Thanks for the advice. A hammock does sound appealing.
Originally Posted by Woolly
It's just unfortunate in the UK that, because of the nature of our landscapes - plantations, reservoirs and agricultural lowlands - going out with the spirit of adventure, most people assume you've been reading too much Tolkien and can't see the reality. There's a certain stigma to it that has put me off thus far. Scotland appeals to me, not only for the photographic opportunities, but because there is less fantasy and anorak mentality it would seem - it's more of a serious and clear headed commitment; a challenge, adventure. Reading The Lord of the Rings in your tent, on a rainy night, on boggy moorland in the Pennines on the other hand is less romantic and more... tragic. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q_a1wxqloEs