Suspension Category

September 9, 2017

Drip Lines, Part 2

Another look at drip lines to protect your hammock from water seeping down your suspension and onto your hammock

May 17, 2016

Hummingbird Hammocks Tree Straps Review

Hummingbird Hammock Tree Straps Product Description When I wrote my post on lightweight hammock suspension systems, the Hummingbird Hammocks Tree Straps weren’t available. At 2.3 oz (65 g) per pair (43.5 in/ounce or 4 cm/gram) I’ve now updated that post to highlight one of the (if not THE) lightest suspension…

May 13, 2016

Ultimate Hammocks Ultimate Straps Review

Ultimate Hammocks Ultimate Straps While the name is somewhat repetitive, the Ultimate Straps from Ultimate Hammocks does present one of the more unique designs to daisy-chain webbing straps that I’ve seen. The woven design allows the straps to be extremely slim and lightweight while maximizing total suspension length and strength.…

May 12, 2016

K2 Camp Gear Heavy Duty Hammock Straps – Review

K2 Camp Gear Heavy Duty Hammock Straps Product Description I think the word is out: daisy-chain straps are a great option for hammocks. The K2 Camp Gear straps are one of a dozen now in the market. The K2 straps are a cross between the flat daisy chain design that…

May 11, 2016

New Soft Shackle Design from Hummingbird Hammocks

Hummingbird Hammocks recently sent me a prototype hammock to review and they gave me permission to “leak” this little snippet they created. They have been using a soft shackle design since they came out with their first hammock, but it has gone through some significant upgrades to improve performance and usability.…

May 11, 2016

Tribe Provisions Adventure Straps II Review

Tribe Provisions Adventure Straps II Product Description The Tribe Provisions Adventure Straps II are one entrant into a long line of daisy-chain hammock straps. What makes these straps stand out is the unique pairing of a wide 1.6 in (4 cm) strap with a 0.8 in (2 cm) daisy-chain webbing…

May 10, 2016

Byer of Maine Micro Strap Review

Byer of Maine Micro Strap Product Description The Byer of Maine Micro Strap is a modified cinch buckle system that incorporates both tree-friendly webbing with a highly-adjustable suspension system in one. The straps are 1 in (2.5 cm) wide and 9 ft (2.7 m) long. One one end of the…