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Hennessy Hammock Ultralight Backpacker 1.5 $149. Weight (mfr./BP)1 lb. 8 oz./1 lb. 10 oz.
"Sometimes great innovations arise not from improvements to existing equipment, but by rethinking solutions from the ground up. And when it comes to backcountry Zs, Tom Hennessy's ground-up thinking has resulted in a novel shelter that's, well, off the ground."
Geographical Magazine, May 2009
Ed Stafford spent over two years walking the entire Amazon river, with his trusty Expedition Ultralight hammock. In this article about the equipment he uses, he calls it "The best hammock system available".
You can read his article here.
Ideal for campers and hikers who enjoy traveling light. Easy to set up, it features a bug net and rain guard. Rain catchment attachments also available.
The New York Times, July 15 2009
In a comparison test, the reviewer had praises for the Expedition Asym Hennessy Hammock"
Mr. Weymouth understood why this hammock, above, was favored by backpackers, who use it as an ultralight alternative to a tent: it comes with mosquito netting, a rain fly and an easy bottom entry with a Velcro closure. ''It's a pretty ingenious design,'' he said, adding that ''it could be awesome if you're trying to go super fast and light.''
Hennessy Hammock was chosen by USA Today as the best product of the 2000 summer show. This show for retailers, which takes place twice yearly, is a forum for manufacturers to showcase their newest and most innovative outdoor products to stores and the press. Read the review.
4th Annual "Best of the Best" Awards - Hennessy Hammock was honored to be chosen as one of the top 19 products in the Outdoor Industry for 2001. Read the review.
Recommended for the Borneo Eco-Challenge 2000 and Fiji Eco-Challenge 2002
Hennessy Hammock was first used at the Borneo EcoChallenge. The 2.25 lb. model was praised for its comfort, protection and dryness. The 15 oz. Adventure Racer created for the 2002 Fiji EcoChallenge far surpassed the expectations of racers.
Hennessy Hammock was chosen as a finalist at ispo DuPont brandNew in 2000.
BrandNew is a competition for entrepreneurs in the sports industry, sponsored and organized by ispo, the world's largest sports trade fair in Munich, Germany and DuPont, the global science company.
More than 40,000 trade visitors and 1,800 journalists from about 100 different countries saw the Hennessy Hammock at this competition.