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The Beginner’s Guide To Going On A Hammock Camping Holiday

In General Information by KM Mills

Camping has become increasingly more popular over the past few years, with a significant number of people seeing the benefits and relaxation. Despite this rising popularity, many people mightn’t know how to make the most of their camping trip, especially if they’re hammock camping. Below we will explore the various items you should consider while hammock camping. Much of this can be driven by the fact that there can be a variety of things involved …

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Why Your Hammock may be Tight

In General Information by KM Mills

Are you experiencing a tight hammock when you lay down on it? There are several reasons why this may be the case. We will explore these situations below: Your hammock is tied too tight The most common reason for a hammock being tight in the middle is because the hammock is tied is too tight. This is a common mistake when hanging a hammock, which can result in the middle being tight when laying down …

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How to Hang a Hammock (and the different methods)

In Hammock How-To by KM Mills

If you want to relax and eliminate stress/anxiety, then then hang a hammock and just cherish your free time. The great thing about owning a hammock is that you can use it inside or outside your house. Hanging a hammock can be a challenge for those who have never done it before. It takes time to figure out exactly how you will need to hang the hammock properly and not have it fall. With that …

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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 …