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Top Tarp Tips part 5 - Van Attachment

Utilise your car or van at the campsite and extend your living area. This simple trick can create a changing room right next to your vehicle, a quick shelter or an awning.

Step 1. Pass a piece of cord through an attachment point

Step 2. Tie a big double overhand knot in the cord

Step 3. Trap the cord in your vehicle door

Pro Tip. If you have a set of walking poles use these in the opposite corners to prop the tarp up.

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***WARNING*** - Leaving this set up over a long period in bad weather can cause water to seep along the cord and ‘drip’ into your vehicle.

Updated: Sep 08, 2014