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Re: Hammock Camping Hammocking on AT from Susquehana river to pen mar

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  • bww00amdahl
    Ed, Thanks for the information. I really appreciate you taking the time to answer my post. Bryan Webb Trussville Alabama ... my ... thousands ... hammock ...
    Message 1 of 4 , Jun 29, 2003
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      Ed,

      Thanks for the information. I really appreciate you taking the time
      to answer my post.

      Bryan Webb
      Trussville Alabama





      --- In hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com, "Ed Speer" <info@s...> wrote:
      > Welcome Bryan. I've hiked that section of the AT several times with
      my
      > hammock--you should have no problems whatsoever as there are
      thousands
      > of places suitable for a hammock. I remember even setting up my
      hammock
      > along the RR tracks between PenMar and town--it was a small wooded
      spot
      > admist the otherwise developed residential area, but I was isolated
      and
      > out of sight. When night time caught me before I returned from a
      > resupply run to town, I simply set up camp right on the spot.
      > Otherwise, the trial has plenty of woods suitable for hammocks--it
      only
      > takes the wherewithall to look for isolated sopts and the williness
      to
      > camp alone. Even camping at or near the trail shelters would be
      > possible, again just look for the right trees when it's time to
      camp.
      > There are some public lands like state parks/forests that may have
      > special restrictions on camping--so knowing where you are is
      important.
      > Of course, avoiding private land is also critical. Also the trail
      > across the developed Cumberland Valley north of Boiling Springs is
      > closed to camping of any knid--so be sure to do this 13-mile
      section in
      > a single day; there are trail shelters on each end of this section,
      > while hikers can stay in a couple of private homes in Boiling
      Springs.
      > The ATC regional center in Boiling Springs is right on the trail and
      > they can help direct you to a suitable home....Ed
      >
      >
      >
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: bww00amdahl [mailto:bww00amdahl@y...]
      > Sent: Saturday, June 28, 2003 2:54 PM
      > To: hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: Hammock Camping Hammocking on AT from Susquehana river to
      pen
      > mar
      >
      >
      > Hi,
      >
      > Im new to the hammock group and am planning an AT section hike from
      > the Susquehana river to Pen Mar in PA. I would like to get info
      about
      > hammocking the trip from someone who has done this section in a
      > hammock. Hey , any other additional infor would be welcome.
      >
      >
      > Thanks
      > bryan Webb
      > Trussville Alabama
      >
      >
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