Ultimate Hang Category

December 14, 2017

The Ultimate Hang Second Edition Now Available

The second edition of The Ultimate Hang: Hammock Camping Illustrated, is now available.

March 23, 2016

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,…

September 19, 2014

The Utility of Indoor Hammock Sleeping. Especially with Kids.

Last night my sons invited me to bunk in their room—I have hammock hooks installed there, so I obliged. My sons are in bunk beds and my hammock crosses the room diagonally, with one end close to the top bunk. Around 1 AM I was awakened to the sound of…

August 21, 2014

Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS 2014

July 10, 2013

Hammock Camping on Mount Timpanogos

Mount Timpanogos is the second highest peak in the Wasatch Range in northern Utah, and arguably the most popular in the region. The granite mountain dominates the skyline with a 5,269 ft (1,606 m) prominence and a peak elevation of 11,752 ft (3,582 m). While I’ve lived near the mountain while…

July 6, 2013

Backpacking the Sycamore Rim Trail

The Sycamore Rim Trail is a 12.5 mile[1. The official guide lists this as an 11-mile loop, but our GPS device, and our time control plan, agree on the longer distance] (20 km) loop that skirts Sycamore Canyon, the second largest canyon in Arizona, after the Grand Canyon, and is…

May 27, 2013

Portable Hammock Stands

Guest Post: Portable Hammock Stands