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Hennessy Hammock Expedition Asym Zip Hammock


    Hennessy Hammock Expedition Asym Zip Hammock

    The Hennessy Hammock Expedition Asym Zip hammock has a comfortable, asymmetric shape and a large, protective rainfly. This version features a side-entry, double-slider zipper. See details

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    The Hennessy Hammock Expedition Asym Zip hammock has a comfortable, asymmetric shape and a large, protective rainfly. This version features a side-entry, double-slider zipper.

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    The Hennessy Hammock Expedition Asym Zip hammock has a comfortable, asymmetric shape and a large, protective rainfly. This version features a side-entry, double-slider zipper.

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    The Hennessy Hammock Expedition Asym Zip hammock has a comfortable, asymmetric shape and a large, protective rainfly. This version features a side-entry, double-slider zipper.

    • This general-purpose hammock is an excellent and economical choice for those who like to travel light
    • Asymmetric hammock bed improves comfort; asymmetric rainfly improves coverage
    • Provides comfort for those up to 6 ft. and 250 lbs., with more room for shoulders at one end
    • Strong #10 zipper features double sliders for easy adjustments to the hammock and mesh; entry is from the side on this Hennessy model
    • Patented integral ridgeline maintains the same comfortable shape every time to keep your back straight and level when resting on the diagonal
    • No-see-um mesh provides excellent insect protection and ventilation, and will deflect wind to provide a calm space inside
    • Waterproof polyester ripstop rainfly may be tilted to any angle, rolled up above, removed or used separately; large rainfly offers ample protection
    • Nifty gear pocket slides on the ridgeline and stores out of sight behind your head
    • Suspension system includes 10 ft. long, 1500 lb. test low-stretch polyester core ropes with polyester cover
    • Complementary polyester webbing straps are attached to the end of the suspending ropes to protect the tender bark of trees and provide greater span for the ropes
    • Expedition Asym Zip hammock folds into an open-air lounger/chair or can be used on the ground as a tent when paired with your hiking poles


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    Hennessy Hammock Expedition Asym Zip Hammock Specs
    Best use
    250 pounds
    2 lbs. 13 oz.
    1.3 kilograms
    2 lbs. 13 oz.
    7 x 10 inches
    100 x 48 inches
    274 x 192 centimeters
    Polyester no-see-um mesh /oxford nylon
    Ripstop polyester
    Non-freestanding shelter
    Sleeping capacity
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    Canopy fabric
    Rainfly fabric
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    Hennessy Hammock Expedition Asym Zip Hammockis rated4.5556out of5by9.
    Rated5out of5byfromSolitude for the young camperActually bought the Scout Classic first and decided to go with larger for growth (Wise decision, it's a keeper). It is easy to set-up out of the bag and comes with everything need. Just find 2 good trees. Ended up buying the hammock straps to make set-up just a tad easier. The first night slept out in a 30 degree, rainy, windy night and no issues. Also easy to air out in basement. Very comfortable for my 16 year old kid. Yep, he gets the good stuff.
    Date published: 2014-04-17
    Rated5out of5byfromAwesome but Brrrrr ColdThis hanger is superb. Great design. Love the construction. Easy to hang and bone dry. But you need to ask yourself where and when you are going to use this shelter because it has a specific design purpose. I sleep warm, and I was 'shiver me timbers' at 45 degrees WITH a sleeping pad. I know you can get the stay warm kit. But that mostly negates the weight savings. I will be breaking this out on those hot muggy nights and smiling. But if I am above at 8 - 10K feet, or if I know the temps are gonna break 50, I'll on the ground warm and cozy.
    Date published: 2013-12-31
    Rated4out of5byfromSuper for ScoutingUsed for scouting trips in 4 seasons weather. Excellent product, only real drawback is the size of the hammock, could be wider and longer. Must buy the snake skins to get the full value of a convenient pack up size.
    Date published: 2013-10-24
    Rated4out of5byfromGreat, lightweight productThe hammock is comfortable if you lay in it diagonally, and decently easy to set up. However, it does take a fair amount of time to tie the round the tree knots; there could be some mechanism to expedite this process.
    Date published: 2013-09-11
    Rated5out of5byfromhennessy hammockI knew I had made the right choice when we were all sitting around the fire and i was the only one not on a cold wet rock. I've had it in the woods 9 days since i bought it 4 days it rained like crazy, the fly doesn't seem big enough but i never got wet. I wish i would have had one of these on my thru hike. They really allow you to shed things like tent, tarp, sleeping pad,and the need to stay in shelters instead of anywhere you want. i do think i'm going to upgrade to woopie straps and snake skins. the only draw back i noticed is when it gets cold out you know it quick, also i almost didn't buy this because of the color but it doesn't look nearly as bad in person. good luck to all and happy hanging
    Date published: 2013-07-25
    Rated5out of5byfromhammockI've been out 3 times with this now and its been great every time. the fly doesn't seem big enough but i got hammered on twice and not a drop got in. last night i pitched by the fire and "hung out" while my buddy was sitting on a nice cold rock. there is no way i'm going back to the ground unless it gets really cold. good luck to all!
    Date published: 2013-07-23
    Rated5out of5byfromExcellent, but not for all occasionsLove, love, love this hammock setup. Add the snake-skins for super-fast breakdown without having to get everything dirty on the ground. Pro: - You can set it up anywhere with good-sized trees or tie-downs. - Without large trees, it still works as a make-shift tent if you have a poles or bushes or whatever - Bug net works - cooler on hot nights - fast setup and comfy regardless of ground conditions - The line inside the enclosure is great for hanging socks to dry, and there's a little pouch for need-quick items like your headlamp - I'm 5'10" and have room for my boots and a few small items in there with me Con: - you need sturdy tie-offs - I end up packing some tent pegs because once you find good trees, there never seem to be good tie-downs for the fly and anti-sway bungees - cooler on cold nights too. Bring a sleep pad and/or warmer sleeping bag if temps will be below 45F. This probably negates weight savings. - They make models for multiple people, but this is a solo hammock. Obviously, you don't save weight if you're traveling with multiple people who would otherwise distribute the tent pieces. Observations: - bring extra line (I always have a few lengths of para-cord) in case you have to tie off to giant trees like we do in the PNW. A few loops of para-cord makes a great tie-down point when you can't reach all the way around a tree with the hammock rope or straps. - if you can't tie a knot, you might want to study for a few minutes. A good taut-line hitch is worth figuring out. - weighs about what a tent would - generally stable once you get the hang of it - Practice setting this thing up. Too much sag and you'll be uncomfortable scrunched up in the middle or with your knees locked and feet numb. - I sleep with a mid-weight military issued patrol bag (allegedly 30F, but I'd say more like 40F) inside a bivvy bag with a Thermarest Prolite 3 inside the bivvy. I'm apparently a cold sleeper, because at 40F with negligible winds, I was on the verge of being uncomfortable. - a small compression sack would be very useful for this. - If you're going to use it, consider your location. Not much advantage to a hammock if you're going to be above the tree-line! People who downgrade their ratings for that are idiots. Know your environment and plan accordingly.
    Date published: 2013-07-20
    Rated5out of5byfromLove It!I've used my Expedition on several backcountry trips to Mount Rainier National Park and Olympic National Park. Forget about trying to find a flat patch of ground, clearing it of sticks/stones/debris to get comfortable! Find two trees, tie it up, get good sleep. These just saved my butt Memorial Day Weekend camping out at Mora in the Olympic National Park. Who would have thought it would rain in a rainforest, right? We slept high and dry with no worries. For backpacking, you will realize a significant decrease in both weight and space if you switch to a Hennessy, which for me is huge. Highly recommended.
    Date published: 2013-05-26

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