No Cold Shoulder Spreader Hammock:

I like the spreader bar on this new hammock from Rei. This would stop that annoying thing where the hammock fabric compresses the insulation of your sleeping bag at shoulder-to-elbow and creates a cold spot. There are several other ways … Continued

Hammock Pad Extender:

Ed Speer hit on this lightweight way to ensure that you stay warm in your hammock many years ago. You could make this yourself in a lightweight nylon (eg .7 oz/yd2, such as this: http://www.tiergear.com.au/11/online-shop/argon-67) I don’t need the insulation … Continued

DIY Netless Hammock:

Over the years we have made lots of hammocks, but we would have made a better job if we had followed some expert instructions. The following instructions and photos were kindly provided by Simon McGuire at Tier Gear, Australia’s own … Continued

Laybag, Koze, Kaisr Treeless hammock:

Not exactly ultralight, but an inflatable hammock/raft @ 1200 grams. What a neat idea: https://vimeo.com/160150388?from=outro-embed & https://en.laybag.com/collections/frontpage/products/lay-bag-green-2?variant=16884098881 US$79! PS: I see these are going for A$46 on eBay at the moment! http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Fast-Inflatable-Air-Bag-Sofa-Travel-Camping-Beach-Lazy-Lounger-Sleeping-Bed-SHI/272248762981?_trksid=p5713.c100041.m2061&_trkparms=aid%3D333008%26algo%3DRIC.MBE%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D20140131132314%26meid%3D4a284c81e6e64d51b741c794527fcb36%26pid%3D100041%26rk%3D5%26rkt%3D34%26sd%3D172141280403 Now available Aliexpress from US$30: http://www.aliexpress.com/premium/laybag.html?ltype=wholesale&d=y&origin=y&isViewCP=y&catId=0&initiative_id=SB_20160615150200&SearchText=laybag Update: Those ‘Laybags’ … Continued

Hammocks

I have camped out in hammocks a lot. I have tried Hennessy’s, but find it almost impossible to keep my back warm in them, or to keep a sleeping mat under me for that purpose. Della can do it though. A … Continued