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Hennessy Hammock Expedition Classic

rated 4.0 of 5 stars
photo: Hennessy Hammock Expedition Classic hammock

Unique entry system introduces all sorts of challenges.

Pros

  • Strong, almost impossible to destroy or damage.
  • Comfy
  • No zippers!
  • Entrance/exit unique

Cons

  • Cannot remove bugnet
  • Insulation options are fewer than a side zip hammock.
  • Not for tall people
  • Entrance/exit unique
  • Heavy if you get a hex tarp.
  • Bulky packing with a Supershelter

I am 5'9" and 164 pounds. I am comfy. If you are any taller go for the Explorer or Safari  model instead of the Expedition.  The key here is getting the set up correct. This takes practice. Some hints - there are tiny holes in the hammock undercover (optional)  which guy lines go through. They are hard to see. One on each side. There are companies that make under quilts that match the asymmetric hammock body. Also Hennessy has an undercover and insulation mat option. I had to watch the set up videos a lot before I got the system down. The bottom entrance is an acquired taste. I have a Warbonnet XLC that is a side entrance and Hennessy also makes a side entrance "Zip" Expedition. Also a super light  version.  Anyway, key here is you are taking the road less traveled if you get the classic, but with persistence and effort you may wind up liking it. I do. The real beauty of Hennessy is it is a one stop solution. Everything fits. Hennessy is a genius. 

Background

Own several hammocks. My camping hammocks are the Classic Expedition combined with a Hennessy Supershelter and a Warbonnet Black bird XLC combined with a OneWind undercover and a Eno Blaze under quilt and a Dyneema tarp. Been messing with these for over 5 years.

Source: bought it new
Price Paid: cannot remember

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The Expedition Classic was previously known as the Hennessy Hammock Expedition Asym.

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