“…This was my first bivvy under the stars and as a result, I had decided to bring a tarp so if the weather did change, I (and my expensive down sleeping bag) at least had some shelter from the rain. As I was setting up the tarp, I noticed some lights at the other end of the lake. It’s amazing that even in this remote part of the country, you still bump into other people. They seemed equally disappointed as one head lamp shouted to the other “Bugger, someone’s already there!””…

Inspired by Alastair Humphreys

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