Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 12

Thread: Eno

Hybrid View

  1. #1
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Sep 2013
    Location
    Georgia
    Posts
    9
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Congratulations
    0
    Congratulated 0 Times in 0 Posts

    Eno

    Have any of you ever used the eno system while hunting in the back country? If so how did you like it.

  2. #2
    Member
    Join Date
    Aug 2011
    Posts
    32
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
    Congratulations
    0
    Congratulated 0 Times in 0 Posts
    I assume you are talking about the ENO Hammocks? I use one regularly while camping and i really like it. Its very lightweight, easy to setup, and very comfy! It can get a little chilly by itself i would recommend some type of insulation on cooler nights.

  3. #3
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Sep 2013
    Location
    Georgia
    Posts
    9
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Congratulations
    0
    Congratulated 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Yes that is what I'm talking about I just wonder how they would do in the back country. If you had a pad and zero degree bag.

  4. #4
    Member
    Join Date
    Aug 2011
    Posts
    32
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
    Congratulations
    0
    Congratulated 0 Times in 0 Posts
    I think you would be fine. I sometimes use my sleeping bag in mine, it can be a little cumbersome in the hammock. They make whats called a underquill for them that is basically a down bag that wraps around the hammock, but they are a little pricey.

  5. #5
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Location
    Tennessee
    Posts
    311
    Thanks
    98
    Thanked 53 Times in 48 Posts
    Congratulations
    10
    Congratulated 5 Times in 2 Posts
    I use one. I have a custom made down under quilt, made by kickass quilts. I also use a thermarest sleeping pad secured by the ENO wings. This along with a down sleeping bag allows me to sleep comfortable in the upper teens, I have not slept in anything colder yet.

    Learn to sleep sideways or at an angle in your hammock, it feels a lot better to me.

  6. #6
    Super Moderator
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Reno Nv
    Posts
    4,187
    Thanks
    888
    Thanked 550 Times in 390 Posts
    Congratulations
    65
    Congratulated 6 Times in 5 Posts
    I've really been interested in hammocks. Only problem is there's not to many trees where we deer hunt but I think its a great light weight option.
    I don't Break the rules, I Modify them.

  7. #7
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Location
    Montana
    Posts
    2,168
    Thanks
    56
    Thanked 309 Times in 237 Posts
    Congratulations
    2
    Congratulated 0 Times in 0 Posts
    I have been getting into hammocks. I used a Kammok Roo this past summer. I am looking at enlightened equipment under and over quilts for solo trips this year, as I found a sleeping pad and bag to be a hassle in the hammock.

  8. #8
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Mar 2013
    Posts
    853
    Thanks
    222
    Thanked 232 Times in 140 Posts
    Congratulations
    18
    Congratulated 48 Times in 6 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by Bitterroot Bulls View Post
    I have been getting into hammocks. I used a Kammok Roo this past summer. I am looking at enlightened equipment under and over quilts for solo trips this year, as I found a sleeping pad and bag to be a hassle in the hammock.
    Matt if you ever try a hammock with the under quilts in cooler temps post up what you think. Another problem I had was most of the accessories add ons for the hammocks are not water proof.

  9. #9
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Mar 2013
    Posts
    853
    Thanks
    222
    Thanked 232 Times in 140 Posts
    Congratulations
    18
    Congratulated 48 Times in 6 Posts
    I tried a hammock for a few bow seasons and could never get past being chilly against the hammock itself. I tried different combinations and still was chilly. everything wants to compress between you and the hammock and of course no ground to help with insulation. They are great in warmer weather.

  10. #10
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Feb 2014
    Location
    Spokane, WA
    Posts
    4
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
    Congratulations
    0
    Congratulated 0 Times in 0 Posts
    If you are buying a hammock, go with a SoCo instead. I own both ENO and SoCo, and the hammock itself is basically identical - material, bomber stitching, etc. What makes the SoCo superior are the cinch buckles. ENO only use carabiners, and so you need straps with loops tied into them at intervals. With the SoCo you can slide the strap up and down the buckle to get the exact length you desire quickly and easily. It makes setup about 10x faster and easier.

 

 

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •