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Re: Pile Failure?
Pile failure is a thing (a thing civil engineers concern them with - not that I'm a civil engineer, mind); I just failed to see how it applied to tents. Thanks for sorting that out :)

In GEAR » Scarp 1 High Wind Performance?
August 23, 8:31pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: So...
Thanks Stephen. Useful to know the Scarp 1 and the Stratospire are likely the most wind-resistant of the TarpTents. However - and sorry if this is a bit of a "noob" question - what doe...

In GEAR » Scarp 1 High Wind Performance?
August 23, 6:27pm

Re: Re: So...
Henry, thanks for your input. That sounds like a much better rigging sequence for high winds than the sequence shown in the video on the website at http://www.tarptent.com/scarp1.html#videos I g...

In GEAR » Scarp 1 High Wind Performance?
August 23, 5:49pm

So...
So... pitching it in more than a strong gale (Beaufort) risks damage, but it can withstand higher winds once up, assuming one has replaced the guylines? Undoubtedly a good tent, but pity about t...

In GEAR » Scarp 1 High Wind Performance?
August 23, 4:36pm

Bump
Did you email Henry about this, or get any other info/evidence? Thanks.

In GEAR » Scarp 1 High Wind Performance?
August 23, 9:08am

Thanks
Lots of helpful suggestions here; thanks!

In GEAR » Utopia shelter
August 23, 7:53am

Re: LOL
Nah, no skylight ;)

In GEAR » Utopia shelter
August 22, 7:43pm

Right
Paul - thanks for your comment about the Hennessy. I understand they provide very good shelter when hung, even in high winds (especially with a third party tarp), but what would you say is the maxi...

In GEAR » Utopia shelter
August 22, 4:41pm

Hammocks above the treeline? (Hanging or on-ground)
Other than on big walls as a cheaper/lighter alternative to port-a-ledges, has anyone here use Hennessy or other hammocks above the treeline, especially on or close to summits? If you pitched yo...

In Mountaineering & Alpinism » Hammocks above the treeline? (Hanging or on-ground)
August 22, 11:04am

Curious
Hm, this might tick the boxes: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/alpinehammock/the-alpine-hammock Will have to wait and see whether it makes it into production though, I guess, and whether it ...

In GEAR » Utopia shelter
August 22, 10:35am

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