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Winter Hammock Camping

By Everest Active Gear | November 15th, 2018 | 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

Gearing Up For Hammock Camping With Your Dog

By Everest Active Gear | May 29th, 2018 | Camping, Hammocks

Gearing Up For Hammock Camping With Your Dog If you’re like me, you love going everywhere with your dog. Enjoying the outdoors is one of the greatest joys of owning a pet. One of my favorite ways to enjoy spending

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

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

How To Wash & Store Your Hammock

By Everest Active Gear | August 27th, 2017 | Hammocks

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

Hammocks Can Improve Your Health

By Everest Active Gear | August 18th, 2017 | Hammocks

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

Hammocks vs Tents

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

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?

How To Hang Your Hammock

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

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.

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.

What to Keep in Mind When Buying an UnderQuilt

By Everest Active Gear | June 23rd, 2017 | Hammocks, Travel, Hiking

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.

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