Originally Posted by Detail Man
When you get into deep winter, a hammock sock is the way to go and forego the tarp altogether. Do a search for hammock socks and you find out all about them. Medicine Man did a video of the Roan High Knob hang back in February this year. None of the tarps handled the wind very well, but his sock did great.
These look amazing! Is their a DIY guide for one somewhere on here? I didn't see one in the stickies.
Tarps look risky to me (albeit I haven't hammock camped any yet). If the trees you find happen point you in the wrong direction, and if the ground is either too hard or too soft... Can still be done, but with much frustration I'd imagine