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Night Hiking Tips and Tricks
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Night Hiking Tips and Tricks

Backpackers and hammockers spend plenty of time in the wilderness after the sun goes down, but in most cases that time is spent curled up in a sleeping bag, wishing away monsters and things that go bump in the night. Night hiking reveals a whole new wilderness. For real night [...]

How to Become a Master Packer
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How to Become a Master Packer

In a perfect world, backpackers could have the packing skills of Mary Poppins and keep ludicrous items like floor lamps and umbrellas tucked away into stylish carpet bags. Until that perfect world becomes a reality, you’ll just have to do your best and train in the ways of the master [...]

Relaxing Trail Tea
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Relaxing Trail Tea

Somehow, hammocks seem to encourage savoring experiences like drinking a hot beverage. Whether it’s coffee in the morning, a cold beer after a long day, or a mug of hot tea just before bed, everything seems to taste better when you’re slung between a few trees. Trail tea is delicious, [...]

6 Accessories Every Hammock Camper Should Own
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6 Accessories Every Hammock Camper Should Own

Let’s say you’re a ‘relaxation minimalist’, and all you require is a hammock and a couple of trees. That’s fine, to each his/her own – but this article isn’t for you. Now if you plan to stage a hammock party-for-one with all the trimmings this summer, then by all means, [...]

How To Defeat The Cold Butt Syndrome
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How To Defeat The Cold Butt Syndrome

Sure, camping in hammocks is awesome in the summer… But what about winter? The cold chills and winds have oft steered hangers away because their rear ends were just too cold to take anymore. Here are six tips for your cold weather hanging. Use a hot water bottle. Just boil [...]