Originally Posted by oldgringo
I don't view them as beginner's hammocks, and in point of fact, am unsure what a beginner's hammock is. I've been at this long enough that, at last, I no longer think of myself as a beginner, and I sleep in an ENO every night.
Their wide availability does make them a gateway drug, however.
+1 on gateway
For me an ENO was an upgrade from a beginner's test hammock
as found on Risk's site. At least that was my initial "taste" and the launching point to more purchases and DIY builds than I care to either quantify or admit.
FWIW, the test hammock I made years ago is still one of my most comfortable hangs.