Every parts of hammock play important role to prop the load well, moreover the straps. Ratchet straps are used to hang the hammock on the hook, tree, or other ropes. Ratchet straps are commonly thin, a bit elastic, but very strong in propping the weight. In hanging the hammock, you will need two ratchet straps on each side complete with the hook. In conventional hammock, ratchet straps are wrapped around the tree and hooked back into the starting point. It is better for you to bring more than a pair of ratchet straps, in case you will need it in emergency situation. Try different brands of straps, so you will find which the best is.