Hammock camping is a great way to get away from it all and enjoy nature. But before you head out, you should know the basics of hammock camping. This section will provide some tips on how to set up your hammock, what type of gear you will need, and benefits of hammocking.
Different Types of Zipper Hammock & their Features
A zipper hammock is a type of hammock that has a bugnet that protects you from bugs and mosquito. It also has a double zipper so you can easily get in and out. Onewind Outdoors has different types of zipper hammocks, such as 11 feet and 12 feet. The 11 feet hammock is made with 1.7oz 40D nylon ripstop, while the 12' zipper hammock is made with 2.1oz 70D nylon ripstop fabric, which makes them lightweight, durable, and breathable.
Hammocking for Beginners
Hammocking is a great way to relax and enjoy the outdoors. But it's also important to know how to set up a hammock safely.
In this article, we will show you how to hang your hammock in a safe way so that you can enjoy it for many years.
Step 1. Setting up the Single Layer Tree Straps
- Wrap the straps around the tree.
- Place the end with anchor points through the loop.
- Pull the end with anchor points to tighten the straps and remember to insert the loose end of the tree straps into the elastic keeper.
Step 2. Setting up your Hammock with Ridgeline
Upon receipt, one end of the ridgeline is already tied to the hammock while the other end is loose. Put the loose end of the ridgeline around the end of the hammock. Please refer to the picture.
3. Adjusting the whoopie sling structural ridgeline.
Quick and Simple Tips
- Children under the age of 7 must use the hammocks under the supervision of an adult.
- While using the hammock, you can sit or lie down. DO NOT try to stand in the hammock as this is very dangerous.
- The recommended distance from the ground to the bottom of the hammock is 15-50 cm.
Step 4. Right length of the ridgeline.
When you first start out, it can be hard to define exactly how far apart the ends of your hammock need to be. The common length of the ridgeline is 83% of the total hammock bed length so an 11' hammock would need a 9'1.6" ridgeline. However, sometimes you need to adjust the length of the ridgeline so that you will get a perfect amount of sag for you.
The Benefits of Hammocking for Beginners
Hanging in a hammock is not just an activity for lazy people. It has many benefits that are worth considering if you are a beginner.
Hammocking can be a great way to relax and unwind after a long day at work or school, but it can also offer many other benefits. For example, you can use your hammock as a place to read or as an outdoor bed.
If you are looking for some new ways to enjoy your outdoor time, then hammocking might be the perfect solution for you.