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WELCOME TO THE HAMMOCK DISTRICT!
Hammocks are a great lightweight alternative for ultralight campers and hikers. Also, they're really comfortable.
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Check out /r/CampingAndHiking/ for general hiking and camping info.
You might also like /r/Ultralight, a subreddit dedicated to ultralight hiking and camping.
Camping Gear - A subreddit for gear heads.
/r/hammockcamping - A subreddit specifically for hammock camping, though that stuff is welcome, even encouraged here.
/r/hammockselfies - Selfies in a hammock. Enough said.
"Considering an indoor hang? Hammocks hung from wall studs can easily create unsafe lateral loads on the studs, risking damage and injury. Slackening the hammock reduces lateral loads. An app for calculating loads can be found here. The best setups eliminate lateral loads entirely. Here is an example. " -Universe_Man
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