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Easy Traveller Hammock

Easy Traveller Hammock

Product Review (submitted on October 29, 2010):

Backpacker Magazine: Gear Review

There were two major concerns I used to have with backcountry hammocks: they were either a) too difficult to set up, or b) too heavy (or sometimes both). The Easy Traveller puts both of these concerns to bed. To address my first concern, all you need for set up is two anchor points and a very, very basic understanding of knots. You simply tie one end of the built-in hanging system into a loop, wrap it around the anchor, and then run the metal bar on the other end of the cord through the previously tied loop (see photos 2 & 3 on the above slideshow). As for the knot, I prefer a figure nine, just because I