6 Main Types of Hammock – Which One will You Choose?

Wild Camping hammock by NiftyCORELying in a hammock with open sky above you or sunlight playing hide-and-seek through the lush tree branches is an unmatched joy. You might have considered buying a hammock every time while going on a camping trip but somehow you didn’t.

Now if you are planning to seriously buy a hammock but don’t know where to start, it’s useful to know something about the various types of hammocks and then choose among them depending upon your purpose and place where you’ll use them. You can get high-quality hammocks at https://niftycore.com.

There are 6 main types of hammocks. Let’s look at them one-by-one.

1. Brazilian Hammock

The original Brazilian type of hammock which dates back more than 1000 years has a 2-point hanging system known as in-line. It is made of 100% cotton and envelopes your body forming a cocoon or pod and gets fit to your body shape and weight. It’s also known as a Jungle or Tropical hammock.

Brazilian Hammock

2. Camping, Hiking, Backpacking Hammock

These type of hammocks like the one sold by NiftyCORE is increasingly becoming popular for backpackers and campers as they are lightweight enough to hang off the side of your backpack unnoticed, and compact enough to throw inside with enough room left over for the rest of your gear. They are made of crazy strong parachute nylon that are super comfortable and baby soft. As they come fully stocked and ready to go, you don’t need to struggle for a perfect pitch, just find two trees or posts, and your portable hammock is ready.

Camping hammock by NiftyCORE

If you are not sure how to hang your hammock, you can watch the video below.

NiftyCORE hammock

How to hang your NiftyCORE hammock

Posted by Niftycore on Sunday, February 25, 2018

3. Spreader Hammock

This type of hammock was developed much later in history. It’s also called Spreader-Bar-Hammock or North American Hammock. It features a spreader bar and pre-drilled holes that allow the cords to be negotiated through the bar thereby opening the hammock in a lay-on-top fashion.

Spreader Hammock

4. Rope Hammock

Rope hammocks are the classic hammocks that most people use for lounging on beaches under palm trees. They feature a design of stitched ropes between spreader bars. The lounge bed is kept open by the spreader bars for easy dismount and the stitched rope design offers support as well as flexibility.

Rope Hammock

5. Fabric or Pool Hammock

Fabric or poolside hammock typically features the classic spreader-bar design with the addition of fabrics for additional comfort, luxury and decorative style. You can also get quilted materials that can further add warmth and softness, with two layers of fabric and a soft stuffing between them.

Fabric hammock

6. Chair Hammock

Chair swings or chair hammocks are a great solution when you want to swing in a hammock but have no space for a regular hammock. A chair hammock can accommodate two or more people and is great for families with kids.

Chair Hammock

So, now as you know the various types of hammocks you can buy the one most suitable to you. Buy it and enjoy great outdoor trips!

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