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WTB 2 person tent for 100 dollars
Tarptent videos.... They work for me with Chrome but not Mozilla or Explorer. There is a Tarptent Channel on You Tube, I can see those on Explorer from there.

In Gear Swap » WTB 2 person tent for 100 dollars.
April 08, 9:10pm

Cuben tent for mountaineering?
Going back to the why not Cuben... A very popular design for alpine tents is the freestanding two pole wedge type ,like this : (I used that shot before to illustrate why front entry sometimes...

In Make Your Own Gear » Cuben tent for mountaineering?
April 06, 11:57pm

Big Agnes Scout UL2 Plus - Initial Impressions
On this type of shelter you should not apply tension on the side guylines. Most of the tension should be longitudinal , so the front apex and rear apex guyline need be be taut , then the four co...

In GEAR » Big Agnes Scout UL2 Plus - Initial Impressions
April 06, 11:27pm

Pitching the Tarptent Double Rainbow
Daniel, There is no need for any shaking of the tent or lengthening of the tie-outs. Trust me , I have set up dozens of DRs... The trick is to set it up the way is designed, if you change length...

In GEAR » Pitching the Tarptent Double Rainbow
April 06, 9:18pm

Cuben tent for mountaineering?
There are a reason you only see four or five companies that dominate the mountaineering market well yes, that is for the same reason why you can only have one market leader... There are at le...

In Make Your Own Gear » Cuben tent for mountaineering?
April 06, 5:52am

Pitching the Tarptent Double Rainbow
The trick is to take a careful look at the way a shelter is pitched on the official web site and compare. Here is a nice Henry Shires pitch : (I can't do better than that...but I can do tha...

In GEAR » Pitching the Tarptent Double Rainbow
April 06, 2:56am

Titanium kettle/pot I can suspend above a fire?
There is at least one LW version : http://www.amazon.com/TOAKS-Titanium-750ml-Bail-Handle/dp/B00EZIKUJY however because of the low weight of these pots even when fulland the fact that they all se...

In GEAR » Titanium kettle/pot I can suspend above a fire?
April 05, 11:50pm

the ultimate ultralight shelter?
Ken Re :condensation. There is a version in aluminised Cuben that will take care of that.

In Chaff » the ultimate ultralight shelter?
April 05, 4:20pm

Adding post to: "wow moment (pack cover)
Derek, you may want to read again the OP. slowly this time.

In GEAR » wow moment (pack cover)
April 05, 3:24pm

the ultimate ultralight shelter?
Light and freestanding.

In Chaff » the ultimate ultralight shelter?
April 04, 10:09pm

All Reader Reviews by Franco Darioli

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Tarptent Contrail
My rating is based on what this shelter was designed for, and not to be understood as part of the "best tent ever, for anybody ,anywhere" award. Most of the good points have already been co...

In Shelters - Single Wall Tents
November 07, 4:48pm