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Offline ArbGarry

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My solo camp setup
« on: February 03, 2019, 16:04:37 »
My solo camping set up, I have never like tents, hammock camping means aslong as I have trees I don't need to worry about ground conditions.

In the picture is my DD Frontine hammock, DD 3x3 Tarp, DD underblanket and 3 season sleeping bag, these all pack away into 4 small bags that compress even smaller, thay also allow me to camp all year round if I want, not in the picture's is my gas stove, food, water, first aid kit and fire grill, my only limitations on how long I can be out for is the amount of food and water I can carry, with the V-Strom I have loads of extra space to make a month camp a reality ( if I can get a month off work )

This summer I'm heading up the North of Scotland again, I will get some packing pictures, loaded bike pictures and camp site pictures
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Re: My solo camp setup
« Reply #1 on: February 03, 2019, 17:42:17 »
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Offline wurzel

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Re: My solo camp setup
« Reply #2 on: February 03, 2019, 18:47:53 »
  That's a cold looking setup.

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Re: My solo camp setup
« Reply #3 on: February 03, 2019, 19:24:14 »
It's far from cold, infact I have been too warm too many times, but never too cold, the underblanket traps hot air in a pocket below you, you are in a sleeping bag, so another source of heat, and the tarp stops the hot air leaving above you, in an extreme situation I could put a heavy blanket over the bug net and cocoon myself,

I have slept in this set up at -7 and been perfectly fine, sleeping in just some base layers, I have also camped out in the snow with a mate, having 3 tarps between us, we had a huge area undercover with no snow getting in, and a open fire for heat and cooking.

I have tried tents a few time before and would nevr go back to one, stuffy in summer, wet and cold in winter and need almost perfect flat ground.

I can have my full set up unpacked and tied up ready to go in a tad over 8 minutes.
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Re: My solo camp setup
« Reply #4 on: February 03, 2019, 19:31:28 »
"Cold"  lol I' m guessing, Wurzel, you wrote c o o l ?
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Re: My solo camp setup
« Reply #5 on: February 03, 2019, 19:39:16 »
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if that is the case, yes it is indeed cold  lol
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Re: My solo camp setup
« Reply #6 on: February 03, 2019, 19:43:15 »
 :sunny: Great set up Garry if it works for you fantastic, have you been abroad on the bike .

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Re: My solo camp setup
« Reply #7 on: February 03, 2019, 19:52:40 »
Not yet, I do plan a Euro trip end of the year, and a trail run this summer doing the NC500.

I have camped with a motorbike before, but not the V-Strom, with the Strom I can access so many other places, I have a miles upon miles of forestry tracks near me that I have never before been able to explore on a bike.
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