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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 “it’s too easy to fall…
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Friends to stay? Here’s nine ways to put them up in style

I especially liked #5.

Review – Gear Hackers Evolution Insulated Hammock

Have you ever considered an insulated hammock? The Evolution Insulated hammock is stuffed top and bottom with premium 850+ down and my kids swear by it.

Review – Simply Light Designs Sunset Saddle Bags for Hammocks

Sunset Saddle Bags by Simply Light Designs are a perfectly matched accessory for hammocks. The peak storage easily clips to any hammock and provides several extra liters of storage space.

Review – Hammock Gear Netted Hammock

A new offering from HammockGear.com, their jungle hammock has a semi-removable / stowable bug net and spacious stuff sack. At 11 feet long, it’s very comfortable.

Review – Outdoor Vitals StormLoft Quilts

Premium design, materials, and fill power, these quilts are top tier. What sets these quilts apart is the attention to shaving grams and still making them versatile for both hammock and ground camping.

Review – Chillout Pod Hammock Chair

The Chillout Pod is a single-point hammock chair, perfect for hanging under a deck, on a larger stand, or from a large, overhead branch. The big differentiator on this chair is the easy-to-collapse segmented poles and quick-adjusting hardware device that make it easy to adjust, hang, pack small, and carry.

Hammocks placed around campus as part of mental health initiative

“The Hammock Grove was initiated by Student Government to help students find a place to relax, destress, and study in a comfortable outdoor environment,” according to the Student Government Association’s web page for the Hammock Grove.

Hammock Trip Report – IPP Community Center in Delta, Utah

This past summer my family hosted a reunion at the famed IPP Community Center in Delta, Utah. Yes, it’s in the middle of nowhere and it seems like a crazy place to have a reunion, but the facility is pretty amazing and the price is reasonable (untouchable), especially if you’ve got a big family.