Tag: Grand Trunk

Grand Trunk All Terrain Hybrid Travel Hammock Review

From the Wayback Machine Grand Trunk All Terrain Hybrid Travel Hammock Review — BackpackGearTest.org The Rest of the Story. I have to tip my hat to Grand Trunk for trying something new. When I tested this hammock back in 2009, the Hybrid was the first on the market (and I think the only one still) to…
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Grand Trunk Nano 7 Hammock Review

From the Wayback Machine Grand Trunk Nano 7 Hammock Review — BackpackGearTest.org The Rest of the Story. Back in 2009 I tested the then brand-new Grand Trunk Nano 7—arguably the lightest hammock still on the market. What makes this review unique and transformative for me was that during the test the Whoopie Sling was introduced…
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Hammock Tarp Coverage Comparison

Not all tarps are created equal. Indeed, what appears to be one of the simplest pieces of gear, next to a basic gathered-end hammock, tarps end up being one of the most complex. On one end of the spectrum you have the very simple asymmetric or diamond tarp that boasts only two guy lines and…
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Parachute Nylon Hammock Comparison Chart

Parachute nylon hammocks are arguably the most popular types of hammocks in the market today, judging by the variety sold by different manufacturers. The fabric is recognizable based on its “crinkly” appearance. The name is somewhat of a misnomer as real parachute material is thinner, lighter, and has a square ripstop weave. “Parachute nylon” hammocks…
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