Hello and Happy New Year!

Discussion in 'Intros & Welcomes' started by Switch, Jan 2, 2017.

  1. Switch

    Switch Trekker

    Hello all,

    Thought I'd sign up for here on the recommendation of another forum user. I spend most of my time hammocking these days however I'll be looking to lighten my ground equipment in the near future. I've long procrastinated about generally lightening the load but my back says it's time to make a more serious effort on that front this year. Got the West Highland Way in April so hopefully start to shed some weight in the run up to that.

    I hope you all have a good 2017.

    Gordon
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  2. Jamess

    Jamess Ultralighter

    Welcome Gordon.

    You've come to the right place for advice on lightening your load.

    Practical, helpful. Recommended.
  3. MartinK9

    MartinK9 Section Hiker

    Hello and welcome to the Forum. :)
  4. craige

    craige Thru Hiker

    Hey switch, welcome to the forum and happy new year to you too!
  5. craige

    craige Thru Hiker

    Btw the WHW is doable in a hammock.
  6. Switch

    Switch Trekker

    Thanks for the welcome folks. :)

    Hello Craige,

    You gave me some invaluable advice on that on the hammock forum and I've decided to go for it with the hammock. My Warbonnet winter wooki underquilt just turned up (after being taken to the cleaners by customs) and I've got a top quilt on order as well. I'm just trying to figure out what to take as a backup ground mat also swithering between alcohol or gas. I'll delay the headache of clothing until that's all sorted.Haha!
  7. Tartanferret

    Tartanferret Thru Hiker

    Hello Gordon and welcome to the forum :)
  8. Chris2901

    Chris2901 Section Hiker

    Hey Gordon,welcome to the forum !!!:thumbsup:
    Last edited: Jan 2, 2017
  9. Shewie

    Shewie Administrator Staff Member

    Welcome to the forum Gordon :)
  10. Diddi

    Diddi Thru Hiker

    Hi Gordon.
  11. Diamond Dave

    Diamond Dave Backpacker

    Happy New year

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