Hammock Manufacturers

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Hammock Manufacturers, Vendors, and Retailers

I try to keep this table up-to-date with hammock manufacturers, vendors, and retailers who specialize in camping hammocks and related gear and accessories. I often get requests to add retailers who aren’t listed and I carefully consider every submission. However, the intent here is not to list boutique shops that specialize in rope hammocks that have little utility for recreational camping or even long-term sleeping.

I have been adding shops that specialize in Mayan-sytyle or other South American hammocks because more and more people are using hammocks indoors as bed replacements. If you have found a retailer that isn’t listed, please drop me a line.

ManufacturerHammocksTarpsBug NettingSuspension SystemsInsulationOther Hamock-Related Gear?NotesWebsiteMade InLocation
2Q & ZQ Hammock SpecialtiesXXHammock Zipper Mods and accessorieswww.2qzqhammockhanger.comUSA
Anna's HammocksXhttp://www.annashammocks.com/USAGrand Rapids, MI
Appalachian HammockXXHand-craftedhttp://appalachianhammock.com/USAOut of business
Alpine HammockXXXXOut of business
Amok EqujipmentXXXXX90° hammockhttps://www.amokequipment.comNorway
Arrowhead EquipmentXXXXXXDIY Supplies and Custom Workhttp://www.arrowhead-equipment.comUSAID
Backwoods DaydreamerXMOVED - See "DIY Gear Supply"backwoodsdaydreamer.webs.comUSAOut of business
Bakpocket HammocksXhttp://bakpocket-paks.com/hammocks/Out of business
Bear GryllsXXXXhttp://www.beargryllsstore.comChinaOut of business
Behold Bungee HammocksXXDouble sided, elastic suspensionhttps://www.beholdbungeehammocks.comUSA
Bear Butt HammocksXXhttps://www.bearbuttteam.com
Black Rock GearXhttp://www.blackrockgear.comUSA
Butts In A Sling Hammock GearXXDIY Supplieshttp://www.buttinasling.com/USAOut of business
Byer of Maine HammocksXXXXwww.byerofmaine.comChina
Clark Jungle HammocksXXXXXwww.junglehammock.comUSA
Claytor Mosquito HammocksXXXwww.mosquitohammock.comUSA
Crazy CreekXXXwww.crazycreek.com
DD HammocksXXXXXXwww.ddhammocks.comUKUK
DIY Gear SupplyXDIY Supplieswww.diygearsupply.comUSA
DP Hammock GearXXXXXhttp://www.dplightweightbackpackinggear.comOut of business
Dream HammockXXXXXXCustom Workhttp://www.dream-hammock.com/USA
DutchWareXXDIY Supplieshttp://dutchware.outdoortrailgear.comUSA
Eagles Nest Outfitters (ENO)XXXXXXwww.eaglesnestoutfittersinc.comIndonesia
Elevated MovementXX100% Recycledhttp://www.theelevatedmovement.comUSAOut of business
Enlightened EquipmentXXXXCuben Fiber Quiltshttp://www.enlightenedequipment.comUSA
Exped (Expedition Equipment)XXXXX2011 Gold Winner Outdoor Showwww.exped.comChina
ExtremtextilXDIY Supplies with exotic fabricshttp://www.extremtextil.de
Gargoyle GearXXDIY Supplies and Custom Workwww.gargoylegear.webs.comOut of business
GossamergearXXDIY Suppliesgossamergear.comUSA
Grand TrunkXXXXXXwww.grandtrunkgoods.comChina
Green Armadillo GearXXXXhttp://www.greenarmadillogear.com/index.htmlIndonesiaOut of business
Haiku Hammock SwingsXXXhttp://www.e-hammockswings.com
Hamacas TainoXXhttp://www.hamacastaino.comOut of business
HammeckXXhttp://www.hammeck.comUSAOut of business
Hammock BlissXXXXXwww.hammockbliss.comIndonesia
Hammocks RADAXXXWoven Mayan hammockshttp://mayans.com/index.php?Mexico
Hammock Gear.comXXXXXDIY Supplies and Custom Workwww.hammockgear.comUSA
Handy HammockXhttp://www.handyhammock.co.ukUKOut of business
Harmony HammocksXXRetailershttp://www.harmonyhammocks.com/?CanadaVancouver, Canada
Helsdon Outdoors (Eureka!)XXXXRetailed by Eureka! Canadahttp://helsdonoutdoors.com/ProductsCanadaOut of business
Hennessy HammocksXXXXXXwww.hennessyhammocks.comChinaCanada
Hippie HammocksXXXDIY dyable hammock blankshttp://www.hippiehammocks.comUSAOut of business
Hyperlite Mountain GearXwww.hyperlitemountaingear.comUSA
Infinity OutdoorsXXXDIY Supplieshttp://www.infinityoutfitter.comUSAOut of business
Jacks 'R' BetterXXXXXXDIY Supplieswww.jacksrbetter.comUSA
Kampin GearXXhttps://www.kampingear.comChina
Lawson HammockXXXXwww.lawsonhammock.comChina
Little River, Co.XXhttps://little-river-co-2.myshopify.com
Leigh Lo Under QuiltsXleighlounderquilts.webs.comUSAOut of business
MadTree HammocksXXIntegrated hammock and insulationhttp://www.madtree.fi/index.htmlFinlandOut of business
Michigan Gear HammocksXXhttp://www.etsy.com/shop/MichiganGearHammocksUSAMichigan
Mission HammocksXXWoven hammockshttps://www.missionhammocks.comMexicoPennsylvania
Minorswing HammocksXXhttp://www.minorswing.roRomaniaBucharest, Romania
Molly Mac Pack GearXXhttp://www.mollymacpack.com/USA
Mountain Laurel DesignsXXXXCustom Workwww.mountainlaureldesigns.comUSA
MountainGoat GearXhttp://www.mountaingoathatsandgoods.comOut of business
NOVICAXXHand wovenhttps://www.novica.com/hammock/Mexico
New Tribe—Tree Boat HammocksXXXXXXnewtribe.com
NK OutdoorsXXXnkoutdoorgear.webs.comOut of business
Northwoods Hammock CompanyXXXhttp://northwoodshammock.comUSAUnknown
Outdoor Equipment SupplierXXCustom Workwww.outdoorequipmentsupplier.comUSANew York
Outdoor Trail GearX(Not much hammock camping gear here)http://gear.outdoortrailgear.com
Outdoor Wilderness Fabrics, IncXDIY Supplieswww.owfinc.com
Oware Outdoor GearXXXXDIY Supplieshttp://www.owareusa.com/
Peapod HammocksXhttp://peapodhammocks.com
Planet HammockXXXwww.planethammock.nlIndonesiaOut of business
Quest OutfittersXDIY Supplieswww.questoutfitters.com
Redden Marine SupplyXXDIY Supplieswww.reddenmarine.comOut of business
Ripstop by the RollXXDIY Supplieshttp://ripstopbytheroll.comUSARaleigh, NC
Seaside HammocksXRetailerhttp://www.seasidehammocks.comUSA
SheltoweeXXXInsulated hammockshttps://shellhammocks.comUSAColorado
Navy HammockXXWoven rope commando ropeshttp://www.navyhammocks.comUSA
Sierra Madre ResearchXXXXXhttp://www.sierramadreresearch.comNicaraguaManagua, Nicaragua
Simply Light DesignXXXXhttp://simplylightdesigns.comUSA
Smart OutdoorsXXsmartoutdoors.webs.com
SoCo HammocksXXhttp://www.socohammocks.com/IndonesiaColorado
Southern Hammock CampingXhttp://www.southernhammockcamping.com/Out of business
Split Leaf DesignsXXhttp://www.splitleafdesigns.com/store/p16/Single_Person_Hammock.htmlUSAOut of business
Style Mexican HammocksXXXXAuthentic Mayanhttp://www.stylemexican.comMexicoMexico
Superior GearXXXXInsulated hammockshttps://superiorgear.com/USAMinnesota
Te-Wa Under QuiltsXhttp://www.tewaunderquilts.comUSAOut of business
Tenth Wonder (TW) HammocksXXXXXhttp://twhammocks.co.ukUK
Tingguian Tribe Outdoor Shop PHXhttps://www.facebook.com/pg/TingguianTribeHanger/Phillipeans
TentsileXXXXMulti-person Hammockhttp://www.tentsile.comUKLondon, UK
Terra Rosa GearXCustom Workhttp://www.terrarosagear.comAustralia
Thru-hikerXDIY Supplieswww.thru-hiker.com
Ticket-to-the-Moon HammocksXXXXwww.ticketothemoon.comIndonesia
Tier GearXDIY Supplieshttp://www.tiergear.com.auAustraliaTasmania, AU
Titanium GoatXDIY Supplies (Not much hammock camping gear here)www.titaniumgoat.com
Tree to Tree Trail GearXXXXXXhttp://www.tttrailgear.comUSA
Trek Light GearXXXXXXwww.treklightgear.comIndonesia
UK HammocksXXXXXCustom Workukhammocks.co.ukUK
Ultralight Gear & SupplyXXDIY Supplieshttp://www.hikelite0.comUSAOut of business
UGQ OutdoorXXXXXXCustom Workhttps://ugqoutdoor.comUSAMichigan
UnderQuilts.comXDIYhttp://underquilts.comUSASPAM / Out of business
VersaShelterXXXXhttp://versashelter.comUSAOut of business
Warbonnet OutdoorsXXXXXwww.warbonnetoutdoors.comUSA
White Mountain HammocksXXXXXXhttp://www.whtmtindsew.com/USAOut of business
WhoopieSlings.comXXXXXXCustom Workwww.whoopieslings.comUSA
Wilderness LogicsXXXXXXCustom Work, DIY Supplieswww.wildernesslogics.comUSAOut of business
Yucatan HammocksXhttp://www.yucatanhammocks.netMexicoAlberta, CAN
Yellow Leaf HammocksXhttps://www.yellowleafhammocks.comMexico
Yukon OutfittersXXXXXMil-spechttp://www.yukon-outfitters.comUSATennessee
Hobo HammocksX
Deckhand Manufacturing

136 Responses

  1. Dale Taylor says:

    I have started making ultra lite weight camping / lounging hammocks. They are made of rip stop nylon and each one is made to order.
    I am 6’2″ 250lb and use mine everyday. Now I have my whole family and all my friends enjoying hammocks.

  2. Antoine says:

    Most of them are traders , just a few a real manufacturer !!

    • Derek says:

      There are only a few, maybe one or two, who resale the same hammocks with just a different label. A few others (mostly those who sell parachute nylon hammocks) get their hammocks made from the same factories in Indonesia, as this is one of the only places in the world where you can find parachute nylon fabric.

      If you check out my post that compares parachute nylon hammocks, you’ll notice a difference in dimensions among all of the hammocks. Each company who sells hammocks are getting them manufactured to their own specifications, even if they use the same factory as a competitor.

      So, I guess it depends on how you define “manufacturer” because, strictly speaking, you’re probably correct as very few procure the materials and sew the hammocks themselves. Economies of scale limit that somewhat.

      Many “cottage” manufacturers do everything in house: research, development, prototypes, product manufacturing, marketing, sales, and human resources to name a few. But even the cottage companies outsource manufacturing, even if it is with sewing shops in their communities, to meet demand.

      Maybe a better phrase would be “hammock companies”?

  3. Richard says:

    Check out Sierra Madre Research. We design our own products AND founded our own manufacturing company in Managua, Nicaragua, SMr illuminate. We don’t use the common “parachute nylon material” that everyone else uses. Our fabric actually feels good on your skin, the high density thread count gives it a silky smooth finish / feel with just the right amount of stretch.

    SInce we own the manufacturing facility, we have created a very high standard for Quality Control on our products. Rather than relying on another company in Indonesia or China trying to meet their monthly quota.

    Inspiring Adventure through Comfort

  4. Van says:

    There’s one out of Canada I didn’t see listed: Chrysalis by Helsdon Outdoors, bridge style hammock design.

  5. Jeremy says:

    Found these guys a few weeks ago. Not sure if they are any good. Plan on getting one for a friend. Decent price for the package. http://appalachianhammock.com

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  8. Grant says:

    Hello Derek,

    In this list, as in the book, Kammok is listed as having tarps and netting, which are not yet available on their website. Is this what the (TBA) in the notes refers to?

    • Derek says:

      Good question, Grant, and thanks for the reminder — I updated Kammok’s listing online. When I was working on the first edition, Kammok was just emerging into the market. I met with the owner and we worked together to get as much up-to-date information as I could in print. Unfortunately, Kammok wasn’t able to bring all their products to market as quickly as hoped. It’s always a little risky in print publishing to take these sorts of gambles.

  9. Hi, I think you missed out Tenth Wonder Hammocks (twhammocks.co.uk) from the UK! I’ve got a hornet hammock and a sargasso tarp from them – similar price and quality to DD.

  10. Sam says:

    Out of business or I could not get to their site list

    Gargoyle Gear
    Leigh Lo Under Quilts
    Northwoods Hammock Company
    Peapod Hammocks
    Tree to Tree Trail Gear
    White Mountain Hammocks

  11. Ashley says:

    Another possible add would be Haiku Hammock Swings. ( http://www.e-hammockswings.com )

    • Derek says:

      Thanks Ashley. This list is primarily for hammocks ideal for camping. I have specifically excluded rope-based hammocks, including woven Mayan and Brazilian hammocks because they are too heavy and bulky for camping and are not mildew resistant (certain models). I’m a huge fan of Mayan hammocks, however, but use and recommend them for indoor or limited backyard use. They are without doubt the most comfortable hammock, but the purpose of this list, I’m being somewhat selective.

  12. rishi says:

    hey, do you give a ranking of the best hammocks in general, and maybe a listing of best hammocks for backpacking? i’d be interested in hearing what you have to say

    • Derek says:

      I’m working on a second edition of my book and I’ll have a better comparison list to show products side-by-side that may help in the selection process. I learned early on that the “best hammock” is a choice best left up to the user. Everyone has their own criteria on what “best” means. You might be interested in my a la carte hammock post where I explain some of these criteria and how they help you refine your decision process.

      • Rishi says:

        Yeah that makes sense.
        I’ll check out the post you reference.
        On another note,
        I’ve been using your app on the last 4 hammock hangs I did, but I wasn’t able to get it right (my own fault I’m sure) …really looking forward to figuring it out sometime soon

  13. Zach S. Banks says:

    My company makes ripstop nylon hammocks (http://www.etsy.com/shop/MichiganGearHammocks)

  14. Mike says:

    I am using a hennessey hammock for the past 3 years. They are great and very comfortable to sleep in. I use the oversized fly to provide me protection and a nice porch roof when it is rainimg or a large shady spot to relax.

  15. Kyle Baker says:

    Hey Derek! For those looking to do DIY hammocks/tarps/quilt, feel free to check out http://www.ripstopbytheroll.com. I started the site specifically to cater to the DIY guy/gal by offering DIY fabric at wholesale prices without having to buy in bulk. Looking forward to the second edition of the book.

  16. Grassyman says:

    This page is great, although I do not speak perfect English.

    Do you know this producer? http://www.ddhammocks.com/

    sincerely, Leslie from Hungary

    • Derek says:

      Yes, DD Hammocks is a great company with great products. I just received a Jungle Hammock from them that I’ve been reviewing and I really like it. The other models are also highly praised.

  17. Grassyman says:

    Hi derek!

    Reassured! I also have a DD Frontline hammock and I really like him. I am inexperienced in this area so I was cold at first forest sleeping in the hammock 🙂 I study a lot of useful things your site. Your book has been published by in Hungarian language?

  18. Mark Graber says:

    Warbonnet hammocks. The best of the best!

  19. Not listed: Infinity Outfitter, LLC Hammocks and suspension systems. Sioux Falls, SD.

  20. Chris says:

    You ever have a look at http://www.harmonyhammocks.com? I see they have a decent FB site and product images, but was wondering if you’ve ever tried the product since it’s not in your vendor list.

  21. Is their a way to make this chart more iPad friendly? I enjoy reading all your articles!

  22. kevharde says:

    Hi Derek, enjoyed the book and the site. I just recently picked up my first hammock…Snugpak Jungle hammock w/mosquito net. Haven’t camped with it yet but have set it up. Easy and pretty comfortable (so far). I went with the Kammok straps right off so I wouldn’t have to deal with knots.
    I didn’t see Snugpak or Proforce listed on your site. Have you had any experience with them?
    Thanks, Kevin

  23. Dave says:

    Great site Derek, I’m really enjoying reading your articles and watching the videos. Do you have any experience with the Yukon Outfitters hammocks/rainfly?

    • Derek says:

      Not specifically. The hammock looks very similar to the grand trunk skeeter beeter and byer if Maine Moskito. I have not tested the tarp.

  24. Kevin says:

    Well I’m still a newbie but pretty easy to set up and plenty roomy. Already tore the netting which was a known issue. I find the tarp is the harder part to get right. Looking forward to getting more practice.

  25. vanessa says:

    I love this site! Is there anyway you might incorporate links into the gear/vendor list/table? It’s a challenge to copy/paste, especially on mobile devices, and then backtrack to your page to look at other vendors, and then repeat…

  26. Nathan says:

    What about Dutchwaregear?

  27. Alex says:

    2T’s Outdoors carries hammock chairs, hammock accessories as well as many other backpacking things.

  28. […] but if you google "tent hammocks", or something similar you will find a lot of info. Hammock Manufacturers – The Ultimate Hang MOSQUITO HAMMOCK — http://www.mosquitohammock.com — Jungle Hammock, Expedition Hammock, Camping […]

  29. and the AntiGravityGear that you recommended (-:
    very friendly and helpful as well

  30. optimumrv says:

    RVing and Hammocks go hand in hand. Thanks for sharing this extensive list.

  31. biljah says:

    Yukon Outfitters are not on this list?

  32. It looks like there’s a lot of DIY’s out there, but just thought I ‘d let you guys know about Hobo Hammocks. They only sell double hammocks, and straps are included so you don’t have to track down hanging straps after you purchase your hammock. They haven’t received their first shipment yet, but if you pre-order, you get the discounted price ($40)

    The other cool thing is that they are donating a meal to the homeless for every hammock sold, so if you give up on the DIY, or just feel like supporting a good cause, check out hobohammocks.com!

  33. Mike says:

    I’m looking for companies who want to sell in Japan. The mountainous landscape of Japan makes it difficult for most people to find a place to pitch a tent. A few are using DD Hammocks now. There’s a big market here. If I can get some hammocks, I’ll make some videos in Japanese and English to get the ball rolling. I’ve been here 15 years. American.

    • Derek says:

      Sounds like a fun venture! There are a few brands I know who’ve been expanding their market. I would reach out to Warbonnet, Yukon Outfitters, ENO, Amok, Sierra Madre Research, Grand Trunk, Hammock Bliss, Jacks R Better, and Kammok. Those are a few I can think of with the capacity for large orders.

    • Antonio Branco says:

      Hi Mike, I sell nice hammocks, hammock chairs made in Brazil, great design, many models, the manufacturer has been for 30 years in that business. If you have interest to take a look at the full catalogue let me know. Thank you Antonio email: greenleaftrader@gmail.com

  34. Pravus says:

    Check out Hummingbird Hammocks when you get the chance: http://www.hummingbirdhammocks.com/
    There was an honerable mention of American Made companies on Gear Junkie’s website. I checked them out and got in touch. They’ve got a tarp in developement as we speak, and I’ll be testing their single hammock with soft carabiners and tree straps in Alaska this summer 🙂

  35. Hi Derek- I have some questions on hammock fabric etc that I was hoping to ask you. Wanted to message you but can’t find your contact form? Let me know. Thanks!

  36. Katie says:

    Hi Derek –

    Thank you so much for this list – It’s AMAZING! Do you know anything about the bunyanesque hammock and where it is manufactured? I read that it is manufactured in Colorado but I can not seem to find any additional information. Thanks so much!

  37. Yunita says:

    Hi all nice to know all of you and know these community. I am Yunita from Jakarta Indonesia we are manufacturer for hammock accesories like straps, webbing backpack, rope and etc.we have good quality for tree nylon straps/hammock straps width 30mm. the lab report test by GRAB TEST ( ASTM D5304,SPEED 12 IN/MM breaking strength : 2042.5 KG. pls do not hesitate to contact me at my email yunita@fontana.co.id or phone 062215451040/062215451046 or skype yunita.harianja

  38. Monty says:

    ive trawled your website but haven’t found one brand that are UK based cottage and are almost identical to DD hammocks in their manufacturing scale/etc, some saying better quality for price, etc. They’re called tenth wonder hammocks and i was wondering if you’ve seen them (as you’ve seen DD) and if you’d ever consider reviewing them or consider them for hammock camping! their website is: http://www.twhammocks.co.uk/

    on another topic- whats the minimum weight limit or a good brand/model for a hammock to support 2 people (just to relax, not synchronised sleeping)? 220lb, 330lb? id like to get into hammocking after trying out my friends dd camping hammock, and having a dual purpose hammock would be useful! plus cant source an eno or grand trunk (what all the reviews indicate to) at a reasonable price, let alone find one in the uk!

    kind regards- Monty

    • Monty says:

      i just looked at the comments and vendors more closely- and saw tenth wonder. sorry, im awfully ignorant sometimes. would you ever review and of their products however?

    • Derek says:

      Thanks Monty. For two to lounge in a hammock, you really just need a hammock that will be rated to support your combined weight.

  39. Shawn H says:

    On your list, I did not see ENO. Have you used/reviewed their products at all?
    I just received a setup for my 24th birthday and I’m very excited to get into the hammock lifestyle.

    • Derek says:

      Welcome to the hang! Yes, I’ve reviewed nearly all of ENOs products. Good quality and very popular. Compared with some hammock brands they are a bit pedestrian but they are great for a highly modular and versatile hammock system.

  40. Shawn H says:

    And now I feel like a potato because I did see it on your list, but am still curious your thoughts/recommendations regarding ENO

  41. steve says:

    Hey. I’m an over the road truck driver and I have been doing a lot of hiking this summer and have been using a hammock. My sleep has been phenomenal. I want to put a hammock in my truck but am really limited on space, probably 10 feet. I’m only 5 ‘ 8” any options out there for this application or any good sites on building my own. Any advice would be appreciated.

  42. Jak says:

    Hey there… I am moving to Hawaii October 4th.. (11 Days!) and I am seriously having an extremely difficult time choosing between a hennessy hammock w/tarp, and the sierra madre nube shelter/pares hammock… I am moving around a lot, working on different fruit farms permaculture landscaping… I prefer as little maintenance as possible and also to be able to pack up quick not worry much about moisture… Price isn’t really an issue since it will be my only home for a year… I just need good bug/rain protection so am def looking into one of these kit set ups, and hammock of course because keeps you off the ground, a lot of rain in hawaii… please please let me know if you have a suggestion… I am really hoping you see this in time… on one hand the hennessy seems a bit more low maintenance, but on the other hand the nube will protect from all weather/bugs but seems to have a slight moisture issue but can store your backpack safely. Comfort beyond the necessities is not really of my concern.. I don’t need much and wont be using an underquilt/insulation etc.. please let me know if you have a suggestion.

    • Derek says:

      I’d get the Hennessy Deep Jungle and get the radiant pad too. You’ll need a little something to keep you warm once you acclimatize. Upgrade to either the Monsoon tarp or the silnylon hex. Get the extra large snake skins. I think you’ll like the easy set up and use.

  43. Jak says:

    I am 6’1″ 170 lb by the way!

  44. Derek, Update us to show hammocks as well as all of the other gear. We added them to the store this summer along with our Beginner, Apprentice and Journeyman Hammock Kits.

  45. i want to include one more vendor to this list. Its Arambol Hammocks from goa india.You can find more info at htpp://arambol.com. Plus they have exclusive collection of flying carpet hammocks which is ideal for reading, relaxing or browsing the Net. It raises the torso up, gently nests the head, provides support to the lower back, keeps the legs in a relaxed position, giving support where needed. With it’s unique design and high weight capacity (up to 180 kilos), the hammock Flying Carpet is truly comfortable for two.

  46. Wally says:

    Have you checked out Hangloose Hammocks Hawaii? They have awesome hammocks from five different countries, and they provide fair trade with all the famlies and people they work with. They have two shops in Maui, Hawaii, and the owners have traveled to all the locations they get their hammocks from to make sure they are providing fair trade. Check out their website: hangloosehammockshawaii.com

    • Mike says:

      I have both an ENO DoubleNest and a Hangloose Hammock (it was my first and bought while in Maui last summer). Between the two I much prefer my Hangloose. The fabric feels better and it’s about 8″ longer which I like. The s-hooks suck, but I happen to have a bunch of extra climbing carabiners laying around so I swapped them out right away. I’ll be replacing the nautical rope as soon as my whoopieslings arrive in the mail. I’m going to be camping for 3 weeks in my hammock and will take both, but plan on making my Hangloose my sleeping rig and the ENO as a spare.

  47. Antonio Branco says:

    I sell Brazilian handcraft hammocks with high quality. For more details, prices, catalogue please contact: greenleaftrader@gmail.com

    • Dear All, I am Yunita from Jakarta Indonesia and we are manufacturer for tree straps , webbing straps, elastic, ropes , daisy chain and etc. we can develop base on original samples or follow the specification at artwork like as PDF, AI and etc. if you interesting with us, please you send your inquire to my email yunita@fontana.co.id

  48. James Lingenfelter says:

    I recently bought a Hammock from Hobo Hammocks. Has a lifetime warranty and came with straps. I love it already. Surprised I didnt see them on your vendor list. hobohammocks.com I have yet to camp in it, but cant wait. Now I have to find a good cheap tarp.

  49. Greg says:

    FYI – Hippie Hammocks is offline.

  50. Hello there. I’ve conducted business with Wilderness Logics, Warbonnet Outdoors, DIY Gear Supply, AHE, Loopalien and Dutch Gear (in no particular order) and can confirm that these vendors are excellent. My questions were answered promptly and items purchased were shipped quickly and accurately. That being said, I must single out two vendors due to their exceptional customer service. Mr. Dutch ships faster than I can type and Wilderness Logics sews faster than I can speak 🙂 All kidding aside, there are some vendors that I think should be avoided at all cost. Simply Light Designs’ rudeness, obnoxiousness and lack of communication skills are simply off the charts. Just my 0.02.

  51. Flavio says:

    Have you heard about Kampa Equipamentos, from Brazil? Their gear are amazing!

  52. Sage says:

    I’m looking for a hammock that can be used as a tent if needed with a broad rain fly, zip up big net, gear storage, complete system in one bag, and easy setup. I’m going to use it to thru hike the AT. What is the best choice?

    • Derek says:

      All hammocks can be used on the ground, it just depends on how “tent-like” you want it. Tarp camping is common on am the AT for weight savings and simplicity and that is essentially what hammock camping is. Some hammocks have tent poles that can give structure to the bivvy mode. Check out the Lawson Hammock, DD Jungle Hammock, and the Clark Jungle Hammock.

  53. Andrew says:

    Hammeck is no longer making hammocks at this point

  54. Paulo Dias says:

    Here in Brazil we love Kampa. Its the best hammock ever. http://www.kampa.com.br Seeya

  55. Martin says:

    so how do you like Sierra Madrea

  56. Martin says:

    I love my Paris and Nube by Sierra Madre Research

  57. Jim says:

    Was curious if you could add Out Gear Recreation to this list? They also manufacture great hammocks Thanks

  58. george carr says:

    Hi Derrick,

    You seem to have overlooked Loco Libre Gear. We have been makers of premium down quilts for over 3 years now. Thanks for the wealth of knowledge you bring to the hammock community.

  59. Wondering if I can get my site added to the directory of manufacturers? Thanks!

  60. Dan says:

    Hi Derek,
    Thank you for your wonderful hammock resource site and book.
    I watched the video you had posted “WWII US Navy Hammock Clew Tutorial,” with great interest. I wanted to repair the rope suspension of an old WWII US Navy Hammock my parents purchased long, long ago, as surplus I’m sure.
    I noted you were doing the clew on a heavy canvas sheet with hemmed edges and steel eyelets installed.
    Can you please direct me to a dealer who can supply such a heavy canvas hammock with hemming and heavy steel islets installed, identical to the style and size of the original WWII US Navy hammocks? I could then do the clews on a canvas and end up with a NEW one instead of a dirty, mildly ragged old one?
    Thank you!

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