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National Hammock Day Means Summer’s in Full Swing

by / Tuesday, 17 July 2018 / Published in Blog


National Hammock Day, celebrated on July 22, is a unique way to spend time in the outdoors, relaxing and enjoying the beautiful natural world around us. Join the celebration with your friends, family, and loved ones with a Grand Trunk hammock from Appalachian Outfitters.
 

About the Grand Trunk Brand

Grand Trunk started when two opposites—a former Marine and a preppy country club guy—happened to meet one another in Thailand. As two adventure enthusiasts, they immediately clicked, and the bond that formed between the two led to the creation of Grand Trunk. The company creates hammocks that are 20% larger than traditional designs, and they’re also built with purpose to suit the needs of an adventurer.

As part of its mission to give back to the natural world, Grand Trunk established its lifetime commitment to the program Trees for US, improving and protecting our national forests. The company plants trees to protect our clean air, fresh water, and natural beauty so that explorers and adventurers can continue to appreciate nature for years to come.

Grand Trunk hopes to encourage everyone to explore nature. Because so many of the employees and customers supporting Grand Trunk are also outdoorsy adventurers, they understand what people want in a hammock design. The hammocks are designed for specific activities or settings and include unique features and accessories to optimize your next adventure.
 

Abrigo Rain Fly and Shelter

Abrigo Rain Fly and Shelter
Abrigo Rain Fly and Shelter
Photo Credit: Cairn

This all-weather shelter measures 100 square feet. It’s versatile for all-weather protection, it’s roomy, and it packs down to a size that is significantly smaller and lighter than traditional tent designs.

  • Coated with DWR for durability
  • Covered in waterproof protection
  • Includes guy lines and aluminum stakes
  • Many options for setting up a variety of ways
  • Seam taped for thorough coverage
  • 16 places for guy-out points
  • Measures 10’ by 10’
  • Weighs just 16 oz.

 

Parachute Nylon Print Double Hammock

Parachute Nylon Print Double Hammock
Parachute Nylon Print Double Hammock
Photo Credit: Grand Trunk

This design unites fun, unique, printed fabrics with the original two-tone design. These hammocks are lightweight, portable, durable, and easy to use. They pack down to the size of a football—ideal for camping, hiking, backpacking, or hanging out at a beach, park, or backyard setting.

  • Includes starter rope kit that is 10’ long and 5mm thick
  • Includes nautical-grade carabiners
  • 20% larger than other double hammock designs
  • Features lifetime warranty
  • Made of 100% parachute nylon
  • Made in 15 different print designs for a unique look
  • 16 places for guy-out points
  • Holds up to 400 lbs.
  • Weighs 28 oz.
  • Measures 10’6” by 6’6”

 

Skeeter Beeter Pro Hammock

Skeeter Beeter Pro Hammock
Skeeter Beeter Pro Hammock
Photo Credit: Grand Trunk

This roomy hammock includes a mosquito net that attaches to the hammock itself. All outdoor adventures are better without mosquitoes! The breathable material is clear enough that you can still enjoy the beautiful scenery but keeps those pesky bugs away.

  • Made of 100% parachute nylon
  • Features nautical-grade carabiners
  • Includes lifetime warranty
  • Has a double-sized zipper for extra ease of use
  • Uses unique bug net suspension kit
  • Holds up to 400 lbs
  • Measures 10’6” by 5’
  • Weighs 26.45 oz

 

Celebrate National Hammock Day at Appalachian Outfitters

You can’t celebrate National Hammock Day without a good hammock, so be sure to pick one up before the special day! Fortunately for local Ohioans, Appalachian Outfitters carries most of the prints and styles of Grand Trunk hammocks. Visit our store to choose your own Grand Trunk hammock—and leave knowing that you’ve chosen a quality product and supported a good cause.
 

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