Hi everyone!

Discussion in 'Intros & Welcomes' started by Matt, May 14, 2017.

  1. Matt

    Matt Trekker

    Hi there I'm Matt, 35 from East Yorkshire. I had this site recommended to me by Rog Tallbloke after meeting him last month on my first proper outing. I've recently taken up walking and camping, I've only just really bought everything in the last few months but have already found out I ought to try and lighten the load already after taking way too much on my last one!
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  2. Mole

    Mole Thru Hiker

    Hi
    You've come to a good place for advice on lightening your load and good trip reports/advice too.
  3. Matt

    Matt Trekker

    Hi, good to hear I will be glad of any advice. I took some stuff I didn't even need last time so with proper thought the next camp should be easier, I'm hoping anyway haha and slowly I should be able to upgrade things and improvise on some others.
  4. Shewie

    Shewie Administrator Staff Member

    Welcome to the forum Matt :)
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  5. craige

    craige Thru Hiker

    Hey Matt, welcome to the forum. :)
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  6. Matt

    Matt Trekker

    Thankyou peeps, I seem to be called a day walker, I'm not sure what title suits me atm actually, I like a walk and a camp, not done any long distances yet tho.
  7. Tartanferret

    Tartanferret Section Hiker

    Hi Matt, welcome to the forum :)
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  8. Munro277

    Munro277 Thru Hiker

    Welcome along,tis a great group
  9. Matt

    Matt Trekker

    thankyou!
  10. Nigellionheart

    Nigellionheart Trekker

    Welcome from Wiltshie
  11. Teepee

    Teepee Thru Hiker

    Hi Matt, welcome to the forum. :)
  12. Baldy

    Baldy Section Hiker

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  13. Baldy

    Baldy Section Hiker

    made a mess of that.
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  14. Padstowe

    Padstowe Ultralighter

    Hi Matt & welcome. Am not long here meself, some great trip reports here plus gear tips & some amazing gear that people have made themselves (MYOG). Enjoy!
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  15. Matt

    Matt Trekker

    Thanks
  16. Matt

    Matt Trekker

    Thanks yeah I'm sure I'll get plenty of ideas from here maybe making things is the way to go when you see what some stuff costs!
  17. Baldy

    Baldy Section Hiker

    You're welcome :)
    I think you get the drift Matt. Most of us here have probably got at least 9 of everything, so ask if need something.
    And greetings from SE London.
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