Originally Posted by dammfast
it looks like your suspension was very tight, looks like your angle was 10 degees or so this actually multiplies the force of your weight by more than double. If your angle is closer to the 30 degree angle the force on the tree nears your body weight. Good idea to try to get that 30 degree angle as often as possible.
It's difficult to see but there is a separate ridgeline underneath the tarp that might make it look that way. The hammock suspension was at 30°