If you are new to hammock camping it can be a bit overwhelming. There is a lot of gear that goes into getting fully set up to get off the ground. At Arrowhead-Equipment we stock everything needed, all of it Made in America. So let's break it down and see what you need to get together to start hammock camping.
The basics of hammock camping breaks down into 4 categories: Suspension, Hammock, Insulation, and Tarp. You need a few things in each category to build a hammock camping system and some stuff will carry over from ground camping gear but not all.
The Suspension is made up of the gear that you use to connect from hammock to the tree. The first pice is a set of tree strap...wide (minimum 1") webbing straps that help to distribute the load over a larger area than a rope would. This protects the growth layers in the tree from being crushed. Then there are a number of ways to connect from there to the hammock.
Still feeling overwhelmed? That's ok, there is a good bit to learn to get started hammock camping. The good news is we are here to help you through the learning curve. Here are Arrowhead-Equipment.com we can work with you to get any component you might need or all of them. Check out our complete Beginner Hammock Camping Kits as an option to get you started. And if you have any questions at all we are here to help. Send us an email and we will work to help in any way possible.
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