The advantages of hammock camping

Are hammocks really that great? Most folks are convinced only after they get a chance to lay in a hammock, but until that opportunity comes, here are 10 reasons to consider hammock camping, according to Derek Hansen, a lightweight backpacker, Scoutmaster and “hammock enthusiast.”

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Aaron Derr is the senior editor of Scout Life and Scouting magazines, and also a former Cubmaster and Scouts BSA volunteer.