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Knots vs. Hardware

knots-v-hardware

Among hikers, backpackers, campers, Scouters, and pretty much any outdoor enthusiast, one topic seems to always spark debate: hardware devices or knots? Are you a knot purist who sees hardware devices as redundant, a waste of time (or weight), or…

The Truth About Hammock Camping: Claim #1 – Hammocks Are Lighter Than Tents

Hanging a hammock over rocks at camp Geronimo

Are hammocks really that amazing? I thought it would be interesting to do a series and play devil’s advocate by punching through some of the more popular claims about hammocks as they relate to camping. After all, I’ve had my fair…