1 Night chill-out in my tarp tee-pee

The woods were calling so it was time to get out and try out my tarp tee pee. I’ve been looking for a good lightweight winter shelter option for a while. One I can string to my pack, and have a good heat source inside could this be it? Out I went to the Queen Elizabeth Wetlands to explore a little, relax and above all else try out a tee pee style shelter.

I made the Tee Pee out of a 10ft  by 14ft cheap poly tarp and used the method that Lonnie from Far north Bushcraft uses to build his. One thing I will be making for it next, is a hot box to heat it. Being a shorter shelter meant that the smoke ceiling was lower as you see in the video so It got rather smokey at times even with an extra breeze to move the air around.

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Nick

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Bushmade Tarp clips 

If you need a way to attach tarps together or to a line, here is one method to do it. Adding a loop in the para cord at the back gives you a tie off point. These could also be used as clothes pegs as well

 

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Nick