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That is a great price on a really nice tarp set up. I used a Cirraform Tarp when I went NOBO on the JMT. At 6'5 it was a solid shelter in some serious weather on a couple of nights.

In Gear Swap » Yama Mountaingear Cirriform DW
February 01, 3:09pm

inner is here.
Just as Ron promised, the cuben shortage is over and my cuben Solomid XL inner arrived this week. I did not have much time to play with it today butI wanted to get a few images up . it weighs 8....

In GEAR » New MLD SoloMid XL
January 31, 5:41pm

Hood vs no hood
It really depends on the expected temp of the trip. My 3 season puffy does not have a hood. My winter Down coat does. I do carry with me a Zpacks Balaclava and I roll it up to make a beanie aroun...

In GEAR » Hooded vs. hoodless puffies
January 31, 12:45am

long wait Inner
As the posts above depict, there was a material challenge. No worries here, I have been busy playing with the Altaplex,,, Heard back from Ron and mine is on the build list this week... I will post...

In GEAR » New MLD SoloMid XL
January 26, 11:36pm

yep I ordered a cuben one back on Nov 7th... Have not seen it yet...

In GEAR » New MLD SoloMid XL
January 25, 10:47pm

Liz I actually just sold it today via a PM and was coming on here to mark at as such. All the best Jeff

In Gear Swap » FS Zpacks Solplex
January 09, 4:33pm

The doors on all of the "Plex" shelters overlap on the top and are not connected again until the bottom when they are attached to the guy line. When this line is pulled tight, all slack ...

In GEAR » Hexamid solo vs. Solplex
December 31, 10:59pm

Solplex Vs Hex Vs Alta
At 6ft 5 my views may be a bit skewed but I started with a Hex Long, the extra 2 poles on the ends killed it for me, but I loved the shape of the tarp. I then moved into some other shelters from ot...

In GEAR » Hexamid solo vs. Solplex
December 31, 5:20pm

After an absolute shipping nightmare, Doug ended up with my Duplex and the Solplex has finally made it's way back to me. Shelter still shows as new, the stuff sack seems to have some dirt on it...

In Gear Swap » FS Zpacks Solplex
December 29, 4:13pm

So as many of you know I have a shelter problem and have burned through quite a number in search of the perfect fit. I'm 6 ft 5 tall and started with a Hexamid Long(ended up not liking the 2 ...

In GEAR » Altaplex – zpacks now has the ultimate tent
December 21, 9:03pm

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