Category Archives: Hammock Camping

Sipsey Wilderness Loop Hike Trip Report (2 nights, 22.5 miles)

Summary: We parked one vehicle at the Braziel Trailhead, took trail 223 south to trail 208. We went east on trail 208 a short distance to trail 224. Turning southeast on trail 224 we traveled to trail 204 Friday afternoon … Continue reading

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Lightweight 2 night, 20 mile hiking backpacking packing list and description

It seems that some people cannot figure out how to lighten the load when backpacking. While this is totally subjective to the individual, I created this blog post detailing my load for a two night, 20 day hike in a … Continue reading

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Random Location Sipsey Trip Report

My usual hiking buddy “skillet” and I had planned a quick trip to the Sipsey Wilderness over Memorial Day weekend. Our plan was to meet Sunday afternoon and visit several locations that we have passed many times, but have never … Continue reading

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Lawson Outdoor Equipment LLC Black Glowire Review

There are several things I really like about the hammock camping community. First, everyone is very helpful and friendly. Second, the atmosphere on http://www.hammockforums.net is very kind and family friendly – they won’t beat you down if you ask a … Continue reading

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My $6 DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Warbonnet Superfly Tarp (over the ridgeline) pole modification

After seeing the pole mods on the Superfly, I decided I wanted one. I decided on the pole modification that went over the ridgeline and did not require any sewing. There are several companies that produce these, but I didn’t … Continue reading

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YAY! New Purchase for warm weather!

One of the goals I have set for 2015 is to sleep outside in my hammock at least once every month. When I initially purchased my gear, I prepared for the worst weather that I thought I would encounter. That’s … Continue reading

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Trip Report for Group Hang in Bankhead Forest 24-26 April 2015

Group Hang: a gathering of people who sleep in camping hammock in one location. This normally takes place over a weekend and some people travel great distances to participate. Most often it is advertised on http://www.hammockforums.net. The time for the … Continue reading

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