Outdoor shower "floor"?

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  1. wusthof

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    What do you guys use to stand on in your outdoor shower so you're not in the dirt? Anything specifically made like plastic tiles with holes in them? Tia
     
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    I have a roll up “mat” made of wood/bamboo. Sort of a riff on Swedish bath mats. Keeps the dirt off completely
     
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    Childs inflatable pool or large sized rubbermaid tote.. they also contain the grey water so you can collect and dispose of ..
     
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    I use one section of THESE from Harbor Freight.
     
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    At first I thought you used a rolling toolbox .. [LOL] Then the picture change to the mat....
     
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    Yeah! I use the toolbox to get up off the ground and then use the softness of the mat to cushion my fall when I jump off the tool box![LOL][LOL];)
     
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    We use a suanua matt as seen below. These allow the water and soap, to flow away. Won't leave home without one..

    Rolled_Duckboard-1440x1362.jpg
     
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    Thx a bunch guys!!!!!!
     
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    I like the sauna mat a lot, but concerned about mildew.......hmmm
     
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    There suppose to be made with some material that doesn't mold. Ours looks largely the same after 10+ years, but we also lean it on a tree to dry after use.

     
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    A nice one will be made out of teak. Should be good forever if you don't leave it in the muck. Maybe oil it occasionally. :)

    We use a mortar tub because we collect the gray water. Rinse the feet as you get out.
     
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    I know I am late to the party, but just FYI, I use one of those sections of kids play mat that BikeNFish linked above. They have a black side and a brightly colored side. Blue, Yellow, Red, Green etc... Water runs off easily, keeps the feet out of the dirt completely, no chance of stepping on a stick barefoot etc...

    Not super concerned with gray water, but if I were, I would add a catch tub of some sort that I can drain into a holding tank. The gray water out of the privy tent is just water, dirt / oils from the body which are naturally occurring, and camp suds.
     
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    Picture? We can't appreciate a surface that does not take the water away from our feet like the sauna mat does.

     
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    I have those anti-fatigue mats under our bunks and will pull a section off to use as a floor mat for our outside shower. Let it dry and replace before bed
     
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    @BikeNFish They walk down the catwalk in their underwear and it's called "Art" and "Fashion".
    I do it and I'm "Drunk" and "Not allowed back in Walmart".

    Oh my goodness, I needed that laugh...
     
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