Category: Trip Report

Hammock tips, illustrations, and reviews.

Trip Report – Hammock Camping on Humphreys Peak

September 4-5, 2020 It’s the tallest mountain in Arizona. And it’s volcanic (No, not active!). Well, every mountain around Flagstaff is volcanic in origin. In fact, I think Flagstaff is home to all five different types of volcanoes. The area is peppered with hundreds of cinder cones, but Humphreys Peak dominates the horizon in an…
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Trip Report – Hammocks in the Grand Tetons

September 14–18, 2019 The best remedy I can think of for getting past the emotion of dropping off your oldest child to college is heading into the woods. Thankfully for us, the Grand Tetons were a short drive away from BYU-I, and it was just the prescription we needed. We’ve driven through the Grand Tetons…
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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.

Hammock Trip Report – Kendrick Peak Trail (and missing straps)

My son and I decided to do a quick “bonding” trip and explore a new trail for us — Kendrick Peak Trail #22 — but we encountered all kinds of trouble, not the least of which was leaving some essential gear behind.

Hammock Trip Report – Using a Byer of Maine hammock on the ground in the Florida Swamps

A trip report by Kyle Albinus on a sub-24-hour (S24O) trip into the Green Swamp Wilderness Preserve in Florida, showing how he set up a Byer of Maine Moskito hammock on the ground (gasp!)

Guest Trip Report – Hammock Camping in South Africa

Situated in the warm Free State Province, the Golden Gate Highlands National Park is a great tourist attraction. It is close to the Lesotho border and features a wide array of different animal and wildlife. I had the opportunity to visit the Park after its amalgamation with the Qwa-Qwa National Park and see the full 130 square miles.

Trip Report: Kayaking on Apache Lake, Arizona

I was invited to do a quick overnight kayaking trip on Apache Lake in Arizona in January. Coined a “cold weather” event for those coming up from Phoenix, for me, it would be a rather warm destination as I was traveling south from Flagstaff. Apache Lake is a man-made reservoir created in 1927 to help…
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Trip Report: Hanging in Tropical Philippines

  Trip Report: Hanging in Tropical Philippines Guest post by Warren Kuhn The Philippines is a great camping destination. With 7,107 islands, it’s very diverse in natural destinations. You can go from the beach to a tropical forest or a mountaintop in a matter of minutes or few hours. However, my visits were mostly to the…
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