The Hammock Hangers Podcast

The Hammock Hangers Podcast

A podcast where we talk about everything from hammocks and hammock camping to the group hangs from around the country.

Recent Episodes

Episode #5 - Dan McNeill (MCN Hammocks)

Sept. 23, 2022

This week we have Dan McNeill from MCN Hammocks join us on the podcast. Dan has been camping and spending most of his time in the woods since the 70's. In 1987 he joined the army and got to travel around the world. Over that…

Episode #4 - Jan Walker (Fluffy)

Sept. 16, 2022

Our guest this week is Jan Walker, or also known as "Fluffy". Jan got into hammocking when she started planning a solo, self supported run/walk across the US to raise awareness, and donations for the 9/11 National Memorial T…

Episode #3 - Heather Beck (Nanny Skidz)

Sept. 9, 2022

This week I talk with Heather Beck and hear about how she got into hammock camping when her and a friend went on a camping trip, and she couldn't stand sleeping in the tent. She also tells us about her first group hang and h…

Episode #2 - Cal Fenton & Kristen Zook (YOBO Gear)

Sept. 2, 2022

Cal & Kristen are the owners of YOBO Gear. Hear how they got their start into hammock camping and also how the idea for the freestanding Cricket Stand and the Freedom Stand were born. They have also provided the discount cod…

Episode #1 - AJ Glenn (Pheonix)

Aug. 19, 2022

I have a chat with the very first guest of the podcast, AJ Glenn, and hear about how he got into hammock camping, a trip he just got back from, and how he ended up taking on the roll as the head organizer of the largest hamm…

About the Host

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Paul "Skunkape" Collins

Podcast Host

What’s up everyone. I am the host of The Hammock Hangers Podcast. I just wanted to introduce myself and tell you a little bit about me. My name is Paul Collins, but I normally go by Skunkape in the hammock and hiking worlds. I got my start into hammocks back in 2011 when I was planning my 2012 thru hike of the Appalachian Trail. My first hammock that I owned was the Clark North American. Which is the one I did my thru hike with. Of course, I couldn’t have just 1 hammock, and I needed other gear like more quilts and all, so I started looking through some of the Facebook hiking gear swap groups to find more. What I found though was me spending hours just sifting through all the normal hiking gear to find something hammock related occasionally. That’s when I decided to start my own Facebook group for hammock related gear and items only and called it Hammock Hangers Flea Market and Trading Post. It is now the largest hammock related items gear swap on Facebook with over 10,000 members now. Since then, I have also become one of the organizers for the largest hammock gathering group hang in the country called HangCon which is held in Florida. So that’s just a quick introduction of who I am. I hope that you will listen and enjoy the podcast as new episodes come out each week. And maybe one day I can have you on as a guest too so that we can talk hammocks.

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