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Best Sleeping Pads for Hammock Camping and Backpacking

10 Best Hammock Sleeping Pads for Camping

Sleeping directly on the ground is rarely fun, especially if you are out camping or backpacking for several days. Thankfully, hammocks provide a great way to get you off the cold, often wet ground. Hammocks are pretty...

Best Hammock Bug Nets for Camping Backpacking

10 Best Hammock Bug Nets for Camping and Backpacking

Sleeping under the stars in the open night air sounds like a dream come true. With a hammock you get to make that dream happen, only to discover the flip side of your dream is a real nightmare. Your sleeping experience...

DIY Hammock Underquilt Plans for Camping and Backpacking

4 Simple DIY Hammock Underquilt Plans

Hammocks aren’t just for summer backpacking trips. During the winter, they provide a wonderful respite from the frozen ground — if set up correctly. To keep warm, you’ll need an underquilt — a special type...

Hiking & Backpacking for Beginners

Hit the Trail: Hiking & Backpacking for Beginners

Not much can compare with striking off down the trail—or leaving behind the path altogether and going cross-country—on foot. Hiking, after all, is an ancient human pastime, and while these days most of us don’t need to...