Hennessy Hammock Expedition Series Review and Rating

The only reason people use tents is that they want privacy and protection from the weather. But, they have to lug it around with them like a snail carrying its shell. That can be a real drag if you are a hiker and you have to schlep the whole way carrying a tent with on their back.

By the time, you are ready to stop for the night you are too tired to set up the tent in the first place. However, not anymore, Hennessy Hammock Expedition Series can do the same, cheaper and easier to carry.​




Our Rating

Who is this product for?

If you are a person who wants to go anywhere they want and not are dragged down by a ton of gear. Instead, you can carry a shelter with you and even have protection from mosquitoes as well.

Therefore, photographers, tourists, and even military personnel can use this hammock to let them live outdoors and travel easily.

This allows you to camp out where you want and enjoy yourself without having to burden yourself by having to carry the world in your backpack.


Built-in weather cover

You have an integrated weather cover. You sleep in your hammock and if it rains and it protects you against wind and water. You can snug in your hammock with your sleeping bag, and you don't have to worry about getting your sleeping bag or feet wet as that is the most frequent complaint about tents.  Well, you don't have that with is the expedition hammock.

Hennessy Hammock Expedition Series

Hennessy Hammock Expedition Series

With the unique way this tent is designed, water cannot get in, and you stay dry as you are above the ground above it all. No ground sheets, checking tent seams or ripped floors to worry about. This takes you from the world of crowded tents that when buttoned up are unlivable.

Now each person has their own individualize shelter that gives them all the room they need.

Built-in mosquito netting

​One of the big problems with hammocks in the wild is the fact that mosquitoes can make your life miserable. You can now just seal them out with the net that keeps them at bay, and you can sleep the night away, and rest easy knowing you will awaken with no bites and the incessant itching that goes with it.

This hammock can be set up even in your backyard when you want to snooze be out of the sun and not being eaten by bugs. If you want the sun and still keep the bugs away, you just remove the weather cover.

Easy to get in and out of

​​Asymmetrical zippers and a get in/out from the bottom that let's enter and exit without tipping yourself on your bum.

You no longer have the hassle of getting in and out of your hammock, which is one of the big bugaboos of hammocks in general. This is no longer an issue with this hammock.

Hennessy Hammock Expedition

Hennessy Hammock Expedition

Everything you need comes with this hammock

​You get everything you need with this hammock. Ropes, mounting hardware, and all the instructions you need to get this hammock setup fast and easy. You now have a hammock that is not only hammock but an individual shelter as well.

Therefore, this is a hammock made for fun; you can hike, camp, and live in the wild if you like. You have possibly the ultimate in portable shelters.

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Pros & Cons


● Perfect hammock for a person that wants to get away from it all.

● Keeps you dry even in a monsoon.

● Best hammock on the market today.

● Sleep anywhere, string up the hammock across a waterfall and if you like and you'll understand why this is one of the most popular hammocks​.


● No serious cons!


Is this hammock good in the rain?

How much does this hammock weigh and how much room does it take up?

Can I set up this hammock without the weather fly?

I am a Highliner. Can I hang this hammock from a cliff face?

What is the weight limit for this hammock?

Final Verdict

​This is one of the highpoints of my mind to write about a hammock, which has such versatility and usefulness. It allows people to travel almost anywhere in the world and take their shelter with them.

Preppers build fixed location shelters and storage caches to prepare for the "Big One." This limits them to a particular area. However, with a hammock like this one you can travel to where things are better and not have to fight over a particular piece of land. You can always go elsewhere instead.

If you recall the Native Americans owned no land and felt that they were part of it all. They traversed it for thousands of years. Until the white man forced them into small plots of land and as a culture, they virtually vanished. Now, today you can gain the freedom to travel the land as they once did in the old days and that gives you true freedom.​

Jeffrey E. Cook

I write exclusive Guides, Reviews and How to's to inform and educate direct campers and hikers as well as intending hikers and campers on how to approach issues and have the type of experience and fun they desire.

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