Madre Chronicles

SMr Hammock Gear on the Appalachian Trail: Part I

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Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike Chad "Octo" Haynes enjoys sunrise at Zealand Cliffs, New Hampshire in a chivey - green Pares hammock. Pre-Hike Pack Cramming All the gear before the hike… half...

Nubist Colony Event: Maumelle Park, AR

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#NUBIST Colony Event 04/13-04/16 '18 Coming up to our campsite right on the river in Maumelle Park in AR, we were pleased with the gorgeous location for the second...

Fat Butt Hang: Medoc Mountain State Park Hollister, NC.

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5th Annual Fat Butt Hang 03/29-03/31 '18 Finally got to take the van out since the wrap was put on, and it was a hit before I even got...

Chilly Butt Hang: Marsden Tract Potomac, MD

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3rd Annual Chilly Butt Hang 02/16-02/18 '18 Arriving to group hang in Marsden Tract after dark can propose a few issues... Walking around unsure of where you are,...

Louisiana Group Hang: Indian Creek Recreation Area Woodworth, LA

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 Louisiana Group Hang 3/09-03/11 ‘18 Some things just work out… while planning for this hang, I saw a post on a thread saying someone wanted to go, but...

Adventure Down the Mighty Mississippi River - Nubé Hammock Shelter Gear Review

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Last winter I was afforded the great fortune of embarking on an adventure down the mighty Mississippi River via a wooden, 30-foot cypress-built canoe.  This voyager journey, spanning...

Hammock 100 Feet in the Air? Sure! Why not?!

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So as we all know hammocks are a great way to keep off the wet ground and safe from the critters. Now, in the tropical rain forest of...

Camping Gear Review - After 7 Weeks Hammock Camping Across Japan

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Many people have opinions on hammock camping equipment by the way it looks, or by personal perception, or by a one time backyard set up, however, the following...

South Africa: A True Test of My Abilities

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South Africa.She is beautiful and kind, yet she is robust and will snuff the life right out of you if you turn your back.I took off with my two climbing partners,...

Father - Daughter Kayak Trip Through the BWCA/Nubé Hammock Shelter Gear Review

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 I absolutely love camping in the outdoors, but I also adore the camping gear I bring to enjoy the outdoors. Whether it's backpacking, climbing, kayaking, or base camping, I am always...

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