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    What tarp are you using with SB

    What tarp is everyone using with a Switch Back? I have a Big Mamajamba tarp with a 132" ridge line. It looks like enough length. dave

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    Senior Member brushybill's Avatar
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    I ended up getting a custom oes deluxe with 144" ridgeline, works great

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    Any tarp with an 11' ridgeline should work fine.



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    I am using a MacCat Ultra Spinn. It has a whopping 144" (12') ridgeline. My small tarp that I use for my WBBB has only 116" ridgeline and that's not enough for the Switchback.
    Mike
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    BMJ or OES Deluxe. Both are plenty big enough.
    "One of the best things you can do in this world is take a nap in the woods." ~ Jayber Crow by Wendell Berry

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    I picked up a 144" Hennesy at Trail Days for half price. It's more than adequate. Perfect really. I felt my Maccat Deluxe was a bit short. My wife will be using it for her Light Hiker.

    Miguel

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    Well, it's almost a tie between 132" & 144" tarps. I just got a SB and am trying to figure out what size tarp also. This thread asked the same question. Dale from TTTG answered that they recommended a 144" tarp.
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