What better ways to enjoy the sound of a river in a lush forest than hangout in a hammock. The slow swing, the laid back position, a snack and a cold drink. The world could stop right there.
But there are hammocks and hammocks and to save you the hassle we’re going to list some of our fav options. Just good lightweight hammock for day-time chillin’.
Exped Travel Hammock Lite
weight: 190g. packed size: 14cm length, 8cm diameter. price: 55€
Italian brand Exped make this ultralight hammock for traveling. The fabric is 70D nylon ripstop, the lines 3mm Dyneema. Can support up to 150kg but comes without tree straps.
Sea To Summit Hammock Ultralight
weight: 155g. packed size: 10 x 20 cm. price: 65€
Maybe easier to come by, Sea to Summit makes the Hammock Ultralight. The weight is its main selling point. Made of nylon 66 monofilament, not as durable as ripstop options. Packs down to the size of a soda can. Without tree straps.
Eagles Nest Outfitters sub6
weight: 160g. packed size: . price: 75€
ENO have this great hammock, the sub6. Another super-lightweight option. 30D nylon ripstop and small square-ish pack size. Some reviews saying it is rather fragile. Again without tree straps.
Ticket to the Moon Lightest Hammock
weight: 228g. packed size: couldn’t find. price: 65€
Ticket to the Moon is one of the oldest companies making parachute fabric hammocks. Their Lightest hammock is a great sturdy and affordable option. It packs in the shape of a banana. It comes without straps but they have some options as accessories. Great corporate responsibility too, which is very important.