Hennessy Hammock

11:15 p.m. on August 11, 2006 (EDT)
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While I’ve known for years that hammocks are popular with a subset of backpackers and adventure racers, I’d never had the opportunity to try one out until today when I happened to walk by the Hennessy Hammock booth here at OR. When I was offered the chance to see how it works I eagerly climbed right in. For any of you who’ve never been in a hammock before because you think it wil...

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11:08 p.m. on August 23, 2006 (EDT)
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I think a hammock would be fine, provided you have a place to use it. It really depends on where you're going.

1:53 a.m. on September 16, 2006 (EDT)
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I saw this special on one of the Discovery channels about jungle survival. The host of the show was a Special Ops guy who could rig a hammock with a tarp over the top to protect from rain and a mosquito net to protect from, well everything else.

That could come in handy if you like to camp in say, the Everglades, where creepy crawlies are year-round.

6:18 p.m. on September 20, 2006 (EDT)
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I've been hammock camping for years, bought a byer, is rigged for "skeeters" and have a tarp to use with it. Wouldn't sleep on the ground or carry a tent again...great for hiking or any where your going to stay "overnight" outdoors. 3 season weather of course!..

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