Instruction Category

September 9, 2017
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Drip Lines, Part 2

Another look at drip lines to protect your hammock from water seeping down your suspension and onto your hammock

November 16, 2016
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Hammock Tips on a 50-Miler

This summer I joined my son on a few days of his 50-miler trek up and over the San Francisco Peaks in Northern Arizona. Since I wasn’t able to join him for the whole trek, I was a little lazy in my packing and threw together a kit so I…

September 19, 2016
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Choosing a Double- or Single-layer Hammock

Philip Werner’s recent post on choosing between a single- or double-layer hammock delivers some strong points about double-layer hammocks: The two layers form a pocket that can be used to hold a foam or an inflatable sleeping pad. The pocket helps hold the insulation in place and gets it out of…

May 26, 2016
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DIY Summer Top Quilt and Matchcoat

How to make a do-it-yourself Summer Top Quilt and Matchcoat for a hammock using a basic blanket such as the Tribe Provisions Go Anywhere Blanket.

May 20, 2016
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Hammock Bliss Tandem Review

Hammock Bliss Tandem Product Description The Hammock Bliss Tandem is an interesting concept tackling one of hammock’s biggest challenges: double occupancy. The Tandem’s approach is to link two single hammocks together along the parallel long edges, thus giving two people their own bed to lay in. This is a similar…

May 11, 2016
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New Soft Shackle Design from Hummingbird Hammocks

Hummingbird Hammocks recently sent me a prototype hammock to review and they gave me permission to “leak” this little snippet they created. They have been using a soft shackle design since they came out with their first hammock, but it has gone through some significant upgrades to improve performance and usability.…

May 10, 2016
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DIY Candle Firestarter

Do-it-Yourself Candle Firestarter As I was going through some old photos, I came across a video and photo series I created back in 2010 to show how to make your own firestarters out of a mini candle and some wood shavings. I’ve used this for so many years I can’t…