NEMO Bugout 9×9 Shelter Review

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8 Responses

  1. Kim says:

    Great review. Love your site 🙂 one question though, how do you get in and out of the upper hammocks?

    • Derek says:

      While I don’t normally recommend stacking any more than two hammocks high, it really isn’t that difficult to climb them like a ladder, when they are really high.

      In this case, it isn’t so high that I couldn’t jump in to it. But these hammocks were hung for my kids so I just lifted them into position.

  2. JA says:

    Hello, love all the information on your site. I’m just getting into hammock camping (after I had a better nap in a friend’s hammock than I’ve ever had sleeping in a tent). My girlfriend and I regularly backpack and car camp with our dog and the BugOut looks like it might be a feasible tent replacement for the three of us, providing we stack two hammocks and figure out a wind/blown-rain break for the dog (we see pretty chilly wind, sometimes). It’d be heavier than our current setup but the potential offset of better sleep should outweigh the downsides.

    Would you reccomend the Nemo for that, or might you recommend any alternate insect-proof setups for two hammocks and a dog? I’m sure he wouldn’t mind sleeping out in the rain but biting flies and ticks make us all miserable so we’d like to keep him comfortable. The only other idea I’ve had is to set one of us up in a standard mosquito-net hammock/tarp and, under another tarp, set up a pup-tent-style ridgeline-to-ground net that the mutt could sleep under. We’ve been struggling to figure the logistics of all the different components and I gotta admit we’re a little stuck. Thanks!

    • Derek says:

      Yes, I think it would be good, especially when sharing, including your dog. When you can split up gear between people when backpacking its a win. I’m using the Bugout with the scouts this week on our 50-miler hike. With two scouts bunked with light and simple hammocks it works great. Lots of room for dog as well.

  3. Mark says:

    What type of hammock set up are you using off to the left of the tenth picture? Thanks!

  1. October 24, 2014

    […] NEMO Bugout 9×9 Shelter Review | The Ultimate Hang – Ever since seeing the NEMO® Bugout™ shelter at Trail Days in 2012, I ve been wanting to get one. The Bugout is a tarp-based shelter with an integrated bug netting that reaches from tarp edge to the ground, creating a roomy, 4-sided no-see-um enclosure. […]

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