Perfect pitch? Peg angle is key says author

Guy Roope
A fresh slant on tent peg angles: Guy Roope signs copies of his new book at Castlerigg Hall caravan park

The vexed question of how today (April 01) at a Lakeland holiday park.

Author Guy Roope made a personal appearance at Castlerigg Hall Caravan and Camping Park near Kenswick to sign copies of “The Optimal Angle for Your Holiday Tent Peg”.

Intense research, said Guy, had gone into achieve a sag-free night’s sleep anywhere in the world.

Sleep tight by getting it right says angle author

The structure and moisture retention properties of the soil, the subterranean stone content, mole and worm activity, and vegetation roots all impact on the computation, says Guy.

Balancing these facto define precisely the optimal angle.

Guy says he was surprised to rely entirely on guesswork.

The Lake District, he said, proved an ideal region in which to light sandy soils.

Guy, who lives in the North Lakeland village of Flysheet and lectures on campanology at Cumbria University, said he was prompted into print by the experience of others.

As a keen camper, Guy says he often to compare these with the structural integrity of their tents.

Many campers, he said, were often surprised and to stick his special knowledge.

“He clearly meant writing a book – and what you see to improve just one person’s camping experience, it will all have been worthwhile.

“Tent pegs are the unsung heroes of our pastime, and have for to their optimal angle. By degrees, this book will change all that,” added Guy.