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Ultralight Tarp Practice

Ultralight Tarp Pitch Pratice

I got some more practice today setting up a tarp and I’m finally feeling confident enough that I could actually use it as a shelter on a section hike if required. This time around, I practiced with an 8 x 8 ft square silnylon tarp that I own for hammock …

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Setting Up a Tarp

I am a recent convert to sleeping in shelters when backpacking on long distance trails. Before that, I would always bring an enclosed single person shelter, like a hammock or a tarptent, but 4+ inches of rain on Vermont’s Long Trail over a three day period changed my mind. Trust …

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