Re: [Hammock Camping] Lawson
- I have used a Lawson Blueridge hammock.
It is very much a hanging tent vs being a true hammock to me.
Any questions in particular that you have?
- And you can read about it here as well
- I can't imagine any of the hammocks with bug nets couldn't be rigged
up as bivys in an emergency. I have a SBPro and I'm sure i could rig
it up on the ground if I had to... Just stake it and suspend the bug
On Fri, Nov 6, 2009 at 3:39 PM, churchillperry <churchillperry@...> wrote:
> Considering the Lawson Blue Ridge. I've read what little I could find on here about it but was looking for more input. Just got back into backpacking and saw a hammock tent on my last outing. Currently I'm using a 2-man dome tent and blow up air mattress weighing in at about 10# for both. Can't sleep on the thin ensolite pads anymore! A hammock sounds like the answer.
> My reasoning for the Lawson is I live If in Southern California and plan on doing some desert trips in the winter months and there are no trees to hang a hammock. The Lawson claims it can be used as a bivy tent.
> To help with comments, I'm 68yo, 5'-11", 185#, Use an external frame pack, and carry 25 to 35# for 2and 3 day trips. Some times take my dog (yorkie).
> Any advice would be helpful.
> Perry Churchill
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- With hiking poles I can rig any of my HH on the ground. Of course now
I would probably just put up my Jacks R Better Tarp/fly instead and
use it to keep the elements off of me unless I needed the bugnet to
keep the bugs off