Articles written by: Sean McCoy

Six Crucial Knots for the Outdoors
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Six Crucial Knots for the Outdoors

Any outdoors person needs to know a few knots and when to use them. Of course you have your Atlas Straps to hang your hammock in most situations, but these knots are still prerequisite wilderness skills that are used in everything from survival to sailing to climbing. The Bowline – [...]

5 Great Hammock Books
Hammock Culture

5 Great Hammock Books

So you’ve just settled into that most perfect hammock, the view is fine and the weather’s ire. You just need a book and you’ll be styling. Here are five favorites that scream for hammock reading. Don’t Stop The Carnival by Herman Wook – A New Yorker decides to up and [...]

Thanks Trees! 7 Outdoor Products Made Of Wood
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Thanks Trees! 7 Outdoor Products Made Of Wood

Ahh trees; sustainers of wildlife, cleaners of the air and really nice places for building forts and hanging hammocks. They also happen to be an amazing, renewable source of material used in construction since the dawn of human civilization. With Arbor Day right around the corner we celebrate the glorious tree, [...]

The Hammock, A Love Story
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The Hammock, A Love Story

Young men sometimes do stupid things and one of those things is running barefoot on the beach at night. I did this once and kicked an unseen cinder block so hard that it split the flesh of my big toe the bone. After the injury, I screeched, hopped and hobbled [...]

Five Tips for Restful Hammock Sleep
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Five Tips for Restful Hammock Sleep

Maybe you’ve accidentally fallen asleep in a hammock and woken with a stiff neck. Or you’re planning a camping trip and want to be assured of a good night’s sleep. While a little unfamiliar to most North Americans, millions of people around the world choose to sleep in a hammock [...]