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Hennessy Hammock SnakeSkins

Henessey Hammock Snakeskins

Picture this. You get to camp, but it’s pouring rain and you need to get your hammock set up as soon as possible. If you own a hammock, you know that it can take about 5 minutes to get the entire Hennessy system up and sorted out in the best …

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Sleep System Survival Tactics for Staying Warm

Camping in Winter

Have you even spent a cold night in your sleeping bag  wondering why you are cold when you’re sleeping in a bag that is properly rated for the temperature outside? A lot of backpackers and campers have this problem and blame their sleeping bag for it, when it could be …

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Stealth Camping

Stealth Camping

I like camping far away from established campsites. If I’m hiking solo on a managed trail, I usually avoid shelters and lean-tos unless I want company. If I’m bushwacking there is usually no other option. When I get tired or the light is fading, I make sure my water supply …

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Choosing the Right Camping Shelter

Hennessey Hammock Ultralite Backpacker Asym Classic with a Down Underquit at Lost Pond, New Hampshire

I’ve started planning my early spring trips and I have been weighing the pros and cons of different shelter alternatives.  I own ultralight tarps, tarp tents, 4-season tents and a Hennessey Hammock and have different criteria for bringing each along on a trip depending on terrain types, trip duration, weather, …

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