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How to Read Maps for Navigation

By Everest Active Gear | April 29th, 2018 | Camping, Travel, Hiking

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

By Everest Active Gear | March 31st, 2018 | Camping, Hiking

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

By Everest Active Gear | February 23rd, 2018 | Camping, Hiking

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

By Everest Active Gear | January 21st, 2018 | Camping, Hammocks

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

Winter Hammock Camping

By Everest Active Gear | December 15th, 2017 | Camping, Hammocks

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

Leave No Trace Hammock Camping

By Everest Active Gear | October 7th, 2017 | Camping, Hammocks, Hiking

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

How to Keep Your Backpacking Hammock Bug-Free

By Everest Active Gear | September 21st, 2017 | Camping, Hammocks

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

By Everest Active Gear | September 11th, 2017 | Camping, Travel, Hiking

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

Keep These 6 Things in Mind When Hammock Camping

By Everest Active Gear | June 23rd, 2017 | Camping, Hammocks

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.

Staying Warm in a Camping Hammock

By Everest Active Gear | June 23rd, 2017 | Camping, Hiking

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.