scouts-l Mail Archive for April of 2000: Re: Groundcloths for tents, flys for tents
Kirk and Nena Barley (kirk-and-nena-barley@EROLS.COM
Thu Apr 13 2000 - 21:13:25 CDT
Try Tyvic house wrap. It is the newest thing in ultra light backpacking. It has
limitations, it requires conditioning because it is stiff and loud. Washing it
in the machine helps break it it, but it is tough, waterproof and light.
Virginia Beach UMC
Mark Arend wrote:
> At 10:10 AM 4/11/00 -0700, Anthony Hitchings wrote:
> Rather than a plastic groundcloth I like to use that tough "cloth" that is
> used in landscaping to keep down weeds. It's not waterproof, but the tent
> floor is so any water that flows between them will soak through rather than
> puddling under the floor. And it's very good at protecting the underside of
> the floor from sticks, stones, etc.
Virginia Beach, VA