4 years in the past we advised you in regards to the TreePod Camper, a fully-enclosed tent that hangs from a tree like a Christmas decoration. The Colorado-based TreePod firm is now providing an open-sided various, within the type of the Cover.
Whereas the Camper featured strong material partitions, an oblong footprint, and stabilizing cords that ran from every nook to a stake within the floor, the Cover has 5 massive openings, it is spherical, and it is free to spin – however hopefully not too quick. The corporate describes it as a cabana/hammock hybrid.
Customers begin by attaching an included hanging rope to the highest of the limp Cover, then looping that rope over a sturdy tree department (or different “hanging spot”) and pulling the Cover as much as the specified top. They then insert an included set of tent-style metal tensioning poles into the Cover’s UV-resistant canvas physique, zip a disc-shaped canvas base onto the underside of that physique, then safe the hanging rope.
The totally assembled Cover can subsequently help a complete load of as much as 500 lb (227 kg) – though the identical will not be true for no matter it is hanging from – defending its occupants from the solar whereas nonetheless permitting them to benefit from the breeze. In response to TreePod, your complete setup course of takes solely about 5 minutes.
The Treepod Cover is at the moment the topic of a Kickstarter marketing campaign, the place it is being supplied in massive and small fashions – each are 6 ft tall (1.8 m), with the previous having a base diameter of seven.5 ft (2.3 m) and the latter coming in at 6 ft. Assuming they attain manufacturing, a pledge of US$375 will get you a big, and $255 will get you a small.
They’re out there in 4 canvas colours, with non-compulsory extras together with inflatable mattresses, bug netting for the openings, a floor anchor, and a steel stand to take the place of a tree.
You may see the Cover in use, within the following video. And for a significantly smaller tackle the identical thought, try the Cacoon.