Category: Trip Report

Q&A – Thru Hiking The SHT in Winter (with a hammock)

The Superior Hiking Trail, or SHT, is a foot trail—listed as more than 290 miles long—located in Northeastern Minnesota that skirts the northern shore of Lake Superior. The SHT’s popularity is due in part to its numerous access points (one every 5-10 miles), but hikers more often rave about the breathtaking scenery, roaring waterfalls, and…
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Lightweight Winter Hammock Camping

To say that Alan Dixon surprised me when he told me he had converted to hammock camping would be putting it mildly. As the famed Editor at Large at Backpacking Light, Alan had already made a name for himself as an experienced and dedicated ulralight backpacker and I never would have imagined him adapting to…
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Hammock Camping at Boy Scout Camp Geronimo 2012

It’s hard to beat a week out in the piney woods, especially when you tote along a hammock. I’ll have to admit that often I look forward with glee to slipping into my hammock each night. It should come as no surprise that when planning for summer camp I chose to bring along a few…
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Trail Days 2012

This was my first time at Trail Days and I had a blast! I must first send out a huge THANK-YOU to the Jacks of Jacks ‘R’ Better who were so generous in inviting me out and hosting me during the trip. It was so great to spend time with them and get to know…
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Hammock on the Bayou

Trip Report – Hanging On The Bayou I’ve pitched my hammock in a lot of amazing places over the years, from the rugged Na’ Pali Coast in Kauai to the cliffs of the Grand Canyon, but I have yet to hang over a body of water. So when I saw photos of Ryan and Jamie’s…
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