Open main menu

Grand Trunk Single Parachute Nylon Hammock

photo: Grand Trunk Single Parachute Nylon Hammock hammock


Price Historic Range: $24.88-$59.99
Reviewers Paid: $35.00


3 reviews
5-star:   1
4-star:   2
3-star:   0
2-star:   0
1-star:   0

A luxury item that is well worth the weight.


  • Comfortable
  • Durable


  • Heavy carabiners
  • Rope hanging straps

After a night sleeping on a hard shelter floor I looked for alternatives and hammocks seemed like a good idea. Those really nice high end backpacking hammock systems with netting and flies were what I wanted, but I couldn't justify the cost.

I bought the Grand Trunk lightweight hammock, but it was just a bit small so I upgraded to this hammock. I only use it during warm weather but I've slept very comfortably under the stars on dry nights and hanging from the rafters in empty shelters.

I keep this hammock in my pack as a luxury item when backpacking and day hiking. I've set it up when the kids were fishing or playing in a stream. On nice days the whole family "hangs out" in the back yard reading and enjoying the fresh air.

This is not a comprehensive camping system but a really nice place to rest.

Source: bought it new
Price Paid: $35

I wasn't sure what to expect as this is my first hammock. I found a good deal and absolutely love it. I now use it for summer and winter camping with wool blankets and a crazy creek chair under my sleeping bag. Perfect setup, and realized after having this, that while other brands are more popular, Grand Trunk provides a superb product!


  • Durable
  • Spacious
  • Convenient with tree straps


  • Heavy carabiners

Setup: Couldn't be easier, loop the rope through tree straps, and hook to carabiner.

Packability: Extremely compact, fits nicely with extra room in the attached bag. One Caveat: I keep waiting for a hammock maker to get smart and move the bag to one end of the hammock so you're not letting the hammock fabric touch the ground while packing up. 

Construction & Durability: I've used the Skeeter Beater Pro and the single and love the durability of the single!

Conditions: Cold, hot, woods, urban, used it monthly for over a year and couldn't be happier!

Source: bought it new
Price Paid: 40-45$


Craig, welcome to Trailspace & to hanging! My first hammock was a GrandTrunk. AND there ARE smarter hammock makers. Here is the review of my DreamHammock, with the stuff sack at the end:

7 years ago

Great hammock to bring on any camping or backpacking trip. Great camp comfort item.


  • Packs small
  • Comfortable


  • Finding the right trees for setup

I would highly recommend bringing a hammock, especially when backpacking. There's many times when you just want a place to relax when in the backcountry.

Great item for relaxing, reading a book, or use it like a chair. It's a very versatile item for camp comfort.

My kids love this thing, my wife enjoyed lounging in. It's great because it packs down to about the size of a Nalgene bottle.

The only problem with a hammock is having an area to hang it. Mine came with a tree hanging kit.


You May Like

Recently on Trailspace

FORLOH AllClima 3L Rain Jacket with RECCO Review

Isobaa Merino 200 Zip Neck Hoodie Review

Podsacs Waterproof 20L Ruscksack Review

Icebreaker Quantum Long Sleeve Zip Hood Review

Klymit Cross Canyon 3 Review

Give'r Classic Give'r Gloves Review