It’s a hammock. It’s a shelter. It’s a blanket. It’s the M.C. Hammie — the self-proclaimed world’s most versatile hammock.
Sure, a simple nylon tarp could function as any of the above, but the M.C. Hammie’s special sauce lies in a system of integrated webbing and carabiners that can transform it from one use to another almost instantly. Shake it out and it’s a blanket, pull on the webbing to create a hammock, or pop two hiking poles underneath and it’s a shelter.
The M.C. Hammie is made from a DWR-treated Diamond Ripstop Nylon that is durable, soft against the skin, and water-resistant. Nylon webbing is stitched through the sides of the tarp with eight carabiners fixed at the ends of each corner to help fasten the hammock to your trees of choice. Nylon loops sewn all along the tarp come in handy for hanging gear or adding further security when using it as a blanket or shelter on windy days.
The included 12-foot long paracord can be used to fashion yourself a shade or rain shelter if you don’t have trekking poles with you. And the aluminum ground stakes keep the M.C. Hammie in blanket mode or help tie down you rain shelter.
M.C. Hammie is the brainchild of Wildish — a group of outdoor loving people in Bend. Founders Rick Lee and Adam Allen merged their engineering and consumer product design experience to focus on everyday outdoor gear — nothing too extreme and nothing too spendy. Just fun, well-thought out stuff.
For a $99 pledge over on Kickstarter, you can be one of the first to own an M.C. Hammie. The bundle includes a nylon carry pouch, six ground stakes, eight carabiners, 12′ paracord line, and two tree straps. Delivery is expected sometime in September.