Clearly I enjoy punishing myself. A great way to do this is to take a mountain bicycle for a walk up a mountain... you could take your dog but riding your dog downhill may not be as fun.
For years I have considered purchasing an underquilt for my Hennessy hammock expeditions. Unfortunately good cold weather underquilts just seemed so ridiculously priced. I've been using my trusty lightweight Thermarest sleeping pad in my Hennessy for several years now and have been quite satisfied. Recently I stumbled upon the OneTigris
So here I am on a little weekend excursion trying out a new sleep system combining my bivy sack and the Big Agnes Air Core Ultra. Given the terrain on this trip and the fact that I had decided to make the summit with my mountain bike I had to
Nothing beats a good brisk charge up a snowy mountain with a crap load of gear on your back… who says an over-nighter can’t be a challenge! With this philosophy in mind I decided to investigate some of the surrounding mountains near my off grid property. To make it a
I threw together a quick overnight trip up in to the Olympic Mountains. With me I had my trusty Hennessy Ultralite Explorer Asym zip hammock. Unfortunately after a late start, knee high snow on a 45 degree slope and no snow shoes I was not able to make the designated
This is my first camping experience with the Hennessy Hammock. This is the Explorer Ultralite A-sym zippered model. Several months later and multiple camping expeditions later my Hennessy is still going strong. If you’re thinking about using this hammock in Winter there are a few things you are going to