How To Category

September 9, 2017

Drip Lines, Part 2

Another look at drip lines to protect your hammock from water seeping down your suspension and onto your hammock

November 5, 2014

2014 Hammock Holiday Gift Guide

As our family readies for the holidays, I thought it would be fun to put together a post on some hammock-related gift ideas based on my own recommendations (e.g., these are not sponsored posts 🙂 For The Beginner Whether for yourself or for your buddy who is just getting started. The…

September 17, 2014

Using Stakes and Snow Anchors

Using Stakes and Snow Anchors I’m often out working with the Boy Scouts teaching the finer points of bushcraft. One skill that seems so simple, and yet fundamental to shelter building, is how to stake out and set guy lines and anchors. Natural anchors like shrubs or trees make it…

January 8, 2014

The Truth About Hammock Camping: Claim #5: hammocks make you pee more in the night

Every once in a while, I’ve had the annoying discomfort of needing to relieve myself in the middle of the night when I am toasty warm, snuggled up in my hammock. It’s happened regularly enough, in fact, that I wondered if the hammock was to blame. In asking around to…

October 14, 2013

Super Secret Hammock Lab

October 11, 2013

Updated Hammock Hang Calculator and Clinometer App

Before I jump into the announcement, I better come clean about Android before I get slaughtered. Yes, it’s on its way. We had hoped to release them at the same time, but getting the app to work exactly on all the different screens is posing a design challenge. We hope…

September 24, 2013

First Look – Underground Quilts Flight Jacket Top Quilt

A few weeks ago, Underground Quilts (UGQ) got in touch with me to do a review of their quilts, specifically their Flight Jacket top quilt. I went back-and-forth with Paul to select the fill and finish of the quilt as they wanted to build a custom quilt for me. The…