Originally Posted by Yotey
My last trip to the ground involved waking up in a group tent with all our stuff floating around us. I was on an air mattress that turned into a mini raft, but still, not fun. Then there was the time when, somehow, like a doof I forgot my sleeping pad. We figured, it's just sand, throw down extra blankets, it'll be fine....
This is exactly the reason I became interested in the notion of a hammock. Long 3 days of serious rain on my last canoe trip last year and I was cold, wet, and sore the whole time! My old Coleman 4 man dome has put in it's time for the last 12 years... I think I'll let it retire