grew up in State College, then moved over the mountain to Huntington where I had a boat on Raystown Lake. A beautiful part of the country to enjoy the outdoors! I guarantee you my hammock will be coming with me on my next trip up to visit family....

    - Klauss

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    New Member Union41Proud's Avatar
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    Thanks for the HF Welcome. I live in the Lebanon, PA area but originally hail from Johnstown, PA. When I'm not backpacking, I am usually hiking & geocaching or kayaking. Sometimes I work as a facilitator/guide at the Hotel Hershey to support my outdoor activities. I've learned alot about hammocking from the forums. It's a great community!!

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