Information sources
 

  1. Wiki

  2. Leave No Trace Seven Principles

  3. "(Super) Ultra Light + Long Distance Hiking"-pages

  4. The school of hammocking 1901,  Quote: "A summer school of hammocking was opened in one of the large cities recently"

  5. The Ultimate Hang USA, Derek Hansen

    1. Book / E-Book
      I recommend buying this book, 2nd version, to save time and money!
      It also has many informative and funny pictures! 😉

      1. Bookdepository no shipping costs

    2. Website, Social Media and App

      1. Basics

      2. Hammock Hang Calculator​ 

        1. GE only with SRL

        2. Allow yourself to estimate how high anchor points of the suspension should be attached to hang your hammock indoors (or outdoors) and also estimate the gravitational forces applied to your hammock system.

        3. Maybe choose "Metric" 

        4. The mobile App has more settings

      3. Manufacturers, Vendors, and Retailers 

        1. Change to "Show 100 entries" for full list -> 2 pages because there are now 108 (3 Jan 2019)

        2. Sort by clicking on column title 1 or 2 x

      4. Reviews 

    3. YouTube

    4. Podcast from the "Inside The Outside Show", 3 March 3 2019 Interviewing Derek: "This week we’re talking to Derek Hansen, author of The Ultimate Hang. Derek share some of the wisdom he’s gained from his years spent searching for the perfect hammock-ing experience. His unique, scientific approach & great sense of humor make for a great conversation." from 7.12 min

  6. Help with choosing USA, Dream Hammock

    1. Budget? How much money do you want to spend now and later?

    2. Bugnet: no / loose / fixed / detachable: zipper on both sides

    3. Wintercover / Overcover: can be 10-15 degrees warmer! Comes instead of bugnet

    4. Comfort: How well do you lay in your hammock -> so personal! is co-determined by

      1. Fabric(s)  -> fabrics from RipstopByTheRoll

      2. 1 or 2 layers

      3. Body weight in combination with the stretch of the fabric(s)

      4. Length and width of the hammock icombination to your body length read here + see the "The Ultimate Hang" book for formulas and tables

      5. Weight important?: How long are you going to walk?   "Ultra Light"-Page

    5. Try out before you buy! Visit a hang weekend!

    6. "Ordering a custom hammock"-video, 24 Feb 2019, Derek Hansen, The Ultimate Hang

  7. YouTube  -->Sort by number of members

    1. Shug(emery) USA, 84.234 members 21 April 2019, a lot of humor 😉, “Whooo Buddy”, article about Shug (USA, 3 Jan 2019)

      1. Winter​

        1. Part 1​ 2 Dec 2018 

        2. Part 2Dec 2018

        3. 2 nights in -7ºF/-21 CelciusDec 2018

        4. Part 3 11 Dec 2018

        5. Part 4 13 Dec 2018

        6. "Wintercamping and Tipps"-Playlist 41 videos last video 21 Dec 2019 

      2. Setting up Hammock & Tarp on Ground, 22 Jul 2017​

    2. Sintax77​, USA, 66.546 members 21 April 2019, Ultra light

      1. Dutchware Chameleon -Playlist, 9 videos, last 4 June 2018  Outdoor Adventures USA

    3. Outdoor Adventures, "Frozen" (trail name)USA, 32.931 members 21 April 2019,"Beginner Hammock Camping-Playlist, 8 videos, last 20-Nov 2018, first video on 29 Aug 2018, Ultralight

    4. "Dabberty" ,  DIY, The Netherlands, 20.709 members 21-4-2019 (16.000 on 5-12-2018). Dieter Bijlsma has been making hammocks for 10 years and has made 30-40. Dieter also knows a lot about axes!

    5. The Ultimate Hang = Derek Hansen, USA, 14.565 members 21 April 2019

      1. "Hammock-Tipps"-Playlist​, 26 videos, last 24 Sep 2017 

    6. Spiguyver USA, 6.451 members, 21 April 2019, driven newcomer, Ultra light

      1. "How To"-Playlist, 5 videos, last 12 Sep 2017 

      2. "Hammocks"-Playlist, 18 videos, last 21 Jun 2018 

      3. Sparrow vs Chameleon vs Blackbird XLC, my favorite video of Spiguyver, 17 April 2018

    7. Jeff Myers-YouTube, "Hardware free and lightweight solutions for hammock suspensions and shelter tie outs", USA​, 1.084 leden 21 April 2019

    8. New   Autumn Ultraligh, USA, "Anne Marie or you can call me by my trail name, Autumn Leaf.", Ultra light suspensions, 60 members 4 June 2019

    9. Hot tent , "Another Overnight in the UltraLight Backpacking Hot Tent and Hammock Hot Shelter", this time without hammock! ;) , almost 1.5 million views !!! -> 1,452,659 views 21 January 2019

  8. Facebook groups

    1. Hammock Forums USA ((329,256,465 inhabitants , 9,147,593 km² land (2018)), 23.133 members 30 May 2019  Hammock Forums live, USA,  355 members 28 Feb 2019, Video only! "This group is for Administrators and Moderators of HF to post videos tutorials.

    2. Hammock Camping USA,17.754 members 30 May 2019

    3. Make Your Own Gear - Hammock Camping USA, 7.147 members 12 Jan 2019

    4. Hammock Hangers Flea Market & Trading Post, USA, 5.836 members 12 Jan 2019

    5. HammockForums.net, USA, 5.218 members 12 Jan 2019

    6. New 11 august 2019For os der bruger hængekøje = For those of us using hammocks, Denmark, 3.367 members 11 August 2019

    7. Hammock Campers, USA, 3.240 members 12 Jan 2019

    8. Hammock Camping with Gresh, USA, 3.187 members 19 June 2019

    9. Hammock Enthusiasts, USA, 2.480 members 19 June 2019

    10. Hammocks UK  (65,105,246 inhabitants , 241,930 km² land (2018  United Kingdom,  2.293 members 22 June 2019, see also sister group Hammocks UK Sales

    11. Vi som trives i hengekøye, We who thrive in the hammock", Norway, 2168 members 22 June 2019

    12. Hammockers in Europe, Sweden, Swedisch and sometimes English, 2012  members 22 Jan 2019

    13. Hangmat Slapers Netherlands (17,151,228 inhabitants , 33,893 km² land (2018))Dutch,1209 members  12 Jan 2019 (Fast growing: 1000 on 15-9-2018, 1057 on 1-11-2018), 1 hang weekend per season

    14. Hängemattenschläfer Deutschland, Germany (80,457,737 inhabitants, 348,672 km² land (2018)), German, new --> online 15-12-2018!!!

    15. Winter Hammock Camping USA, 1.095 members 12 Jan 2019 (Fast growing: 795 14 Dec 2018)

    16. Hammock Hangers Down-under Australia ((23,470,145 inhabitants , 7,682,300 km² land (2018)), 735 members 12 Jan 2019

    17. The Hammock Channel, USA, 802 members 26 June 2019

    18. The Hammock Trader, USA, 438 members 27 June 2019, "buying and selling"

    19. Hammocks UK Sales, "Sister Group to Hammocks UK. Sales of Hammock Gear Only", 707 members 12 Jan 2019

    20. Hammock Camping Canada, 364 members 12 Jan 2019

    21. Malaya Hammock Movement, Malaysia, English and Malay, 320 members 12 Jan 2019

    22. Hammock N' chill, USA, 213 members 5-7-2019

    23. Hammock Camping, USA,  188 members 22 June 2019

    24. The Hammock Shelter, USA, USA, 169 members 24 April 2019

    25. Hammock Campers trade post & outfitters, USA, 149 members 12 Jan 2019

    26. Hammock Camping Japan, English+ sometimes Japanese,135 members 12 Jan 2019

    27. Hammock Hangers United, USA, 112 members 24 April 2019

    28. Look Out The End Of My Hammock, USA, 107 members 11 June 2019

    29. Full Time Hammock Living, USA, 105 members 10 April 2019, "This is to talk about full time hanging. Sharing ideas, DIY and ways to cope with family and friends who think we have lost our minds. :) "

    30. Hammocklife, USA, 93 members 24 April 2019

    31. Hammock Campers of the World, USA, 92 members 7 May 2019

    32. Full Time Hammock Living, USA, 83 members 29 Januari 2019,  started 4 September 2018

    33. Drama free Hammock Camping, USA, 74 members 24 April 2019

    34. Brand/Type

      1. ENO Hammocks!, USA, 2593 members 26-6-2019

      2. Dutchware Anonymous USA, 1.697 12 Jan 2019 (Fast growing: 1557 members 20 Dec 2018) 

      3. I Love My Hennessy Hammock...I Sleep in it Everywhere, USA, 1.286 members 21 June 2019

      4. Clark Hammocks - Official, USA, 534 members 12 Jan 2019

      5. DD Hammocks Appreciation UK, 475 members 12 Jan 2019

      6. New 10 June 2019, "Dream Hammock" Dreamers, 363 members 23 October 2019 (313-->21 September 2019 (240 --> 10 Aug 2019, 139- -> 4 July, 102 members--> 26 June, 79 -->20 June, 7-->10 June)

      7. CRO Adventure Addicts, USA,  224 members 3 May 2019, group of Cedar Ridge Outdoors

      8. Warbonnet Hammock Group Denmark, 117 members 10 August 2019

      9. Bridge Hammock Owners Group, USA, 101 members 10 June 2019

    35. USA regional:

      1. Palmetto State Hangers, 924 members 12 Jan 2019

      2. Texas Hammock Hangers, 769 members 12 Jan 2019

      3. TarHeel State Hangers, 673 members 12 Jan 2019

      4. Michigan Hammock Forums, 403 members 12 June 2019

      5. MN Frozen Butt Hang, Minnesota Winter Hang event, 348 members 12 Jan 2019

      6. Pacific North West Hammock Camping, 340 members 12 Jan 2019

      7. Ohio Hammock Hangers, 247 members 12 Jan 2019

      8. SoCal Hangers, California, 186 members 12 Jan 2019

      9. North East Hangers, New England, 188 members 12 Jan 2019

      10. Hammock Camping North Georgia, 149 members 2 Aug 2019

      11. North Carolina Hammock Hangers, 142 members 12 Jan 2019

      12. Utah Hammock Club,  125 members 9 May 2019

      13. Bluegrass Hammock Hangers, Kentucky, 110 members 12 Jan 2019

      14. Pacific Northwest Hammock Hangers, 109 members 7 May 2019

      15. Washington Hammock Hangers, 103 members 10 April 2019

      16. MI Hammock hangers, Michigan, 88 members 12 Jan 2019

      17. Upper Midwest Group Hangs, 90 members 12 Jan 2019

      18. Florida Hammockers Group, 78 members 1 Aug 2019

      19. New York State Hammock Hangers, 76 members 12 Jan 2019

      20. Middle Tennessee Hammock Hangers, 66 members 5 July 2019

      21. Florida Hammock Campers, 66 members 21 June 2019

      22. New 23 October 2019Portland Hammock Hangers, 60 members 23 Oct 2019

      23. Northeast Hammock Camping, 57 members 30 May 2019

      24. PNW Hammock Campers, 49 members 10 April 2019, Pacific North West

      25. NoVA and DC Hammock Hangers, 38 members 22 May 2019

      26. Oklahoma Hammock Hangers, 26 members 12 Jan 2019

      27. East Coast Hammock Crew  25 members 9 May 2019

      28. Idaho Hammock Hangers, 20 members 12 Jan 2019

      29. Illinois Hammock Hangers, 18 members 12 Jan 2019

    36. Search for "Hammock(s)" and/or "Hangers" in the Facebook groups to find more 

  9. Forums

    1. HammockForums.net USA, 53.118 members 12 Jan 2019 (52.737 14 Dec 2018), Biggest Hammock Community

    2. Reddit-"Hammocks",  33.708 members 20 feb 2019

    3. Reddit-"Hammock Camping", 19.294 members 20 feb 2019

    4. Hängematten Forum German, 519 members 12 Jan 2019

    5. Hammock UK new: 24-06-2018, 63 members 12 Jan 2019 (57 14 Dec 2018)

  10. Podcast-HYOH Podcast USA, Facebook pageEpisode 40 7 Jan 2019

  11. Backpacking Hammock: Forest & high-use zone specialist, USA, 21 November 2016--> a lot has changed since then ;) , Andrew Skurka

  12. How to Save Weight While Hammock Camping  14 Oct 14 2017, contains both great + outdated information! A lot has changed, so do your research.

  13. 10 tips make hammock camping easier​,  The Trek, USA, 11 Oct 2017, my opinion: enough food for discussion, to small selection of brands, + it's much more complex!

  14. Reddit-"Onestop intro to hammocks", 13 Mar 2013, old so part of the information is outdated

  15. Do It Yourself=D.I.Y.

    1. Ripstop by the Roll, USA​ , customer projects

  16. Discussion tent vs Hammock --> Tip: be critical, don't believe but "research"! It's more complex! Read comments!

    1. Hammock Vs Tent - Why I DON'T use a Hammock-Video, USA, new on 24 January 2019, 31.021 views on 26 January 2019, Two ultra light guys: "Darwin onthetrail" +  "Frozen" (trail name, hammock expert) from Outdoor Adventures

    2. Hammock or Tent Setup – Which is heavier? 2 July 2 2018 by Beardoh, Long Distance HikerBeardoh + Sweetpea

    3. Hammock Vs Tent Camping In The Rain-Video, USA,  new on 28 okt. 2018, 1.451.721 views 26 January 2019, Funny!

    4. The Trek: "Hammock-Tent-Tarp-flowchart"

 

 
 
 
 
 

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