For those travellers that like to get their feet up and relax, take in the view or save some coin on accommodation you can't go wrong with these soft, extremely lightweight travel hammocks. Made from parachute silk - nylon trilobal, it's a bed you can take anywhere and a true space saver.
Parachute silk is made up of nylon threads. These threads are incredibly small. Also soft and strong yet when spun in fabric it provides for a very thin and lightweight hammock. Folded, a hammock made of parachute silk weighs less than 1kg and takes up about the same amount of space that a 1-litre water bottle would.
Along with its lightweight nature, tear resistance is an essential requirement of parachute silk products. This material has a similar feel to silk which is why it is often called parachute silk and provides you with a very comfortable surface. The material will further benefit due to being breathable help regulate your body temperature.
Parachute silk travel hammocks are also extremely popular for 'hammock camping' and tramping. Saving the need for heavy and cumbersome tents and sleeping pads while also keeping you comfortably off the hard ground.