The Ultimate Hang Book

This engaging story follows the exploits of seven children as they are terrorized by a shape-shifting clown in the small town of Derry, Maine.

Oh wait, that's a different book. You'll like this one better.


Ready to go down the rabbit hole?

Are you new to hammock camping or an old pro?

The Ultimate Hang (Version 2!) was written for hammock hangers of any level and interest.  Completely re-written with all-new sections on hammock FAQs and basics for new hangers and an expanded advanced section for veterans, plus a DIY section to get you started making your own hammock gear.

Brush up on the basics or learn advanced skills to help you stay dry, warm, and bug-free in a Leave No Trace-friendly way. Get off the rocks, slugs, and roots and discover the best “tent” you’ll ever sleep in, whether you’re thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail or just doing an overnight in the backyard.

The Ultimate Hang 2 covers everything from suspension systems, hammock stands, hammock knots, hammock insulation, and even helps you with setting up your hammock indoors.

A must read for any hammock lover.


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With more than 300 incredible illustrations to guide you, this book will help you get off the ground to discover the freedom, comfort, and convenience of hammock camping.


The Ultimate Hang is written by Derek Hansen, a lightweight backpacker and huge hammock enthusiast. Derek really knocked it out of the park with the sheer amount of outdoors knowledge and incredible illustrations contained within the book's 300+ pages. The Ultimate Hang will take you way beyond your basic hammock setup and includes advice on everything from choosing the right campsite to hacking your hammock setup with DIY gear.

The best hammock camping book

Topics Covered Include:

  • Staying warm with Hammock Insulation
  • Selecting the right campsite
  • Hammock Suspension Options
  • Staying Dry & Bug Free
  • Hammock Knots
  • How to cheat at poker
  • Building your own hammock stand, sleeping better, and much more...


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Customer Reviews

Based on 24 reviews
Robin Moran (Omaha, NE)
A good resource

I just started reading this and I’m impressed by how the information is laid out- very clear, which is helpful to a beginner like me!

Happy hammocking, Robin!

Steve (Woodland Park, CO)
great book

This book id full of useful information that is presented in an entertaining way. Very happy I bought it!

pop (Minneapolis, MN)
ultimate hang is ultimate read

as a hammock newbie, this volume has answered all my questions and concerns
filled with illustrations and examples, i don't imagine anything has been missed

(baby boomers only: reminds me fondly of How to Keep Your Volkswagen Alive; A Manual of Step-By-Step Procedures for the Compleat Idiot by John Muir which kept my many old beetles running smoothly)

Kevin Sumner (Lawrence, MA)

Great book ! A must have for hammock enthusiasts!

Daniel Sewell (Dallas, TX)
Wonderful Intro

A wonderful introduction in to the world of hammock camping. Even an experienced camper may learn a thing or two from this book.

Thanks Daniel! Glad you enjoyed the book!

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