When to Use a Hammock Over a Tent

Hammock Over a Tent

Tents have been a cornerstone for camping for decades now, ever since their inception they have been used all around the world by campers taking on the wild. However, with the passage of time, we have seen the shift from a tent to a hammock, one that comes with a seal of approval from many professional and long-term campers. To help you get a better understanding of the matter we have listed down a few benefits of choosing a hammock over a tent.

Sleep Better

When using a hammock you will sleep better, as you are sleeping in a more comfortable setting compared to the hard and cold floor. Additionally, studies show that sleeping in a hammock is good for you, as when you sleep in the correct posture you will wake up completely rested and refreshed. The perfect way to start the day is by making sure you get a good night's sleep. This way when you go home you are not tired but rejuvenated.

Ground Free

When camping with a hammock you can easily sleep anywhere, and at any time. As you are not sleeping on the ground, you don't have to worry about wet areas, rocks, snow, hills, or any other issue. All you need is strong support for your hammock, and you are done for the night. Cutting down on your workload by a great deal, as you never have to look for the ideal place, saving you a great deal of time and effort.

Added Features

When you think of a hammock you think of a single open rope bed tied from one end to the other. However, that is not the case anymore - hammocks have come a long way and now come with a hammock tarp, mosquito net, and other gears that can help make you more comfortable. These include but are not limited to additional features that can help you hang your gear, create your hammock into a chair/lounger during the day and so on.

Easy Carriage

Hammocks are extremely lightweight and mostly only weigh around 14 to 16oz. This way not only will you be saving up on space, but you will be carrying a lighter load. Adding to your trip every step of the way a hammock has all that you have been looking for. Apart from ease of carriage, you get a chance to cut down on labour and time. Imagine looking for a secure space, putting together the tent, setting up a boundary, and then setting up the tent itself. Whereas all you need to set up your hammock is two study trees that are not that far apart.

We also have our ultra-light range, that weighs next to nothing!

These are just some of the many benefits you get from sleeping in a hammock. A tried and tested method that has been used by tribes for decades - one that only takes a day to get used to and offers a lifetime of happiness to campers all around the world.