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June 29, 2012

Tips For Pitch-Perfect Hammock Camping

The humble hammock has been around for thousands of years, and it is still used today in parts of the world as a primary sleeping accommodation. Yet many people I speak with think hammocks are “uncomfortable,” or it will hurt their back,” or  “they’re great for summer lounging only,” or…

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July 16, 2018

Summer of the yak

Summer of the yak This article is mostly about kayak fishing, but there’s this great little plug for brining along a hammock: Hammock camping and kayaking go hand-in-hand, allowing the kayaker who’s on an overnight excursion or just wanting to be close to the lake in time to catch the…

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July 13, 2018

Hitch Mount Hammocking, No Trees Needed

Hitch Mount Hammocking, No Trees Needed Interesting, but expensive, hitch mount hammock stand. The McLean Metalworks Hammock Mount is designed to work in any standard 2-inch hitch receiver on your vehicle. This sturdy metal folding hammock stand collapses down super small to stash in the back of your rig, or…

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July 12, 2018

Swiftlet hammock stand

Swiftlet Interesting adjustable hammock stand. I’m a lot more interested in their larger geodesic stand.

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July 7, 2018

Camping in Jemaloi Valley

Camping in Jemaloi Valley The Kenaboi State Park In Malaysia sounds like an amazing place. It doesn’t sound like they used much, if any, insulation underneath. A pad or underquilt would have made all the difference. The hammock looks like a Hennessy?

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July 7, 2018

Boy Scouts traveling across the U.S. visit Missoula

Boy Scouts traveling across the U.S. visit Missoula Looking for an awesome 50-miler idea for scouts? Or just a summer trek? I love what this troop is doing to incorporate leave no trace with hammocks on their trek: “We have managed to sleep in our hammocks for like 90% of…