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RE: [pct-l] Tyvek Tarps
- Subject: RE: [pct-l] Tyvek Tarps
- From: Ted Williams <TedWi@Attachmate.com>
- Date: Fri, 29 May 1998 08:06:19 -0700
I compared the cost of Tyvek to 4 mil plastic, and it turns out that we
could include a brand new 9X9 plastic tarp in each of our resupply boxes
for the cost of one Tyvek tarp.
All things being equal, the simplist solution is usually the best...
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Charcholla@aol.com [SMTP:Charcholla@aol.com]
> Sent: Thursday, May 28, 1998 5:23 PM
> To: PCT-L@saffron.hack.net
> Subject: [pct-l] Tyvek Tarps
> We'll all read the recent posts about tarps in general and about using
> as a material to make ones own light weight tarp.
> Last weekend, I found the remains of someone's final opinion about
> tyvek tarps
> as they had discarded one along the PCT near Golden Oaks Springs
> (Section F in
> the PCT Guide). I'm not sure how long it had been there, but it was
> holding up well under the elements.
> FWIW: Remember that not everyone likes corn pasta so be careful with
> selection of light weight equipment as well as with your food choices.
> Happy hiking; dry camping,
> Charlie Jones
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