Backpack Camping Hammock Mosquito Rain Shelter Tent Kit
This enclosed hammock shelter tent is a self contained combination hammock, mosquito shelter, with a modest waterproof roof to shed mist, dew and very light rain. Complete with hanging support lines that end in a ring to hang on a hook.
This is a low cost, beginner single person hammock tent. Get one for that young camper in your family.
Choose from Olive Drab green, or for a more stealthy campsite - check out the Woodland Camo pattern.
Comfortable and fun for backpacking, camping, on the porch, sailboat, or just the in the backyard Updated GI Style and low price. This is low cost, affordable alternative to a tent. Get up off that hard ground and sleep soundly. The heavy duty tent canvas bed measures 88" long x 30" wide with a 20" high enclosed shelter. Thats a tent like sleeping area over 7 feet long. Nice for a solo camper. Rated to 190 lbs maximum capacity (if you need higher capacity see models sold in sidebar). - during the day you can flip it over and use it as a regular open hammock Total weight is under 4 lbs.
The bed of the hammock has 8 3/8" end ropes measuring 28" long that connect to 2.5" diameter hangings ring made of strong 1/4" steel. The total length is 12 feet (144 inches ring to ring) . If you have two trees, posts, or branches about 12 feet apart with a hook, just put the rings over the hooks and you are in business. Use twine or cord to suspend the elevated shelter and form an inverted V roof.
For longer or irregular spans or to protect trees, use the Tent Straps sold separately in the sidebar.
The roof is made of water resistant, olive drab, tafetta nylon with 6 " overhangs that act as eaves to help keep you dry. Roof edges have 6 built in attachment points. Use cord, twine, or better still reflective tent lines (sold in sidebar - get 2 packs) to suspend, spread, and form the roof for maximum rain protection.
To increase rain protection use 3rd party water proofing treatments per manufacturer specifications.
The roof on this tent is not designed for heavy rainstorms. It will shed dew, mist, and light rain but not much more. The side screens are exposed and rain will get in if the wind is blowing. For protection from torrential rain (where wind swirls and rain comes in sideways) - use an additional RAIN TARP (sold in sidebar).
The sides are a see through mosquito mesh netting with a dual zipper on one side of the shelter. Zip yourself up and you are protected from creepy crawly things like scorpions, spiders, insects, bugs, flies, gnats, and mosquitoes, while providing ventilation.
This is essentially a tent that is suspended over the ground. When you trek outdoors into the backcountry you will find that many campers prefer hammock camping to a tent. Bugs can't get you, the water is below; you are safely suspended. Compacts and Folds to a 14 inch x 9 inch x 2.5 inch rectangle for travel.
Weight is 3 pounds, 11 ounces total. Go Lite, Go Fast and Light.
Cheap enough to get a bunch ! These will not be inexpensive forever - this is a special introductory discount price - buy some today !
Use with a sleeping pad (sold in sidebar) for added comfort and thermal insulation.