Category Archives: Hammock Camping

The Adventurous Adventures of Lil Henz II – The Terrible, Awful, No Good, Very Bad Night

Or Lil Henz goes to Congaree National Park. Jenna’s Honors Capstone project for college is a study of anthropogenic change (man-caused change) in our National Parks.  Part of the work is to research historical photographs taken within select parks then … Continue reading

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Hammock Camping on a Budget Revisited: OK, What’s Next?

Back in June 2013 I posted an entry to this blog titled Hammock Camping on a Budget in which I described a few ways to assemble a ‘starter set’ of hammock camping gear without breaking the bank.  To my surprise, … Continue reading

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I Love It When A Plan Comes Together…

I’ve been trying to get this entry going for a week or so.  I’ve started and stopped three or four times but never really got going quite in the direction that I wanted.  I think I’ve got it now. You … Continue reading

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First Impressions – Hammock Gear ‘The Journey’ Winter Tarp

Ready for another First Impressions entry? After trying out the Tensa 4 hammock stand that I received as my anniversary present from ConnieLou for our 30th Anniversary last year, I realized that my 12-foot Wilderness Logics Big Daddy tarp was … Continue reading

Posted in Dutchware, DutchWare Gear, Hammock, Hammock Camping, Hammock Forums, Hammock Gear, Hammock Gear The Journey, Hammock Stand, Tensa Outdoor, Tensa4, Tensa4 Hammock Stand, Uncategorized, Winter Tarp | 8 Comments

First Impressions – Tensa Outdoors’ Tensa4 Hammock Stand

Time for another First Impressions entry…keep in mind that these entries are just my first impressions of a piece of gear based on one or two uses.  They’re NOT full blown reviews based on extensive use over time. OK, yeah, … Continue reading

Posted in Camping, Hammock, Hammock Camping, Hammock Forums, Hammock Stand, Tensa Outdoor, Tensa4, Tensa4 Hammock Stand | 7 Comments

Dutchware Chameleon Revisited…And A Few Additions

Last October I posted my first impressions with Dutchware’s new Chameleon Hammock. At the time I’d spent only two nights in my Chameleon. Now I’ve spent over a dozen and we’re well on the way to becoming fast friends. That’s … Continue reading

Posted in Backpack Pillow, Backpacking, bug net, bugnet, Camping, Dutchware, Dutchware Chameleon, Hammock, Hammock Camping, Peak Shelf, Therm-a-Rest Down Pillow, Top Cover, Vented Top Cover | 9 Comments

First Impressions – DutchWare Chameleon

Time for another ‘First Impressions’ entry. I’ve found that I like doing these types of entries because they give me a reference point I can look back on to see how my thoughts and opinions about a piece of gear … Continue reading

Posted in Backpacking, bug net, bugnet, DutchWare Gear, DutchWare Gear Chameleon, Hammock, Hammock Camping, Integrated Bugnet | 9 Comments

Happy Birthday to Me!

Yep, I survived my 52nd trip around the sun and have started another. When ConnieLou asked me what I wanted for my birthday I had to think about it for a little bit. There’s almost always some little gadget or … Continue reading

Posted in Backpacking, Camping, Hammock, Hammock Camping, Hammock Gear, Hammock Gear Incubator, Hammock Gear Underquilt, Incubator 20 | 7 Comments

A Night of Fresh Air

Ready to read about something other than geocaching? I usually spend at least one night most weekends sleeping outside in my hammock out back behind our house. More often than not Jenna will hang up her hammock and tarp and … Continue reading

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The Word for Today is ‘Granola’

ConnieLou and I took Jenna and a couple of her friends camping down at Chattahoochee Bend for the weekend. Taking a group of teenage girls camping is almost always an interesting experience. This time around I learned about words. Not … Continue reading

Posted in Camping, Chattahoochee Bend, Chattahoochee Bend State Park, Day Hike, Geocaching, Georgia State Parks, Hammock, Hammock Camping, Uncategorized | 4 Comments