There are many brands, sizes, colors, versatile, and pricey hammocks waiting to make your outdoor time more enjoyable. But it really comes down to your budget, amount use of that hammock and where you’re going to be hanging, in the backyard or sitting snug between two trees in the middle of nowhere. Here are my Best 5 Camping Hammock picks. Now all you have to do is find a spot to chill.
The Lumberjack by Bear Butt
The Bear Butt Team is taking the hammock world at full speed. Providing top quality hammocks at half the cost. The Lumberjack Double Hammock, its name alone makes you want to grow a beard and feed a bear out of the palm of your hand. The 10 ft Double hammie is made of 75D High Tenacity Nylon Teffeta giving you the room and durability needed up to 500 lbs. It includes 10 ft of tactical grade rope and 2 carabiners. Weighing in at only 1.6 lbs and packing down to 7 inches, making for easy storage in your backpack or back seat until it’s time to hit the backwoods. Bear Butt also offers added gear for your hammocks from bug nets to a rain fly. The Lumberjack – Get It
If you’re looking for something a little different than most hammocks, I would suggest the Serac Hammocks. They’re the only hammies on the market constructed with a diamondweave ripstop nylon, making it more comfy and extra durable. There is 6 anchor points around the hammock that gives the user the ability for guylines, or attach your top quilt and under quilts. The webbing is made wide for extra protection against damaging the trees. Each hammock includes 2 -6 ft tree straps, compression sack, aluminum carabiners weighing only 1.6 lbs packed, it’s ready for an adventure. Serac offers a single or double depending on your size preference. When it comes to resting in a hammock , I would say bigger is better. Check out Serac for more information. Serac Hammock – Get It
The Roo Hammock if you can’t tell by the name was obviously inspired by the Kangaroo. It was meant to take you in and keep you snug and comfortable while providing strength and durability with Kammok’s proprietary LunarWave fabric that is stronger, lighter, and softer than other hammock materials. The Roo comes with 2 carabiners and dyneema slings. It holds up to 500lbs and the sized at 10×5’7″. Total weight including carabiners is only 23oz. Best of all with each hammock purchased a portion of the purchase goes towards providing resources to create sustainable change in Kenyan communities through CTC International. Kammok Roo Camping Hammock (Nakuru Blue) – Get It
If you’re looking for a hammock that protects you from the bugs without having to purchase extra accessories, The Grand Trunk Skeeter Beeter Pro is the way to go. The hammock can easily be flipped over and you can use the hammie just like normal and when it’s time to block the bugs, just flipped it to the other side to access the mosquito net. Simple and easy, the way it should be. The Skeeter Beeter Pro weighs in at 1.8lb and packs down tight and small to fit right in your backpack. Starter rope kit, net suspension kit and carabiners included. Grand Trunk Skeeter Beeter Pro Mosquito Hammock- Get It
The last and most interesting hammock is the Tentsile Connect 2-person Tree Tent Hammock. This joker is the boss, not only do you have a hammock, it’s also a tent. If you think about it, it’s pretty genius. No more packing your tent and taking up the space, less weight to carry and everyone is going to want to be the second person in your tent/hammock. The idea behind this beast is that you keep yourself off the ground away from the critters and you can set it up practically anywhere. The Tentsile Connect comes equipped with a fully enclosed insect mesh roof with four doors, removable waterproof rainfly, and industrial-grade straps with built-in ratcheting system for tensioning along with instructions. Yes, it has a price tag that will make you want to smack your momma, but think of the money you save having a fully equipped tent and hammock all in one. Tentsile Connect 2-Person 4-Season Tree Tent Hammock with Rainfly, Dark Grey- Get It