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When campers and gearheads alike see the title “4-season” in a store, skepticism often follows. How can a buyer be sure this thing will actually hold up? If real-life testing is the only way to judge, then it should be no problem to trust the strength of Hennessy Hammock and their new 4-season hammock kits.

Back in 2017, our team at the Outdoor Retailer Show heard the story of how Tom Hennessy, the founder of Hennessy Hammock, survived a tornado in one of his hammocks. Hear it from the man himself here:

At this year’s Outdoor Retailer Show, we knew our team had to see for ourselves just how strong the brand’s new 4-season hammock line is. What we saw lived up to the tall tales.

Hennessy Hammocks Has Made the Most Resilient 4-Season Hammock

With the two new models available in their 4-season hammock line (the 4Season Expedition Zip and the 4Season Explorer XL), winter hammock camping can be more than just a pipe dream.  Hennessy Hammock upgraded their single-bottom hammock design into a 4-season hammock by creating the SuperShelter 4Season Insulation System, which can adjust the hammock to a wide range of temperature conditions without adding weight or bulk.

a woman in a blue jacket ties one side of a 4-season hammock to a tree

The 4 season hammock line includes additional insulation options like a space blanket and a foam pad, while retaining a low profile and room for additional insulation. An oversized hex fly is provided, which makes the hammock kit not just usable in 4 seasons, but in any weather you can imagine. The two 4-season hammock kits are available on Hennessy Hammock’s online store.

Buy Now: $269-$299

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  • Kevin Johnson

    Kevin Johnson

    Kevin is the Assistant Editor for The Dyrt, with bylines in National Geographic Traveler and Atlas Obscura. Although originally from the swamps of Washington, D.C., he's now based in the trees of Portland. He's been interested in geography and travel since seeing his first map as a kid, and is now working toward seeing it all in person. You can find him exploring the coastal beaches or a record store in his free time.