Sleeping under a tarp since I was a child always ... bugged me.
Texas has ticks, mosquitos, spiders, scorpions, ants ...
Learned always to check my boots and shoes for creepy crawlers.
Backpacking with youth groups in Kentucky and Arkansas ... spiders. They come out at night.
Soaked 25' of jute twine in Permethrin. The idea is to create an 8 foot bug free zone.
It weighs 2 ounces.
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