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If you're in Denver...

David "Zeuss" Cochrane is in the building!  Stop by Booth 30038-UL at the Outdoor Retailer Snow Show at the Colorado Convention Centre for some relaxing hammock testing.

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By Ann Hennessy | | hammock, Hennessy Hammock, hiking, Leave No Trace, New Products, reviews, upcoming events |

"Hoot" Video at Trail Days 2016

We met "Hoot" at Trail Days 2016 in Damascus Virginia and think she is a wonderful ambassador for HH.

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By Tom Hennessy | | Appalachian Trail, AT, Hennessy Hammock, hiking, Leave No Trace, reviews, tips, Trail Days |

Ed Stafford walked the Amazon with a Hennessy Hammock

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Ed Stafford describes the contents of his rucksack as he attempts to become the first person to walk the entire length of the Amazon River

As Luke and I dipped our toes in the Pacific Ocean to start the transcontinental walk that would take us over the Andes and down the length of the Amazon River, we could hardly stand up. ‘Your pack is ridiculous!’ I mocked. It looked like Luke had an overflowing garden shed strapped to his back.

‘You can talk,’ he retorted. ‘Look at your shoulder straps, they’re torn already.’ It was true: the first day of a two-year expedition and I’d ripped the top shoulder adjuster clean off the harness.

We had more than 45 kilograms in each of our packs: a sign of our lack of any notion of what lay ahead and what we would need to tackle it...

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By General Staff | | extreme, reviews |

A Test of the Hennessy Hammock in an Extreme Cold Weather Environment

PROBABLY THE ONLY HAMMOCK NORTH OF THE ARCTIC CIRCLE :

a Review by Ben Reynolds of the Royal Marines Commandos

It’s indisputable. Hennessy Hammocks could well be the best in the world. Light, durable, comfortable and excellently engineered… perfect for warmer areas of the world, right? Well, you will have seen from the website that ever evolving design solutions are attempting to expand the boundaries of the hammock inhabitable world, from calm low lying areas and comfortable lower latitudes, to where the silent killer reigns supreme…. cold. So, it was with Hennessy Hammock’s Explorer Ultralite Asym, along with elements of the insulated Superstructure that I found myself in Northern Norway in order to test whether the cold can be defeated by this intruder from the tropics.

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By Tom Hennessy | | extreme, reviews, tips |

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