Re: [Hammock Camping] ReplacingHHTarp
- Jay Willis wrote:
> I like to use a 10'x10' silnylon tarp. By using a square tarp it doesn'tI use a 10 x 10 tarp frequently, but would not hang it diagonally. It
> matter which side is which. If it's particularly rainy I'll suspend it
> diagonally above my hammock on a separate ridgeline - requires only two
would be more than 14 feet from corner to corner, requiring a pair of
trees that are much further apart than needed by the hammock.
An 8x8 tarp will be a little over 11 feet from corner to corner, which
would be a better (IMHO) distance if I wanted to use a diamond shaped
- Oh, gotcha. That makes way more sense, thanks for clearing that up.
Jamie in AZ
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Brian MacMillin" <oes@h...>
> No, each side is 42" long, so the tarp is 10.5'x 7'. The hexagonshape
> combined with the catenary curves makes for a very efficient use of
> material and allows for a very taught pitch.
> Best Regards,
> Brian MacMillin