Category: Trip Report

Trip Report – Horsetail Falls, Utah

Horsetail Falls While on a business trip in northern Utah, I took a break on the weekend to fit in a quick overnight backpacking trip. It was also an opportunity to meet up with my cousin who took me to see a favorite hike for locals: Horsetail Falls. Horsetail Falls is a beautiful waterfall a…
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Trip Report – Sonoran Desert Hammock Camping

My son invited me to join him and his Boy Scout troop for a weekend camping trip in the Sonoran Desert. The plan was to car camp and then do a long 11-mile (18 km) day hike to cover segments of a few historic trails, including the Mormon Battalion Trail, the Butterfield Overland Stage Route,…
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Hammock Camping in Goblin Valley

My family planned a trip into Goblin Valley during spring break. It was part of our plan to get out and see more of the natural wonders in the American Southwest. Our plans, of course, included sleeping in hammocks. Goblin Valley is well-known for its amazing hoodoo formations, but it doesn’t have much in the…
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Trip Report – Hammock Camping on the Cliffs of Third Beach, Washington

The following is a guest post from reader Richard Jones. All photos are copyright © 2014 Richard Jones. If you have a hammock camping trip report you’d like to share, please submit it to theultimatehang@gmail.com. Route: East of Forks Washington, off of La Push Road, Third Beach, September 10, 2014. This was not really a…
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Trip Report – Texas Group Hang 2014

If you’ve never been to a group hang, you’re missing out. A “group hang” is hammock jargon for a festival-style camping event where the common denominator is hammocks (along with food, prizes, and fun). I’ve been invited to attend the Texas hang for a few years, but this was the first time my schedule allowed…
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Trip Report – Backyard Hammock Hang

The following is a guest post from reader Mike Taylor. All photos are copyright © 2014 Mike Taylor. If you have a hammock camping trip report you’d like to share, please submit it to theultimatehang@gmail.com. Equipment Used 6×6 @ 10 ft (3 m) long Post hole digger Drill with ½ in (1.27 cm) drill bit…
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Trip Report – Unguided Night Hike Along the Buffalo River, Arkansas

The following is a guest post from reader Thomas Howard. All photos are copyright © 2014 Thomas Howard. If you have a hammock camping trip report you’d like to share, please submit it to theultimatehang@gmail.com. Route:Centerpoint Trail, Buffalo River, near Ponca, Arkansas Notable Gear Used 2 ENO Jungle Nest hammocks 1 Grand Trunk w/ENO Guardian bug net…
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Trip Report – Kayaks and Hammocks Along The Broad River in South Carolina

The following is a guest post from reader Kristen Langley. All photos are copyright © 2014 Kristen Langley. If you have a hammock camping trip report you’d like to share, please submit it to theultimatehang@gmail.com. A good friend and I set out on our 28 mile (45 km) journey at the top of Sumter National…
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