How to Choose the Best Sleeping Bag for Hammocks

What is the best sleeping bag for a hammock?

There are so many type of sleeping bags that it’s difficult to know which one will best suit your needs.

You’ll need to consider material, insulation, and weight when making this decision.

Let’s take a look at some of the best options.

10 best sleeping bag for hammock

These are our 10 favorite sleeping bags for hammock camping.

Bestseller No. 1
GEERTOP 4 Season Portable Camping Hammock Underquilt,Lightweight Waterproof Mummy Sleeping Bag for Adults and Teens Camping Hiking Traveling Warm Cold Weather
  • 【Multifunctional Use with Unique Design】The sleeping bag can be integrated with any hammock. It can be used as a hammock sleeping bag or an under quilt, or as a warm blanket on the ground in winter. It can also be used as a sleeping bag when camping in a tent.
  • 【 High Quality Material】Keep warm and dry as a result of hydrophobic 450FP duck down and waterproof fabrics. 380T nylon shell with lasting durability and moisture resistance, which is tear-resistant, breathable, and quick-drying. It is suitable for 3 season travel or camping in forests and mountains where the temperature is low.
  • 【Keep Sleeping Warm】Mummy-style sleeping bag, and insulating baffles to keep your feet warm.Shoulder baffles seal cold air out and add additional comfort. The double zipper can be connected to other sleeping bags to become a double sleeping bag.
  • 【Lightweight and Portable Camp Gear】Sleeping bag is expanded dimensions 86.6*33.4*22.8in to accommodate an adult and a child. But it can be storage with a compression bag,its size is only 14.9*9.44 in,weight 2.95 lbs.Ultra-light, easy carrying and to save space, perfect for camping, backpacking, hunting, mountaineering, and outdoor activities. It is specially designed for outdoor sports enthusiasts in winter.
  • 【Easy to Set Up】This camping sleeping bag hammock under quilt comes with elastic straps on both ends, and short bungee cord loops on both ends for an easy and cozy fix to your hammock can be quickly installed and removed.
SaleBestseller No. 2
Cushy Camper Sleeping Bag for Hammocks - Lightweight Camping Sleep System to Keep You Warm and Cozy in Your Hammock - Sleeping Bag for Adults so You Can Hang Out Even in Cold Weather
  • Dimensions: Length Head to Toe: 7 feet and 6 inches, Width shoulder to shoulder: 2 feet and 7 inches
  • Works with Your Favorite Hammock: When you camp in a hammock, you need insulation above and below you. This hammock sleeping bag goes all the way around the hammock to provide a cocoon of warmth so you can have fun even when you can see your breath.
  • Easy Convertible Zipper: This camping sleeping bag works equally well in warm weather and cold. For your summer trips, just unzip the anti-snag L-shaped zipper and put the top half of the sleeping bag underneath you with your feet covered for warmth.
  • Setup's a Cinch: Instead of a separate quilt and underquilt, this adult sleeping bag combines the two for a more convenient setup. Its baffled pass-through opening slides right over your hammock and cinches closed on either end to seal in warmth.
  • Hot Stuff: Don't shiver while you stargaze! This cold weather sleeping bag is rated from 30° to 50° F so it'll keep you toasty enough to enjoy your adventure in the outdoors. After all, when the going gets cold, the cushy camper turns up the heat!
Bestseller No. 3
Hyke & Byke Antero 0 F Hiking & Camping Hammock Sleeping Bag - 4 Season, 800FP Goose Down Sleeping Bag - Ultralight, Black/Clementine - 87in - Long
  • 0 Degree Sleeping Bag for Camping: Perfect winter hammock sleeping bag features WR 800 fill power goose down insulation with a revolutionary microscopic ClusterLoft base to keep you warm from 0 - 30 F
  • Hiking Gear: Designed for thru-hiking, backpacking and camping, this ultralight sleeping bag boasts superior weight-to-warmth ratio at only 3.71 lbs for Long; Sleeping bag stuff sack included
  • Hydrophobic Water Repellent: DWR-Coated camping sleeping bags for adults feature 400T 20 D ripstop nylon fabric liner, 2 large YKK zippers with anti-snag sliders, velcro, drawstring & vertical baffles
  • Portable Hammock: Don't sacrifice comfort! The longest mummy sleeping bag will fit a 6ft 6in person, with wide shoulders and a roomy foot box; Warm but ultralight, 4 season winter sleeping bag
  • Hyke & Byke Sleeping Bags: USA-based brand offers premium quality camping gear collection of adult & kids sleeping bags, camping tents & sleeping pods for all your adventures in the great outdoors
SaleBestseller No. 4
ayamaya Ultralight Hammock Underquilt for Camping Backpacking, 3 Season Under Quilt UQ for Single Person Hammock Warm Under Blanket Sleeping Bag Bottom Insulation - Hammock Camping Gear (Orange)
  • [ 20D SHELL + DWR COATING + 300T LINING - ] - The hammock underquilt is made of 20D ripstop nylon shell with a DWR coating. This premium material allows it to wear well and last longer. Soft 300T polyester pongee lining; Enough 300g polyester filling, is warm and cozy, protecting you from the cold of winter.
  • [ BIG SIZE - FITS ANY STANDARD SIZE HAMMOCK ] - Hammock under quilt size: Length 98.4 inch, maximum width 51.2 inch. Wide size, wraps the sides and bottom of your hammock. Combine the warmth and insulation of a sleeping bag with the comfort of a hammock. Designed to fit snugly to all standard sized hammocks, keeping you warm and toasty in chilly temperatures, no Cold Butt Syndrome (CBS) anymore!
  • [ ELASTIC STRAP ON BOTH ENDS - EASY TO SETUP ] - This camping hammock underquilt comes with elastic straps, and short bungee cord loops on both ends for an easy and cozy fix to your hammock. Set up and take down is quick and easy with our design. We’ve also included for you 2 larger carabiners if you prefer.
  • [ COMFORT TEMPERATURE RANGE - EXTEND HAMMOCK CAMPING SEASON ] - 4 season hammock underquilt, great for comfortable temperature ranges from 20°F – 68°F. This underquilt is perfect for extending the hammock camping season; from spring and summer, to autumn, or even in warmer winter days, it will keep you warm.
  • [ PERFECT PORTABLE SIZE – PACKS UP SMALL ] - It weighs only 2.6 lbs, and comes with a compression stuff sack, to compress into a small size for easy carrying and to save space. It is perfect for camping, backpacking, hunting, outdoor activities, and mountaineering.
Bestseller No. 5
Selk'bag Original Wearable Sleeping Bag I Outdoor and Indoor Sleeping Bag for Camping, RV Trips, Traveling, Hammocks, Hiking, Backpacking, Lounging
  • WEARABLE & COZY: From indoor to outdoors, there are literally thousands of uses for the Selk'bag. Stay cozy, warm and mobile on your camping trips, sleepovers, backpacking, working at home, road trips, RV, beach nights, family visiting, star gazing, hammock and even lounging at home!
  • COMPLETE FREEDOM: Easy-access hand openings allow you to bring your hands in and out of the bag quickly and effortlessly, plus several pockets to stash your phone or anything you want to keep handy. The removable booties enable you to wear your own shoes when active, or pull the booties on when it's time to sleep
  • WARMTH ANYWHERE: Ultra-warm synthetic filling insulation with a water repellant shield coating sheds moisture, together with insulated hood for added warmth keeps you toasty on the go or while sleeping
  • MACHINE WASHABLE: Clean up your Selk’ from dirt and debris and toss it in your washing machine on cold water and hang dry
  • SIZING: Fits up to 4’11’’ / 150 cm Tall
Bestseller No. 6
Onewind Premium Hammock Top Quilt with Footbox, Lightweight and Portable Sleeping Bag Alternative for Camping, Backpacking and Hiking
  • VERSATILE. Whether you are trying to ventilate on a hot night or bundle up when the temperature drops, this premium camping quilt has you covered. The practical design will help keep you feeling warm and cozy on any weather and can work as a top quilt, comforter, wearable sleeping bag and even a poncho.
  • PREMIUM MATERIALS. Made with high-quality 20D lightweight silk - skin nylon taffeta fabric to deliver great strength to weight ratio and uses DuPont Sorona as the insulated filling to keep you warm in temperatures between 35 to 50 degrees. It has a durable water-repellent finish to protect you against the wind and small rain.
  • COZY FOOTBOX INCLUDED. This top quilt can also be used as a sleeping bag with its convertible footbox. This is engineered to enhance warmth, comfort, and efficiency to provide extra insulation for your feet. Have the option to increase the airflow on warm nights by keeping the footbox open, while cinching the cord is best for cold sleepers and cold-weather adventures.
  • LIGHTWEIGHT AND COMPACT. Weighing only 1.9 lbs, this top quilt delivers superior warmth with minimum weight. It measures an impressive 76" x 54" inches when fully opened and can be folded down to fit a super compact 16 x 32 cm stuff sack for easy transportation.
  • EASY TO WASH. Made from durable and lightweight materials, this camping blanket is portable, practical, and perfect for camping trips. It is machine washable and quick to dry making it easy to clean. Order yours today!
Bestseller No. 7
360 ThermaQuilt 3-in-1 Hammock Underquilt, Blanket and Sleeping Bag (Red/Crimson)
  • Hammock Underquilt and Overquilt for Camping, hammocks. When the temperature drops, you can still hang and enjoy the outdoors and stay warm.
  • Grand Trunk is based in Salt Lake City. Each product comes with our amazing support and a lifetime warranty. We've been making hammock for over 20 years.
  • Use the Thermaquilt as a Sleeping Bag too. It's a summer bag rated to 40 degrees. Filled with quality synthetic fill that is machine washable and packs down small.
  • We include stuff sack for easy packing. Chord to fasten the Thermaquilt to your hammock or straps. Cinch Chord at each ends creates a snug fit around each end of your hammock.
  • The 360 Thermaquilt has a full length zipper that when unzipped turns your quilt into a versatile Tech Blanket.
SaleBestseller No. 8
Wise Owl Outfitters Hammock Underquilt for Camping Hammock - Insulated Synthetic Underquilt for Single and Double Hammocks
  • Comfortable: Whether you're relaxing by the fire or sleeping under the stars, our under quilts for hammocks will keep you warm and toasty wherever you are.
  • Durable: Made with strong, 20D ripstop nylon, signature reinforced stitching, and a water-resistant coating, our hammock insulation underquilt is built to withstand all weather conditions.
  • Compact: Lightweight and convenient, our synthetic filled hammock underquilt packs down small into its spacious stuff sack, weighing only 1.77 lbs. Throw it in your backpack and go!
  • Insulated: A great choice for all seasons, our hammock quilt is made with a high-density poly-fill that will keep you warm (40 degree rated) on winter nights.
  • Versatile: Complete with customizable tighteners for the perfect fit, the Wise Owl underquilt is both a single and double hammock underquilt that can be used with camping hammocks of all shapes and sizes.
Bestseller No. 9
Hyke & Byke Crestone 15 F Hiking & Camping Hammock Sleeping Bag - 3 Season, 650FP Duck Down Sleeping Bag - Ultralight - Black - 78 in - Regular
  • 15 Degree Sleeping Bag for Camping: Perfect winter hammock sleeping bag features WR 650 fill power goose down insulation with a revolutionary microscopic ClusterLoft base to keep you warm from 15-50F
  • Hiking Gear: Designed for thru-hiking, backpacking and camping, this ultralight sleeping bag boasts superior weight-to-warmth ratio at only 2.95 lbs for Regular; Sleeping bag stuff sack included
  • Hydrophobic Water Repellent: DWR-Coated camping sleeping bags for adults feature 400T 20 D ripstop nylon fabric liner, 2 large YKK zippers with anti-snag sliders, velcro, drawstring & vertical baffles
  • Compact and Portable Hammock: Don't sacrifice comfort! The regular mummy sleeping bag will fit a 6ft person, with wide shoulders and a roomy foot box; Warm but ultralight, 3 season winter sleeping bag
  • Hyke & Byke Sleeping Bags: USA-based brand offers premium quality camping gear collection of adult & kids sleeping bags, camping tents & sleeping pods for all your adventures in the great outdoors
Bestseller No. 10
WintMing Underquilt for Single Hammock Waterproof Camping Sleeping Bag for Backpacking Hiking Winter Travel Full Length Keep Your Warmer (Green)
  • 【Multifunction Innovative Design】The sleeping bag integrates with any hammock, it can be as an hammock sleeping bag or a underquilt, also designed to be used as winter warm blanket on ground, and can be used along as sleep bag while tent camping, designed for outdoor enthusiasts in winter.
  • 【High Quality Materials】This 4 season ultra light hammock underquilt filled with 350g Hollow Cotton for traps heat and keeps you warm, Limited temperature is from 5℉ to 50℉/-15-10℃. 210T Polyester surface material with lasting durability and moisture resistance.
  • 【Suitable for Most Hammock】Our hammock compatible bags are designed to be 31.5*90.6 inch, this oversized and loose design can easily adapt to any sleep posture, hammock to through of the sleep bag, easy to set up, combining the benefits of rectangular sleep bag with mummy sleep bag.
  • 【Windproof & Warmer】The hammock cocoon designed to completely encase single hammock from the outside to provide a more effective means of heat retention, mummy style sleeping bag and insulating baffles keep your feet warm, shoulder baffles seal cold air out and add additional comfort.
  • 【Ultralight and Portable Camp Gear】The hammock sleeping bag is equipped with a compression storage bag, package size is small and weighs only 3.7 lbs, space-saving and portable. Good for all season especially in winter backpacking camping hiking travel, easy to carry where you go.

Can you put a sleeping bag in a hammock?

Yes, you can put a sleeping bag in a hammock.

It’s best to find a bag that has insulation in it so you can stay warm and comfortable.

You also want to look for something lightweight, which is easier when the sleeping bag is designed specifically for use with hammocks.

Hammock sleeping bags are usually much smaller than other types of bags and they’re often made from polyester or nylon materials.

You don’t want anything too heavy because when you sleep on your side while in a hammock there aren’t any pressure points on your body like there would be if you slept flat on the ground! That means no sore shoulders or hips after spending hours wrapped up in this type of bedding package!

What is a hammock sleeping bag and why would I need one?

A sleeping bag designed specifically for hammocks will be lightweight, compact, and easy to store.

Hammock sleeping bags are designed specifically for hammocks and typically have a built-in zipper on one end that attaches to the open side of the hammock.

A hammock sleeping bag will also have a wide, flat end that provides more room to stretch out and gives you the option of laying on your back or side.

The main reason you may need one, is to make camping in a hammock more comfortable and provide warmth for cold weather conditions or when using an uninsulated top quilt inside the hammock.

What is a Good Sleeping Bag for Hammocks?

There are so many type of sleeping bags that it’s difficult to know which one will best suit your needs.

The best place to start is by understanding all the different types of hammock sleeping bags that exist and what they’re best used for. There are many types, but the most popular ones include:

Hanging insulation bags. These insulated sacks can provide extra warmth to help keep you comfortable when camping in cold weather conditions or using an uninsulated top quilt inside a hammock. They’re easy to hang and store away from your gear since they have straps on them that allow you to attach them at any height along the side of your hammock so there’s no need for stakes! Some models come with built-in pockets so you won’t lose anything during the night while others just offer space for other items like clothing, pillows, or food storage.

Hammock sleeping bags. These specifically made sleeping bag will have a built in zipper on one end that attaches to the open side of your hammock. They’re usually rectangular shaped so you can lay down on your back or side and provide plenty of room to stretch out comfortably with less chance of falling off (or even feeling trapped). You’ll also find that they are wide at the bottom which provides more space than most other types – perfect for those who like spreading their feet while they sleep!

Material, insulation, and weight of the best sleeping bags for hammocks

Choosing a sleeping bag can be complicated, there are many things to consider when looking for the best sleeping bag.

Material . What kind of materials does the bag consist of? Most manufacturers use polyester or nylon because these fabrics can be water resistant. A waterproofing spray may also help if you want something more protective from rain and snow but doesn’t come with a high price tag! Another option is using an outdoor blanket as a liner inside the bag.

The material of your hammock sleeping bag will have a big impact on how well it insulates and what weight it is. What you choose to use depends largely on the conditions where you plan to sleep in the hammock, how sensitive you are to cold or heat, and personal preference.

Insulation . What level of insulation does the bag offer? This is a very important factor. When you sleep in a hammock, your body doesn’t have pressure points on it like when sleeping on the ground so most people will be comfortable with just moderate levels of insulation. You’ll want to find something lightweight that won’t take up too much space in your backpack or camping gear!

Down has excellent insulation properties but can get wet if exposed to water for any length of time – which could be problematic when camping in damp conditions or using an uninsulated top quilt inside your hammock during colder months. Synthetic materials also provide good insulation without risking getting wet from condensation outside or rainwater while being hung up under trees overnight! What’s more, synthetic insulation won’t retain moisture like down would so they’re better suited for very humid environments.

Some people also prefer synthetic because it doesn’t compress under its own weight like down does and will keep you warm even when wet! What’s more, they’re less expensive than most other types of material so it won’t cost as much to replace if your hammock sleeping bag gets destroyed or lost during a camping trip.

Synthetic insulation is usually combined with another type of insulation such as wool in the form of an external liner which can be removed from inside the bag then washed on its own without damaging the shell. It not only provides better protection against moisture but insulates well too – perfect for those who don’t want to worry about getting their gear soaked when hiking around in damp conditions! What’s more, synthetic insulation won’t lose its loft and insulating properties with use so it’s a great choice for frequent campers.

Weight – How heavy is the best sleeping bag for hammocks? What’s the weight limit and how long can I use my pack before going over said max weight limit (so this isn’t an issue)? Sleeping bags designed specifically for hammocks are usually lighter than other types because they’re often made from polyester or nylon materials which don’t weigh as much.

For those who carry a lot of gear in their backpack, you may prefer to go with an air sleeping bag which are usually lightweight and pack down small – perfect for hammock camping! What’s more, they don’t require any sort of external insulation so if you’re hiking or biking far enough into the wilderness then there will be no need to worry about wet weather conditions or getting your things wet from rainwater hanging up under trees overnight. What’s more, these types of sleeping bags also have built-in pockets inside where you can store items like clothing and food while on the move too. They’ll also work well as a sleeping bag liner in cold climates if you’re using another type of insulation inside your hammock.

Sleeping bag ratings and what that means for hammock campers

Sleeping bags are rated by their degree rating which indicates the temperature range that it is best suited for.

If you live in an area with extreme temperatures, then being able to choose between different degrees will be great as they’ll have one that suits your climate perfectly.

What’s more, sleeping bag manufacturers often use color coding on their products so if it’s cold outside, blue means warm and red means cold!

You’ll want to think about how much insulation you need when deciding what type of material would work best for a hammock too – cotton might not be the right choice because it has poor insulating properties but down or synthetic would be perfect. What’s more, synthetic insulation won’t get wet the way down would so it would work better in damp conditions as well.

The Best Hammock Sleeping Bag Brands on the Market Today

It’s always a good idea to find out what other people have experienced with sleeping bags before you buy one. What are their thoughts?

What do they love and hate about it?

What features does it offer that might be beneficial for your needs or things that could make life easier if only there were different options available (i.e., adjustable sack height)?

Here is an overview of some of the best brands currently on the market:

Geertop – A Dutch company that specializes in all things related to outdoor gear. What’s more, they design their sleeping bags and other products for extreme conditions which makes them perfect for hammock campers! What’s even better is the fact that they use eco-friendly materials whenever possible so you can rest assured knowing your purchase has been ethically made – what else could you want?

One of Geertops most popular synthetic insulation options is this down-like microfiber polyester blend called Thermoloft but don’t worry if that doesn’t sound like your kind of thing because there are plenty of others on offer as well such as Outlast or Climasheild.

Enlightened Equipment – This brand offers top rated, high quality products at affordable prices which makes them perfect for someone who wants something durable without breaking the bank in order to get it. They’re environmentally friendly as well so you can sleep with peace of mind knowing you’re doing your part to help protect the environment.

Hammock Gear – This brand was founded by an avid hiker and hammocks enthusiast who wanted to create the best products possible so he could enjoy his passions as well as share them with others. What’s great is that they offer high quality, durable gear at a fraction of the cost you’ll find elsewhere while still providing top notch customer service which includes free repairs for life!

Kammok – This company offers affordable, highly rated gear made from organic cotton linens that provide comfort without sacrificing breathability or durability. What I love about their sleeping bags is how lightweight but also sturdy it feels when holding it in my hands because I know it can do what needs to be done no matter how rough conditions might get outside (i.e., rain, wind). What’s even better is how easy it is to roll up into a small package so you can carry it with you on your next adventure without having to worry about taking up too much space or getting in the way of anything else!

Teton Sports – This company offers sleeping bags for hammocks that are designed specifically for this type of shelter which means they’re lightweight and affordable while still being made from durable materials that ensure quality no matter what kind of weather conditions exist outside (i.e., cold, hot, humid…anything!). The best part? They come in three different sizes appropriate for kids as well as adults so there’s something comfortable and cozy available no matter what size you need!

What are the alternatives?

Hammock Quilts – These lightweight quilts offer warmth without weighing you down or getting in the way while you sleep on top of them inside the hammock. They do not come with any kind of zipper but can be tied around the outside edges if needed (you would have to tie these from both ends). It should also be noted that they’re not designed for use inside hammocks so if you want to use one of these, do not hang it from the fabric loops on a spreader bar.

Hammock Top Quilts – These quilt designs are meant to be tucked around and underneath you while sleeping in a hammock but without any kind of zipper or ties at all (these are just an open rectangle). What makes them different is that they have insulation sewn into their design which will help keep your body heat trapped against your skin! They may also come with an attached stuff sack or drawstring pouch to prevent wrinkles during storage when wrapped up.

Pillow Bags – This type of bag has been specifically shaped like a pillowcase and made from a lightweight material like polyester or cotton so you can use it as your very own pillow inside the hammock. What makes them especially great for this type of bedding is that they come with an attached zipper which means there’s never any need to sleep without one again!

Regular Sleeping Bag – A sleeping bag may not seem like the best option, but if you want maximum warmth and comfort during winter camping trips in cold weather conditions (or using uninsulated top quilts) then this might be just what you’re looking for. They will also pack up much more easily than other types of bags because of their compact design and lighter weight materials.

The best way to find out which one would work best is by testing each one out in person to see which one feels the most comfortable and warm.

Our top choice sleeping bag for hammocks

We believe this is an excellent choice sleeping bag for hammocks.

GEERTOP Ultralight Hammock Underquilt Full Length 4 Season Hammock Sleeping Bag for Camping Backpacking Hiking Backpack Travel - Essential Outdoor Survival Gear
  • 【2 IN 1 Hammock Sleeping Bag】GEERTOP underquilt for hammock 4 season compatible 450 Fill Power Down, filled sleeping bag integrates with any hammock to serve as both an hammock underquilt and a top quilt . Also good used as a camp sleeping bag while tent camping for winter backpacking travel
  • 【Warm & Comfortable】Light sleeping bag hammock features of 380T nylon water-resistant shell fabric and Hydrophobic 450FP duck down, the microscopic air clusters found in down feathers creates "loft" that traps heat and keeps you warm; Limited temperature is from 23℉ to 50℉/-5-10℃
  • 【Easy To Carry】Each hammock sleeping bag is equipped with a compression storage bag and weighs only 2.95 lbs, space-saving and portable; Good for all season backpacking camping hiking travel , easy to carry where you go
  • 【Windproof & Extra Warmth】This sleeping bag designs with a wind protection, it can be tightened to prevent wind from entering from the neck, keep warmer for you effectively; Also with a cellphone storage bag inside, allowing you keep warm while playing the cellphone
  • 【Compact for 1 Person】This hammock underquilt size is about 87 x 33 x 23 inches; This oversized design is perfect for those looking for more space to move, combining the benefits of a rectangular bag with those of a mummy bag, good choice camping gear for outdoor

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