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.

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 [...]

9 Early Spring Gardening Tips
How To

9 Early Spring Gardening Tips

It’s a well known fact that avid hammockers like ENOpians, care about the environment and therefore like to get their hands dirty in it. Gardening can be some of the most rewarding and educational past times in the warm months. And I’m happy to say that these times are upon [...]

Clean Vibes: Keeping it Fresh
Festivals

Clean Vibes: Keeping it Fresh

“Clean Vibes is a company formed and dedicated to responsible on-site waste management of outdoor festivals and events. Our mission is to actively encourage and promote recycling, composting and proper waste disposal. We hope to educate and inspire a new generation of responsible stewards. Our goal is to divert waste [...]