Behold Bungee Hammock Product Description The Bungee Hammock is an open, gathered-end hammock that uses thick bungee cords to collect the ends and create the nettles and clew. The hammock comes with wide webbing...
When I took the hammock out for a field test, I was with a troop of Boy Scouts. The three other adult leaders who were with me, all of whom are new to hammocks, absolutely loved the bungee hammock and felt it was an improvement to the generic hammocks they’d been using. They cited the extra width and the ‘folding-up’ quality as benefits. Laying completely diagonal was not an issue for them.
The Bungee Hammock is an open, gathered-end hammock that uses thick bungee cords to collect the ends and create the nettles and clew. The hammock comes with wide webbing tree straps and a daisy chain suspension made from knotted Amsteel line. Most versions come with that provides additional strength, a pad sleeve, and color varieties. Climbing-rated carabiners are integrated into the clew.
One of the first things I do with a hammock is lay in it. I know that sounds obvious, but for me that means tweaking the hang angle and lay angle until I can get a solid, diagonal, ergonomic lay. It’s the one constant in the universe I look for in a hammock. The bungee hammock changes all that, for better or worse. In my case, I could not get a good lay in the hammock. That disappointed me at first because I was not able to sleep in this hammock at all.