Clark Jungle Hammock â€“ Not your grandma’s hammock
If you do any type of hiking, backpacking, or back country travel; and havenâ€™t heard of the Clark Jungle Hammock, youâ€™re missing out. The Jungle Hammock is a super, light weight, shelter to say the least. The hammock has become a favorite for AT hikers, jungle trekkers, and those who just like to pack light.Â The Clark Jungle Hammock is a four season shelter that is sure to amaze you.
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The hammock only weighs about two pounds and fits in its own stuff sack. Features vary from model to model, but they all have some things in common.
â€¢ No-tip design (Absolutely will not tip…no matter what)
â€¢ Fully netted with zippered entry
â€¢ Pockets for gear
â€¢ Built-in stuff bag system
â€¢ Exit and entry from two sides
â€¢ Aluminum drip rings
â€¢ Bungee cord tie-downs
â€¢ Ample waterproof rain fly designed to keep you dry
â€¢ Detachable rain fly and netting (for times when you want to just see the sky)
â€¢ Easy to set up (as short as 3 minutes when you get ‘the hang of it’)
A feature I thought was really neat was the sewn in instructions. There are illustrated instructions on how to tie a bowline knot around a tree, sewn right into the tarp. If you have never slept in a Clark Jungle Hammock, you donâ€™t know what you are missing. They are comfortable â€œas-isâ€, but if you really want to sleep like a king I suggest a air mattress. Throwing in a slightly deflated air mattress adds a touch of luxury.
Prices start at $179.00 and go up from there, and if you ask me, itâ€™s a steal.
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