Originally Posted by Cannibal
Then there is the gray area; hanging inside the shelters. Pretty sure this is technically illegal since there are signs in the shelters telling you not to set-up your tent in the shelters. While not a tent, I think it would be a lame argument to make to a Ranger.
One could argue that a hammock and tarp is equivalent to a tent and a hammock alone is equivalent to a sleeping bag. "I'm not setting up my "tent-equivalent" in the shelter. I'm setting up my "sleeping bag equivalent." I think that's reasonable.