Originally Posted by hammock engineer
I am planning on taking the strap out from the hammock, around the tree, and back towards the hammock. Then through the rings. I haven't tried this, but it seems like it would work and be pretty easy.
It would work. That's how the Crazy Creek hammocks are designed.
I don't see a reason to have two layers of webbing running from the hammock to the tree, though...it's extra weight and bulk. I think it would work best if you pulled the hammock tight, like if you used a structural ridgeline. Otherwise, the hammock might slide down the tree when it's not weighted. Not that it's a serious thing...just might be an inconvenience sometimes.
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