Casey Pollock

Everything you need to know to make your own gear.

5 Tips to Plot Your Hike

5 Tips to Plot Your Hike Fans of the great outdoors often underestimate the importance of preparing for a hike. Your friends and family may want to embark as soon as possible, but you must be familiar with your environment, path, and experience level to make your trip a success. If you’re eager to backpack…

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Can Hammocks Stay Outside? All of Your Outdoor Hammock Storage Questions Answered

Can Hammocks Stay Outside? All of Your Outdoor Hammock Storage Questions Answered Do you plan to set up your hammock in your living room or dining room? Of course not! You’re going to put it outside in your backyard or use it during camping adventures. That means it’s going to be exposed to the elements…

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6 Hammock-Sleeping Tips for Beginners

6 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 Get the Best Shot: Smartphone Photography Tips

How to Get the Best Shot: Smartphone Photography Tips When you go hiking, you’ll see some of the most picturesque scenes nature has to offer. We know you’ll want to preserve those views as memories for yourself and share them with friends, family, and followers. During your adventure, you’ll want to capture photos of these…

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How to Hike at Night: 6 Tips for Your Next Trek

How to Hike at Night: 6 Tips for Your Next Trek Hiking at night is a fun activity that lets you spend time with friends and enjoy a deep connection with nature at its most peaceful state. It’s also a great way to experience a new perspective on the most familiar trails. Consider these four benefits…

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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 to help…

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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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Cuben Fiber Tarp by Hammock Gear-0

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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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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Foraging for Beginners

Foraging provides ample opportunity to get yourself out into nature and experiment with new flavors and textures while cooking. Some plant varieties even have a better profile of micronutrients than their supermarket alternatives due to being raised in the wild. Plus, with gardening and veganism on the rise, it’s only natural that curious campers are…

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5 Benefits of Making Your Own Gear

Whether you’re a seasoned camper or a newbie backpacker, making your own gear is an empowering, cost-effective way to ensure your needs are being met out there on the trails. Making camping and backpacking gear on your own can be a fantastic experience because it helps you realize just how capable and courageous you really…

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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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