Casey Pollock

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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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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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