The Deluxe Cinching Tree Straps make it a breeze to se t up and adjust your Hammock Bliss anywhere. The military spec 500 lb. test metal cinching buckle allows you to easily tighten or loosen the tree straps. Deluxe tree straps are ideal for quick set up, speedy height adjustments and fast take down of your hammock. Deluxe Tree Straps protect the tender bark of trees by evenly distributing weight over a wider area while also protecting both the rope and the tree from abrasion. Deluxe Tree Straps are also extra long to enable you to hang your hammock from a greater distance. When hanging your hammock from a smooth surface such as a pole or post, the tree straps act as a tension belt to prevent slippage. Deluxe Tree Straps make hanging your hammock a cinch.