Setting up a tarp using hiking poles can seem a bit complicated in the beginning but it actually quite easy when you get the hang of it. Here are step-by-step instructions with pictures and some videos to help you manage guidelines and stakes.
Pilots use checklists before take-off and so should you before you head out for a hiking trip. This way you will make sure you've packed everything you need to stay safe and comfortable in the outdoors. I’ve created a check-list for you. You can download the ultimate hiking gear check-list as a PDF.