Author: Derek Hansen

What’s this? Unboxing the SMR Ninox Hammock

First look It’s hard to find something more thrilling than a mysterious package on your doorstep. It’s the promise of some new gear to explore, some new adventure to take. In this case, a new hammock that I backed on Kickstarter many months ago. I had nearly forgotten about it since the production time on…
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DIY Hammock Pillow Instructions

Making your own hammock pillow is easy. It can also be used as a multi-use stuff sack, pillow cover, or other uses.

First Look: KAMMOK Mantis UL All-in-one Hammock

KAMMOK sent me a surprise package this weekend and I did a quick reveal video to show my hands-on look at their new hammock: the Mantis and Mantis UL. This effectively puts KAMMOK squarely into the all-in-one hammock camping category with a very competitive product.

Review – Gear Hackers Evolution Insulated Hammock

Have you ever considered an insulated hammock? The Evolution Insulated hammock is stuffed top and bottom with premium 850+ down and my kids swear by it.

Review – Simply Light Designs Sunset Saddle Bags for Hammocks

Sunset Saddle Bags by Simply Light Designs are a perfectly matched accessory for hammocks. The peak storage easily clips to any hammock and provides several extra liters of storage space.

Review – Hammock Gear Netted Hammock

A new offering from HammockGear.com, their jungle hammock has a semi-removable / stowable bug net and spacious stuff sack. At 11 feet long, it’s very comfortable.

Review – Outdoor Vitals StormLoft Quilts

Premium design, materials, and fill power, these quilts are top tier. What sets these quilts apart is the attention to shaving grams and still making them versatile for both hammock and ground camping.

Review – Chillout Pod Hammock Chair

The Chillout Pod is a single-point hammock chair, perfect for hanging under a deck, on a larger stand, or from a large, overhead branch. The big differentiator on this chair is the easy-to-collapse segmented poles and quick-adjusting hardware device that make it easy to adjust, hang, pack small, and carry.