Richard Bucker

Hammock camping checklist

Posted at — Sep 12, 2018

This is the essential gear needed for hammock camping:hammockstrapsoptional extension strapstarp with cordagebugnet treated with permethrinCommonly required gear:knifeflashlightfirst aidwater filter kitwaterfoodbear bag or canisterphonecompass and maphatrain gearOptional:depending on the weather some sort of insulation from the bottom; usually an under quilt but a pad or mattress could be useful if there are no treesand some sort of blanketchange of sockscook kit including pot, fuel, stovespoon depending on the foodstakes unless you make your own or use rocksGPSinsect spraysunscreensun umbrellaIt’s time for a hike