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MYOG: Make Your Own Ultralight Breathable Tarp Poncho

MYOG: Make Your Own Ultralight Breathable Tarp Poncho

So you think you're ultralight? Think again, hiker friend! Up your game by making your own 7.9 ounce (including tent stakes!) cuben fiber tarp/poncho. This simplistic and crazy light piece...

May 22, 2016 : Jean Taggart
From the Ground to the Trees: Transitioning From a Tent to a Hammock

From the Ground to the Trees: Transitioning From a Tent to a Hammock

So you've finally had enough; you've spent one too many nights on the cold hard ground, sleeping on top of rocks and roots, in constant worry of your tent being flooded...

Dec 19, 2015 : Kyle O'Grady
Hammock, Tent, or Tarp?  A Flowchart

Hammock, Tent, or Tarp? A Flowchart

Every time the question "hammock, tent, or tarp?" arises, the answer seems to be, "it depends."  Based on my own experience and the input of other AT thru-hikers, I created...

Jan 8, 2015 : Mariposa