Category: Gear Review

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.

Review – Montem Fly Napple Chill Hammock, Straps, and Quilt

Montem has a uniquely patterned hammock (pineapple on black!), but the diamond ripstop fabric is constructed into a single-panel format, which makes laying in this hammock much more comfortable than other mass-market hammocks.

Review – Montem Carbon Fiber Trekking Poles

The Montem Carbon Fiber Trekking Poles are a steal — they have features and perform like poles twice their price. The only hiccup is figuring out the locking mechanism, which works more like a bicycle quick release than most trekking pole flick locks.

Setting up the Hangtime Hook – Hammock ridgeline accessory

Overview I’ve been using the Hangtime Hook for some time now, beginning with the original 3D-printed prototype and now the final injection moulded production model. This ridgeline accessory is designed to easily clip onto a ridgeline and slide back and forth. It features a standard 17 mm ball joint that works with multiple accessories, such…
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Review – Multimok Bivymok Hammock

The Bivymok is provides a tent mode to the Multimok platform hammock. It comes with a tent pole, upgraded suspension, bug netting, and rain fly. It’s designed to snap on to the Multimok, but it can also be used on its own as a two-person shelter.