Offering lightweight comfort for up to two people, this parachute silk hammock is perfect for camping or backpacking. This unique hammock is easily accommodated by a large pocket and weighs just a pound. Two hanging hooks are included....more
The Parachute Silk Hammock is perfect for outdoor adventurers who like to travel light, but still want a comfortable place to sleep and relax. This hammock is small enough for a backpack or large pocket, yet large enough to comfortably fit two people.
The Parachute Silk Portable Hammock is the ultimate in lightweight, portable comfort
Quick-drying, easy to hang, and easy to use, this unique hammock makes anywhere as comfortable as home
Great for camping, hiking, fishing, and other outdoor recreation
Color options: Blue/green, blue/brown, Army green/brown
Weighs less than 1 pound
Constructed of 100-percent 210T lightweight and breathable nylon
Stuffs into a 6x8-inch permanently attached stuff sack
Measures 8 feet long x 6 feet when fully deployed
Waterproof and UV resistant
Hanging hooks included
Weight capacity: 450 pounds
90 day Manufacturer
Parachute Silk Nylon Hamock
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I have had the opportunity to take this hammock out a few times now. It is really easy to set up, making it nice for back packing, car camping, and even a lazy afternoon in the back yard. I use a little bit of paracord to hang it up. I have slept in it on warmer and colder nights. I have used it with a pad which makes it usable during colder nights. I really like the sewn on pouch for storage as well as a place to put stuff while you are in the hammock. I would recommend this.
The price and quality of the hammock is excellent. The mistake I made was thinking it would work with a hammock frame. It doesn't. If you camp or want to hang it between trees, this would be an excellent buy. However, I needed it for a frame...it has been returned to the box as it just doesn't fulfil our needs...my bad.
How accurate was the sizing? The sizing was very accurate.
Please tell us about the quality of the product. Because the hammock is made from parachute material, it is very durable.
Was the product free of any manufacturer defects? Yes
Seriously love this hammock. I didn't even know a product like this was out there until I looked on good 'ol overstock. It is very comfortable and rocks you to sleep if you sway. Beautiful hammock, would recommend.
Doesn't come with straps to hang on trees, so by those "tree hugging" straps that make set up really easy. The hammock itself is a very nice texture. Feels comfortable when in use. Feels secure, sturdy, and strong. Very well made/heavy duty. Easy to wrap back into its carrying pouch. Lightweight. Would be great for backpacking. I used it camping; when it rained during the day, it was dry by the night time. It almost seems to wick moisture away. Easy to keep clean.
I did not have the highest expectations of a $** hammock however, I have been pleasantly surprised at what a nice strong product it is. We have used this several times this year and hope to squeeze in several more trips before the weather changes. One thing I have found is that rather than try and roll it up on a ball and put it back in its side bag. It compacts much easier by putting the material back in handfuls.
This is a good hammock for lying sideways. I cannot see two people lying side by side in it. The problem with one person lying in the hammock is that it closes over like I am a pea in a pod. This is good for keeping mosquitoes away at night, I suppose, but not too comfortable while just resting. Oh well, live and learn.
Do you carry the apparatus that is needed to hang this without the tree?1moonlady on Oct 5, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Greetings 1moonlady ~ Oco does sell freestanding hammock stands by themselves -&- in combination w/ included hammocks. Type in hammock &/or hammock stand in the top search bar for all results & choices offered here. I have personally seen wood + metal options available here in the recent past. When searching, keep in mind design + dimensions of stand to accommodate this style of hammock. Function wise, all that is really needed is a sturdy frame w/ a single secure point @ each end & ground clearance. Whether, dedicated hammock straps or improv tie staps, simply lengthen or shorten to a desired hammock sag (taught/slack) or reach across stand as needed during set-up. A metal stand might prove easier to tear down & store vs a wooden piece. Benefits & trade-offs to both types I guess....happy hunting !spurthigh on Oct 6, 2013
Hello, you can view the selection of hammock stands we offer using the link provided below. Thank you for shopping with us. http://www.overstock.com/search?keywords=hammock+stand&SearchType=Headeroverstockcustomercare1 on Oct 7, 2013
It says this hammock is "waterproof" but parachute silk is not waterproof. I see no comments talking about its waterproof-ness, Can you tell me more about what on earth they mean? I read one comment that says the top covers over you when you get in like a pea in a pod. Is this treated with waterproof spray? does it go over the person like a tarp? It clearly says WATERPROOF in the description, but hammocks costing closer to 180$ aren't even waterproof, and require a seprate tarp........ If it does cover over your head does it have a ridge-line to keep the roof of the hammock off your face? ON and on the description doesnt even talk about the waterproof claimthumpervt on Sep 16, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Product Image. . . .what you see is what you get. Hammock material = 100% 210T Nylon. Actual product box states: lightweight, breathable & quick drying -- no Waterproof claim listed. So, very doubtful hammock was treated w/ any waterproofing agent !spurthigh on Sep 23, 2013
Hello thumpervt, Waterproof, meaning you are able to get the product wet without harming it in any way. It’s an outdoor product and unlike other types of fabric used in hammocks, this one can be left in the rain. Because it does not have a spreader bar, it will cocoon the user, however, this does not mean you can use it in the rain and not get wet. It has been treated with a UV and water repellant spray. It does not have a ridgeline roof to keep the hammock off your face. We have no knowledge that something like that has been invented. Thank you for your questions and for shopping with us.
overstockcustomercare1 on Sep 24, 2013
This does not come with the hanging straps.
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overstockcustomercare1 on Sep 11, 2013
Will you be getting any blue/green of the Parachute silk waterproof 2 person hammock in soon?tgoddard on Aug 13, 2013Please enter a valid question.Answer This Question
Thank you for contacting us tgoddard. Items are restocked as they become available; however we cannot guarantee an Item will be restocked. Thank you for shopping with us.
overstockcustomercare1 on Aug 18, 2013
Hello markw5, we are unable to disclose the manufacturer of some of our products; however, Overstock.com stands behind every product we sell. When necessary we can contact suppliers if a product issue arises. Thank you for shopping with us.overstockcustomercare1 on Jul 8, 2013
Hello mrmarcusmartinez, Hanging hooks included but it is not stated whether the are carabiners. The weight capacity is 450 pounds. Thank you for shopping with us.
overstockcustomercare1 on Apr 29, 2013
Although the carabiners are sturdy and strong, the hammock is not as advertised. My hammock broke while two people were in it and the combined weight was only 300 pounds, which is nowhere near 450 pounds.jordanblarson on Nov 4, 2013
Greetings jordanblarson ~ broke or tore ? Hammock or hanging accessory ? Is not the weight capacity listed --referring to the integrity of the nylon hammock material itself ? I would never fully trust a carabiner made of cheap metal alloy....where any direct or prolonged pressure / stress is applied !spurthigh on Nov 6, 2013
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