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    Member DiezelDorf's Avatar
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    Hello from New Orleans, LA!

    Hey yall, just started to get into hammock camping and love it so far. My cousin Jordan sort of turned me on to it when we went on a hiking / climbing trip in Tennessee at Twall. It was about 33 degrees out and thought she was crazy but the next morning she said she slept like a bug in a rug unlike me who was tossing and turning on my prolite in my tent. Decided to give it a try and am hooked...I love backpacking and its more practical carrying less weight. You get to enjoy the backwoods more! Have an ENO and a nano 7 with a backwoods daydreamer rectangular tarp that i recently took to Red River Gorge. Splendid! Got a hybrid suspension system on it with webbing cinch buckle setup attached to some amsteel. Ridgeline is amsteel with a figure 9 to adjust. Dont have those fancy newfangled whoopie slings yet. Might have to get me some of those!

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    Glad to hear another ground dweller has seen the light and been converted to a tree dweller. Welcome to the forums!
    Terry

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    Senior Member bigbamaguy's Avatar
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    Welcome to HF from Bama........I have to ask are you in Gainsville or NOLA???????
    Par Si Vis Pace Para Bellum

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    Member DiezelDorf's Avatar
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    lived in gainesville for 5 years and now I just moved to NOLA about 4 days ago. Any nice spots that are close to hang?

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    Senior Member clb's Avatar
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    welcome Big Easy!!
    Leigh
    aka LookinUp

    He who would travel happily must travel light.
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    Welcome from California!

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    Senior Member bigbamaguy's Avatar
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    Don't have a clue as a place to hang down there...............look at the member google map for people in the area and send them a PM. Sorry I can't help you more than that.
    Par Si Vis Pace Para Bellum

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    A Whoooooo Buddy Welcome and Eiiii-yeeeeee........
    Shug
    Whoooo Buddy)))) I Love Onions, Grits, Greens, Livermush, NC Style BBQ, Potted Meat, Anchovies, 'Naner Puddin", Peanut Butter Pie, Red Velvet Cake and Cocoa and Straaaaaawwwwberrrry Milk and Coffee Crisps....
    I Hope Heaven has a Bakery!!!!



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    Plenty places around the Morgan City area. Cypress makes a great base tree. Welcome aboard!
    H4x
    SM TR49, SR-875 "A boy learns integrity through his eyes, ears and hands."

    "You step into the Road, and if you don't keep your feet, there is no telling where you might be swept off to." Bilbo Baggins, as quoted by Frodo The Fellowship of the Ring

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