Originally Posted by kikoraa
I'm not understanding the ridge line for the tarp. I have a ridgeline for the hammock but would I have lines on either top end of the tarp attached to the trees snugly so it wouldn't need a line supporting the tarp?
There are three ways to set up a tarp that are used by people here. You can have the ends tied to the trees, a below the tarp continuous ridgeline and an above the tarp continuous ridgeline. Lots of discussion about the pros and cons of these methods if you want to look into it.