How to Read Maps for Navigation Map reading and navigation while hiking or hammock camping is a skill. Global Position Systems (GPS) are convenient. However it is important you learn the skill of map reading. This ability allows you to
How To Build A Campfire When the word "hammock camping" is mentioned we imagine pleasant scenery, relaxing settings and abundant surroundings of nature immediately comes to mind. The most iconic experiences when setting up camping hammocks is the thought of that warm
Beginners Guide To Hammock Camping If you're a beginner getting geared up to go hammock camping for the first time, or just need a reminder of the camping essential items to have at the ready I’ve put together my “tips” as a
Finding The Perfect Hammock Campsite If you’re just starting out into the world of camping in a hammock it is a great way to enjoy the outdoors. For centuries people have set up hammocks to relax and rest in the midst of
For some we just can’t get enough of hammock camping. Hiking, backpacking or camping in the snow appeals to anyone who enjoys the beauty and peacefulness of a crisp winter wonderland. There are less to even no bugs and even better no crowds. With
One of my personal goals is to inspire people to get out hiking, discover nature, new adventures and Explore More! We know finding the motivation and getting started is the hardest part of any journey, as the saying goes, “even the longest journey
Good Campsites Are Found, Not Made The best camping hammocks leave the least environmental footprint making then the ultimate low impact shelters. When used with appropriate, tree-friendly suspension systems, and hung correctly hammocks do not alter the natural environment. The smaller your
Going Backpacking? Don't let bugs ruin all the fun. Follow these fool-proof tips for bug proofing your backpacking hammock. If you're anything like us you love gaining experiences over gaining things. And one of our favorite ways to experience the great
Hammocker’s Guide To Backpacks Good and proper planning makes the difference and defines your experience, the most important thing for any adventure to be successful is proper preparation. Having the perfect backpack won’t mean much if it is poorly packed. Efficient packing is
Any successful hammock camping adventure will require some maintenance and care not just to your hammock but to all your gear. If you are going to store your hammock for long durations this is where the most harm can be caused. Nylon material is
We all know that camping hammocks promote a relaxed sense of comfort. So, what are the health benefits you may ask? The answer to that question is provided in this post. At the University of Geneva, a group study found that the gentle rocking motion of
Life is full of difficult choices, it’s our own responsibility to make the right decision for ourselves. Some choices are a matter of opinion, while others are backed up by facts and are genuinely better than other options. We want to take the time to settle once and for all which is the better option: hammocks or tents?
Once you get to know hammocks, you cannot get enough of them. Long-time campers prefer hammocks, and usually people start out just getting them to relax in, but after just one night, they switch over and become avid hammock campers.
Camping is one of those simple joys in life that bring a smile to your face. There’s nothing so invigorating as getting back in touch with nature. It makes us happy and it relaxes.
Any camping aficionado knows that keeping warm is an essential part of the experience. You aren’t always going to go camping in ideal weather, and so you will need a plan to keep warm. This is where tents usually win out because many people picture themselves freezing in their camping hammock as soon as the sun sets.
Avid hammock campers will tell you the importance of insulation. The fact of the matter is that it will not always be warm and a sleeping bag is not enough to keep you warm. When you sleep on a sleeping bag in a hammock, you cut off all the insulation properties in the sleeping bag.