Category: Gear Review

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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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Sierra Madre Research Pares and xPlor Hammock Review

Sierra Madre Research Pares and xPlor Hammocks   What they say What I say Dimensions 106 × 54 in (269 × 137 cm) — xPlor 129.5 × 78 in (329 × 198 cm) — Pares 106 × 54 in (269 × 137 cm) — xPlor 128 × 78 in...

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Hennessy Hammock Announces 3 Jungle Models

  Hennessy Hammock recently announced the release of three new hammocks to fill their product line: Jungle Expedition Asym Zip Jungle Explorer Asym Zip Jungle Safari Asym Zip Hennessy’s “jungle” models all feature double-layer...

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ENO JungleNest Review

When I first saw the ENO JungleNest in August of last year, I was impressed in many ways. In fact, I was preparing to do a hammock demo at a local outdoor retailer when...

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Upcoming Reviews for Early 2015

2014 has been a busy year with hammock reviews, and I’d like to thank all the manufacturers who have sent me gear to review and evaluate. There’s still a lot of reviews I’m working on, but...

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