More and more people are trying hammock camping. Hammock camping, when possible, certainly does provide some unique advantages other ground-based camping, chief among them being comfort.
The options for the person interested in this form of shelter continue to expand. Eagle Nest Outfitters based out of Asheville, North Carolina has several hammock designs that with the addition of an appropriate ultralight tarp (they sell a 12.5 foot by 9 foot rainfly that weighs 22 ounces) the inventive camper could design a personalized system that is very light and flexible.
The ENO SingleNest weighs 18 ounces, can support up to 400 pounds, and measures 9 feet 10 inches long by 4 feet 7 inches across. ENO sells optional bug netting and a rainfly. They also sell a strap system weighing 8 ounces designed to let you quickly secure the hammock to trees without the hassle of tying knots or worry of damaging the bark.