Category: Gear Review

Hammock tips, illustrations, and reviews.

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.

Review – Multimok Multi-purpose Hammock

The Multimok is a multi-point hammock that can be pitched in a number of ways thanks to the dozens of connection points around the perimeter. Unlike other platform hammocks, the Multimok doesn’t require ratchet straps and can be configured in a number of ways.

Review – Amok Draumr XL Hammock

Amok has just released their newest hammock in their lineup, the Draumr XL. Built off the foundation of their award-winning Draumr, the XL is longer, roomer, and sports a few other features maximum comfort. The hammock design is a unique hybrid, starting with its 90-degree lay off the hang point.

Review – Outdoor Adventure View Tarp

The Outdoor Adventure View, or OAV Tarp, is a budget-minded nylon rain fly that can be used with hammocks, tarp camping, or on its own as a sun shade. It’s ideal when pitched as a rectangular tarp, but it can be turned as a diamond for extended side coverage.