So here is a new piece of gear I plan to use on a few thru hikes this year. I call it: The trailschlut.
Its made of 3 hefty bags, and some various tape I gleaned. The floor is emergency blanket. I am spending the night in it tonight and in the morning ill tape the e-blanket to the edges of the "tarp" its closest to now. The trekking pole corner is facing west, wind blowing NW at about 20mph. Temps are reading °36 at 6:34pm. Im rockin a reg. Ridgerest, +35 synthetic mummy. Patagonia cap1 tops+bottoms, trekking wool socks, fleece hat, rei revelcloud jacket. I have a pair of liner gloves also an xtra e-blanket incase temps dip. they will, ill use it for a VB if I get cold. Light rain is in the forcast anf I see ice on the ground beside me...ill post more pics tomorrow.