Gear Review
November 23, 2016

Ultimate Hammock V2 – Review

The Ultimate Hammocks V2 hammock has an interesting long and narrow stuff sack design with compression straps and a whistle buckle.

Gear Review
November 22, 2016

Serac Sequoia Extra Wide Hammock – Review

The Serac Sequoia hammock has a nice diamond ripstop fabric and 3 pull-out loops on each side and is only 17.5 oz. Comes complete with straps.

Instruction Trip Report
November 16, 2016

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…

Gear Review
November 15, 2016

Mission Hammocks Montanera Mayan Hammock Review

Mission Hammocks Montanera Mayan Hammock Product Description The Mission Hammocks Montanera is a hand-woven Mayan-style hammocks made in Nicaragua. It uses thick manila cotton, sourced locally, and is woven using a double sprang. The clew uses a non-traditional Shoulder Sward Mat design and ties off to the hammock bed using Becket…

Gear Review
November 14, 2016

iYAYA Inflatable Camp Pillow Review

iYAYA Inflatable Camp Pillow Product Description The iYAYA inflatable camp pillow is a low-cost, self-inflating, insulated camp pillow with a twist safety valve, contoured impressions, and a water-resistent outer shell. Overall Impressions and Updates I don’t often recommend pillows in hammocks, at least not using them in the traditional way…

Do-it-Yourself
November 12, 2016

Lesovik Ultralight 2 Hammock Review

Lesovik Ultralight 2 Hammock Product Description The Lesovik Ultralight 2 hammock is among the lightest, full-size hammocks on the market today. It’s a simple gathered-end design made with bright, ripstop nylon fabric with a detached stuff sack and has Spectra Whoopie slings installed onto the ends of the hammock. Paired…