5 Hammocks and Accessories to Celebrate National Hammock Day
Perhaps one of the most celebrated days in the month of July, as many of you already know, National Hammock Day is July 22. This is one holiday that brings out the best of us, including our care free attitudes and blowing in the breeze lifestyles, and for many, it can be the most comfortable day of the year. And if you don’t have a hammock, fear not—while it may be hard to choose just the right one, you’ll have a good time taking these 5 “best of the best” hammocks for a ride:
Eagles Nest Outfitter’s (ENO) ProNest HammockFor an ultra-lite hammock enjoyment be sure to check out the ProNest Hammock from Eagles Nest Outfitters (ENO). Coming in at a scarce 13 ounces, this hammock can hold up to 400 pounds of a well fed hiker, making it not only lightweight, but able to hold all of your weight. A great choice for overnight backpacking and chilling in the yard on an easy Sunday morning, the ProNest Hammock delivers when it comes to ultra-lite toughness and maximum comfort.
Warbonnet Outdoors Blackbird HammockYou can take things to the next level with the Warbonnet Outdoors Blackbird Hammock. With a cleverly incorporated mosquito net that’s designed to comfortably push away from the hammock and your face, you can camp in a hammock without worrying about those pesky mosquitos buzzing your eardrums all night long. With many options to customize the Warbonnet Outdoors Blackbird Hammock, including a double layering system perfect for sticking your sleeping pad in place, and a variety of sling options to hang your new favorite camping item, the Blackbird Hammock represents one of the finest technical hammocks on the market.
Pawley’s Island Original DuraCord HammockIt’s hard to celebrate National Hammock Day without thinking of Pawley’s Island Original DuraCord Hammock. This classic style hammock, which is offered in a variety of sizes, colors, and comfort materials, is the building block in the hammock world and represents for many what a hammock should look and feel like. And whether you put this baby out by the pool, or hang it from the massive Maple Tree in your backyard, no words need to explain that ultra-nice feeling of swaying away a sunny afternoon nestled comfortably in these braided swings.
Grand Trunk’s Hammock Compatible Sleeping BagSure, busting out the hammock during cold weather doesn’t sound as nice as hanging by the beach, but with Grand Trunk’s Hammock Compatible Sleeping Bag, it doesn’t matter what time of the year, you can enjoy your hammock lifestyle. While no one is stopping you from just putting your sleeping bag inside your hammock to sleep, the cold air that collects beneath the rumples made in your sleeping bag will allow you to see the value in this interesting hammock design, and after you’ve spent a night with Grand Trunk, you’ll know you never want to camp anyway else ever again.
Hammock Bliss Sky Tent 2Room for two, room for gear, whatever you use the extra space provided by the Hammock Bliss Sky Tent 2, know that even three feet off the ground, you’re well secured to spend a comfortable night or two. While it may look like an awkward tango the first few times you try and sleep two in this hammock tent (I call top bunk!), when you’ve lost your partner in crime, the sky tent provides a great way to store your gear off the ground. In addition to the style points you’ll receive for bringing this one to the campsite, because it is literally a tent for your hammock, you’ll have the comfort of hammock sleeping and security of a tent to sleep like a baby all night long.
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