Category: Gear Review


Review: Astucas Sestrals Poncho and Balaclava

The Astucas Sestrals Poncho is a convertible top quilt filled with Climashield APEX insulation and features a treated nylon to repel water and dirt. The matching Balaclava (sold separately) make an effective pair.


Review: Nemo Cloudview Hammock

The Nemo Cloudview is a hybrid hammock with features of a bridge and spreader bar hammock. It’s durable mesh fabric make it very lounge-worthy.


Review: Warbonnet Outdoors Wooki Underquilt

  Warbonnet Outdoors Wooki Underquilt Product Description The Warbonnet Outdoors Wooki underquilt is a full-length insulator for the bottom of a hammock, replacing more difficult to use pads as a means to stay warm...


Review: Hoo-Rag Sub Zero and Polartek Head Wraps

I’m a big fan of head wraps of all sorts, and having tested the Hoo-Rag brand before, I was happy to take a closer look at two new products they released for cold-weather wear:...

Review: Rallt Digital Camo Hammock and Ultralight Straps 0

Review: Rallt Digital Camo Hammock and Ultralight Straps

  Rallt Digital Camo Hammock and Ultralight Hammock Straps Note: I typically write individual reviews for products that are sold separately, but I feel strongly that webbing straps should be included with a hammock....


Review: Dutchware Chameleon Hammock

  The Dutchware Chameleon (foreground, right), under a Winter Dream tarp by UGQ at Apache Lake, Arizona. Dutchware Chameleon Hammock Jan. 17, 2017—Dutch sent me a pre-production prototype of his new Chameleon hammock, which...


Review: Chill Gorilla Silverback Hammock with Straps

  Chill Gorilla Silverback Hammock with Straps Product Description The Chill Gorilla Silverback hammock compares favorably with other “double” hammocks on the market, including the ENO DoubleNest, Grand Trunk Double, and others. It is...