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Lawson Hammock Blue Ridge Camping Hammock and Tent

April 7, 2018 - Comment

Packs small and is lightweight with no need for sleeping pads or tarps. Read our full review of the Lawson Hammock Blue Ridge Camping Hammock today.

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Rated number one, the Lawson Hammock Blue Ridge Camping Hammock is for any of your outdoor adventures. including backpacking and bicycle touring. Packs small and is lightweight with no need for sleeping pads or tarps.

What is good about the Lawson Hammock Blue Ridge Camping Hammock

Lightweight – easy to use and packs small (22in x 6in) and light (4.25 lbs) with no need to carry extra gear like sleeping pads or tarps.

Camp anywhere – with the unique arch pole and spreader bar system, you can camp virtually anywhere because it can be used suspended between two objects/trees as a hammock or on the ground as a traditional tent.

Lots of room – this system also allows for more comfort by keeping the bed “taut”, eliminating the “cocoon” effect.  The roomy interior is 86 inches x 42 inches.

Built in rain fly – comes with detachable rain fly and built in no-see-um netting for a dry, bug-free experience.

Quality – number 1 rated camping hammock on the market by American Survival Guide as well as Backpacker and Outside Magazines. Made of quality material including rip-stop nylon and has a 250 pound weight capacity.

Hammock and tent in one – patented design with a unique arch pole/spreader bar system that allows for use suspended between two objects/trees as a hammock.

 

 

Lawson Hammock Blue Ridge Camping Hammock Features and Specifications

  • Lawson Hammock Blue Ridge Camping HammockUnique arch pole/spreader bar system
  • Comes with detachable rain fly and attached no-see-um bug netting
  • Made of ripstop nylon with aluminum arch poles and spreader bars
  • Light weight at just over 4 pounds
  • Easy to set up and break down
  • Roomy interior 86 x 42 inches
  • 250 pound weight capacity
  • Color is dark green
  • 1 year warranty

 

What customers say about the Lawson Hammock Blue Ridge Camping Hammock

One reviewer stated I went camping for the first time with this hammock on a lake in the Cascades outside of Seattle in early in June. It rained all night the second night and I stayed dry, while my friends on the ground all got a bit wet due to problems with inadequate flys, etc. It was a noisy night with the rain hitting the hammock fly, but again very dry. I had some gear under the hammock that also stayed fairly well protected from the rain.

Another reviewer said I have had the Lawson hammock (camo) for over a year now. I’ve taken it on at least 6 backpacking trips that usually last a couple nights. At 4.5 pounds, it is kind of heavy and large for backpacking, but for the price it is worth the extra weight.

This reviewer said I probably will never use a ground tent again. As long as I can find 2 suitable trees, I have a place to sleep. I’ve slept on sloping terrain, above thorn bushes and tree roots, above creek rocks and even puddles. I’ve found it is much easier to find 2 good trees than it is to find perfect ground (plus you have less impact on the environment). No pressure points on your body or stubborn rocks under your body.

One backpacker mentioned I have used many camping hammocks through the years and must say that this one is by far the best! It is extremely comfortable, easy to use, has bug netting, comes with rainfly that attaches to the hammock so you don’t have to run extra lines all over the place. It can also be used on the ground as a “regular” tent. I am approx. 6’3″ and over 200lbs and felt like I had plenty of room. I was hesitant to purchase but glad I did…highly recommend!

To see all our hammock tents, click here. The Lawson Hammock Blue Ridge Camping Hammock provides a flexible shelter when in the outdoors.

 



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Tony B says:

LAWSON Hammock– AWESOME! (homemade underquilt) I’m 47. 220lbs. This is my first hammock.Preparing for one week trip to Boundary Waters; I’ve slept in this hammock a few times overnight to work out any issues.1. I really need those side tie-downs. The stability is awesome with those. And, you don’t need all four. Just two works fine. I’m more than happy to deal with those with the incredible comfort this product supplies. I’ve slept on my back, side and belly with no issues at all.2. The space is incredible! The little rings that hang down inside can be easily tied together with some cord for a long “ridge line” to secure things to.3. I bought a 10X10 tarp because I like the open air. I am also worried about having to set up or tear down in the rain. I still bring the Lawson Tarp in case the wind is very very bad or the rain decides to come sideways. Love the Larson Tarp, I just don’t want to be so bottled up.4. This is my under quilt: OutdoorsmanLab Lightweight Camping Sleeping…

Blaskotron says:

Best Sleep on a Campsite This is my first time using a hammock for sleep and at a campsite. Have to summarize and say it was absolutely epic to be off the ground and to see the stars and fireflies as you’re falling asleep. Took a few hours to fall asleep and get over the excitement. My friends slept on the ground and definitely wanted one after a wet and hard sleep on the ground. I did not need level ground and there was a tree stump right below me.This is not really an ultra light hammock as it comes with a bug net, rain fly, shock cord poles, spreader bars and heavy gauge rope, but no tree straps. I swapped the heavy rope out with Dynaglide and that saves nearly half a pound but still around 4.25 lbs after that conversion. Each spreader bar is nearly a pound so I’m contemplating upgrading to some carbon fiber bars. Regardless, that weight may be heavy for a hammock but is very light for a tent and compared to all the other junk we carry. I used Kammock straps in the photos but may try lighter…

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