Articles written by: Carolyn Ellison

Carolyn Ellison

Weekend-warrior-backpacker, star-gazer, hammock seller, writer, iphone photographer, and festival goer living in beautiful Asheville, NC.

Welcome Home to Indoor Hammocking
How To

Welcome Home to Indoor Hammocking

Naturally, the great outdoors is the common habitat for a hammock. Resting your legs while being suspended in nature, feeling the breeze and looking up at the sky is hard to beat! However, there could be more. There could be more hammocking in your life. By bringing it indoors with [...]

Hallelujah, Spring is here!
Outdoor+Travel

Hallelujah, Spring is here!

Has this past winter seemed unreasonably long, dark, and cold to any other ENOpians out there? With slews of power outages and polar vortexes, this winter has put many of us to the test. However I’m happy to say, we’re on the upswing because today marks the first day of [...]

Bears, Bees, Snakes-Oh My!
Outdoors Tips

Bears, Bees, Snakes-Oh My!

We all know that ENOpians love the outdoors. Most of you can’t wait to go play in the backcountry in your off time. When we delve into the depths of the forest however, there are many skills that we must possess in order to respect the land and protect ourselves. [...]

9 Ways to be a Backcountry Chef
Outdoors Tips

9 Ways to be a Backcountry Chef

Alright ENOpians we are about a week away from the Spring Equinox! Whoooo! That means that our weekends will soon be filled with hammocking, camping, playing in rivers and then when we’re all done…we’ll be hungry. Cooking–or eating rather–is personally one of my times of camping trips. You just can’t [...]

Hammock Etiquette for Music Festivals
Festivals

Hammock Etiquette for Music Festivals

I have good news everyone. Music festival season is upon us! Thank goodness. Back to sunny days outside (with the occasional crazy festival storm) and the sweet sounds of loud live music. Now every festival veteran has their own essentials they swear by; and for many of them hammock and straps are [...]