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    X-Lem's Avatar
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    Intro from SE Washington

    Greetings HF,
    Dan here, from SE WA. Got back into backpacking (tent) 6 years ago and stumbled across this hammocking thing last summer. After much lurking on this site, JustJeff's and others I decided the hammock might be the cure to my restless ground sleeping due to the aches in my old shoulders and hips after a long day on the trail. Got my 1st hammock and after 1 night I was totally sold. Never going to the ground again, not intentionally anyway.

    Great forum and I really appreciate the tons of information and experience that is shared here - thanks!
    DanD76

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    Welcome to the forum.
    Beer won't solve problems, but then again, neither will milk !
    Designer of the Switchback Hammock
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    Welcome to the forum

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    Welcome! Glad you're here.
    "May the song of the LORD in your heart become a terror to the enemy of your soul."
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    Welcome to the forum.
    " The mind creates the abyss, the heart crosses it."

    “The measure of your life will not be in what you accumulate, but in what you give away.” ~Wayne Dyer

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    Welcome to HF, DanD76! I am catercorner(sp?) across the country from you, in the mid-south. But, I had a sweet trip hanging in the Olympics a couple of years back. The huge trees were a challenge, but we still managed to find some small enough to wrap webbing around. Got no hassle at all from the ranger at Olympic guard station. Great country!
    For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory that is to be revealed to us....that the creation itself also will be set free from its slavery to corruption into the freedom of the glory of the children of God. For we know that the whole creation groans and suffers the pains of childbirth together until now.
    Romans 8:18,21-22

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    Senior Member Widerstand's Avatar
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    Welcome to the forum, always good to see more folks on here from the NW!
    Some of my freight hopping adventures on film over at my YouTube Channel... Oh and there is other stuff there as well!

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    Welcome!

    Lots of people got into hammocking when they got back into backpacking... including me!
    "We must, indeed, all hang together or, most assuredly, we shall all hang separately." - Ben Franklin
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