If you experiment with your tarp set up, you can rig it to give good wind protection.
Originally Posted by andybysea
I was out last weekend, and the wind was howling down the valley - it sounded like a train comimg towards me. I rigged the tarp with one end and the sides pegged to the floor, but with the "door" open.
The picture shows a standard DD 3m x 3m tarp with no mods. It provided me with total wind protection and I had a great nights sleep, in very windy conditions.
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