Lawson Blue Ridge Hammock

Sometimes sleeping in a hammock sucks. If you’re an inexperienced hammock sleeper, the ‘banana factor’ makes things harsh on the heels and hamstrings throughout the night which translates into a fitful sleep of tossing and turning. The creators of the Lawson Hammock have solved this problem by using unique, curved spreader bars (made from very strong aluminum) that keep the hammock wider and tighter when strung up, so it feels more like a floating bed rather than a traditional hammock. Proponents of camping hammocks love this feature, although the taught-ness does require more delicate balancing to prevent flipping out, literally.


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“But what if you’re camping on a beach and there are no trees?” They’ve solved that problem too. No trees no, problem. The Blue Ridge Camping Hammock easily becomes a small, one person bivy tent that you can stake to the ground (or lay overtop of a paddleboard) and stretch out to your heart’s content without having to worry about rain interrupting your wilderness dreams — thanks to a waterproof fly. And if there is no rain in sight and you want to look up at the stars, you can do that through the built-in mosquito net, always a bonus.


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Ultralight hikers will probably scoff at the 4 lb. weight, but those nerds can snivel all night long in their little bivvies, with never having the pure luxury of sleeping under the stars between two trees.




  • Total Weight: 4.25 lbs.
  • Length: 90 in.
  • Width: 42″ in.
  • Packing Width: Packs to: 22 x 6 in.
  • Weight Limit: 275 lbs.
  • Styles: Forest Green

Quality Materials:

  • Large no-see-um net canopy
  • Hammock body made of ripstop nylon pack cloth
  • Waterproof nylon rain tarp
  • Waterproof nylon border on the canopy protects against water blowing up under tarp
  • Strong aluminum-alloy poles and shock corded aluminum archpoles for the canopy
  • Double coil nylon zipper
  • Two interior storage pockets inside hammock
  • Nylon rope
  • O-ring in ceiling for hanging light
  • Brass-plated grommets reinforced with nylon webbing
  • Stuff sack




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