Category: Gear Review

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BooneDox Drifter Hammock Stand Review

BooneDox Drifter Collapsable, Free-standing Hammock Stand This is one stand that should be listed in my “definitive” work on portable hammock stands. The BooneDox Drifter is easy to assemble, has a handy carry case,...

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Gear Best Cotton Hammock Review

GearBest.com reached out to me to do some consulting on their hammock line. They actually have some amazing prices for their hammocks, which would make great entry-level jungle hammocks or modular recreational hammocks. I...

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AntiGravityGear UL Deluxe Bear Bag System Review

AntiGravityGear UL Deluxe Bear Bag System One of my first purchases from AntiGravityGear—years ago—was their bear bag rope kit. I’ve purchased a few more kits over the years because it is one of the...

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Kammok Roo Hammock Review

From the Wayback Machine KAMMOK Roo Hammock Review @ BackpackGearTest.org SUMMARY The KAMMOK Roo is a very large, comfortable hammock (Length: 129 in / 328 cm, width: 72 in / 183 cm). The diamond ripstop...

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Hammeck Envy-S Hammock Review

The Envy-S Hammock The Envy-S is the top-of-the-line hammock from Hammeck, a cottage vendor specializing in camping hammocks and accessories (the Meck family also has a pretty cool metal hammock stand, if you’re interested). Hammeck has...

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Sierra Madre Research Nubé Shelter Review

Sierra Madre Research Nubé Shelter The team over at Sierra Madre Research, or SMr, have generated a lot of buzz around their new gear, particularly their integrated shelter, the Nubé (pronounced “New Bay”). Their...

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Dream Hammock ThunderBird Review

I saw an early prototype of the ThunderBird a few years ago at Trail Days in Damascus, Virginia. It was a great opportunity to meet up with Randy, who I’ve built a friendship over...

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Thailand Jungle Hammock Review

Video link Original Camper, Made in Thailand. Dimensions: 240 x 120 cm (94 x 47 in) Weight: 746 g (26.3 oz) Capacity: 150 kg (330 lbs) MSRP: US$40 Overview The Original Camper double-layer Jungle...

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