Madre Chronicles

Lycian Way: A Tale of Two Brothers Hammock-Camping in Turkey

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Hiking an Ancient Path  Soner Kubat and his brother, Bekir Kubat, hiked Lycian Way in Turkey, an ancient footpath built by an ancient, Bronze-Age civilization.  Gearing Up: Modern Gear...

SMr Gear on the Appalachian Trail: Part II

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Finishing the Journey After I made it through the halfway mark I had the pleasure of hiking the beautiful Shenandoah Valley in Virginia where I finally caught a...

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...

Fit for the Rugged Trail: The Nubé Stratos Hammock Shelter on the AT

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2016: Hammock Camping Life on the Appalachian Trail Erik Barstow Tests the Grit of the Nubé Stratos Marine Veteran-turned photographer and survivor of Lyme's disease, Erik Barstow hiked 1000 miles of...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Trip Summary - 7 Weeks Urban Camping Through Japan

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Urban camping all around Japan still feels like a dream. Many people have asked us what our favorite experiences were, but in reality, it was not just one...

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