20155Re: Tent/hammocks (was California Hammocks
- Sep 22, 2009I'm always looking for the perfect hammock/tent combo. Is there such a thing? It's easy to take a hammock and a tent when kayak camping.
sandy in miami
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "quantum72000" <quantum7@...> wrote:
> I recently saw a friend's camping hammock and immediately went out and bought one. I lived in Seattle, so a hammock seemed perfect for the kind of backpacking I was used toâ"dense forests and mountain streams.
> However, last week I moved to San Diego. In my excitement I didn't think very much about what the geography down here would be like. Now that I've arrived I am painfully aware that most of the terrain here consists of sage brush and windy flats.
> Has anyone spent time hiking down here? My first impression is that maybe I should swap the hammock for a microlight tent, but maybe there are enough scattered trees to find somewhere to put up a hammock? If anyone has used a hammock down in this region I would be greatly heartened.
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