The NEW Frontline Hammock is made from an ultra comfy form of polyester (two layers with velcro patches between the layers). Unlike the Travel Hammock it is not waterproof (an advantage to this is it is extremely breathable and you can also cocoon yourself between the layers if you wish).
Now the mosquito net unzips on both sides, which means it can be folded up out of the way and you have easy access from either side of the hammock.
Also the base and main fabric is more breathable, so you can lie between the base layers or on top of it without that clammy feeling.
The base fabric layer ISN'T waterproof, so therefore this hammock is intended for tree dwellers only.
Optional extra are the hammock sleeves, which enables you to keep your hammock dry when setting up / packing up. It also speeds up the time to set / pack your hammock up to almost no time at all! The Sleeve makes it very easy to stuff into the hammock stuff sack.
Please note the netting included in this product is Midge proof. Max load 125kg
Hammock Size: 2.7m x 1.4m (comfy for people up to 6ft 5in)
Colour: Olive Green
Includes: 10m of Webbing (250g), 2 x 2m of Elastic Cord and a Small Stuff Sack
The Sleeve is 2.8m long and very light at just 50g with draw cords at either end
Buying anything online from Backpackinglight.co.uk is always a pleasant and uncomplicated process. The DD Frontline Hammock is easy to deploy and for me has provided my most comfortable camping experience ever.
It was a very pleasant surprise that the product arrived to my house in Germany within 48 hours after the order was placed. As DD has some very informative videos on how to set up their hammocks, i was swinging in my hammock (suspended from the roof beams) within another 15 minutes. The skittles (yummie, thanks) were almost discarded as they had hidden themselves under some "superfluous" packaging material and i wasn't expecting them... The hammock is a bit heavy for a backpacking hammock, but that was quite clear in advance from the specifications. To me, however, it is more important to have a double layer (for a very light foam mattress, great weight savings there), breathable fabric and a mosquito net that i can keep closed all the time, even when sitting in the hammock. It is great that the hammock can also act as a chair, and no crawling into it on all fours! This weekend the hammock was tried in earnest, and provided a nice flat, comfortable and dry sleep...