Camping in the woods can be fun, that is until…you wake up covered in bugs. Thanks to Tentsile, that won’t be a problem anymore. This innovative tent “that can be suspended amidst trees to provide accommodation for three people; with three anchor points and the use of tension instead of poles, the Tentsile is part tent and part hammock.” Continue reading for two videos, more pictures, and additional information.


The hammock-style lodging is made from 3 weights of rip-stop nylon sheet fabrics, where ‘tentsile’ employs the material’s innate strengths for various sections of the body, however is also able to maintain light-weight qualities for ease of transport.

The creator sees the concept as not only appropriate for regular globe trotters, but also habitation for biological research groups who traverse through nature and need to travel light. ‘Tentsile’ comes in a range of sizes to suit different locations or environmental conditions. Each unit is bespoke and tailored to the tpecific needs of the user, the floor of ‘tentsile’ can also be replaced with trampoline mesh to forge an enclosed play space.


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