No tent!

I don’t have a tent with me, instead I’m using a bivy and a tarp. It’s my first trip using this combo and I didn’t actually try it out before leaving.

So far the benefits over a tent are:

  • flexible structure that can suit the situation – low and discrete / high and spacious
  • can safely cook inside it
  • space to sit up and read or get changed
  • very lightweight (400g for a large tarp)

my first ever tarp, erm, erection – a classic A-frame shape between two trees

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