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Canoe & kayak Camping Top Tips
Canoe & kayak Camping Top Tips
Canoe & Kayak UK Editorial - Posted on 20 Feb 2014
Canoe Camping Top Tips - Pitching a TentCanoe Camping - How to Pitch a Tent - canoe Camping with kids

Tents come in all shapes and sizes and you really need to have practiced putting up your chosen model before your trip. A riverbank, in the rain and dark are not the place to try pitching it for the first time!

Choose the flattest area possible and avoid and natural hollows, they may look inviting and offer protection, but in the wet they will be magnets for water.

Make sure you’re tents outer layer, or fly sheet as it’s called is pegged out tightly enough, so that it doesn’t touch the inner tent, even in strong winds.

If possible make sure that you’re tents is properly and securely pegged down.

If the terrain doesn’t allow then use heavy rocks to tie guy lines to instead.
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