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jim draucker
(mtnjim) - MLife

Locale: Shenandoah Valley VA
Vapr Bivi on 10/28/2010 06:27:31 MDT Print View

What are the dimensions of Bivi? Free shipping?


Edited by mtnjim on 10/28/2010 07:08:15 MDT.

Sam Haraldson
(sharalds) - MLife

Locale: Gallatin Range
Vapr Bivy on 10/28/2010 12:15:56 MDT Print View


  • Weight: 5.2 oz. (147.4 g)
  • Length: 74.0 in. (187.9 cm)
  • Waist Width: 26.0 in. (66.0 cm)
  • Foot Width: 16.0 in. (40.6 cm)
  • Head Depth: 7.0 in. (17.7 cm)
  • Foot Depth: 10 in. (25.4 cm)

  • Weight: 5.6 oz. (158.8 g)
  • Length: 80.0 in. (203.2 cm)
  • Waist Width: 26.0 in. (66.0 cm)
  • Foot Width: 17.0 in. (43.1 cm)
  • Head Depth: 8.0 in. (20.3 cm)
  • Foot Depth: 10.5 in. (26.6 cm)

  • Weight: 6.0 oz. (170 g)
  • Length: 88.0 in. (223.5 cm)
  • Waist Width: 26.0 in. (66.0 cm)
  • Foot Width: 19.0 in. (48.2 cm)
  • Head Depth: 9.0 in. (22.8 cm)
  • Foot Depth: 11.0 in. (27.9 cm)

Konrad .
(Konrad1013) - MLife
confusion about floor fabric for BPL bivy on 10/28/2010 12:32:39 MDT Print View

Sam, can you clarify this for me. In the description paragraph, it reads..."A highly water-resistant bathtub floor keeps water out while the highly-breathable top-fabric lets perspiration breathe out of and away from your sleep system."

But in Ryan's description squib/review on the page it's described that "The use of a breathable, but still ultralight AND waterproof floor fabric, makes this bivy virtually condensation free."

Also, again in the bullet points following, it says: Waterproof-Breathable floor fabric

So which is it? highly water resistent or waterproof/breathable?

Also, is the floor material eVent?

Edited by Konrad1013 on 10/28/2010 12:36:23 MDT.

Gary Dunckel
(Zia-Grill-Guy) - MLife

Locale: Boulder
Bivy zipper length on 10/28/2010 13:11:36 MDT Print View

Sam, how long is the zipper? I'm wondering how easy it is to get in/out of the bivy.

jim draucker
(mtnjim) - MLife

Locale: Shenandoah Valley VA
Specs on 10/28/2010 18:09:45 MDT Print View


Does anyone know what the dimensions are through the chest/shoulders. I would like to support BPL, but the lack of info is frustrating.

Thanks Jim

Chris W
(simplespirit) - MLife

Locale: .
Re: confusion about floor fabric for BPL bivy on 10/28/2010 19:17:03 MDT Print View

The bottom is wp/b but not eVent. My guess is Pertex Endurance.

Honestly, I don't know of any fabric that is both 100% waterproof and breathable. There are plenty (eVent, sil, spinnaker, etc.) that are functionally waterproof for our purposes though.

Sam or a buyer will have to measure the shoulder width as I don't have one accessible to me.

Edited by simplespirit on 10/28/2010 19:19:01 MDT.

jim draucker
(mtnjim) - MLife

Locale: Shenandoah Valley VA
Bivi on 10/29/2010 19:12:12 MDT Print View

Hello all

So here I am waiting for answers to two simple questions. Width of new product and will BPL keep up their promise. Free ground shipping for prepurchases to Mlife members?

If a month ahead is not a prepurchase? What is? Who is responsible for product info? Do you not have an example of your own product to measure?

I wanted to order one of these today. Now time is running out. Mlife was a way to support BPL and I will not second guess my decision to subscribe. However someone is droping the ball on this one.

Thanks Jim