Hitch Mount Hammocking, No Trees Needed

The McLean Metalworks Hammock Mount lets you hang from the hitch or tire of your adventuremobile.

Have you ever had issues finding a place to hang your hammock? There are a bunch of solutions out there, but the McLean Metalworks Hammock Mount is sure to take your car camping hammock life to the next level.

Sure, two perfectly spaced trees make probably the best hammocking option out there. But you won’t find those perfect trees on all adventures. Think desert, beach, field, etc.

If you do find those trees, they’re sometimes covered in poison ivy or poison oak. And some state and national parks also don’t allow hanging anything from trees, which isn’t very convenient for your chill hammock camp vibes.

So, what to do when there aren’t two readily available, sturdy hanging points for your hammock? A convenient hammock hanging solution, this mount may just be the answer.

Hammock Mount

The McLean Metalworks Hammock Mount is designed to work in any standard 2-inch hitch receiver on your vehicle. This sturdy metal folding hammock stand collapses down super small to stash in the back of your rig, or you can leave it mounted in the hitch receiver.

The folding design is not only strong but extremely convenient. It will hold up to 300 pounds and sets up in about thirty seconds. Setup requires no tools, and there are no loose parts that you need to store elsewhere.

McLean Metalworks makes its Hammock Mount in the U.S. out of powder-coated steel. The mount should last a lifetime of adventures. You can even get it in your favorite color or match it with your vehicle. Add two to six weeks of lead time for custom powder-coated colors.

McLean Metalworks Hammock Mount by the Numbers

  • Capacity: 300 pounds
  • Weight: 40 pounds
  • Dimensions: 26 x 7 x 13 inches collapsed,
    116 x 38 x 28 inches extended
  • Cost: $399.00 (+$29 shipping)
  • Materials: Powder-coated steel
  • Fits standard 2-inch hitch receivers
  • Accommodates hammocks up to 114 inches long

Tire Stand

Making the McLean Metalworks Hammock Mount even more versatile is the recently released Tire Stand mount. It allows the Hammock Mount to work on your tire.

The big advantage with the Tire Stand is that you can now lounge in the hammock and still have access to the rear of the car or truck. This will be ideal for van life and other vehicles that are set up with a side awning. Perfect for shaded and dry hammock lounging around camp.

The Tire Stand accessory costs $199.

So if you’re looking to up your hammock hang while overlanding on tree-free terrain, check out McLean Metalworks. They give hammock lovers a whole new way to suspend themselves anywhere their cars can drive.

Bryon Dorr

Bryon Dorr caught the outdoor adventure addiction through whitewater kayaking, and worldwide adventures to remote places ensued. He crafted his own professional path as a photographer, journalist, and marketing consultant in the automotive and outdoor industries, while full-time overland traveling for nearly 8 years. You’ll usually find him out exploring by 4x4, adventure motorcycle, or sports car while seeking out opportunities to ski, mountain bike, and kayak. Bryon now has a home base in Portland, OR with his wife and young daughter.