I'm a hot sleeper, side sleeper and a bigger guy and tried hammock camping the first time last year.  I ended up with an Outdoor Vitals hammock (11'*6') primarily because it was light enough (hammock, suspension, straps and bug net are just over a pound combined) that I could take it along with my tent in case I hated it.  I ended up *loving* it for sleeping but still trying to figure out how to store my gear (with a tent, I kept everyhing inside the tent with me).  Haven't tried a bridge hammock yet but, with some practice, found the gathered end hammock gave me some of the best nights sleep that I've had on a while.

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