Originally Posted By Gershon

Now I'm reading up on structural ridegelines. They seem almost a necessity, especially for short people. Without them, there is a very small tolerance to how far the trees can be apart and still have the same sag and height above the ground.


Probably depends on the hammock. I am 5'7" and have never used a structural ridgeline. Then again I never have difficulty finding two trees set apart within the tolerance. I don't even know what the tolerance would be since I never had a problem. Some hammocks are more forgiving than others.