Chris Guynn

Chris G.(Two Speed) is a native of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Virginia. He hiked the Appalachian Trail in 2017 while hammocking and is currently planning a 2018 PCT thru hike. He is an engineer, thru hiker, hammock enthusiast, and avid gear DIYer.

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Two Speed’s 2018 PCT NOBO Gear List: Hammock Edition

Two Speed’s 2018 PCT NOBO Gear List: Hammock Edition

I am set to head off into the sunset on March 25 at the Mexican border so in an effort to get my own act together  I put together my gear list

Feb 10, 2018 : Chris Guynn
Gear Review: Warbonnet Superfly Hammock Winter Tarp

Gear Review: Warbonnet Superfly Hammock Winter Tarp

Basic Specs Warbonnet Outdoors Weight: 18 oz (tarp only) Dimensions: 11' (ridgeline) x 10' width Packed Size: In stuff sack: ~ 13

Jan 17, 2018 : Chris Guynn
Review: Hammock Gear Standard Dyneema Fiber Tarp With Doors

Review: Hammock Gear Standard Dyneema Fiber Tarp With Doors

Basic Specs: article. 2. Material Water Retention Unlike other tarp materials (silnylon), cuben fiber doesn't retain water and dries out

Nov 20, 2017 : Chris Guynn
Review and Video: DutchWare Half-Zipped Netted Hammock

Review and Video: DutchWare Half-Zipped Netted Hammock

 Basic Specs:  Hennessy Hammocks or beetle buckle suspension (shown in pics above) with the hammock which makes the setup of the hammock

Nov 9, 2017 : Chris Guynn
How to Save Weight While Hammock Camping

How to Save Weight While Hammock Camping

Now that we know Option 1: Hummingbird Single Dimensions: 8' 8" x 3' 11" Weight: 5.2 oz (Made in USA) 40F 3/4 quilt weighs 11.37 ounces. Even by

Oct 14, 2017 : Chris Guynn
10 Tips for Better Hammock Camping

10 Tips for Better Hammock Camping

In order to enjoy all hammock camping experiences it is necessary meet three goals. These three goals are stay dry, stay warm, and stay comfortable.

Oct 11, 2017 : Chris Guynn
What Thru-Hikers Look for in a Hostel

What Thru-Hikers Look for in a Hostel

Throughout any hike of considerable length, most hikers look for accommodations with the services they need, but are priced below even the cheapest

Sep 26, 2017 : Chris Guynn
Post Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike Gear list

Post Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike Gear list

What one AT thru-hiker carried between 3/26/2017 and 9/5/2017. Initial AT Gear List: (60L(33#) Amicalola Falls) I went through so much

Sep 21, 2017 : Chris Guynn
How to Rig A Hammock Gear Tarp

How to Rig A Hammock Gear Tarp

What to do when you open up a brand new other sites, ending up with a lightweight US-made tarp: the video. The first thing you'll need for rigging

Sep 13, 2017 : Chris Guynn
The End of one Epic Journey

The End of one Epic Journey

Greetings people of the Trek. I was able to summit yesterday after one hell of a hike from 3/26-9/5. I met tons of awesome people along the way. I

Sep 6, 2017 : Chris Guynn