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Tips For Pitch-Perfect Hammock Camping

The humble hammock has been around for thousands of years, and it is still used today in parts of the world as a primary sleeping accommodation. Yet many people I speak with think hammocks are “uncomfortable,” or it will hurt their back,” or  “they’re great for summer lounging only,” or “it’s too easy to fall…
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Hammock company invites Richmond residents to take a load off

Hammock company invites Richmond residents to take a load off I’d love to have team meetings in a hammock. I actually have one outside of my office. I love it. Sophie Hawksby, Simply Hammocks head of marketing, said: “We have hammocks in our office and our team meetings would not be  the same without them.…
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Review – Amok Draumr XL Hammock

Amok has just released their newest hammock in their lineup, the Draumr XL. Built off the foundation of their award-winning Draumr, the XL is longer, roomer, and sports a few other features maximum comfort. The hammock design is a unique hybrid, starting with its 90-degree lay off the hang point.

Review – Outdoor Adventure View Tarp

The Outdoor Adventure View, or OAV Tarp, is a budget-minded nylon rain fly that can be used with hammocks, tarp camping, or on its own as a sun shade. It’s ideal when pitched as a rectangular tarp, but it can be turned as a diamond for extended side coverage.

Review – Amok Fjøl LW Inflatable Insulated Pad

Amok Equipment’s been updating their lineup of gear and recently released their own insulated, inflatable pad to match their Draumr 90-degree hammock. They sent me a sample to review and test with the Draumr hammock.

Review – Trip Tarp

I’ll admit that I’m one of those geeks who often lays out my gear on the floor for pre-trip planning and organizing. As a visual person, it’s helpful for me to see everything and make sure I’m not forgetting anything.The Trip Tarp fulfills that need.

Review – Outdoor Vitals Lightweight Hammock Kit

Outdoor Vitals is a Utah-based gear manufacturer who has come out with a selection of hammock-specific gear items. I was able to test their Solo Plus hammock, diamond tarp, and multi-function bug net over the past few weeks.

One Foot Outdoors: Hammocks an outdoor gamechanger

If you were stranded on a deserted island, what is the one thing you couldn’t live without? This article answers this age-old “getting-to-know-you” question, and the answer (at least for me) is rhetorical.

NAMA claws

Review – NAMA Claws for tarps and continuous ridgelines

Simple, quick, and easy to use, the NAMA Claws by NAMA Gear are an upgrade to Prusik Knots for attaching a tarp to a continuous ridgeline.