Free Standing Hammock Stand

What is a Free Standing Hammock?

A free standing hammock gives you the opportunity to hang up your hammock anytime, anywhere, even without the presence of trees. Free standing hammocks are often regarded as essential for tree-less backyards, desert camping, meadow camping, and beachfront dwelling. So, let's talk about what these versatile hammocks are all about. Plus, when and where they are most useful.
April 21, 2020 — Ryan W
Tips for Sleeping in a Hammock

Tips to Guarantee a Great Night of Sleeping in a Hammock

Sleeping under the stars, in a hammock, sounds like a remarkable outdoor dream—and that it is. Well, at least it can be. Truth is, many campers hike out with hammocks and nice, light packs with the expectation of falling soundly asleep to the relaxing sound of crickets. While the nature soundtrack part is guaranteed, many campers aren’t falling asleep (and staying asleep) in their hammocks as easily as they’d like to. Why?
April 17, 2020 — Ryan W
Hammock Bug Net - Insect Mesh

Why You Need a Hammock with a Bug Net

A good hammock bug net can mean the difference between a good night’s sleep and a night full of heat and frustration. On hot nights, many campers prefer to sleep outdoors. A hammock is the perfect way to enjoy a hot summer’s night outside. But what about the plague of insects that are buzzing about during the warmer summer months, especially during dusk and dawn?
April 17, 2020 — Ryan W
Stacks of Versatility

Stacks of Versatility

Did you ever wonder how we make the awesome multi-level camps and forts that you see all over the internet? Have you ever thought, I wish I could do that with my Tentsile? Well, you can! 

We have worked hard to make sure that all of our products are modular – which means that they can be combined in all manner of configurations to ensure that you can create the perfect set up for your needs!

March 31, 2020 — Alex Shirley-Smith
2-Person Hammock Tent for Backpacking

Be Prepared for Your Next Long Hike With These Backpacking Essentials

Heading out on your first backpacking trip and scanning around the internet for what to bring? We’ve all been there. First-time backpackers may feel a bit nervous about bringing too little, or too much. No one wants to leave something behind, just like no one wants to carry something for days that they never end up using. But worry not! 
March 31, 2020 — Ryan W
Camping with a Hammock - Tentsile

Forget The Tent—Go Camping With These Hammocks

The tent is at the forefront of many campers’ minds when heading off into the woods for a weekend. After all, sleeping in a tent (as opposed to a house or fancy RV) is really what makes camping, well, camping! Truth is, having a tent-option is important. Packability, comfort, warmth, and convenience are all components of a tent that are highly sought after.
March 31, 2020 — Ryan W
Backpacking Hammock Tent

How To Save Weight on Your Next Backpacking Trip

Weight is always on the mind of thru-hikers. Ever been out on a long multi-day hike with a backpack that’s obviously overweight? Shoulder pain, winded lungs, a straining neck—it’s no fun. These are all-too-common complaints about lugging around too much stuff. So how can we ensure lightweight treks that don’t cause stiff, over-encumbered legs and backs?
March 30, 2020 — Ryan W
Awesome Accessories to Upgrade Your Hammock Camping

Awesome Accessories to Upgrade Your Hammock Camping

Hammock camping, as opposed to conventional tent camping, is sometimes the most ideal option for campers. If you’re trying to save weight on a backpacking trip, or if you’re heading into the thicket of a forest during a warm summer weekend, you may want to avoid the usual frustrations of tent camping.
March 29, 2020 — Ryan W
How To Adventure With Your #TentsileAnimals

How To Adventure With Your #TentsileAnimals

Pets are a big part of the family. That’s why when you go camping it’s hard to leave your furry friends at home. Taking a pet on any outing will have challenges, but if you prepare, prepare, and prepare some more, it will be the adventure of a lifetime!

We’ve put together some helpful tips to make sure you can enjoy the great outdoors with your loyal companion…

February 20, 2020 — Alex Shirley-Smith
Our Top 5 Solo Camping Tips

Our Top 5 Solo Camping Tips

Planning your first solo camping trip can be an intimidating experience, so to help you out we’ve put together some of our top tips from around the office with the hope that you can learn from our mistakes and enjoy a smooth, fun night in the woods!
February 14, 2020 — Ian Smith