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    Noob from NC

    I just wanted to stop in and say hello.

    I stumbled upon hammock camping by accident. I was searching youtube and the internet to learn how to make an alcohol stove and by chance I ran across some of Shugs videos. Shortly after that I started wondering if a hammock and tarp might be better than getting a new lightweight tent and sleeping pad.

    Fast forward a few weeks and I reckon I have a new addiction.

    So hello and I hope to meet some of y'all soon.

    Mike
    Not all who wander are lost...

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    Welcome from Fla!
    Something hidden. Go and find it. Go, and look behind the Ranges. Something lost behind the Ranges. Lost and waiting for you . . . Go! - Rudyard Kipling

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    Welcome from Winston-Salem.


    "Civilization is the limitless multiplication of unnecessary necessities."
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    I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order.
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    Welcome from NC! Look forward to meeting you at one of the Southeast Group Hangs.
    - Loki,

    "Climb the mountains and get their good tidings.
    Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees.
    The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy,
    while cares will drop away from you like the leaves of Autumn."
    John Muir

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    Welcome to the trees brother. I reckon you do have yourself a new addiction
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    welcome also from Winston Salem!
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    Welcome from Knightdale.

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    Welcome from one state to the North. I fell into this addiction much the same way, I shopping for a new tent...did a search on "lightweight camping" and the rest is history.

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    Re: Noob from NC

    Welcome from the mountains of NC..

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    Welcome to the forums, from Ohio.

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