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    New Member Trevlett's Avatar
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    First hang outside of the backyard

    A buddy found a great piece of 20+ acre woodland where the land owner is happy for me and him to hang whenever we want so popped out there today to be shown round. A lovely place with a great mix of tree's, lots of spruce and douglas. Also lots of old English woodland/coppice. Pretty little pond with a small feeder stream nestled in a couple of shallow valleys. After the guy showed us round we where itching to get the tarps up and fire up the Kelly kettle for a nice cuppa.

    This is the first time ive had a chance to get the kit setup properly, it still needs a bit of tweeking but thats half the fun!
    This looks like a great way of sleeping and im looking forward to a few overnighters in the coming months.

    Many thanks to everyone here for the great information!

    Heres some pics (awful iphone pics sorry!)

    Me all tucked in..


    Lee having a brew..




    Obligatory foot shot..



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    Great looking spot!

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    If you are like the rest of us here, and chance is that you are, you’re going to love hanging. And congratulate with the place. Looks gorgeous.

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    Nicely done. Thanks for the report.
    Looking forward to more shots from this spot in the future.

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    Senior Member Veto 65's Avatar
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    That's a great introduction and welcome to the forum.

    Your tarp has great coverage. You have a nice little spot, enjoy it. But while your enjoying it give us some pictures and a video or two. Thank you so much for posting.
    Last edited by Veto 65; 02-20-2011 at 19:13. Reason: Rediscovered how rude I am. Sorry to all.
    I would feel more optimistic about a bright future for man if he spent less time proving that he can outwit Nature and more time tasting her sweetness and respecting her seniority. - E. B. White (1899 - 1985)

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    Senior Member Can't Wait's Avatar
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    Great stuff enjoyed the pics

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    Oh yes, Cool spot indeed!!:........thumbup:
    We would be one step closer to world peace, if everyone slept in a hammock..

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    Nice spot. Good score on the land. Correct me if I'm wrong but as I understand it, it can be hard to find land to camp on.
    Don't let life get in the way of living.

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    Oh wow! What a lovely spot! Nice setups, too!

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