20665Re: [Hammock Camping] first post
- Jan 3, 2011Hi there, keep us posted on how you're liking it.
I get a very comfortable sleep in my hammock but I have not become a total
convert to hammock camping. There are advantages, for sure, but I'm not positive
they've outweighed those of a lightweight tent. I do like the versatility of the
rainfly but I think I might be farther ahead just to carry that or a tarp and go
to tarping. Except then there's bugs, both flying and crawling. Being up off the
ground has definite pluses.
From: kobold2 <kobold2@...>
Sent: Mon, January 3, 2011 9:15:45 AM
Subject: [Hammock Camping] first post
i'm new to both this forum and hammocking & at last i'm posting this from
mid-air in the backyard where i am spending my first night (13C/55F, no wind).
it's a new sensation & i'll need some time to get used to it, but i like it so
the only problem was that the tarp immediately developed a failure - a hook sewn
from the same ripstop material got torn as i was tightening, but it was not a
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