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What You Need to Know Before Hiking With Your Cat

What You Need to Know Before Hiking With Your Cat For some people, getting their cat to come out from under the bed is a chore. Yet, others want to take their cats on hikes. As a pet parent or buddy, convincing your house cat to do outdoor activities can be tricky. However, if your…

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Is it Too Hot to Go Hammocking?

Is It Too Hot to Go Hammocking? Summer is approaching, which means you may be wondering how hot is too hot for hammocking and camping. The answer usually varies depending on the humidity, night temperature, and your activities for that day. Below, learn some hot-weather camping hacks to help yourself stay cool. How Hot Is…

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4 Tips for Hiking in the Heat

4 Tips for Hiking in the Heat Summer is a glorious time to head outdoors and immerse yourself in nature. However, the heat and intense sun exposure can lead to side effects that range from dizzying to downright dangerous. Before you hit the trail, keep these tips in mind and you’ll be prepared no matter…

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What to Wear When Hammock Camping 

What to Wear When Hammock Camping Hammock camping is a fun activity that you can enjoy year-round. As long as you have the right hammock camping gear and clothing, you can stay comfortable and protected in any season. Consider the time of year you’ll be camping, as well as your location and which activities you want…

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10 Ways You Can Immerse Yourself in Nature This Earth Day

10 Ways You Can Immerse Yourself in Nature This Earth Day If you’re a nature lover, you appreciate every season to the fullest and look forward to everything from snowfalls to sunshine. For you, Earth Day’s a wonderful “excuse” for exploring the countryside or just hanging out in your backyard. On April 22, set aside…

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Hammock Safety 101 — A Beginner’s Guide to Staying Safe and Sound in a Hammock

Hammock Safety 101 — A Beginner’s Guide to Staying Safe and Sound in a Hammock Recreational hammocks are fast becoming must-haves for camping and hiking trips. They’re comfortable to lounge in, lightweight and easy to carry, and quick to set up. Whether you’re just starting out or consider yourself a veteran “hanger,” here’s everything you…

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5 Ways Hammocking May Improve Your Mental Health 

5 Ways Hammocking May Improve Your Mental Health Day-to-day tasks and responsibilities can easily leave you feeling overwhelmed. That’s why it’s important to regularly take the time to rest and focus on your mental well-being. One of the ways you can do that is by hammocking. With each gentle sway, this quintessential summertime activity will…

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Overcoming Hammocking Claustrophobia

Overcoming Hammocking Claustrophobia After a day adventuring in the great outdoors, you’ve been looking forward to slipping into your hammock. Setting it up was simpler than you thought. In fact, it looks incredibly inviting! As you get yourself into place, a feeling of panic overwhelms you. This doesn’t seem natural at all. You want to…

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4 Hammock Date Night Ideas 

4 Hammock Date Night Ideas There are a few different components that go into a great date night. Quality time with your partner is key. It also helps if you have a unique element. There’s nothing wrong with dinner or a movie, but you might be looking for some ways to switch things up and…

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How to Set up a Camping Hammock

How to Set up a Camping Hammock Hammocks are the perfect way to camp — they’re protective, comfortable, and easy to carry no matter where you’re heading. When pitching your hammock, it’s essential you choose a safe campsite and achieve the correct height, angle, and sag for your setup. You also need to remain conscious…

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4 Factors That Make for the Perfect Hammock Destination

4 Factors That Make for the Perfect Hammock Destination Whether you’re planning a solo journey or getting into the great outdoors with friends, hammocks are the perfect way to destress and unwind in some of the country’s most scenic and breathtaking locations. One question must be addressed before you head out, though — where to hang…

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6 Tips for Hammock Camping in Bear Country

6 Tips for Hammock Camping in Bear Country There’s a lot to pack for a camping trip, from food and clothes to first aid kits and water bottles. If you are camping in a national park or campsite known for its bear sightings, expect your backpack to weigh a little more. Why? There are hammock…

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