Tents for Ultralight Backpacking

2 Perfect Tree Tents for Ultralight Backpacking

When it comes to backpacking, weight is everything. The lighter your pack, the further you’ll be able to travel, and the more comfortable you’ll be. When it comes to backpacking hammocks, your biggest decision will be choosing between two sizes - single or double-wide. Here are our suggestions for the best ultralight backpacking hammock tents...
June 27, 2020 — Ryan W
Customer Story: May Long Auroras

Customer Story: May Long Auroras

Testing out our T-Mini Hammock at about 5 feet, and our Tentsile Connect at about 10 feet up for May Long Weekend on a friend's private land next to the river. In the morning we’d wake up to the river flowing passed us, and behind us, at night the Aurora Borealis made a few appearances
June 25, 2020 — Michael Parker
Car camping checklist - for minimalists

Car Camping Checklist for Minimalists

Packing efficiently and strategically is the first step towards a successful and stress-free camping getaway. Fancy gadgets and unnecessary luxuries just get in the way and distract you from why you’re going out into nature in the first place. To keep things simple, only pack...

June 24, 2020 — Ryan W
How To Use Hammock Straps

How To Use Hammock Straps

Hammocks have come a long way since the traditional roped and netted variety that required you to master the art of tying multiple kinds of knots. Hammock straps, on the other hand, are a quick and easy alternative that...
June 24, 2020 — Ryan W
Customer Story: Camping in Minnesota

Customer Story: Camping in Minnesota

Tentsile's offer such a unique camping experience that it's wonderful when customers are more encouraged to explore the outdoors a little more thanks to using our tents.

Here's what one of our customers had to say about his recent camping trip.

June 17, 2020 — Michael Parker
Best Hammock to buy

Buying Advice: How to Find The Best Hammock for You

A hammock is a must-have item in any serious camping kit. For some, a hammock beats sleeping in a tent and is a lighter and more convenient backpacking shelter option. When choosing the best hammock for your outdoor adventure, you’ll want to consider...
May 31, 2020 — Ryan W
The 3 Best Ways to Set Up a Hammock

The 3 Best Ways to Set Up a Hammock

Hammocks are known and loved the world over, thanks to their comfort, portability, and the flexibility to let you sleep outside. But what about their versatility? Are hammocks only good for slinging up outside, between two trees? No way, they're capable of so much more.
May 29, 2020 — Ryan W
How To Hang a Hammock Indoors

How To Hang a Hammock Indoors

By now, you've probably seen at least a couple of attractive photos of indoor hammocks swarming the internet. It’s completely possible to recreate that scene with your own hammock. And it's easier than you might imagine!
May 28, 2020 — Ryan W
Essential Knots You Should Know While Hammock Camping

Essential Knots You Should Know While Hammock Camping

Do you know how to tie a rope knot? What rope knots do you currently have in your repertoire? Having some knots down in your mental toolkit will immediately make hammock camping easier and safer!
May 27, 2020 — Ryan W
Hammock Tarp or Tree Tent Rainfly

A Hammock Tarp Will Help You Camp Year-Round

A hammock tarp (or rainfly) is for campers who wish to lounge comfortably in the brilliance of the fresh, wilderness air...without being exposed to the uncomfortable aspects of the elements. Many trekkers wish to use their hammocks year-round—rain or shine. A simple solution to implementing year-round hammock camping is to keep a hammock tarp on hand.
April 22, 2020 — Ryan W