Hammock Camping Basics

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  1. Bill says:

    I love your book.It’s going next to Dan Beards Field and Forest handy book,Lofty’s SAS survival and several outdoor cookbooks.These are my go to books for ideas to keep our camping trips fresh and fun for my younger nephews.

  2. Lance Pierson says:

    Would a regular bug net such as the Expedition X Mosquito Net 84″ X 39″ X 66″ work for an eno hammock? Im a little short on money and cI am looking for something a little bit more within my price range.

  3. ian Park says:

    Dear Derek,

    Is it okay to translate the information on the illustration on post on my blog for Korean hammock campers? It’s very hard to find any hammock information in Korean and your illustration covers a lot in very easy way. I think it will help Korean people understand more about the hammock.
    My blog address is blog.naver.com/talkingcat .

    Thank you

    Best regards
    Ian Park.

    • Derek says:

      Is be happy if you wanted to translate the document into Korean. Please send me an email and we can coordinate.

  4. Shal says:

    Thank you very much for your illustration and other very useful info. One aspect of camping I have not seen addressed about hammock camping is where to put one’s pack and other gear, clothes, food, etc, especially when it is raining and the ground below the hammock is wet. Please advise.

    • Derek says:

      There are several options. I most often just clip my backpack to the end of my hammock. It stays dry under the tarp and is above the ground. It also keeps it accessible when I’m standing. Some folks use mini gear hammocks and sling them next to the main hammock. Some hammocks have voluminous storage inside the hammock, like Warbonnet and Clark Jungle Hammock.

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