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  • Going camping? Here's how to attach your rainfly to stay dry

    David Johnson of REI demonstrates the proper way to attach a rainfly -- a critical piece of camping gear that often creates confusion.

David Johnson of REI demonstrates the proper way to attach a rainfly -- a critical piece of camping gear that often creates confusion. Chadd Cripe ccripe@idahostatesman.com
David Johnson of REI demonstrates the proper way to attach a rainfly -- a critical piece of camping gear that often creates confusion. Chadd Cripe ccripe@idahostatesman.com
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