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Frequently Asked Questions

This is where you will find most answers. If there should still be any questions left, don’t hesitate to contact us.

Camping Sleeping Pads

What type of insulation is used in its construction?

Answer: When inflated, you have 1.5″ of air insulation.

Can you use a pump to inflate?

Answer: Yes.  A foot pump or electric 110v /battery pump. 

What does a pad weigh?

Answer: 16 ounces

What is the R value?

Answer: 3 is the R value

Does the pillow have a separate air chamber?

Answer: No. It is connected to the main chamber.


How much does this weigh with the straps and clips and hammock all together?

Answer: 28.5 ounces, so just less than two pounds (32 ounces)

What is the weight limit for the double hammock? And for the single hammock?

Answer: The small has a 450lb limit, large has 500lb

What are the dimensions of the hammock?

Answer: The hammock is 9 feet long by 4 1/2 feet wide. This provides a good amount of space to stretch out if you are by yourself. We also offer a double hammock that is larger at 10 feet long by 6 1/2 feet wide if you want more space

How do I Attach the hammock to the Tree?

Answer: It comes with straps that wrap around the tree then the carabiners on the hammock hook to the straps.

Does this have a pocket for a sleeping pad and if not, do you have a hammock that does?

Answer: Our hammocks do not come with a pocket for a sleeping pad but sleeping pads do fit nicely inside.

Does it close up, to protect you from bugs and rain?

Answer: These hammocks are not designed to keep out bugs and rain. You would need a rain fly placed over the hammock to keep out the rain.

Rain Fly

Does it come with a rope to hang? Or just six guy lines?

Answer: Our Wise Owl Outfitters Hammock Rain fly Tent Tarp comes with 4 high quality aluminum tent stakes & 6 guy tie lines that are 10 feet each that are already attached, giving you plenty of room and versatility in all different situations. 

What is the size of the Rain Fly Tarp?

Answer: Wise Owl Outfitters Camping Tarp – 11 x 9 feet Lightweight & Waterproof Hammock Tarp w/ Easy Setup – Backpacking, Hiking, and Camping Essentials

Does the color make any difference in the shade it provides?

Answer: Color does not make a difference in the shade but it can be cooler under the lighter colors if you need to hang it in a way that limits ventilation. Color doesn’t matter at all in the winter.

Does this include a hammock?

Answer: No, it does not.  We sell both 1 person and 2 person hammocks separately.

Can this be used above a 2-3 person backpacking tent?

Answer: Of course! Our Rain Fly is ideal for sunshade, hiking, camping, backpacking, boating, sporting events, festivals and travel. There are so many uses!