Going Light: The Warbonnet Blackbird Hammock

Over the years I’ve given hammocks some thought, even contemplated switching to one or another of the hammock shelters for lightweight backpacking.

Now perhaps there is one worth testing. Jim Bradley, author of huskyhiker.com website, reviews this one on Section Hiker, an excellent light hiker blog by Phil Werner.

Bradley doesn’t rave endlessly about the Warbonnet Blackbird hammock. It has its shortcomings being an open air affair – not unlike mesh tents which prove cold at night on mountain hikes. But at 2.5 pounds that may be a righteous tradeoff.  You can decide. Read more:  Blackbird Hammock

About Howard Meyerson

After more than 30 years in the outdoor writing business, you would think I'd know better.
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