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Disposible Tent

Postby longri » Thu Aug 11, 2016 6:42 pm

I'm going to be dropped off at a trailhead for a point to point hike and will be spending one night in a car camping campground before I start. I'm not going to carry a real tent, just a see-through Cuben tarp, but I'd like the privacy (and the light blocking) of a tent in the campground.

So I need a tent I can throw away.

What's the best solution for this?


As it turns out, I have one: a tent I stopped using many years ago because it was very UV damaged but which I for no apparent good reason I stored in a box in my closet anyway. So it comes to the rescue in this (for me anyway) unique situation. I should have thrown it away back then -- or maybe not -- but in any case I'll use it one last night and then toss it into the dumpster.

But if I didn't have that tent... what would be the easiest way to make a cheap, use-once-and-throw-in-the-dumpster tent? Oddly enough I may have a similar need later this year.



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Re: Disposible Tent

Postby AlmostThere » Thu Aug 11, 2016 7:14 pm

2mm painters cloth - 2 bucks gets a whole lot of it.
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Re: Disposible Tent

Postby psykokid » Thu Aug 11, 2016 9:36 pm

Craigslist for whatever is cheapest..
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