[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]
[at-l] cooking in the tent
- Subject: [at-l] cooking in the tent
- From: "McBride, James" <email@example.com>
- Date: Thu, 12 Aug 1999 09:40:43 -0400
I'll throw my $0.02 in here about cooking or using any flame inside a tent.
Don't do it!
A friend of mine recently lost his very expensive down sleeping bag to a
spark. He was car camping and was cooking on a coleman stove on the tailgate
of his truck. A spark hit his expensive (and new) down sleeping bag which
was rolled up on the ground nearby. He said that in a matter of seconds he
had nothing but a pile of charred feathers and a zipper.
If its raining and you have to cook then get to a shelter. If you have to
tent then setup the stove under the vestibule of the tent, near the outside
* From the Appalachian Trail Mailing List | http://www.backcountry.net *