Tent camping gear: cheap tarp

This was a tip I picked up a couple years ago. Cheap plastic tarps, like from Harbor Freight, are useful when camping. They can be a footprint if your tent doesn't have one. I use the smallest one HF sells in the vestibule of my tents since the footprint doesn't cover that. It was $3.

Day two, and the end of the first leg.

A peaceful morning arrived. I hadn't slept well; probably need something better than that bed pad, plus there was distant but loud noise, possibly port operations or a pipeline manufacturer nearby. I left my boots in the tent vestibule. Good thing I remembered to shake them out first this morning: one had a frog. My … Continue reading Day two, and the end of the first leg.