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Buffalo, NY

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English


Episodes

Episode 39 – Making Reservations

12/3/2018
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This month, Jonathan and Mark chat it out with Chris Haramoto, director of the East Canyon State Park. The East Canyon State Park has embraced hammock camping by installing official hammock camping sites. Jonathan and Mark discuss this with Chris, and then learn a thing or two about how to talk with administration for the […]

Duration:01:22:53

Episode 38 – Solo Success

11/5/2018
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This month, Jonathan and Mark chat it out with Wes Johnson from Lawson Hammock and discuss his progress from student to sole proprietor of Lawson Hammock. We have a conversation about the process of developing the Blue Ridge Hammock, a hybrid hammock/bivy product for the outdoors industry, and how outsourcing most of his business activities […]

Duration:01:22:41

Episode 37 – Surprise!

10/1/2018
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This month we have a surprise for you! Jonathan and Mark took a month off and you get a pair of special guest hosts! Gresh and Spiguyver interview Eric Johnson, inventor of the Hangtime Hook, an accessory used for hanging your smartphone or other device from a hammock ridgeline. They talked about the product and […]

Duration:00:49:43

Episode 36 – Drink the Kool-Aid

9/10/2018
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This month Mark and Jonathan chat it up early in the morning (for them) with Jonas Haug, Steiner Bukve Witsø, and Didrik Abrahamsen from Amok Equipment in Norway. We chat with them about their experience bringing such a unique product online and how they develop it. After that, they discuss some of their experience camping and […]

Duration:01:53:59

Episode 35 – DIY

8/7/2018
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This month Jonathan and Mark have a conversation with kitsapcowboy and jellyfish from the forums, chatting about their experiences making gear and how they see the industry changing. After this, Mark puts up his hammock in the woods, and he chats with Jonathan about the process and how much “fiddling” goes into setting up a […]

Duration:01:10:08

Episode 34 – Time to Get Moving!

7/2/2018
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This month Jonathan and Mark get to talk with John and Cathy Pennell, an adventuring husband and wife team who have chosen to start adventuring together later in life, showing us that it’s never too late to have some fun in the outdoors and get healthy while doing it. We have a great conversation about […]

Duration:00:55:22

Episode 33 – Finally!

6/4/2018
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This month, Jonathan and Mark invite Derek Hansen back to the podcast, having an extra-long discussion about the re-release of his compendium about hammock camping, “The Ultimate Hang”, as well as the history of hammock camping, DIY’ing hammocks and hammock gear, as well as his updated app for Android and IOS. Before we finish, we […]

Duration:01:36:33

Episode 32 – Tensa? I’m Relaxing In My Hammock!

5/7/2018
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This month, Mark and Jonathan get a rare chance – we begin our interview Cheryl Mitchell from TiggzCraftWorkz, who developed a combination hiking pole and hammock stand called the “NoGround” system, and then we continue to interview both her and her new partner, Todd Fahrner. Cheryl and Todd have started up a company, Tensa Outdoor, […]

Duration:01:39:01

Episode 31 – When wouldn’t you?

4/9/2018
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This month, Mark and Jonathan get a rare opportunity – we chatted with competitors Alex Gash from Sheltowee Hammocks and Jeremy Puskas from Bonefire Gear at the same time. While competitors, Jeremy and Alex are good friends and shared a lot about their experience in business, and the special considerations about insulated hammocks, their advantages […]

Duration:00:54:21

Episode 30 – Being Comfortable Outside

3/5/2018
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In this episode, Mark and Jonathan get a chance to have additional time conversing with Nick of the Woods, who we spoke to in episode 13, our cold weather episode. Nick, an outdoors guide and educator, tells us about how he got into the woods, and why it means so much to him to introduce […]

Duration:01:56:01

Episode 29 – Live From Hangcon 2018

2/5/2018
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This month, Mark and Jonathan travel to Ocala National Forest in Florida for the Hangcon 2018 group hang. We did a live recording of the episode this month, chatting about the future of hammock camping with a couple of folks you might recall: Gresh and Spiguyver, as well as a new guest: Tripsmith. After our […]

Duration:02:16:16

Episode 28 – Adventure with a mission!

1/8/2018
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This month’s episode brings us an interview with the founders of Sierra Madre Research, a hammock design company with some interesting designs for their hammocks. Richard and Juli Rhett tell Mark and Jonathan about their company, some of their interesting designs, and how they got into hammock camping as an avocation and an important part […]

Duration:01:13:38

Episode 27 – Engineered for the Outdoors

12/4/2017
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In this episode, Mark and Jonathan have a great conversation with Caleb Lystrup, one of the co-founders of Khione Outdoor Gear, a Utah-based startup and recent kickstarter success story. Caleb and his partner Casey Messick, both graduate students at BYU, discovered their love of hiking together and had an inspiration for a “new” type of […]

Duration:02:07:13

Episode 26 – On My Honor

11/9/2017
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In this episode, Mark and Jonathan get a chance to chat it up with a Scout Troop that has converted completely over to hammock camping for all of their outings. We chat about how they converted, why they hammock camp, and how they fit it into their regular program. It’s obvious to these Scouts that hanging […]

Duration:01:10:13

Episode 25 – Plenty of Room

10/2/2017
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This month’s episode includes a great conversation between Mark, Jonathan, and Marc Bohmann from Teton Hammocks, an up-and-coming cottage manufacturer of hammocks and hammock supplies. We answer the question, is there still room in the market for a new entrant in the hammocks game, and if so what kind of business do they need to […]

Duration:01:18:49

Episode 24 – Stroll Down Memory Lane

9/11/2017
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In this episode, Mark and Jonathan talk with Grant Doner, otherwise known in hiking circles as Cannibal. A hiker and hanger who has been around the hammock camping community for almost a decade, Grant shares his experiences promoting 4-season hammock camping and backpacking around the country. After that, Jonathan and Mark chat about long distance […]

Duration:01:19:27

Episode23 – Give People What They Want

8/9/2017
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On this month’s episode, Mark and Jonathan get a chance to have a great conversation with a true veteran of the industry, Adam Hurst from Hammock Gear. He talks about his experience camping and backpacking, his experience getting started in the industry and introducing different insulating products into the market, and his ideas for new […]

Duration:01:42:54

Episode 22 – Roll with it

7/10/2017
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This month is an oportunity to talk about adventure – Jonathan and Mark get a chance to talk with Jimmy McSparron (also known as trekkingnut) about his life as an adventurer in Peru, the Andes, and all over the world. A Fellow of the Royal Geographic Society and operator of TrekkingNut Expeditions, Jimmy has visited […]

Duration:01:02:42

Episode 21 – Right Place, Right Time

6/6/2017
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Wow, what a busy month! We start out with an interview of Brandon Waddy from Warbonnet Hammocks, in Evergreen Colorado. Starting camping as a teenager, a college friend introduced him to hammock camping, and the rest is a history that you get to hear about in this month’s podcast. After telling us about his business […]

Duration:00:59:03

Episode 20 – You Got A Problem?

5/1/2017
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This month we get a chance to talk to a couple of folks who have been involved in the hammock camping community for quite a while – Bryan Oates and John Gresham of Tato Gear. Not only making amazing stoves, Bryan has been solving those little problems with hammocks and hammock systems for a while (Jonathan, […]

Duration:01:06:25