Originally Posted by L84toff
It's like a rigid snake that doesn't compress at all. I realize this is only the tarp and she has her entire hammock in the snake skin but when I think about it, it seems it would be easier and smaller to pack away a stuff sack vs a snake skin, no?
You are correct that the tarp in the skin is like a rigid snake, but IMHO is still easier to handle than a folded tarp in a stuff sack. I just fold the long tube back and forth every 16" or spans carry in the large rear mesh pocket of the pack. Is a breeze to pull out and string up.