Chris Guynn

AT thru hiker, hammock enthusiast, and engineer to fund my chronic hiking addition. I am slightly obsessed with ultralight back packing but not enough to give up my camp shoes.

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Review: Hammock Gear Standard Dyneema Fiber Tarp With Doors

Review: Hammock Gear Standard Dyneema Fiber Tarp With Doors

Basic Specs: article. 2. Material Water Retention Unlike other tarp materials (silnylon), cuben fiber doesn't retain water and dries out

Nov 20, 2017 : Chris Guynn
Review and Video: DutchWare Half-Zipped Netted Hammock

Review and Video: DutchWare Half-Zipped Netted Hammock

 Basic Specs:  Hennessy Hammocks or beetle buckle suspension (shown in pics above) with the hammock which makes the setup of the hammock

Nov 9, 2017 : Chris Guynn
How to Save Weight While Hammock Camping

How to Save Weight While Hammock Camping

Now that we know Option 1: Hummingbird Single Dimensions: 8' 8" x 3' 11" Weight: 5.2 oz (Made in USA) 40F 3/4 quilt weighs 11.37 ounces. Even by

Oct 14, 2017 : Chris Guynn
10 Tips for Better Hammock Camping

10 Tips for Better Hammock Camping

In order to enjoy all hammock camping experiences it is necessary meet three goals. These three goals are stay dry, stay warm, and stay comfortable.

Oct 11, 2017 : Chris Guynn
What Thru-Hikers Look for in a Hostel

What Thru-Hikers Look for in a Hostel

Throughout any hike of considerable length, most hikers look for accommodations with the services they need, but are priced below even the cheapest

Sep 26, 2017 : Chris Guynn
Post Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike Gear list

Post Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike Gear list

What one AT thru-hiker carried between 3/26/2017 and 9/5/2017. Initial AT Gear List: (60L(33#) Amicalola Falls) I went through so much

Sep 21, 2017 : Chris Guynn
How to Rig A Hammock Gear Tarp

How to Rig A Hammock Gear Tarp

What to do when you open up a brand new other sites, ending up with a lightweight US-made tarp: the video. The first thing you'll need for rigging

Sep 13, 2017 : Chris Guynn
The End of one Epic Journey

The End of one Epic Journey

Greetings people of the Trek. I was able to summit yesterday after one hell of a hike from 3/26-9/5. I met tons of awesome people along the way. I

Sep 6, 2017 : Chris Guynn
VT and NH Down… into Maine

VT and NH Down… into Maine

Vermont is done Vermont was one of the best states in the north so far. There was so much moose poop but sadly I didn't see moose in Vermont

Aug 18, 2017 : Chris Guynn
And Then There Were 500 Miles Left

And Then There Were 500 Miles Left

CT closing thoughts I am not sure if it was the super humid weather or the fact that I had to spend two days in the hospital but Connecticut did

Jul 31, 2017 : Chris Guynn