Trek Light Hammocks Fighting Cancer In The Amazon

Tomorrow is the launch day for Amazon 5000 - For The Cure.

Mickey Grossman, a cancer survivor, humanitarian and all around badass, will be attempting an unbelievable expedition that has never been accomplished before – a 5000 mile trek across the Amazon and the South American continent, all in the name of beating cancer once and for all.


On an expedition this grand, Mickey needed a way to keep his pack as light as possible and sleep comfortably along the way and a Trek Light Gear hammock was the obvious choice.

You can follow along with live video of the expedition launch tomorrow morning (5/19) at 10AM ET – Mickey will be starting the 5000 mile journey from the Pacific shores of Pedernales, Ecuador. You can also track Mickey’s progress via an interactive map, and he will be posting updates and video whenever possible along the journey. Check the Amazon 5000 website often for  new info and you can also get important updates through their Facebook Page.

If you’d like to donate or fundraise for the cause and show your solidarity in the fight against cancer you can do so here.  As I write this nearly $20,000 has been raised already towards their goal of $100,000. Cancer sucks and we’re thrilled to help Mickey get off the ground on this incredible mission – let’s show some Trek Light support and come together to support this worthy cause!


Mickey Grossman
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