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The ENO SkyLite™ Hammock can be used with any of our UnderQuilts. Here is a simple set-up guide to help keep you warm and cozy while using the SkyLite™.
Camping can be an immensely enjoyable activity, spending time with friends and loved ones in the natural splendor which is the great outdoors.
Well folks, it’s officially December – winter is coming! Asheville has already seen its first snowfall, and we are all gearing up for more to come. The plunging temperature and increasing threat of snow mean one thing:  hiking, camping and backpacking are all about to get coooold!
Green bean casserole, creamy yams, cranberry sauce, stuffing, buttery mashed potatoes, roasted turkey… Thanksgiving food truly is the best food in existence. As a strong advocate for all holidays, I uphold the importance of foods based on occasion (grilled hot dogs and mac & cheese on July 4th, honey-glazed ham at Christmas, a cookie cake for any birthday – it’s mandatory stuff, people.)
Stick to the 3-layer rule.  When it comes to dressing for the cold, it’s important to stay both warm and dry. The best way to do this is to wear 3 layers of clothing – a base layer, a middle layer and an outer layer.
Not only is Fall the best season for grilling, leaf jumping, cozy yet unshapely grandpa sweaters, bonfires and all things pumpkin; it is most importantly the best season for snacks! And one of the best snacks of all time that has its peak sales period in the Fall is popcorn. It’s light, crunchy and slightly chewy; and there are a gazillion uses for it. From packaging material to Christmas decoration to an arts and crafts project, popcorn is one of the most tasty, versatile snack foods. So curl up by the fire with a blanket, a book and a huge bowl of freshly popped corn, and you’ve got a perfect chilly Fall evening!     There are many ways to make popcorn while you’re out on the trail or sitting in your hammock around a bonfire. Here are a few… Aluminum Pie Pan Popcorn Gather these supplies: Popcorn Popcorn oil (can also use vegetable oil) Salt + any other seasonings you want Aluminum pie pan Aluminum foil Stapler Wire hanger Pour about 1/4 cup of popcorn kernels into the pie pan and add a few tablespoons of oil. Sprinkle on the salt and seasonings. Pull off a sheet of aluminum foil...
These useful camping tips are super handy for any kind of camping or backpacking trip! If you find yourself in emergency wilderness survival mode, the elastic band of your underwear makes a perfect slingshot for shooting small game. The urgency of a late night bathroom trip is directly proportional to the outside temperature, how complicated it is to get out of your mummy sleeping bag and how many layers of clothes you have on. Sighting a bald eagle is thrilling to campers of all generations. Sighting a bald man, however, does nothing for eagles. Perform this simple test to see if you qualify for solo backpacking:  Shine a flashlight into one ear. If the beam shines out your other ear, do not go solo backpacking. If you’re camping with kids, take along the ones who know how to cook. That way, you can relax in your Lounger while your dinner is being made! On your first day at the campsite, enough dirt will be tracked into the tent that you can grow all the food you need for the rest of the trip in the rows between your sleeping bags! Based on completely made-up statistics, those who eat a hot...
A checklist is a great way to ensure that you have everything that you need for your trip. I tend to be pretty organized, but it’s always nice to have something to check up on before you leave. Here are some checklists that you can use for your next backpacking trip!
Here’s a few tips and tricks to make sure you stay warm sleeping under the stars on frigid nights.

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