Whether you are using a hammock, putting an extra cover over your tent, or putting a tarp up over a picnic table. Hanging a tarp on a ridgeline is a skill that...
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Learn how to string a ridgeline between two trees, and secure it to properly support a tarp, or to use as a clothesline.
Here is a video walk thru of tying a Siberian Hitch knot, used when securing a ridgline to hang tarps for shelter.
A Prusik Hitch is used to secure a tarp to a ridgeline, keep it tight, and not let it move from one end of the ridgeline to the other.