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    Senior Member Red Hat's Avatar
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    Long Distance Hiking in my Blackbird

    I just finished 2089 miles on the Appalachian Trail and slept most every night in my Blackbird. If I wasn't in a bed at a hostel or motel, I was in the hammock. It was awesome!!! Lots of folks were jealous, others were just curious. Can't thank you enough for this great hammock (and my Yeti).

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    That's an incredible story. I hope we get to hear some details and maybe some photos.

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    WB can't get any better advertising than that! and I'm betting RedHat could have had any hammock she wanted.
    There is another thread discussing colors...since Warbonnet unlike other hammocks is American made and owned by an American I'd even consider one in Red White and Blue

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    Hey Red Hat, good to here your hike went well. My grandson, Jack Straw, and I had breakfast with you and Larry in Damascus for Larry's birthday.

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    Congrats on the trek....................gotta anymore details???????
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    I can't wait to hear the writup for this!

    Congrats on your successful through!

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    You know the rule...
    pictures or it never happened.

    Looking forward to seeing and reading more.
    He is your friend, your companion, your defender... he is your dog. You are his life, his leader, and master. He will be yours, faithful and true, to the last beat of his heart. You owe it to him to be worthy of that devotion.

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    Way to go! Looking forward to pics.

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    Congratulations on your accomplishment, Red Hat!
    Knotty
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    Fantastic .... a right goodie ..... good on you and the BlackBird.
    I have a bit of AT envy.
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    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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