How To: Set Up Your Atlas™ Hammock Straps

Atlas Hammock Straps are our best sellers for a reason. They changed the hammocking game with their no-knots-needed setup. Read on to see for yourself how easy they are to use.
Two hands tying ENO Atlas Straps around a tree.

Over a decade ago, ENO designed the first ever knotless hammock suspension system, and the Atlas™ Hammock Straps were born. The Atlas Hammock Straps feature tapered construction to decrease total weight, while still ensuring tree protection. For those dark nights at basecamp, these straps feature reflective stitching to improve nighttime visibility. With 30 combined attachment points, you have plenty of flexibility to clip into the perfect hangout. 


Man hanging an ENO Hammock up by a river.


Follow these instructions to properly use your Atlas Hammock Straps: 

1. Find two living, mature trees or anchor points approximately 10-14 feet apart that can safely support the hammock and its occupant(s).

2.  Loop straps around the tree at least 5 feet from the ground, threading the adjustable end through the webbing end with the single loop.


A woman attaching her ENO Atlas Hammock straps to a tree.


3. Attach carabiners to desired strap loops. Make sure each carabiner clicks closed and visually check the gates are closed before use. 

4. Gently lower yourself into the hammock to determine which multi-adjustment loops are needed to achieve a 30° hanging angle and no higher than 18 inches of the ground when in use.

And just like that, you’re set. In a matter of minutes, you’ve created your personal nature-couch. Now it’s time to sit back and relax, enjoy!


Two people relaxing in an ENO Hammock strapped between two trees.


Looking for more strap options? Check out our Atlas™ XL Hammock Straps for some extra length, Helios Ultralight Hammock Straps and Helios XL Ultralight Hammock Straps if you are looking to save some weight, and our Apollo Hammock  Straps if you are looking for a more weather-proof option for your backyard hammock.

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