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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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How to Reduce Your Environmental Impact While Hammocking

How to Reduce Your Environmental Impact While Hammocking The more we cut down trees to construct new neighborhoods and buildings, the more sensitive our world becomes. Right now, preserved forests and wildlife need more care than ever before. One of the ways outdoor enthusiasts can help do their part is by practicing eco-friendly hammocking when…

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Practicing Social Distancing for Safer Camping

Practicing Social Distancing for Safer Camping As outdoor enthusiasts know, camping can be a relaxing way to break the mental stress cycle of living during a global pandemic. However, camping during COVID requires some forethought, planning and caution. Can you camp successfully alone or with your close loved ones before there’s a vaccine for coronavirus?…

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4 Solutions for Hammock Camping Without Trees

4 Solutions for Hammock Camping Without Trees There are many reasons to get excited about hammock camping. These days, many camping enthusiasts are forgoing traditional tents in favor of this lightweight and easy-setup option. There’s only one potential downside — can you hang a hammock without any trees? Let’s say you get to your camping…

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