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View Poll Results: Which position(s) do you sleep in while hammock camping?
Back 18 60.00%
Right Side 13 43.33%
Left Side 12 40.00%
Stomach 1 3.33%
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Old 07-18-2013, 12:57 AM
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Sleep Positions in Hammock

Which position(s) do you normally sleep in while hammock camping? Also, share how this differs from your ground (tent/tarp) sleeping.

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Old 10-31-2013, 02:40 PM
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I use either a Hennessey Explorer hammock or Triple Bliss Hammock. In each case I fall asleep on my NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 10-31-2013, 05:06 PM
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I'm pretty much a side sleeper regardless of where I am. I was concerned about this when I purchase NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 11-01-2013, 11:46 AM
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I'm typically on my back, maybe a little on one side. even doing the diagonal-lay, it's generally mo NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 11-04-2013, 11:04 AM
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I really enjoy switching between side sleeping and laying diagonally! I use atlas straps by Eno, the NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 11-11-2013, 12:11 PM
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Mostly I sleep on my back, but I have woken up on my left side quite often.
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Anyone else like the fetal position? NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 02-10-2016, 11:51 AM
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I usually end up sleeping on my back, mainly because my wife isn't there to tell me to turn on my si NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 02-10-2016, 04:28 PM
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