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Hammock Camping 101 
http://theultimatehang.com/hammock-camping-101/
The Ultimate Hang 
All of this material is pretty much lifted 
straight from Derek Hansen’s site: 
http://theultimatehang....
Why hammock 
camp? 
Hammocks are comfortable 
Hammocks are lighter than tents 
Hammocks are quick and easy to 
setup 
Hamm...
Sleep on the 
Diagonal 
Banana Back 
Shoulder Squeeze 
Calf Pressure
It’s more complicated 
than it seems 
Hammock 
Suspension 
Insulation 
Weather Protection 
Bug Protection
Gathered Ends 
What could be 
simpler? 
Fancy Nylon 
Table cloths 
Whip the ends
Bridge
Spreader Bars
Suspension 
Lots of choices 
Use 1” “tree saver” 
straps 
Cinch Buckles
Insulation 
Sleeping Pads 
Underquilts 
Pods
Bug Nets 
Integrated Bug Nets 
Cocoon Nets
A la cart 
Cinch buckles & Straps - $25 
Carbines - $12 
Tablecloth - $20 
Warbonnet “Edge” tarp - $85 (DIY $40) 
Warbonne...
Hennessy Hammock 
Diamond fly 
Integrated bug net 
Basic suspension 
No insulation 
$100 - $250
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A very simple introduction to hammock camping lifted largely from http://theultimatehang.com

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Hammock Camping 101

  1. 1. Hammock Camping 101 http://theultimatehang.com/hammock-camping-101/
  2. 2. The Ultimate Hang All of this material is pretty much lifted straight from Derek Hansen’s site: http://theultimatehang.com You should buy his book! It’s the best way to get started These slides are meant as a way to walk some friends through how to get started.
  3. 3. Why hammock camp? Hammocks are comfortable Hammocks are lighter than tents Hammocks are quick and easy to setup Hammocks are less expensive than tents
  4. 4. Sleep on the Diagonal Banana Back Shoulder Squeeze Calf Pressure
  5. 5. It’s more complicated than it seems Hammock Suspension Insulation Weather Protection Bug Protection
  6. 6. Gathered Ends What could be simpler? Fancy Nylon Table cloths Whip the ends
  7. 7. Bridge
  8. 8. Spreader Bars
  9. 9. Suspension Lots of choices Use 1” “tree saver” straps Cinch Buckles
  10. 10. Insulation Sleeping Pads Underquilts Pods
  11. 11. Bug Nets Integrated Bug Nets Cocoon Nets
  12. 12. A la cart Cinch buckles & Straps - $25 Carbines - $12 Tablecloth - $20 Warbonnet “Edge” tarp - $85 (DIY $40) Warbonnet Travel Net - $65 (DIY $20) Reflectix DIY sleeping pad - $5 Total: $122 - $212
  13. 13. Hennessy Hammock Diamond fly Integrated bug net Basic suspension No insulation $100 - $250

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