WASHINGTON — As many weary and stiff campers can attest, it is often difficult to get comfortable when sleeping on the ground – even when you are using the highest-quality sleeping pad. Tree roots, rock, and divots will invariably lurk under your tent, and they’ll likely leave you tossing and turning all night long. But modern campers are increasingly taking a different approach to sleeping on the trail: They are turning to camping hammocks to get a good night’s sleep.
What Are Camping Hammocks?
Camping hammocks are essentially traditional hammocks that have been redesigned to make them appropriate for use on the trail. A traditional hammock may work well on your back porch, but it will do nothing but frustrate you if you try to take it with you on your next camping trip.
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