SHANE STEINKAMP'S BACKPACKING BASE CAMP
WHY USE A HAMMOCK?Tent selection is a personal decision!
Before Bob decided to go with a hammock, here are some tents we had picked out.
TENT COST WEIGHT
Microlight 2 $149.00 4lb 15oz
#2 Coleman Peak 1 Cobra 4lb
#3 Paratipi $395.00 2lb 14oz
#4 Clip Flashlight CD $189.00 3lb 13oz
#5 Wanderlust Nomad $275.00 1lb 14oz
#6 Wanderlust 2-4-2 $325.00 1lb 15oz
#7 MSR Zoid 2 $199.95 4lb 4oz
To learn more about tents, click HERE and read some reviews. Make your decision carefully because you will have to sleep in this bed.
If you are more interested in tarps, click HERE and read some reviews from people experienced with them.
Go back to the gear page when you're done picking your shelter.
LINKS TO HAMMOCKS
|www.hennessyhammock.com||Hammocks by Tom Hennessy. I highly recommend these, and you can read my review of the Explorer model by clicking here.|
|BANA travel hammock||Add a hammock to your existing tarp system cheaply and easily!|
|Hammock Reviews||BackpackGearTest.org hammock reviews.|
|Lay of a Lifetime - Hammock Depot of New Orleans||Hammock Depot of New Orleans. Founded in 1985 by Bea Crane, a nice lady knowledgeable about hammocks for indoor and backyard use. Carries hammocks and chairs. You need one of these chairs...|