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New materials and innovations are making the art of relaxing suspended between two trees more attractive to active adventurers. The word “hammock” derives from a term in the Taíno language meaning fishnet. And that’s just what my first hammock looked like. It was a diamond weave of thin nylon army green cord. It served me well in my ignorant youth at Scout camps for overnighting, as well as (literally) just hanging out during the day. Now, a number of manufacturers are building hammocks for lounging and sleeping. Read more on National Geographic Adventure online.  By Cameron Martindell
Featured in YourEDM‘s “Don’t Attend Another Music Festival Without an ENO Hammock” Hammocks have become a staple music festival enjoyment accessory. If you’ve ever walked through the Electric Forest you know that festival experience is greatly enhanced if you and your friends can quickly hang a hammock and veg out in the beautiful Sherwood Forest. Having a compact, lightweight hammock at your disposal can even get you unobstructed views of the stage while others struggle to see over the crowd.As more weekend-long camping festivals pop up all over the country, the more educated and prepared we must make ourselves to maximize our good times this upcoming festival season. Is a hammock exactly what you need to add to your rave repertoire to augment the best weekends of your life? Are they compatible with the Leave No Trace attitude of picking up after yourself at festivals and leaving minimal footprints on our earth? We took an in-depth look at ENO Hammocks‘ One-Link DoubleNest Sleep System Hammock through our festival-veteran eyes so we could tell you if they live up to the hype and their price tag.   by: Sydney Sevdalis
  Featured in Blue Ridge Outdoors magazine‘s “Local Gear: Based in the Blue Ridge”       “…1. Eagles Nest Outfitters Jungle Nest Hammock Assembled and distributed from home base in Asheville, NC, the JungleNest Hammock NoSeeUm mesh netting is an insect defense so fine (pun) that you can enjoy a worry-free hammock experience, nestled down in sturdy 210D Nylon Taffeta Ripstop material capable of holding up to 400 pounds. One of the most convenient features is the organizer pocket/tote that hangs outside the hammock for storage purposes and then swallows the hammock when you’re ready to pack up—a built-in dual function that keeps you clutter free and close to your essentials while removing the chance that you’ll ever lose your hammock tote. Its full-length smooth-gliding zipper entry and glow in the dark zipper pull make access easy and convenient. $100; eaglesnestoutfittersinc.com”   by: Jenna Walton
Featured in GearJunkie‘s “Hammocks for the Holidays (gift guide)”   “…ENO Double Nest Hammock ($70) — Light at just 20 ounces, packable and durable, this simple hammock is big enough for two and sets up in seconds. With a 400-pound capacity, it’s a hammock for anyone who wants a portable spot to lounge. Buy Now/More Info   ENO Atlas Hammock Suspension System ($30) This simple strap system can support 400 lbs. and makes setup simple. It also uses thick straps that won’t damage trees and weighs in at just 11 ounces. Buy Now/More Info …   by: Sean McCoy
Featured by HuffPost Travel‘s “Top 11 Travel Products for your Summer Getaway” “…Eno DoubleNest Hammock | $69.95 | eaglesnestoutfittersinc.com This is what’s been missing from those camping trips and hiking adventures. The Eno DoubleNest is so comfortable you may decide to spend the night suspended above the ground, closer to the stars. (In which case, you might want to get the Dry Fly Rain Tarp.) The hammock, which rolls up into a light little stuff sack, can work as a cozy two-seater and is great for one person to enjoy a long slumber, be it in the woods or your backyard.”   by: HuffPost contributors
Featured in Gear Patrol‘s “Slightly Less Than Roughing it: Car Camping Done Right” “…ENO Hammock The utter minimalism of hammock design and ease of setup alone earn its place among man’s great inventions. With its accompanying Atlas strap system, the ENO is a great camp addition and went up in seconds. It’s affordable and wide enough to sit in upright, though we favored lengthwise lounging for an afternoon of intensive slumber. BUY NOW: $59“   by: Jason Heaton
Featured in Popular Mechanic‘s “12 Ways to Dominate Summer” “2. Go Camping: A few things to take with you: Eagles Nest Outfitters JungleNest Hammock ($100; eaglesnestoutfittersinc.com). This ripstop-nylon hammock adds a bug net, in case you want to wake up without malaria. ”     By: The Editors   Eagles Nest Outfitters JungleNest Hammock
Featured In the Busted Wallet‘s “Essentials: Summer Camping ’14”   “It’s that time of year once again, if you haven’t already, by now you’ve got to be itching hardcore to get out of the house and into the wilderness for some long overdue 1-on-1 time with mother nature. As long as you’ve got yourself a decent pack, a sleeping bag and means to stay hydrated you’re good to go right ? Well… yes, and no. You see – every year new and outstanding equipment, apparel and technology that makes camping and trekking lighter, quicker and easier is almost continuously put out to market. To keep up with everything is a full time job, and 2014 is no exception! That’s why this summer we decided to do you all a solid and sift through the garbage and bring you only best of the best when it comes to new and unique products built specifically for camping. While we could have simply slapped together a list of “what’s cool” we didn’t. Instead we hand picked products we found to be essential and unique – then individually hand-test them all in the field. While it took us nearly 3 months to complete, we’re finally...
Featured in Outdoor Life‘s “18 Father’s Day Gift Ideas for the Hunter and Fisherman”  By: Outdoor Life’s Editors “Who doesn’t love a good hammock nap? The beauty of Eagle Nest Outfitters’ SingleNest model is that it packs down in a stuff sack to about the size of a grapefruit, and weighs just 16 ounces. ENO hammocks are made of breathable, quick-drying nylon, their seams are triple-stitched, and they support up to 400 pounds. ($60; eaglesnestoutfittersinc.com) —J.T.”

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