Originally Posted by amac
The Klemheist will clearly work, the thing I wouldn't care for is that is requires an extra few inches towards the tree. I like the idea of pinching the end of the bury with either something rubbery, or springy metal. But I just had another idea, perhaps a clothes pin would work. I'm planning a short Spring hike with my son, soon, I plan to try out several different things to see how they work.
The Klemheist pictured is rather big. They can be 2" in length if desired. My hammock ends are never so close to the tree that a few inches makes a difference anyway.
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