Camping Tips

How To Hang A Ridgeline

Learn how to string a ridgeline between two trees, and secure it to properly support a tarp, or to use as a clothesline.

A ridgeline can be used for anything from a clothes line in your campsite, to hanging a tarp over a picnic table, tent, or hammock.  A ridgeline is a very versatile tool to have in your arsenal for camping. This video refers to a knot called a Siberian Hitch, which is used to secure it to a tree.

For a complete guide to the basics of hammock camping, check out our Hammock Camping 101 article. And for more great how-to videos, go check out Black Owl on Youtube.

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