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Hammocking, backpacking and hiking resources for all levels of adventurers

6 Tips for Camping in Bear Country

6 Tips for 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 dangers you…

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8 Tips for Eco-Friendly Camping

Tips for Eco-Friendly Camping 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 on a camping trip….

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9 Hammock-Sleeping Tips for Beginners

9 Hammock-Sleeping Tips for Beginners Once you start sleeping in a hammock, you’ll discover why so many people are embracing this fast-growing camping and backyard trend. A night gently hanging under the stars sure beats dealing with uneven, rocky ground — not to mention critters and nosy non-flying insects. Sleeping in a hammock has tons…

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How to Hike at Night

How to Hike at Night

Hiking at night lets you connect with nature in a new way. The quiet atmosphere, cooler temperatures, and enhanced view of the stars create an unforgettable experience. Night hiking also requires more safety considerations than daytime treks. Learn more about how to hike at night and the best ways to prepare for your trip. Dangers…

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How to Care for Your Camping Hammock

How to Care for Your Camping Hammock Congratulations! You’ve just purchased your first hammock. To keep your new investment performing for years, you’ll want to learn the best hammock care recommendations. After all, your hammock is going to get dirty — and that’s part of the fun! Below are a few hammock tips covering how to wash a…

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tips for hammock camping in the winter

Tips and Gear For Hammock Camping in The Winter

Hammock Camping in Winter: Tips and Gear Nearly half of surveyed campers say the reason they became interested in camping is because they love being in the outdoors — and there is no better way to truly experience everything the outdoors has to offer than from the comfort of a hammock. Compared to other forms of camping,…

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7 States That Are Perfect for Hammock Camping

7 States That Are Perfect for Hammock Camping   According to the National Park Service, a camping trip can help you build life skills, improve your health, and give you a chance to participate in a tradition that has been passed down for generations. Camping has always been one of the most popular outdoor activities…

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New to Hammock Camping Checklist

The Complete Hammock Camping Setup Checklist Are you looking for an unforgettable, immersive adventure? Give hammock camping a try! Hammock camping is just like it sounds — you make camp and sleep wherever you can pitch your hammock for the night. Hammock camping is perfect for adventurous outdoor-lovers, and it’s beginner-friendly! Hammock camping offers quick…

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A Complete Look at the Chameleon Hammock

There is no hammock like the Chameleon for offering comfort and easy setup for your next camping adventure. Designed for function at every level, the Chameleon is a full-featured hammock made to be completely customizable and adaptable to any environment. Because of its modular structure, you can swap out components of your Chameleon hammock setup to fit your needs. …

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Tips to Know Before Hiking at High Altitude

Hiking at higher altitudes is more challenging due to decreased levels of oxygen in the air. Whether you’re a beginner or seasoned hiker, it’s important to train for your hike beforehand, pack appropriate equipment, and take safety precautions during your trek. Also, learning a few tips and tricks on high-altitude hiking ahead of time may…

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6 Tips for Teaching Your Children to Respect Nature

As a new parent, coach, teacher, or caregiver, you’ve probably been told how crucial it is to teach younger generations how to respect the environment. Respecting nature ensures that communities have access to resources to meet their needs and wants.  How to Introduce Children to the Outdoors  First and foremost, make sure young children have…

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All About Fabrics

You love the outdoors. The smell of fresh air, the gorgeous views, the excitement of those first few steps on a new adventure — any time when you’re surrounded by the serene sounds of nature is time well spent. Our team of designers enjoys outdoor adventures as much as you do and our years of…

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