Originally Posted by bloomgorge
i always enjoy watching your videos. where did trixie sleep at night, was she just loose under the tarp? she looked like a pretty calm dog but i was curious to know if you had any night time visitors that interested her to get up. did she have something to sleep on, she had that nice white fur.
i've got a german shepherd that would camp with me in a tent but i haven't taken her with just using a hex tarp. i might try with a tarp that has doors.
can you go off trail there and follow the normal guidelines of 100ft from trail and 200ft from water?
Thanks bloomgorge. Trixie just slept on the ground at night, she was tethered to a tree, but we had no visitors and she didn't seem to be too interested in leaving the site. She seemed to prefer hanging out at my tarp b/c I put it down to the ground on one side so it prolly felt a little more like actual shelter to her. She was an absolute magnate for duff and leaves etc, but a good shake and most of it would come right off.
You can def. go off trail there and the normal guidelines are probably recommended (tho' I didn't actually see them) but there are so many "established" sites 10' from the river you'd do more damage by making a proper site. Anywhere the hemlocks grew it was nice and open underneath so pretty easy to make little impact. Plus it was 100°F or nearly so, so one didn't want to be too far from the river.
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