If you’ve ever taken a relaxing summer siesta in a hammock, you already understand the appeal of camping in one. Hammocking offers real advantages for a solo adventurer willing to swap a tent for a comfortable sling in the trees: Fewer bugs crawl into bed, and there’s no soggy ground and no poky roots. Plus, these portable shelters — that pair with rain flies and bug nets, if they’re not already attached — pack smaller than most tents and set up just about anywhere there are trees. Here’s what you need to start hanging out.
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