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Desolation Wilderness - Store backpack in tent overnight?

Assuming that you'll be keeping every food item in the bear cannister, your backpack may still have items that has some odor/smell that can attract a bear -- Such as toothpaste, toothbrushes, ...
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Desolation Wilderness - Store backpack in tent overnight?

I would not be worried about black bears, essentially a non-threat with the proper use of a bear cannister. You are right to be worried about rodents. We did a two night trip there this spring and the ...
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How to pitch pup tent to avoid puddles

The 2nd picture makes it clear that the end guys, like the side ones, are (set up) far too short and not tight enough. They should pull the ridge tight so that there's no slack fabric anywhere. They ...
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How to pitch pup tent to avoid puddles

Apart from lengthening the guys on the side panels to get a better angle of pull, the tent can be tightened by raising its support poles. I use castor dishes in my tent to raise the poles a little bit,...
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Hammock vs tent

I made a field test and I can say that sleeping in a hammock doesn't suit me. Ultra light tent is way better for me. Like @noah said, hammocks are cold. Even in normal temperatures, warmly dressed and ...
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