Tag: winter

Hammock tips, illustrations, and reviews.

Hennessy Hammock Monsoon Tarp Review

Hennessy Hammock Monsoon Tarp – Silnylon Hennessy Hammock is well-known for their distinctive asymmetric tarp design that come stock with every hammock, but not everyone feels “storm secure” with them. And, there are certainly times when having a larger tarp is preferred. The Monsoon tarp, and its bigger brother the Typhoon, have larger side panels…
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Q&A – Thru Hiking The SHT in Winter (with a hammock)

The Superior Hiking Trail, or SHT, is a foot trail—listed as more than 290 miles long—located in Northeastern Minnesota that skirts the northern shore of Lake Superior. The SHT’s popularity is due in part to its numerous access points (one every 5-10 miles), but hikers more often rave about the breathtaking scenery, roaring waterfalls, and…
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Lightweight Winter Hammock Camping

To say that Alan Dixon surprised me when he told me he had converted to hammock camping would be putting it mildly. As the famed Editor at Large at Backpacking Light, Alan had already made a name for himself as an experienced and dedicated ulralight backpacker and I never would have imagined him adapting to…
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