Hammock Blog

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

Hiking | Want to Start But Don’t Know Where to Begin

By Everest Active Gear | November 2nd, 2017 | Travel, Hiking

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

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

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

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.

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.