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Hammock Camping

Hammock Camping By Table Rock Lake – My plan was simple. Hike down to the lake, set up camp, sit here for a day and then hike back out. [5 pictures]

Buck Hollow. An idyllic and tranquil view later to be interrupted by the arrival of a bear. [1 picture and a few words]

Dutchware Chameleon hammock with winter cover, and Hammock Gear Tarp and Econ Incubator 10° Under quilt. Hercules Glades Wilderness.

Sunday – Time to head back. [2 pictures]

Saturday Morning – Packing up Camp [5 pictures]

Camouflaged hammock on the side of a hill. Hercules Glades Wilderness.

Camped on a Hillside [1 picture]

Friday Morning – And not a soul for miles around. [1 picture]

Hercules Glades Backpacking in November. Van problems forced me to select a nearby trail for a late fall break. Another visit to Hercules Glades was on the cards. [53 pictures, lots of words and one short video]

Back Yard Bad Weather Hammock Testing. I took advantage of some heavy rain to check out a couple of new items of gear. [1 picture]

Back Yard Hammock Testing. Zzzzzzzz. [2 pictures]

Photograph of the Piney Creek Arm of Table Rock Lake, Piney Creek Wilderness, Mark Twain National Forest

Three Days Summer Backpacking at Piney Creek Wilderness. I decided to take on my aversion to summer backpacking, face the heat, and see if I could get some wilderness rest and recuperation. [49 pictures and a short video]

Another Trip To Hercules Glades – Testing my new tarp and underquilt. [40 pictures and many words]

Solo Backpacking at Piney Creek Wilderness — After a busy week, I made a snap decision to go backpacking. [35 Pictures and lots of words]

It was time to go out on my long awaited backpacking trip with a hammock. Plan ‘A’ was for us to go on a quick, one-night visit to Hercules Glades Wilderness. When Ginger decided she wasn’t going, I quickly came up with Plan ‘B’ which transformed the quick one-nighter into a solo three-day, Friday through Sunday trip. [55 Pictures and lots of words]

Trial Run With The Hammock. I’ve been wanting to try hammock camping for quite a while. I’m reluctant to purchase all the necessary gear unless it’s something I’m sure I will be comfortable with — and in. [2 pictures, 5-minute read]

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