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

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

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

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.

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.