Category: Gear Review

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Therm-a-Rest Slacker Hammock Warmer Review

The Therm-a-Rest Slacker Hammock Warmer is best described as a technical weather shield that provides and effective cover to block wind, shed precipitation, and reflect radiant heat, thanks to the permeable aluminized inner liner and...

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Hammock Tent 90º Gamma UL Hammock Review

As much as I love simple, basic hammocks, it is amazing to see the innovations and creativity taken to push hammocks even further. The Hammock Tent 90° Gamma UL is what I refer to...

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Therm-a-Rest Slacker Hammock Rain Fly Preview

Therm-a-Rest recently sent me a prototype of their hammock rain fly to review. It’s a basic rectangular tarp with excellent construction and attention to detail. Therm-a-Rest Slacker Hammock Rain Fly Manufacturer: Therm-a-Rest, made in the Vietnam...

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Byer of Maine Easy Traveller Hammock Review

The Byer of Maine Amazonas Easy Traveller Hammock is a lightweight, packable basic hammock—the backbone of any modular hammock camping system. Byer of Maine Amazonas Easy Traveller Hammock Manufacturer: Byer of Maine, made in China...

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GearBest Jungle Hammock Review

The GearBest Jungle Hammock is value-priced hammock with a built-in zippered mosquito net, with a colorful flair. It’s best suited for youth hangers due to its smaller size. GearBest Jungle Hammock Manufacturer: GearBest.com, made...

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GO! Outfitters Basic Hammock Review

GO! Outfitters sent me examples of their two flagship hammocks to view: the basic hammock and the jungle hammock. What really stands out with their hammocks is the build construction and the unique fabric...

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Tribe Provisions Adventure Hammock Review

Tribe Provisions Adventure Hammock The Tribe Provisions Adventure Hammock was a bit of a surprise—high-quality diamond ripstop fabric with generous dimensions at an amazing price point. Manufacturer: Tribe Provisions, made in China MSRP: US$29.95 Available...

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GO! Outfitters Tarp Preview

The GO! Outfitters Tarp is generously sized with multiple side tie-out points that make it a versatile shelter option for hammock camping and other outdoor adventures. I was sent a pre-production prototype to preview...

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Yukon Outfitters Prolite Pillow Review

The Yukon Outfitters Prolite Pillow is more accurately described as an insulated, self-inflating, multi-use pillow. This was another surprise gear review opportunity from YO with a product they were adapting for their new line...

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Grand Trunk Goods Trunk Straps Review

I’ve written about and recommended that new hammock users start off with daisy chain style webbing straps, so I won’t go into that here. What encourages me is that I’ve seen a huge uptick...

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