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Has anyone used one of these? Tent inspired by spiders

 
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Landon; These are really cool! Thanks for sharing ! Not every spot would have room & proper trees... and I wonder how durable the floor is?... Hate to wake up because I just fell 3 feet!!! (LOL)
 
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Tom and Landon : Hammock camping or this new high-end off shoot is basically for lite weight camping ! The weight savings is in the amount of insulation
you DONT have to have between you and the ground !

I am sometimes able to get away to do some camping with these groups! I have a friend whose whole hammock is a trice folded high thread content queen
sized bed sheet ! His annual Treks are usually for at least 2 weeks at a time ! To my knowledge, his hammock is at least 5 years old and he is 6' + and well
over 200#s

The moto of these camping groups is - ''Any day Above Ground is a good day !" 4 th' Craft Big AL
 
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Hi Landon,

Yes I have seen these, and have slept in just about every "hanging tent" made, from the original 'dryad' to just about every portaledge made (black diamond, A5, etc.) I have slept in hammock tents as well over my kayak in swamps and 3000 feet up on big wall climbs. I am generally (never have been) a fan of sleeping on the ground. Do a little web browsing and you will find us "tree geeks" and "rock hoppers" sleeping in all manner of...hanging tent.

Good luck and share what you find...try some...you will love it!!

j
 
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thomas rubino wrote:Landon; These are really cool! Thanks for sharing ! Not every spot would have room & proper trees... and I wonder how durable the floor is?... Hate to wake up because I just fell 3 feet!!! (LOL)


Actually Tom, I have traveled most of North America while sleeping in a hammock. I've yet to be skunked! Here's a photo from this spring, camping not far from where I grew up in the most desolate desert in the US. If you can find proper trees here, you can find them just about anywhere.
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