Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 14
  1. #1
    New Member Bandanabraids's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Location
    Infiltrating SoCal
    Hammock
    Grand Trunk
    Tarp
    Warbonnet
    Insulation
    NeoAir Trekker
    Suspension
    Whoopie Slings AIO
    Posts
    17

    I totally get it now!

    Hello all!

    My name is Christina and I live in the beautiful Evergreen State. I actually heard about Hammockforums mentioned in another forum that I frequent and decided to check it out. I already do a lot of day hiking and want to get into backpacking so I'm trying to figure out all the gear that I want. Once I started poking around on here, I really felt that the hammock was the way to go!

    I found a Grand Trunk hammock on-line at the REI-Outlet and just recently I bought the All-In-One whoopie sling suspension and I got to hang out in my backyard yesterday for the first time! What comfort!

    Now, I need to figure out what I want for insulation and tarp.

    Glad to be here!
    Christina

    p.s. AND, I have to give a shout out to Shug--your videos for hammock noobs totally ROCK! I have learned so much from them. Thank you!

  2. #2
    Bubba's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2010
    Location
    Ontario, Canada
    Hammock
    WBBB 1.7 SL
    Tarp
    WB Superfly
    Insulation
    WB and UGQ
    Suspension
    Whoopies or Straps
    Posts
    5,361
    Images
    57
    Welcome Christina. Sounds like you are on the right track. I wish all this hammock gear was around when I started backpacking years ago. Have fun!
    Don't let life get in the way of living.

  3. #3
    mbiraman's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    West Kootenays,BC,Canada
    Hammock
    Warbonnet BB DL 1.1 & Lite Owl
    Tarp
    Black MacCat Del.
    Insulation
    Yeti 3,4 & HRQ/HGB
    Suspension
    webbing/whoopie
    Posts
    4,372
    Images
    7
    Welcome to the forums Christina
    " 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

    www.birchsidecustomwoodwork.com

  4. #4
    flatline's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Location
    high point, nc
    Hammock
    Wilderness Logics Night/Lite Owls
    Tarp
    WL-TP/OMW/BF
    Insulation
    WL-TQ/UQ x3
    Suspension
    Dutch-n-Whopies
    Posts
    3,000
    Images
    44
    hey Bandanabraids,
    welcome to HF and howdy from high point nc.
    these guys know a lot about hammock'n and some other stuff too.

    >_please add your name to the world wide H F member location list_<


    _________f___l___a___t___l___i___n___e_________

    " just jump in where you can and hang on!" - briscoe darling

    ___the_cure_for_flatline_disease_can_be_found_here ____

  5. #5
    Gumbo's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Location
    Orlando, Fl
    Hammock
    Chrysalis
    Tarp
    Old4Hats Hilton
    Insulation
    DIY
    Suspension
    Whoopies
    Posts
    1,027
    Images
    10
    Welcome Christina from the Sunshine State!

    Evergreen State is in my bucket list of places I want to hang someday. There is some lovely scenery there.

  6. #6
    Senior Member Mindwalk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Location
    Bellingham, WA
    Hammock
    WBBB
    Tarp
    Mamajamba Silnylon
    Insulation
    Incubator &amp; Burrow
    Suspension
    Straps
    Posts
    131
    Welcome Bandanabraids from a fellow Washingtonian (yep, gave it away for those who didn't know what state was the Evergreen State was).

    There are several of us around from Washington. We have a couple of gatherings coming up, including one or 2 in Oregon soon. We had one in the winter, and I can personally say that they are a great group of people. If you have any questions, feel free to ask or if you want to meet up, it's a great way to see what other people have to get a good judge on things before you buy.

    ~Mindwalk

  7. #7
    New Member MaxM's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Issaquah, Wa
    Hammock
    DIY
    Tarp
    diy Mac Cat
    Insulation
    down uq
    Suspension
    SLS mule tape
    Posts
    45
    Welcome to HF FROM the Evergreen State! If it's not too personal, where abouts this beautiful state are you?
    You don't sleep on the ground at home, why would you expect me to out here?

  8. #8
    New Member Bandanabraids's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Location
    Infiltrating SoCal
    Hammock
    Grand Trunk
    Tarp
    Warbonnet
    Insulation
    NeoAir Trekker
    Suspension
    Whoopie Slings AIO
    Posts
    17
    Thanks everyone! I like the wide variety of places that people are from on this forum. Amazing:-)

    Mindwalk and MaxM--I've spotted a few of us PNWers on here! I am in Marysville. I hope that I can come to a hang sometime, that would be cool. I always like to see other people's set ups because you can get such good ideas. I'm trying to get my husband interested in a hammock as well...we just need one nice warm day and I'm sure he'll be found hanging out snoozing.

  9. #9
    New Member MaxM's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Issaquah, Wa
    Hammock
    DIY
    Tarp
    diy Mac Cat
    Insulation
    down uq
    Suspension
    SLS mule tape
    Posts
    45
    If you haven't found it yet, there is a trip planning/group hang thread, it will keep you apprised of what is in the works. There are currently 2 planned out. One in Oregon, one on the peninsula. It shouldn't take much to get your husband jealous now!
    You don't sleep on the ground at home, why would you expect me to out here?

  10. #10
    Senior Member wildcrafter's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Location
    the mean street of irons mi
    Hammock
    diy wildcrafter
    Tarp
    UGQ preproduction
    Insulation
    UGQ tq pad
    Suspension
    whoopie
    Posts
    608
    Images
    11
    one night in a hammock makes another convert. Watch out its addictive.
    welcome to planet earth no one gets out alive

Tags for this Thread

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •