Originally Posted by Roadtorque
I dont really worry about keeping it off the ground. I put a Just Jeff/JRB pack cover http://www.jacksrbetter.com/JGHPC.htm
on my pack and place it under the tarp on the ground. Works well so far.
+ 1 on the gear hammock/pack cover
My other choice is hanging my pack at my foot end suspension under the tarp.