For most people, the first image that comes to mind on the subject of camping is a tent. Yet recently the advent of the portable hammock has begun to change everything. Simple parachute hammocks that pack down to the size of a grapefruit have created an entirely new niche to the outdoor industry. Camping in a hammock has a great many advantages, mostly comfort and a great nights sleep.
Eagles Nest Outfitters – DoubleNest Hammock, Red/Charcoal ENO – The Quintessential Parachute Hammock From stitching the highest quality most comfortable hammocks in the world from the back of a van, to setting up shop in Asheville, NC; Eagles Nest Outfitters has really set the benchmark when it comes to parachute hammocks. Competitors designs may vary … Continue reading ENO DoubleNest
Snugpak Hammock Cocoon – Overview Anyone who’s spent the night in a hammock is familiar with “cold butt syndrome”. Insulation in traditional sleeping bags is compressed under your body weight, leaving you susceptible to heat loss from convection during the night. In order to combat this, many use an underblanket to wrap the underside of … Continue reading Snugpak Hammock Cocoon | Best Entry Level Hammock Insulation
Best Backpacking Hammock Arguably the best time to go hammock camping is during warm weather. Yet the bane of 3 season camping is often relentless biting insects, which traditional hammocks offer no protection against. In order to pack a backpacking hammock or camping hammock during bug season you’ll need a net. Aftermarket bug nets are … Continue reading ENO JungleNest