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    Senior Member bmwrider's Avatar
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    Talking First night in a hammock

    I am going out for my first hang on wed, its going to be a short trip, just a quick over nighter in Pinkney, MI, planned only 7 days before leaving, had to get out and try the hammock, I have been backpacking for many years but I'm new to hammocks.

    August here in MI is bad for the skeeters so I just got done spraying my hammock, clothes, buff and head net, I will have plenty of deet with me.

    I'm using the HH backpacker a thermarest z-lite CC pad, a Mountain hardware phantom 32 sleeping bag, theramarest stuff pillow case, an osprey talon 44, a soto micro regulator stove with GSI minimalist pot (just for tea, no cooking this trip just a few PB&J) my power stretch and REI ultralight rain jacket.
    I gear list is small so it should be a good simple trip, I will make a report when I get home, wish me a good sleep in my first hang.
    Last edited by bmwrider; 08-16-2011 at 23:46.

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    Have fun. Enjoy not being on the ground!

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    Here's wishing you a successful first hang filled with many good memories!
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    HapPy Hanging, Stay safe and looking forward to the trip report.

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    Senior Member bmwrider's Avatar
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    Thanks to all of you who have wished me a good trip

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    Good hanging BMW, also remember that Lexington Kentucky would be an awesome place for the next REI!
    .... the Aardvark (earth pig)... a rather unremarkable creature whose sole claim to fame is that it is the first animal listed in the dictionary.
    Rob

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    Senior Member bmwrider's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Aardvark View Post
    Good hanging BMW, also remember that Lexington Kentucky would be an awesome place for the next REI!
    Yes there should be one KY, what kind of city is lexington and or is it near a big city?

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    Whoooo Buddy....good hang to ya'.
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    Have a great trip! Bring back some pics.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bmwrider View Post
    Yes there should be one KY, what kind of city is lexington and or is it near a big city?
    2nd largest city in KY, metro area 1/2 million. 39.5% residents have at least Bachelors Degree, large industry base (Lexmark, Toyota, etc). UK campus (35,000 potential hangers lol). Currently 8(?) HF members live here.
    .... the Aardvark (earth pig)... a rather unremarkable creature whose sole claim to fame is that it is the first animal listed in the dictionary.
    Rob

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