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Are hammocks good for your back?

In General Information by KM Mills

Almost 80% of adults will have back pain at some point during their life. Age, pregnancy, weight and genetics can all play a factor, but ultimately this type of health issue can affect anyone. Hunching over a laptop for long periods of time increases the risk of experiencing a stiff and aching back. Although many people do not initially notice poor posture, it can frequently disturb sleep. That begs the question: are hammocks good for …

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The Benefits of Sleeping in a Hammock

In General Information by KM Mills

Images of rope hammocks and concerns of comfort are common for many people. In many communities, however, hammocks are a way of life. They’re perfect for relaxing or sleeping all night. It’s time to put some of the hammock myths away because this sleeping arrangement is one of the healthiest ones that a person can choose. Explore the benefits of sleeping in a hammock and how to achieve the proper position. Encouraging Healthy Sleep Positions …

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How to Setup a Hennessy Hammock

In Articles, Hammock How-To by KM Mills

When my Hennessy Hammock Expedition first arrived I was a little overwhelmed when it came to setting it up. Previously all of the hammocks that I had owned came equipped with carabiners or hooks which meant an easy setup with no knots to tie. Now that I had bought a real camping hammock I had to learn how to set it up. Learning how to set up Hennessy Hammocks is easy. The model that I’m …

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Hammock Camping for Two: My Tips to Make it Work

In Articles, General Information by KM Mills

Sleeping in a hammock is ideal for an individual but what about for couples? Many people who have tried to sleep with two people in a hammock have found it uncomfortable but there are a few methods that you can use to make it work. The methods that I found for sleeping for sleeping with two people in a hammock are; the double hammock, the side by side tandem system, hanging two hammocks vertically and …

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How to Use Hammock Straps

In Articles, Hammock How-To by KM Mills

The biggest issue for some people new to Hammock Camping is figuring out how to use the hammock straps. There are many different types of straps and each operates differently. Well, I own a number of different types hammock straps myself and I would love to show you how I use them to set up my hammocks. Some of the methods for using hammock straps are easier than others, but none of them are overly …

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Hammock Camping Safety; 17 Ways to Stay Safe

In Articles, General Information, Lists by KM Mills

Whether you are camping in a tent or hammock there are some things you can do to keep yourself safe. There will always be inherent risks involved with camping but we can do our best to minimize those. There are some things that you can do to ensure your safety that are specifically designed for hammock camping. My list of safety tips has tips for camping in general and tips for specifically camping in a …

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Are Cheap Budget Hammocks Good? I Bought Two to Find Out!

In Articles, General Information by KM Mills

Over the past few years there has been an explosion of cheap budget camping hammocks on most marketplaces. With all of these cheap hammocks flooding the market, the one question that I find myself asking over and over is; are these cheap budget camping hammocks any good? Well, I bought two to find out. After using them, I have come to the conclusion that cheap hammocks actually aren’t too bad; however, they probably aren’t the …

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19 Tips and Tricks for Hammock Camping

In Articles, Lists by KM Mills

Everybody who loves hammock camping also loves hearing tips and tricks to make their time more enjoyable. I’ve made our own list and we hope you are able to find something that helps you out. If you know something that I don’t then please leave me a comment below the post; I would love to hear it! Here are my 19 Tips and Tricks for Hammock Camping: 19.Set Up A Fly/Tarp Early Sometimes when I …

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Hammock Camping with Bears, Bugs, and Other Wildlife

In Articles, General Information by KM Mills

No matter how you go camping, whether, in a tent or a hammock, there is always a chance that you will encounter wildlife, bears, and bugs included. For some reason; however, camping in a hammock just feels different when it comes to wildlife. So what are the risks when it comes to camping in a hammock? What about the bears, bugs and other animals? The good news is that when it comes to bears, there …

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Why are Hammocks so Expensive?

In Articles, General Information by KM Mills

People who looking are looking for a quality hammock are often finding themselves asking; “Why are hammocks so expensive?”. Well, I went ahead and looked at a number of different hammocks, at a number of different retailers and here is what I found; you might just be in for a pleasant surprise. While it is true that there was a time when a good quality hammock would you cost an arm and a leg there …