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The 4 Best Hammocks of 2019

Kick back and relax with these suspended sleep nests.

Whether you’re looking for a robust sleep system for your thru-hike or a simple, ultralight model for sleeping under a tree, one of these four hammocks is just what you need.

Hennessy Hyperlite Zip

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Trekkers looking to go far and fast will love this system—it compresses down to the size of a grapefruit (smallest in the test) even with the included rainfly. Buy Hennessy Hyperlite Zip Now / Read the Full Review

ENO SuperSub

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This hammock doesn’t sport many features, which is exactly why our testers deemed it perfect for minimalist trips in clear, non-buggy climates. Buy ENO SuperSub Now / Read the Full Review

Klymit Sky Bivy

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No need to ditch your hammocking plans when the weather looks bleak. The Sky Bivy has a polyester rainfly that can be cinched up or down to match the conditions. Buy Klymit Sky Bivy Now / Read the Full Review

Warbonnet Outdoors Blackbird XLC

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For tall folks who may have previously been dissuaded from hammocking, this might change your mind. Buy Warbonnet Outdoors Blackbird XLC / Read the Full Review