1. Bit of a learning curve.
2. Ended up spending more $s than I thought I would.
3. Related to #1 & 2. Someone is always coming up with an improvement in
system/technique or gear.
4. Usually need two suitable trees.
The dog seems to like going camping with me, but he won't stay in a hammock. If he was tied out under the tarp he'd bark at any moving thing, where for whatever reason if in a tent with me he'll be quiet all night. So I choose hammock or dog but not both.
Privacy in a busy campground for changing clothes and such can be a problem. I picked up one of these just for this reason, only useful for car camping but then that's the only place I'm likely to need it.
"I know the feeling - It is the real thing - You can't refuse the embrace!" | "Go n-éirí an bóthar leat."
It may not be rocket science, but it's still science.
To tell the truth, there are no negative aspects of hammocking. That's right, none. If you hear any, they were fabricated by jealous ground dwellers just trying to keep us hangers down.
"If you play a Nicleback song backwards, you'll hear messages from the devil. Even worse, if you play it forward, you'll hear Nickleback." - Dave Grohl