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Welcome
You are welcome, the BCS and LBO do well in wind, but have some flatter sides which does matter a bit. They feature the same materials and construction.

In GEAR » Most storm worthy trekking pole tent?
July 10, 8:13am

Notes
I should note, that I only recommend using a trekking pole in the Lil Bug Out. At the taller heights of the BCS and 4 Man you could link two high quality trekking poles and get decent performance b...

In GEAR » Most storm worthy trekking pole tent?
July 10, 7:58am

Weights
A 6 man in the basic version can be less than 5 lbs all inclusive. A 4 man basic is closer to 4 lbs The Backcountry shelter which is a mid tipi hybrid is 3 - 3.5 lbs The Lil Bug shelter whi...

In GEAR » Most storm worthy trekking pole tent?
July 10, 7:50am

Wind Rating
Tipi Rating would be extremely good, granted these are larger tents. I have had a 12 man( which is nearly 10 ft tall ) and had trees fall within 50 yards during a wind storm. We had a customer repo...

In GEAR » Most storm worthy trekking pole tent?
July 10, 7:14am

Rock West
I think Rock West Composites has UL trekking poles

In GEAR » What happened to all the UL trekking poles?
July 10, 6:24am

Define Storm Worthy
Is storm worthy the ability to repel water, wind or snow, or is it based on construction and materials used ? There are dependencies based on each design. For instance a tent with a long ridge line...

In GEAR » Most storm worthy trekking pole tent?
July 10, 6:20am

Photos Etc
Thanks for the comments, we understand a need to get better photos which should be done in the next few days. THe feedback will help us get the type of photos needed to show of the functionality th...

In GEAR » Paradox Packs
July 10, 5:03am

obscene loads
You might want to add Paradoxpacks to the obscene load group. We've been doing extensive testing and are almost ready for production. I have had up to 130 lbs in one and the pack has been a lot...

In GEAR » The 50 pound (GGear) Gorilla
June 24, 8:25am

Wind and floorled tents
They often handle wind better, because a floor is often the catch that wind gets. I had a floored tent blow away with 100 lbs of gear inside it once. Yes a floorless tent needs to be staked well, b...

In GEAR » Why floorless tents are actually better for the fastidious
June 19, 3:29pm

New Tent Offering
We have added a 3 piece vestibule option to the Lil' Bug Out shelter line up. Here are a couple photos View from the rear View of the front Specifications: Width 94 " Height:...

In GEAR » New Tent Offering
June 19, 9:34am

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