Category: Trip Report

Hammock Trip Report – IPP Community Center in Delta, Utah

This past summer my family hosted a reunion at the famed IPP Community Center in Delta, Utah. Yes, it’s in the middle of nowhere and it seems like a crazy place to have a reunion, but the facility is pretty amazing and the price is reasonable (untouchable), especially if you’ve got a big family.

Hammock Trip Report – Kendrick Peak Trail (and missing straps)

My son and I decided to do a quick “bonding” trip and explore a new trail for us — Kendrick Peak Trail #22 — but we encountered all kinds of trouble, not the least of which was leaving some essential gear behind.

Hammock Trip Report – Using a Byer of Maine hammock on the ground in the Florida Swamps

A trip report by Kyle Albinus on a sub-24-hour (S24O) trip into the Green Swamp Wilderness Preserve in Florida, showing how he set up a Byer of Maine Moskito hammock on the ground (gasp!)

Guest Trip Report – Hammock Camping in South Africa

Situated in the warm Free State Province, the Golden Gate Highlands National Park is a great tourist attraction. It is close to the Lesotho border and features a wide array of different animal and wildlife. I had the opportunity to visit the Park after its amalgamation with the Qwa-Qwa National Park and see the full 130 square miles.

Trip Report: Kayaking on Apache Lake, Arizona

  I was invited to do a quick overnight kayaking trip on Apache Lake in Arizona in January. Coined a “cold weather” event for those coming up from Phoenix, for me, it would be a rather warm destination as I was traveling south from Flagstaff. Apache Lake is a man-made reservoir created in 1927 to…
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Trip Report: Hanging in Tropical Philippines

  Trip Report: Hanging in Tropical Philippines Guest post by Warren Kuhn The Philippines is a great camping destination. With 7,107 islands, it’s very diverse in natural destinations. You can go from the beach to a tropical forest or a mountaintop in a matter of minutes or few hours. However, my visits were mostly to the…
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Hammock Tips on a 50-Miler

This summer I joined my son on a few days of his 50-miler trek up and over the San Francisco Peaks in Northern Arizona. Since I wasn’t able to join him for the whole trek, I was a little lazy in my packing and threw together a kit so I could get up the mountain…
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Trip Report – Snow Canyon Red Mountain Trail

Snow Canyon Red Mountain Trail One of my favorite places for a quick overnight backpacking trip is above Snow Canyon State Park in Utah along the Red Mountain Trail. I’ve traditionally backpacked this trail while visiting family during the winter holidays. St. George, Utah enjoys warm winters, but at elevation, Snow Canyon experiences snow and freezing…
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