Hammock Hangin’ How-To PART 1… Essentials For Noobs Part 1Posted by Claire Walters on Apr 5, 2011 in Hammock/Backpacking Tips | 0 comments
Hammock Hanging How to series by Shug
Here’s what Shug has to say about this video
So you got a hammock or are getting one but are perplexed by how to hang, stay warm and all that and whatnot…… not to mention trying to explain your new hobby to friends and family. Well Sevens from Hammockforums.net was searching for a video to explain just that so I tried to fill that wee gap with this production.
Here is a goofy video explaining why I hammock … how I hammock and what I use to stay warm and toasty in the hammock. Also … my deepest thoughts on the hanging philosophy.
THERE ARE SEVERAL WAYS TO HANG A HAMMOCK AND STAY WARM!!!!!! THESE ARE JUST SOME OF THE OPTIONS AVAILABLE!!!
Now you gotta keep in mind that these are not the only techniques to hang ….. these are just what I currently use.
You will see the hammock (my DIY hammock) and all the parts. How to hang the hammock with Whoopie Slings and the Marlin-Spike Hitch. Tree huggers ….. please use these to protect the trees!!!!
Using pads to stay warm underneath…. the Speer SPE.
Plenty of “doofing around” on this video………
In Part 2 I will cover Under quilts, Top Quilts and some warmth tips.