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Ryan Teale
(monstertruck) - F

Locale: Almost Yosemite
Tarptents on Sale on 04/12/2008 14:09:02 MDT Print View

Backcountrygear has floorless versions on sale

Squall 2 $142.50

Cloudburst 2 161.25

I have bought other gear from them with no problems.

Derek Medlin
(dmedlin) - F

Locale: Southeast
Tarptent question on 04/18/2008 13:19:42 MDT Print View

Do the floorless versions come with the noseeum netting still? I was thinking about getting a floorless and using some Tyvek as a groundcloth, but need a skeeter net too.

Thanks in advance...

Franco Darioli
(Franco) - M

Locale: Melbourne
Tarptents on Sale on 04/18/2008 17:02:04 MDT Print View

Yes they do.
Franco

te - wa
(mikeinfhaz) - F

Locale: Phoenix
backcountry tarptent on 04/18/2008 17:11:40 MDT Print View

better you call first to check stock... they have them listed but that does not mean you will recieve one without a major wait. Ive been through it.

Derek Medlin
(dmedlin) - F

Locale: Southeast
Tarptents on Sale on 04/22/2008 08:35:53 MDT Print View

Thanks Franco and Michael..

I'm new to lightweight backpacking, but am certain I can jump to a floorless model to save a bit more weight. I would be willing to use individual noseeum nets or lightweight bivies, but I bet my wife would feel better with a bit more protection.

If you have any other suggestions that would be great.

Thanks.

Jim Colten
(jcolten) - M

Locale: MN
Re: Tarptents on Sale on 04/22/2008 09:05:12 MDT Print View

Used floored models show up for sale here from time to time.