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Canoe & kayak Camping Top Tips Setting up a Tarp
Canoe & kayak Camping Top Tips Setting up a Tarp
Canoe & Kayak UK Editorial Team - Posted on 20 Feb 2014
Canoe & Kayak Camping Top Tips - How To Knocking up a TarpCanoe Camping Putting up a Trap Kayak Camping

Tarps are brilliant and they can be erected in all manner of different ways. They can make great shelters to sleep under, but more commonly they are used as communal are a to shelter from the elements. Think of your tent as your bedroom and your tarp as the kitchen come living room (and bar).

For a really simple tarp:

Tie a rope between two trees.

Now lay the tarp over the line and then secure the four corners by pegging them out with a guy line and peg.

There you go a shelter. You can use kayak and canoe paddles and even boats to make more elaborate tarp shelters.

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